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Helinox Ground Chair

Light, compact camping chair. Rests low on the ground, but this is not a bad thing because it means you can stay seated when using your cooking gear. The first… Full Review »

Leki Sub1

A lightweight chair that is somewhere in between an all-purpose and a lightweight camp chair. Incredibly easy to set up and a durable base make it a good option… Full Review »

Gregory Citro 25

The Citro 25 is a good-sized and reasonably lightweight day pack with a surprisingly strong spring steel frame. The Citro's multiple pockets should appeal to organized… Full Review »

Columbia Watertight II Jacket

A great entry level, lightweight jacket perfect for warmer weather from Canadian spring to fall. The Columbia Watertight Jacket is a great entry level rain jacket. Full Review »

GSI Outdoors 10 Oz. Flask

If you are like me and enjoy a daily dram or shot of your favorite beverage in the back country, I highly recommend looking into this GSI flask. Drink responsibly… Full Review »

Dutchware Hexon 1.6 Fabric

My bed of choice. My 11' hammock is made of "Hexon 1.6W".  I didn't buy the hammock from Dutch, but I did buy my material from him to make my own 11' netless hammock… Full Review »

Kelty Noah's Tarp 9

She's an amazing beast. I've had mine for a couple years now, and regularly use it in wind, rain, and snow. The best thing I can probably say about this product… Full Review »

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 »

Level Six Bonavista

This paddle jacket is completely windproof and rainproof. It keeps me warm on rainy days paddling, when I wear it over a shortie wetsuit or over a merino wool shirt… Full Review »

Patagonia Men's Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pullover

An excellent fleece mid layer for all seasons. A classic look that works well over or under other layers to provide an extra layer of warmth. The Patagonia lightweight… Full Review »

Ultimate Survival Technologies BlastMatch

Excellent for campfires, but for stoves... All right, 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 »

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