12/26/12

Family Camping: Where to start when camping with kids: 5 easy tips

Family camping can be a daunting task. Have no fear readaboutgear.com will give tips, tricks, and advice.

Where to start when camping with kids:

Tip #1 Make a check list of necessities for children ie baby bottle, pacifier, favorite blanket/animal, pjs, piggyback rider, diapers, wipes, sanitizer, blanket to swaddle child to sleep, etc.

Tip #2 While packing… Continue reading

12/24/12

An Evening With Chris Sharma to Save Castle Rock: May 18 at Clif Bar Headquarters

In 1993, Chris went climbing outside for his first time at Castle Rock. Since then, he's established the hardest boulder problems in the park, helped to put the high-quality tafoni sandstone formations on the map with films like Rampage and moved on to become a climbing superstar who some consider the best of all time. Chris' start at Castle is inspiration to many Bay Area climbers

12/10/12

Osprey Aura 65 Pack Women’s Large

This is the second women’s specific piece of gear we have reviewed at readaboutgear.com, I hope it sure is informative.  This time around Bethany took out the Osprey Aura 65 pack which has just received a facelift for 2012.  She used it well she took it on a six day trip on the San Rafel Swell in Utah.  First I’ll go over the key features of this pack and then… Continue reading

12/9/12

Gear Trader: local way to buy/sell your gear

I recently found this totally awesome site for selling/buying pre-owned outdoor gear called Geartrader.com. Wanting to learn more about the site, I emailed the website manager and voila his reply:

“Essentially we provide a platform for people to sell their outdoor gear and buy new and used outdoor gear.  It’s a marketplace for outdoor gear.

This is how it works if you want to sell some gear.
1. Take… Continue reading

12/9/12

CLIF Bar's Meet the Moment Campaign

At Read About Gear we are big on practicing outdoor ethics. CLIF Bar is running a campaign for the second year in a row to help support some Non-porfit organizations that help with outdoor ethic.

Watch this video to get a feel for the campaign

CLIF Bar is inviting outdoor enthusiasts to Protect the Places We Play by sharing photos and stories of their adventures on www.MeettheMoment.com. CLIF Bar… Continue reading