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Montane Super Terra Pants

These are rugged outdoor pants which can be used for many different activities. Durable, yet stretchy, Montane’s Super Terra Pants are comfortable in fit and… Full Review »

Millet Radikal 32

Great little climbing pack. Enough room to spend a night out rough and to bring all your toys with. Stable enough for climbing and biking while fully loaded. I've… Full Review »

The North Face Fuse Uno Jacket

The North Face Fuseform Uno is a lightweight (12oz), 3-layer HyVent Alpha, alpine designed shell which boasts an industry changing innovation dubbed FuseForm. In… Full Review »

Salomon S-Lab X Alp Carbon GTX

Good for three-season mountaineering from trail head to summit. Now you don't need approach shoes any more. Light is fast and fast is safer. Review The weight and… Full Review »

Pat's Backcountry Beverages Carbonator Bottle

This is a product for those for whom a little extra expense and a little extra weight is money well spent and weight well carried if it can produce the comfort… Full Review »

Tubbs Men's Flex ALP

I will review my shoes, the 24 inch model, but my husband has the 28 inch version, and his review is the same as mine...we love these snowshoes! We have found them… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Big River Dry Sack

Sea-to-Summit's 35 liter Big River Dry Bag is a voluminous stuff sack that is good for situations where keeping gear dry is top priority. While this reviewer is… Full Review »

Bergans Men's Tufto Pants

Except in the case of extreme cold or heat the Tufto Pants do everything I need pants to — from hiking and climbing to skiing and biking. Over the years I have… Full Review »

Koflach Degre

Fantastic for what it is built to do. I just got back from a 5-day excursion in Northern Ontario. These were the only boots/shoes I brought. When not needed for… Full Review »

Lowe Alpine Contour IV

Durable, stable, comfortable, durable, easily adjustable (older version, not the new one). Bought the old one barely used maybe 20 years ago. Used to go to the… Full Review »

Zippo Windproof Lighter

Old reliable — it's been in pockets all over the world in all situations for nearly a century. Zippo's wick lighters, the 'windproof' lighters, have been used… Full Review »

ALPS Mountaineering Unisex Desert Pine 20

A solid and affordable starter bag that performs ably. Full disclosure: I've had mine for closing on five years now. Take this review both as a testament to its… Full Review »

Swaygo Push Pack

The Push Pack by Swaygo is a completely waterproof, nearly indestructible day pack that proves once again that anything big companies can do, cottage manufacturers… Full Review »

Omnibar Energy Bar

Omnibar has created a high quality, great tasting food bar with grass-fed beef to take into the outdoors. A variety of unique flavors keep your taste buds happy. Full Review »

Patagonia Women's Nano-Air Hoody

If you are a serious four-season outdoor junkie, consider using this jacket. It hits a perfect sweet spot: (from the company) “From trailhead to summit and back,… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Reactor Extreme Thermolite Liner

Provides a 7-9° F increase inside the bag. For the size and weight, I would recommend it as a comfort item, if you can fit it into your budget. I was very skeptical… Full Review »

Mystery Ranch Terraplane Pack

The new Terraplane is an excellent pack for expedition use and other “heavy hauler” users, where it is necessary to haul loads up to 80 or more pounds and still… Full Review »

Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15°

This is indeed a 15° sleeping bag when used with an appropriate R-Value pad.   I have read a lot of very favorable and very negative reviews on the Big Agnes… Full Review »

Alite Monarch Chair

This was quickly coined the "stupid chair" after I excitedly showed my dad my cool, new chair and he responded: "That's stupid." Here are all of the reasons it's… Full Review »

MontBell EX Light Down Anorak

While simple in design and weighs little, the Mont-bell Down Anorak is unexpectedly warm when needed. The jacket packs down small, taking up minimal space and then… Full Review »

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