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Michelle Galinak

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Originally from the East Coast, Michelle’s passion for the outdoors has brought her all over the Western Hemisphere. Starting in the whitewater world, she has progressed into many other outdoor activities. From kayaking in the southeastern US to running ultramarathons in the Sierra Nevada to sailing the Northwest Passage to skiing in Chile, her love for the outdoors has made her the person she is today. Her active lifestyle and passion for sharing it with others has led her down a variety of career paths. From a former Marketing Manager within outdoor recreation, a ski patroller in the Sierra, and currently a Rehab Aide helping people get back to what they love, she loves sharing her experiences and getting others outside to enjoy them one way or another. Through all of her travels and hobbies, she has tried and tested many different products at many price points. She hates getting caught out on an adventure with the wrong types of gear and accessories. Michelle loves trying out new gear and putting it to the test in some of the worst conditions. She is honest in sharing what she loves and doesn’t love about the products she uses and tests.

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Best Canopy Tent of 2022

Best Canopy Tent of 2022

If you're on the prowl for a canopy tent to suit your needs, you've come to the right place. Our experienced team has studied and tested nine canopy tents from three separate categories...
Pacific Breeze Easy Setup
Top Pick

Pacific Breeze Easy Setup

This beach tent wins our Top Pick due to its easy set up and portability. Providing enough shade for two adults and enough structure and stability to hold up to wind and elements, you will...
How to Choose a Canopy Tent

How to Choose a Canopy Tent

New to the canopy market, or just want help narrowing your search? This article has your back. Our experts break down the options on the market to help you
Neso 1

Neso 1

Lightweight and easy to set up, this beach tent and is great for keeping beachgoers out of the sun. That is, until the wind picks up and then you have less of shelter and more of a kite.
REI Co-op Screen House

REI Co-op Screen House

This camping canopy is easy to set-up and transport due to a low weight. Offering enough floor space to be placed over a picnic table and house up to six people, this tent is great for...
Big Agnes Three Forks Shelter

Big Agnes Three Forks Shelter

This beach canopy offers protection for four people to fit easily and enough stability options to make this shelter accessible in windy conditions. The three-pole design allows for easy...

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