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Craig Rowe
Craig Rowe

Craig Rowe

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Craig Rowe is a full-time contract and freelance writer based in Truckee, CA, but hails from upstate New York. He is an alumnus of the National Outdoor Leadership School, a Leave No Trace Master Educator, and also works as a backpacking guide in Yosemite National Park, the Grand Canyon, and southern Utah. Craig holds a B.A. in English and Professional Communication from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY, and he and his wife Karen have through-hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail, the Tour du Mont Blanc, and have completed several 100+ section hikes of the PCT. He also snowboards, surfs, and sometimes, hangs from a rope alongside a rock wall. He also invented TripTarp, a tool for planning and organizing backpacking trips.

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Patagonia Sol Patrol II

Patagonia Sol Patrol II

Airy and comfortable, this feature-rich shirt has a number of uses. Its pocket selection and relaxed fit are great for travel, and the UPF 50+ sun protection is great against what the sun...
Columbia PFG Terminal Tackle Hoodie

Columbia PFG Terminal Tackle Hoodie

This isn't a stylish or in any way subtle sun shirt for men. But, its UPF+50 sun protection and large, breezy fit helps it keep the heat and UV-rays at a minimum.
Hanes Sport Cool Dri Long Sleeve

Hanes Sport Cool Dri Long Sleeve

At only $10 or less, the Hanes FreshIQ® CoolDRI® has some real potential as a fitness shirt and gym option. It lacks the features and technical components of its test competitors, but...
Outdoor Research Astroman Long Sleeve

Outdoor Research Astroman Long Sleeve

If you can fit into it, this shirt is ready to move with you no matter what sport in which you engage. Expensive, it's also the most packable among the shirts we tested.
Eddie Bauer Atlas Exploration Long Sleeve

Eddie Bauer Atlas Exploration Long Sleeve

Simple and streamlined with a solid UPF+50 layer of sun protection, the Eddie Bauer Atlas Exploration isn't as well thought-out as others in the test, and doesn't hold up to other...

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