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DeLorme inReach SE

The safety of an SOS button connected via satellite to a monitoring response team combined with features you can use on every trip. Those features include two way… Full Review »

Mountain Equipment Men's Glacier 500

One of Mountain Equipment's all rounder sleeping bags designed to tackle a wide range of conditions. It does what is says on the tin, keeps you warm when it is… Full Review »

Black Diamond Serac Strap

12-point stainless steel crampon that does the job. I bought these a couple of years ago and I've used them only in snow ranging from powder to crust with my flexible… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Women's Skyward Jacket

The Skyward Jacket by Outdoor Research is a hardshell jacket that is as flexible and comfortable as a softshell layer and is also waterproof! Designed for winter… Full Review »

Montane Spine Jacket

Montane's Spine jacket is a Goretex shell that appears to be very well put together. It combines very light weight with essential functions—windproof, waterproof,… Full Review »

Brunton TruArc 5

This is a nice well made compass with the basic set of features you should have if you intend to use it for navigation. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this compass… Full Review »

TheTentLab Deuce of Spades

If you need to drop a deuce, pop a squat, pinch a loaf, or grunt a stinky in the woods, then TentLab's Deuce of Spades is just what you need. However, as an all-purpose… Full Review »

Custom Woolen Mills Extra Thick 100% Wool Ankle Socks

These wool socks are terrifically warm and cushion-y inside rubber boots or winter boots. They're like a favourite sweater made for your feet! Highly recommended… Full Review »

Ultimate Survival Technologies BlastMatch

Excellent for campfires but for stoves... Alright, I admit it. I bought one of these after seeing it on "Naked and Afraid." Please note, in the woods, I am only… Full Review »

Carhartt 10-inch Insulated Composite Toe Pac Boots

Winter waterproof leather top 10-inch insulated boots with composite safety toe. For outdoor work in wet snow and ice. Can be used for ice fishing, winter camping,… Full Review »

Ridge Merino Heist 1/2 Zip Hoody

The Heist 1/2 Zip Hoodie is an ideal mid-to-heavy weight hoodie that does an admirable job in warm as well as cold weather. This sleek top is as perfect around… Full Review »

Ridge Merino Inversion Midweight Bottoms

These high quality, high performance mid-weight base layer bottoms perform without adding unnecessary bulk! Unrestrictive and warm, Ridge’s new base layer line… Full Review »

Light My Fire Tinder-on-a-Rope

Tinder-on-a-Rope is a very reliable fire starter that is easy to use and functions well even after it has been exposed to moisture. It you tend to carry fire starter… Full Review »

Mountain Equipment Lhotse Jacket

A fully waterproof, Goretex Pro shell with a great fit that will suit most leaner body types. Would recommend to anyone who wants a reliable waterproof for hiking,… Full Review »

Pivetta D.M.C. V

My Pivettas, bought in '76-77 in a Denver store. I've still got 'em and still wearing 'em. I've bought several other top of the line hiking boots in the last 40… Full Review »

Merrell Men's All Out Blaze Ventilator Mid Waterproof

This boot is extremely comfortable, lightweight, and waterproof. Soles wear pretty fast on concrete. I order shoes only after extensively reviewing them online… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Men's Backcountry Bed 800 3-Season

Plays well within its limits. Purchased a Willow Bough (green) Long on Amazon on July 13, 2016. Just finished a 4-day backpacking trip January, 2017 and an overnighter… Full Review »

Backpacker's Pantry Chicken Piccata with Tagliatelle Pasta

Backpacker's Pantry Chicken Picatta with Tagliatelle Pasta is a very filling, bold-flavored high-protein lemon chicken dish with noodles, capers, and parmesan cheese. Full Review »

Alpina Alaska 75

Good value for money. Good overall boots for rolling in fells. Bought these boots to replace 20-year-old Asolo telemark boots. My usage is around 75% of skiing… Full Review »

Craghoppers NosiLife Adventure Shirt

Practical and comfortable nylon shirt. Is insect-repellent and has various other features including five pockets. The Craghoppers NosiLife Adventure shirt is a… Full Review »

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