It’s because these are the things that matter, that give meaning to our lives. The river is where I find purpose. It’s one of the few places that allows me to experience that balance between incompetence and confidence.
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Not only were we able to pin down some of the region's top outdoor towns, but we also spent the last month conglomerating what our experts say are their top gear picks. The mission: find out what gear changed their lives this year, and feature it here for you to feast on – better than Thanksgiving dinner for many of our readers.