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Mountain Hardwear Men's Phantom 32°

It's a good bag and well made, yet a bit skinny and hood opening is too small. My Likes Bought the long model of the bag for a cross-country bicycling trip. It… Full Review »

Old Town Tripper 172

Most durable and long lasting canoe I have ever experienced or heard of. Durability I grew up in this canoe. My dad purchased it before I was born. It is over 40… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Approach

Weatherproof 2-person tent that will last for 10 years of moderate careful use. I have owned this tent for I think about 10 years. My wife and I bicycled across… Full Review »

Jetboil Maintenance Kit

There isn't much to say about a product like this. If you need it, it's a great thing. If you don't need it, then there is nothing to say about it! I recommend… Full Review »

REI Men's Crestrail 48

This is a good little pack that is perfect for filling the gap between your small overnight pack, and your week + pack. It is lightweight, and has well thought… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30 OutDry

Solid build, but the waterproofing is a gimick. Overall I think this is a decent day pack for scrambles and hiking. I tested this out.  The side pockets are adequate,… Full Review »

The North Face Men's Cat's Meow

A solid synthetic bag that will treat you well in three seasons. I've always been intrigued by the Cat's Meow. It seems as though it has been a solid seller for… Full Review »

REI Men's Lumen +25

This is a great wet weather alternative to a down bag. It's very warm, the price is right, the weight is acceptable for a synthetic bag of this temp rating (sub… Full Review »

Marmot Mountain Works 15° Sleeping Bag

Gives you a snapshot into why Marmot eventually became a big box company. Lightweight, compact, durable, even by today's standards and this bag was made in the… Full Review »

Jetboil Fuel Can Stabilizer

This is one of those pieces of gear that you just take for granted. You get so used to it always being there, quietly doing its job, that you just forget about… Full Review »

Princeton Tec Sync

For the low price, this is an excellent basic headlamp, with several lighting options including red. Not as powerful as some other options, but fits the bill for… Full Review »

Katadyn Carbon Cartridge

This is a fairly inexpensive, simple, upgrade/add-on for filters such as the Hiker, Hiker PRO, and even the older PUR models. I recommend this product for anyone… Full Review »

Kammok Roo

A great all-purpose camping hammock. The Kammok Roo is only the latest in a series of camping hammocks I have owned, but is my favorite so far! DESIGN: The Roo… Full Review »

Deuter DreamLite 500

I can't believe that someone hasn't already reviewed this sleeping bag! These are my GO-TO warm weather bags, and the ones I use more than any of the others! I… Full Review »

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Trekker

This mattress will give you such a good night's sleep you'll never complain about having to blow it up at the end of a day! Just getting one thing straight up front:… Full Review »

ALPS Mountaineering Microfiber Mummy Liner

I can't believe no one has reviewed these liners! This is one of the best liners on the market! I have two of these, and I've had them for several years. They cost… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Lightning 2 UL

Sierra Designs has a very unique approach to tent and equipment design, and the Flash 2 UL is no different. From the unique structural support to the overall "porch"… Full Review »

Garmin Oregon 600

Mixing performance, size and features makes the Garmin Oregon a win in my books. Overall, I am really happy with this unit. It fulfills the need I have to be able… Full Review »

StickPic Cell Phone Adapter

StickPic's Cell Phone Adapter/Holder addresses the reality that fewer people are carrying a standard digital camera and are instead relying on their phone's camera… Full Review »

Patagonia Men's Merino Air Hoody

Every base layer needs a hood. I could hardly tell it was there it stretches and breathes so well. The Merino Air Hoody is easily one of the best products I have… Full Review »

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