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Kelty Continental Divide 5300 (External)

Some people will look at this pack and say it has an identity crisis. It is basically an internal frame bag attached to a narrow external frame. There are pros… Full Review »

P-38 U.S. Military Can Opener

Swiss army of the can openers. Actually, it was a gift from a fellow eBay seller many years ago. I've kept it all these years in a slit like pocket of Leatherman… Full Review »

ZPacks Triplex

The ZPacks Triplex tent combines wonderfully lightweight and compact packing with roominess for two (and adequate for three). It would work very well for a solo… Full Review »

Montane Trail Stretch Gaiter

A low trail gaiter that finds a pleasing blend of light weight, durability, and functionality. This product is especially good for trail routes requiring frequent… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Stretch Dome 3

Why read a review of a tent no longer being manufactured? It may very well help you decide what to buy on the current market. Though no longer being manufactured,… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Men's DriDown Rain Jacket

The Sierra Designs DriDown Rain Jacket is billed as "a single solution for wet, cold environments." It is a waterproof rain shell insulated with DriDown (proprietary… Full Review »

Big Agnes Late Lunch Vest

Big Agnes has applied their knowledge of down to their foray into apparel. The women’s Late Lunch Vest uses 700 fill power DownTek water repellent down, and they… Full Review »

Icebreaker Flexi Chute Neckwarmer

This neck gaiter is a winter companion that will keep you warm (and happy) for years! Made of soft/non-itch Merino wool, this accessory is an easy way to adjust… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Lucent Heated Mitts

The Outdoor Research Lucent is a battery powered heated mitten that boasts impressive dexterity, warmth and durability. There is extra attention to the small details… Full Review »

Black Rock Gear Original Black Rock Hat

The best of the best. Handmade with care in the USA by a small business. Excellent customer service. Crazy warm and soft. Does not squeeze your head. If you are… Full Review »

EMS Velocity 1 Tent

Great tent for when you have to sleep alone. I bought this tent to add to my backpacking arsenal because I was tired of carrying around a 2-person tent when most… Full Review »

MSR SimmerLite

If you are still able to acquire one of these stoves (they are discontinued) I would recommend it. First off, this stove is no longer available (it has been discontinued). Full Review »

Marmot Alpinist Climbing Jacket III

This jacket has to be the most durable jacket I have ever owned. Marmot keeps replacing any ripped or burnt panel. Sometimes I can forgo a light pack because of… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Men's Plasmic Pant

Lightweight hard shell pants with excellent breathability in a variety of conditions. In all the years I've been exploring in the outdoors, I've never owned a pair… Full Review »

Fällkniven PXLwh

Does exactly what I want and need for what I consider to be an essential hiking tool. Safe, reasonably light, durable, and sharp. For those who want a folding knife… Full Review »

Limmer Men's Light-Weight

Out of the box these are beautiful boots. Their quality construction is immediately evident. But they are not for people with wide feet Taking these out of the… Full Review »

SIGG Steelworks Thermal .75 Liter Ring Bottle

This is my go-to insulated drinking vessel, especially for cold weather activities. It's the ideal size and does an outstanding job of keeping liquids hot for a… Full Review »

Hydro Flask 64 oz Wide Mouth Bottle

More than just an oversized water bottle, this vessel goes everywhere with me. Keeps soups and hot drinks hot, and keeps cold adult and non-adult beverages cold. Full Review »

Eureka! Spitfire 2

A spacious one-person-and-dog to two-person tent for most conditions. The Eureka Spitfire 2 is my first tent. I've had it for almost four years, and in that time… Full Review »

Scarpa Men's Barun GTX

Excellent medium-duty backpacking boot. I have owned and worn these boots as my primary hiking and multi-day backpacking boots for more than 8 years. I am a forestry… Full Review »

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