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Chaos Summit Pack-it Hat

Great lightweight, packable sun hat for the beach, hiking or backpacking. Goor breathability and sweatband. This has been a good hat for sunny days at home, on… Full Review »

Coleman Peak 1 Feather 400

This a great stove if you find one. It's very durable and reliable. I bought this stove in 1988 and have used it countless times over the last 28 years. There only… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Men's Backcountry Bed 800 3-Season

Sierra Designs thought outside the traditional box in designing the Backcountry Bed sleeping system. Starting with a basic mummy bag, they removed the zipper and… Full Review »

Julbo Tensing

Nice and dark, but the arms are rather flimsy. After over a year (two I think) of wearing these glasses I am torn; they are decent enough to keep, but not decent… Full Review »

ExOfficio BugsAway Sandfly Jacket

The ExOfficio Bugsaway Sandfly Jacket offers ventilated protection from a variety of troublesome insects, including mosquitos that expose us to the Zika and West… Full Review »

MSR Guardian Purifier

The MSR Guardian is a top of the line water purification system that delivers on its impressive claims. Very fast, very efficient, and largely hassle-free (requires… Full Review »

ZPacks Zero

The Zpacks Zero is a frameless, ultralight, customizable pack made of Cuben Fiber. Consisting of only a pack body and shoulder straps, to begin with, Zpacks allows… Full Review »

BioLite CookStove

Outside of those who share BioLite's concern about using biomass fuels cleanly, the BioLite CookStove is best suited for gadget lovers who like to play with fire. Full Review »

Kelty Redwing 50 Reserve

Kelty’s upscale Redwing 50 Reserve backpack has enough class for city travel and enough toughness to tackle the trail. From its large U-shaped zippered opening… Full Review »

Injinji Outdoor Quarter Crew Sock

Solves problems with toe blisters. I am very blister prone in between my third and fourth toes on both my feet, but especially my right foot. I always hike in shoes… Full Review »

Lowa Men's Weisshorn GTX

Versatile mountaineering boot with good performance that won't break the bank. Good for general mountaineering. This boot does a lot of things well. It's flexible… Full Review »

Mountainsmith K9 Pack

Won't rub your dog the wrong way. All the buckles and snaps have a protective pad, that keeps them from rubbing directly against your dog. This K9 backpack was… Full Review »

Power Pot Luminoodle

I love the flexibility of this light. If it weren't for a major problem I had while on trail, I would have rated it a 5 star. I will say that their customer service… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Lightning 2 FL

This tent sets up extremely easily, even alone, and at just over 3# packed weight, is still super light. I could set it up with the footprint and guying out the… Full Review »

Hydro Flask 21 oz Standard Mouth Bottle

I bought this bottle, based on rave reviews and positive reports from others on social media...purchased for use primarily for taking hot coffee out on early morning… Full Review »

Julbo Aero

Julbo Aero photochromic sunglasses are lightweight and provide Super High Reaction to light changes. Excellent fit for hiking, running, or biking. The Julbo Aero… Full Review »

Ahnu Ridgecrest

This is a really comfortable hiking or backpacking shoe for people who don’t like hiking boots. The Ridgecrest offers increased traction and stability in a waterproof… Full Review »

ExOfficio Give-N-Go Boxer

The ExOfficio Give-N-Go Boxer is an excellent choice for activities in hot, humid weather. The technical fabric wicks away moisture, helping you feel cooler, and… Full Review »

ExOfficio Sol Cool Cryogen Plaid Long-Sleeve Shirt

The ExOfficio Sol Cool Cryogen shirt has proven to be a good hiking/travel shirt. The Sol Cool technology works well to aid in cooling the user. The shirt provided… Full Review »

Cenote Hydration System

Lightweight, recyclable water bladder. This hydration bladder system is much lighter than other brands. If you hoist some of the other companies products you can… Full Review »

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