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Oboz Men's Wind River III Waterproof

The Wind River III is a beast of a boot. Rough terrain, lousy weather, large person looking for extra support, and/or toting a heavy pack? This could be a good… Full Review »

Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest

The 2400 Southwest internal frame, DCF backpack is a minimalist’s dream. It holds just enough for an overnight or for a multi-month journey, it just depends on… Full Review »

Larabar Apple Pie

Larabar makes an outstanding trail bar that comes in a variety of flavors that all taste great, and have a very high calorie per ounce. Sometimes it seems like… Full Review »

3F Gear Lanshan 2

The 3F Ul Gear Lanshan 2 is a two-man, double wall trekking pole tent. It has many features, construction, and materials as tents twice its cost.  The Lanshan… Full Review »

Osprey Airporter Small

Protective cover for medium size rucksacks when travelling by air. Packs down to a compact size. Hiking rucksacks tend to have plenty of dangling straps that can… Full Review »

Wilderness Systems Pungo 120

Super stable and tracks well. This is a great kayak for touring around lakes and rivers. Great for beginner paddlers and beyond. I've been a canoer my entire life… Full Review »

Osprey Ultralight Stuff Pack

Super lightweight with Osprey quality and detailed pack. Just bought the Osprey Stuff Pack in my search for a lightweight packable summit/day pack. From a backpacking… Full Review »

Oboz Men's Campster

A lightweight slip-on water shoe with strong arch support and a grippy sole. Really good for walking on waterside trails—the polyester webbing’s forgiving feel… Full Review »

Renogy Portable Outdoor Water Filter

Sometimes I get the chance to review products in exchange for an honest review. This time, I got one of these filters to take with me on my Appalachian Trail hike,… Full Review »

Suaoki SunPower 14W Solar Charger

Lightweight, compact, and inexpensive solar charger, providing adequate power supply in stationary state. The build quality is surprisingly good, but there is still… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Men's Alti Mitts

I’ve used my Alti Mitts for years and have found them to be of the highest quality. They have outperformed every other mitt I have owned prior to them. Fit and… Full Review »

Toaks Titanium Backpacking Wood Burning Stove (small)

A brilliant and simple 'gasifying' wood burning stove that slots together quickly and stacks inside the Toaks Titanium pot for a simple, lightweight, and compact… Full Review »

U.S. Military ALICE Pack

Not a bad pack as long as you are aware of the strengths and weaknesses of the design. The as-issued ALICE does the job and holds up well to rough use, but it lacks… Full Review »

Crescent Moon Gold Series 10

Good all around shoe that excels in backcountry use. Fresh snow and off-trail adventuring benefit from the excellent float. Easy on and off with innovative one-handed… Full Review »

Mountain House Homestyle Turkey Dinner Casserole

Great for camping, this is a hot meal that will satisfy with fantastic flavor, just like Thanksgiving dinner! As a member of another website, sometimes I receive… Full Review »

Craghoppers Woodridge Cagoule

A wind or rain jacket that will keep you dry in the toughest downpours. A large hood and no zippers keep the weather out. The Craghoppers Woodridge Cagoule is perfect… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Ultralight Compression Sack

Does the job it was meant to do. I purchased the OR compression sack when I got a new sleeping bag  You can see why. It packs up small and leave it in with the… Full Review »

Sierra Designs High Side 1

The Sierra Designs High Side tent is a good compromise between weight and space with a low profile, roomy if low interior, and intuitive setup. The 2-pound tent… Full Review »

Primus CampFire Cookset S/S - Large

This is quickly becoming our favorite pot set. Stainless steel and robust, they are easy to use and clean in every camping setting. Just a little bit heavier than… Full Review »

The North Face Base Camp Duffel

My size small base camp duffel is a favorite for short work trips and toting small amounts of extra gear to and from a trailhead. It is built to withstand harsh… Full Review »

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