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On The Go: 11 Optimal Outdoor Gadgets and Gear

ON Cloudvista Shoes, $139.99 at Gold Country Run + Sport, 4370 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 150, El Dorado Hills, 916-303-4786; 7610 Folsom-Auburn Road, Suite 160, Folsom, 916-817-1151,, @goldcountryrunandsport
>>> Perfect for trail running, these ultra-lightweight, versatile shoes have a superfoam for unbeatable comfort on hard-packed trails.

Pelican Dayventure 12-Can Sling Soft-Side Cooler, $174.99 at Churchill’s Hardware, 2514 Cameo Drive, Cameron Park, 530-672-8665,, @churchillshardware
>>> This portable, waterproof, soft-sided cooler comes with extreme insulation and a convenient padded shoulder strap. It includes enough space for 12 cans plus ice or four bottles of wine.

Bug-A-Salt, $44.99; Night Scope LED Beanie, $16.99 at Placerville Hardware, 441 Main Street, Placerville, 530-622-1151,, @placervillehardware
>>> Bug-A-Salt is a non-toxic plastic gun that kills soft-bodied insects like houseflies, spiders, and mosquitoes, within three feet, by hitting them with salt particles.
>>> Night Scope LED Beanie is a rechargeable hat that offers hands-free visibility in low-light settings during exercising, camping, hiking, or small-space projects.

Lew's Mach Pro Spinning Combo, $169.99; World Wide Sportsman Baitcast Shorts for Men, $24.99-$29.99 at Bass Pro Shops, 5472 Crossings Drive, Rocklin, 916-251-3800,, @BassProShopsRocklinCA
>>> Lew's Mach Pro Spinning Combo is a fishing rod and reel that’s lightweight and sensitive, yet powerful; and is perfect of a wide range of techniques.
>>> World Wide Sportsman Baitcast Shorts for Men is perfect for fishing and features a 10-pocket design and quick-dry technology for water resistance.

Sabre 'The Jogger' Pepper Gel, $10.95 at The Supply Sergeant, 469 Main St, Placerville, 530-622-3414,, @thesupplysergeant_ca,
>>> Stay safe on your hike or run with this Pepper Gel that comes with 35 bursts, an adjustable hand strap for quick access, and a locking mechanism to prevent accidental discharge. 

Trek Precaliber 24 8-Speed Suspension Bike, $469.99 at Folsom Bike, 7610 Folsom-Auburn Road, Suite 100, Folsom, 916-844-1000,, @folsombike
>>> This versatile kid’s bike is built for young adventurers (ages 8-12) who like riding—or racing—off the beaten path. It’s easy for kids to handle, absorbs bumps, and will stand the test of time.

Windansea Longboard, $139 at Hangtown Board Shop, 103 Main Street, Placerville, 530-622-1392,, @hangtownskateshop.placerville
>>> This limited-edition longboard comes with detailed artwork depicting La Jolla surf culture and offers the perfect cruising opportunity for skaters.

Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter XT Mosquito Net Hammock, $89.95 at BlueZone Sports, 392 Roseville Square, Roseville, 916-516-1095,, @bluezonesports
>>> This mosquito-proof hammock will help you sleep in the great outdoors while keeping the bugs out. It’s breathable, fast drying, easy to hang, and has a double-sided zipper for easy entry and exit.

“The Martini" Paddle Board Set, $599 at Jimmy Ryan Sports, 3941 Park Drive, Suite 20-358, El Dorado Hills, 916-800-3585,, @jimmyryansports
»Constructed with military-grade PVC, this lightweight paddleboard weighs only 20 lbs. when inflated (18 lbs. when deflated) and is ideal for yoga, recreational paddling, and more. The set includes a backpack, fiberglass paddle, pump, cooler, and repair kit.

by Tara Mendanha
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