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Kat Elliot
Kat Elliot

Katherine Elliott

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I have always had a jubilant fondness for the outdoors and the sports that go along with it. It rolls, floats or has a vertical face you can count me in. I may not particularly excel at any one of my many hobbies but a strong will and a lot of determination combined with the pure love of the sport suits me just fine. I hail from the East coast but have been slowly making my way West my entire life. I now call South Lake Tahoe my home and have been a gear guru at Outdoorgearlab for the past 4 years and couldn't imagine my life any differently. One piece of advice that I try to live by is, turn your setbacks into comebacks.

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Best Bike Cargo Trailer of 2022

Best Bike Cargo Trailer of 2022

Planning to take an overnight trip by bike or just hoping to lessen your impact by commuting to the grocery store via your own power? We tested 8 of the best bike cargo trailers on the...
Best Laptop Backpacks

Best Laptop Backpacks

Seeking the best laptop backpack? After perusing over 80 of the best options on the market, we chose 9 to test side-by-side. We loaded up our binders, books, and laptops in each one while...
How to Choose a Bike Cargo Trailer

How to Choose a Bike Cargo Trailer

We bought and tested some of the best bike cargo trailers on the market to help you stay out of your car and on your bike no matter what your plans may be. Find the perfect option for you!
Aosom Wanderer
Best Buy

Aosom Wanderer

We spent months loading this cargo trailer with everything from groceries to large logs for the fireplace. The option for removing the font or the back of the trailer made getting...
How to Choose a Women's Rain Jacket

How to Choose a Women's Rain Jacket

A rain jacket is a rain jacket, right? Not so fast. In our review of this year's top rain shells, we gathered some of the most hyped, most liked, and most trusted rain shells on the...
How to Choose a Laptop Backpack

How to Choose a Laptop Backpack

Looking for your next laptop backpack? We explore some key considerations to make in your search. Whether you need a bag that'll hold up in the rain or one that'll offer awesome...
Outdoor Research Helium II - Women's
Top Pick

Outdoor Research Helium II - Women's

The most lightweight, compact jacket among those we tested, the Outdoor Research Helium II ranked at the top of its class. In fact, we chose it as our Top Pick ultralight rain shell.
Outdoor Research Interstellar - Women's

Outdoor Research Interstellar - Women's

Finding a rain jacket to cater to your active lifestyle can be tricky. The Interstellar will not leave you disappointed. It's stretchy 20D mechanical stretch ripstop face fabric moves with...
Patagonia Torrentshell - Women's

Patagonia Torrentshell - Women's

While it isn't the most comfortable in the fleet, Patagonia offers a clever play on words when presenting the Torrentshell. Well-rounded
Best Rain Jackets for Women of 2022

Best Rain Jackets for Women of 2022

In the market for the perfect rain jacket? We've tested over 25 models in the past 6 years to bring you this line-up of the best 11 rain jackets currently on the market...
The North Face Borealis
Best Buy

The North Face Borealis

This is one of the best deals out there. It features 28L of storage with a versatility that can be utilized from your work to your next hike. In this year's update, we see...
Burton Tinder

Burton Tinder

Stylish and simple, we love this pack. Others offered better laptop protection, but this model kept us comfortable and ready to
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