Backwoods Martini: Stainless Steel-Bottled Kru82 Vodka

I was reading a copy of Mountain magazine earlier this week when I came across an interesting ad for KRU82 Vodka. Basically it's a vodka from Wyoming that comes in a stainless steel bottle - it even has a carabiner for that extra outdoorsy cred. The vodka comes in various sizes from 200 ml to 1.75 L, so whatever the size of your journey and drinking habit, there's a KRU82 for you. Here's what the...
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Apr├Ęs Sport: Gifts For The Outdoor Alcohol Enthusiast

Outdoors living and beer (sometimes wine, margaritas are good too) are nearly inseparable. You imbibe around the campground, after skiing or biking, during fishing trips, and on and on. Alcohol really never tastes so good as when it's the punctuation on a great day spent outside. Unlike sport-specific gear that can be difficult to shop for (what does she have, what does she need, is this a solid-performing item, etc.), nearly every type of outdoorsman...
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Luxury in the Backcountry: GSI Outdoors Cooking Accessories

Wine in the red plastic cup. Beer in a wide-mouth Nalgene bottle. Coffee grounds thrown directly into a mug of hot water. Sometimes it's not about what's proper--or tasty-- but more about what's available. And stemware, pint glasses and drip coffee aren't usually available in the backwoods. So you make do. Upon walking the floor of Outdoor Retailer earlier this year, I realized something: you don't have to make do. I didn't spend much time...
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Swiss Army Vodka For Backpacking: Go Wodka Extreme

  Dilemma: Everyone wants some hard liquor on their backpacking trip (how else do you fall asleep on a bed of rocks and twigs after hiking 20 miles up 2,000 feet?), but a frosty, 750-ml Belvedere Bottle takes up way too much space. Solution: Stick vodka in a toothpaste tube and make it as portable as a cell phone. These GO Wodka tubes were made with clubbing in mind, where you need to have your...
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