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Falcon Guides Hiking North Carolina

If you are hiking in North Carolina and want to visit as many trails as possible, than this is the book for you. It covers a lot of the trails available in detail. Full Review »

NEMO Cosmo Insulated 20R

A comfortable insulated pad that has an integrated foot pump which allows for quick and easy inflation without having to huff and puff or bring along any extra… Full Review »

Innate Mentor Storage Sacs

I used Innate's Mentor Storage Sacs during my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail thru-hike in 2011, and have used them on every backpacking trip since. With their… Full Review »

EMS Men's Thunderhead Jacket

The Thunderhead Jacket is a lightweight, waterproof, and windproof jacket suitable for use in all seasons. The rollaway hood is easily accessible and doesn't fill… Full Review »

Teva Men's Hurricane XLT

An excellent all around, multi-tasking and able to get the job done product. Great in a cinch, or a clinch. Plant this image in your head—it's day one (or maybe… Full Review »

ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 2.0

At a little over four pounds, the ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 2.0 will scare away all the very weight conscious wimps, but the price, durability, and simplicity… Full Review »

MSR MiniWorks EX

This filter works great and is very easy to use. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a simple backwoods water filter. This filter has two parts. Full Review »

Aquamira Water Treatment Drops

No added taste, never inconvenient, very light, and best of all, it doesn't break. I've been using these for years with great success. I've been using the Aquamira… Full Review »

Coleman PerfectFlow Grill Stove

Great 'car camping' stove. Offers the versatility of a burner for a pot of joe plus a grill for cooking a burger. I purchased this stove to replace my old Coleman… Full Review »

MSR DragonFly

This is the bit of kit you use when you cannot afford for anything to go wrong! It is highly reliable and simple to use even when your brain is zonked out from… Full Review »

KA-BAR Becker Companion

A very sound tool for bush craft and camping. You can field dress a dinosaur and baton a Redwood into kindling, but Fugeddabout backpacking with this beast. I'm… Full Review »

MSR Lightning Tail

An ingenious way to increase your snowshoes' carrying capacity or flotation. They're lightweight, easy to carry on or in your pack, and can be attached and removed… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Escapist Ultra-Mesh Bug Tent

A non-free standing shelter by design that works well with a variety of conditions and platforms. It can be pitched with a pair of trekking poles or in between… Full Review »

Cotopaxi Inca 26

Comfortable bag for traveling in the woods or around town. A wonderful balance of features and function. Quality construction and design make this pack a solid… Full Review »

Exotac FireRod

A high quality fire starter tool. FIRE -- Oh Oh!! No matter how light I try to get in my pack weight, there are two things that I always keep three of: water treatment… Full Review »

Black Diamond Dawn Patrol Hybrid Bib

The only large style soft shell bibs, these are a great for all aerobic winter activities. The Dawn Patrol bibs are a really great option for a lot of activities. Full Review »

Mammut Trion Guide 45+7

Great all round alpine pack with large front pocket great for easy access gear like layers or ski touring safety equipment. The Trion Guide is a well sized pack… Full Review »

Arc'teryx Venta MX Hoody

Great all round soft shell for touring, mountaineering, and climbing, I used this jacket as my primary do-it-all layer for all of 2013/2014. The fit is closest… Full Review »

Petzl Tikka R+

Great headlamp that excels in technical use. The reactive lighting is extremely helpful at conserving maximum battery for navigation even after 11 hours of use,… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Escapist 15D Tarp

A non-free standing shelter by design that works well with a variety of conditions and platforms. It can be pitched with a pair of trekking poles or in between… Full Review »

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