Summer Survival Gift and Gear Guide

By Paul Riegler on 22 July 2015
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Complete with heat waves and thunderstorms, summer is here for the next two months.  Get ready to bask in the sun, enjoy a bike ride or hike, or cool off in the pool.

Whether you’re planning a big summer adventure or are just going to do a staycation, you’ll need the right gear.

Here are our top picks for everything from water bottles to skin care products to smartphone battery backups to shorts and swim suits –  gear best suited to get you through the season.

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Thermos Nissan Intak Hydration Bottle

In selecting a water bottle, people use different considerations but they typically revolve around weight and portability, ease of cleaning, and durability.  This is where the Thermos Nissan Intak bottle shines.

In our tests, it was free of condensation and stayed relatively dry on the outside, didn’t leak, and was easy to fill, even with ice cubes thanks to its wide mouth.  Additionally, it can be put into the dishwasher and is lightweight.  Its contoured design made it easy to hold, and its spout is designed for effortless drinking.

It’s the coolest looking water bottle yet and is available in a variety of colors.

$13.87 at

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