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Maggie Slepian

  1. best in class
    The 8 Very Best Bike LightsFor seeing and being seen.
  2. this thing’s incredible
    I Wore This Bra for 700 MilesAnd it’s still the one I reach for first for hiking, cycling, and running.
  3. this thing’s incredible
    I Ditched My AirPods for These Better-Fitting (and Longer-Lasting) $45 EarbudsAfter a year of using them, I am happy to report that they’ve outperformed my AirPods in almost every situation.
  4. sweat week
    I Can Sweat Buckets and This (Backpacker-Tested) Sunscreen Won’t RunIt comes from Sawyer, a brand beloved for its topical insect-repelling lotions that the Strategist has said let “skin breathe more easily.”
  5. this thing’s incredible
    I Use This Inflatable Pillow at Camps, in Cars, on Planes, and Even on the CouchDeflated, it fits into my pocket and takes up about as much space as a deck of cards.
  6. this thing’s incredible
    I’ve Hiked Thousands of Miles with Dozens of Packs, and This Is My Go-ToPopular among seasoned backpackers, the brand remains off the radars of commercial retailers, but I saw it a lot while hiking the Appalachian Trail.