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Outdoor Research Men's Southback Sensor Gloves

The Southback Sensor Gloves by Outdoor Research make it possible to snap photos and stay connected on the trail without risking frozen fingers. They incorporate… Full Review »

Fjallraven Women's Abisko Trekking Tights

The Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights are the perfect solution for comfortable and durable trekking pants as well as a thermal baselayer, all wrapped up into… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Clip Flashlight 2

A non-freestanding tent that has room for two, and a well sized vestibule, but not much livable interior space. Setup: The Clip Flashlight is a fairly easy tent… Full Review »

Eddie Bauer Goose Down Face Mask

A well thought out and useful piece of equipment for really cold weather. I found this beautiful piece of history in a local thrift shop. At first glance, it looked… Full Review »

Klymit Static V2

A comfortable lightweight mat ideal for three-season use. Strikes a good balance between comfort and weight. I ordered this using Massdrop, though once I paid taxes… Full Review »

Marmot Men's Alpinist Jacket

Back in 1988, I purchased my first Alpinist Jacket, a yellow and blue one. That jacket has lasted to this day. However, I was ready for a different color scheme… Full Review »

Teva Terra Wraptor XCR

Pretty much the best light hikers ever made! Super comfortable, great grip in all sorts of conditions, easy adjustments, waterproof (Goretex), nice style (to me:)). Full Review »

BRS 3000T

The must-have stove for the ultralight enthusiast. For under £8 there really is no excuse for not buying one! Bought one of these several years ago (don't remember… Full Review »

Trangia 25-3 UL

This stove system cooks anything nicely. It is easy to do real cooking with fresh, healthy ingredients. I like this stove best for car camping. In it, you can make… Full Review »

Xiaomi Power Bank 20000 mAh

Very capable (but large and heavy) power bank with two-way QuickCharge support and dual USB output. Nice and simple design, but no case or pouch for carrying. Mostly… Full Review »

Keen Men's Targhee EXP Waterproof Mid

A well-constructed boot that is comfortable with a little break in, and supportive with good traction. The waterproof claim seems good for normal recreational use… Full Review »

Merrell Outmost Ventilator

Lightweight hiking shoes. Good for hot weather, but not as comfortable as expected. In mid-March this year I started doing training walks for an upcoming walking… Full Review »

Julbo Breeze

These sunglasses are suitable for hiking in many environments. They have a fully adjustable fit and an attractive look, while having photochromic lenses. The Julbo… Full Review »

MEC Reactor 3.8

Lightweight sleeping pad. Compact and still comfortable for sleeping. Self inflation is mediocre. The back viewFront viewI purchased this pad last year to replace… Full Review »

Fitkicks Originals Men's Edition

Lightweight shoes great for water crossings or in camp, but maybe not both in the same day. Solid feeling sole protects the bottom of your feet while light minimalist… Full Review »

Kelty Red Cloud 90

A heavy hitter. This is my main pack for short or long trips into the wilderness and you will find this pack on my back up until this year. The weight is 5lbs,… Full Review »

Arc'teryx Men's Squamish Hoody

A perfect wind jacket. Not sure why it took me so long to get one! Those who have read my reviews before know that I seem to have an obsession with finding the… Full Review »

Hyperlite Mountain Gear UltaMid 2

Ultralite secure shelter. I've long been a fan of floorless single wall shelters. To me the advantages of space per weight, dry pitch, flexibility of just how much… Full Review »

Hyperlite Mountain Gear 4400 Windrider

Light, rugged, and comfortable. The Hyperlite Mountain Gear packs all reflect the stated HMG design philosophy: "Everything you need, nothing you don't." They are… Full Review »

REI Camp Dome 2

A terrific value for the budget conscious camper. While I love taking my Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 tent on backpacking trips, it is a bit claustrophobic for car-camping… Full Review »

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