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Made from fabric that is ‘stronger than steel,’ the Hyperlite Dyneema 2400 Porter is light, streamlined, and just about perfect – except for the price.

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Who's ready to charge into the weekend?! - Love this from @explorewithollie! May we all have so much fun exploring and hitting the trail 👍🐶😁 - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

Have you heard of this guy?! @mikehornexplorer is on a mission to circumnavigate the world. As Gear Junkie Insider Adam explains, "Horn is now nine months into his two-year, 24,000-mile journey by vehicle, sailboat, kayak, skis, and on foot. His idea is crazy by many measures. So it’s been considered by some to be among the greatest expeditions of all time." - Read more here: https://gearjunkie.com/mike-horne-pole2pole-expediton ☝️link in profile - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife - PC: @chrisbrinleejr // @inkwell.media

We wouldn't mind spending a few nights in an awesome Colorado cabin like these! - As GJ writer Sarah explains, "It’s known as the Leadville Mountain Center (LMC), a logistics base for the outdoor and adventure skills school, Outward Bound. The cabins are also home for instructors and staff, who live 2-3 per unit on a rotating basis throughout the summer." - Read the full article here: https://gearjunkie.com/colorado-outward-bound-cabins - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

Dreaming of a winter fishing getaway? Check out these 13 awesome fly fish destinations: https://gearjunkie.com/winter-fly-fishing-destinations - PC: @ngkelley thanks for the awesome capture!! - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

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