Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

As is expected, the larger hard-sided coolers had a clear advantage over the soft-sided coolers. They are not only larger but utilize thicker insulation, rubber gaskets, and an overall more ice-friendly design. Having structure is important for protection in soft-sided coolers. A cooler without a hardliner is more prone to having its stored items be… Continue reading Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

I am a huge fan of outdoors and nature, and I believe that there’s so much waiting to be explored — if only more of us could simply unplug long enough to enjoy it! Over the years, I’ve discovered that one of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors is with a good cooler with… Continue reading Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

We tested this cooler on packrafting and SUPing trips in the Elk and Sawatch mountains of Colorado. The unique REI Co-op Cool Trail Pack Cooler ($100) is an adaptable backpack cooler with a removable cooler insert, so you can drop the liner for a traditional day pack. Essentially, you’re getting two pack styles in one… Continue reading Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

How does this compare to some of the premium coolers on the market such as Yeti? We think it’s right up there with Yeti and at just a fraction of the cost. We like the sharp edges and progressive appearance of the ozark trail coolers. Also, the stainless steel hardware and orange accents on the… Continue reading Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

If your budget can stretch a bit they are worth checking out. I really like these coolers as they offer great value but they don’t break the bank. Another issue people have had is that these coolers go in and out of stock frequently. Ozark Trail plastic coolers are extremely easy to clean, too. This… Continue reading Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Some soft-sided models also have expandable tops that can increase the height of the cooler by as much as three inches to fit stacked cans or larger bottles. Ozark Trail soft-sided coolers have soft fabric exteriors and are lightweight and easy to carry. Smaller than hard-sided coolers, soft-sided coolers are sized in terms of how… Continue reading Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

It also has lots of nifty features for versatility, from a waterproof interior light that can be removed for use as a flashlight to multiple tie-down points. The weather was in low 90s during the test, the coolers were in full sun ozark trail chair for most of the morning, and we opened them several times… Continue reading Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

We still spent more money than I’d like but at least we saved 20%. Just as with the other cooler test, we purchased four bags of ice and put the Coleman and YETI Tundra 65 in a head-to-head test. We ended up purchasing a YETI but let me tell you how we got there. We really tried… Continue reading Ozark Trail 45 Quart High Performance Rolling Roto-Molded Cooler with Microban?, Greystone

Igloo Trailmate Journey 70 Quart Cooler Rugged Blue 34223341275

Good looks, many talents (aka handy and effortless-to-haul features) and an easygoing nature. You’ll get long-lasting, extended ice retention with the Trailmate, thanks to the THERMECOOL™ (it’s eco-friendly!) insulated lid/body and Cool Riser Technology®. Why we didn’t quite reach the 4-day mark that Igloo suggested, it wasn’t far off. Most people aren’t going to use… Continue reading Igloo Trailmate Journey 70 Quart Cooler Rugged Blue 34223341275

Igloo Trailmate Journey 70 Quart Cooler Rugged Blue 34223341275

The huge wheels have excellent grips and, combined with the glide handle, allow you to easily tow the ice chest over rough terrain. In addition to the mobility aspect, there are tons of other awesome features that very few other coolers can say that they have. This includes things such as a butler try, storage… Continue reading Igloo Trailmate Journey 70 Quart Cooler Rugged Blue 34223341275