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Outdoor Research Men's Couloir Gloves

Great gloves for cold days on the move OR Couloir Gloves Idiot straps, as it turns out, are a very smart idea. The Couloir gloves are tough, warm and make great… Full Review »

Hilleberg Kaitum 4

The Hilleberg Kaitum 4 is a two door, two vestibule, 4 person, 4 season tent that comes in at a more than respectable 8 lbs 10 oz(that’s a lot of numbers) designed… Full Review »

Klymit Static V

This is a solid, lightweight, easy to inflate sleeping pad. Everything it claims to be, and nothing it doesn't claim to be. Decent comfort and great price. I received… Full Review »

Adidas Men's Terrex Swift R Mid GTX

Excellent all-around hiking and trail running shoes. Very rugged, yet comfortable. I bought these shoes to make the transition between hiking boots and trail runners… Full Review »

Black Diamond Spot

Great value, extremely bright, and adjustable brightness. Black Diamond claims you can see 80m with this light, I haven't measured but I can attest to being able… Full Review »

Morakniv Companion

Amazing knife. Razor sharp, incredibly tough, comfortable grip, and very affordable. I bought this knife to see what all the fuss was about with Mora knifes. I… Full Review »

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 »

Pacific Adventures Press The Hungry Spork

This is a very practical and useful book focused on long distance hiker meal planning, but is also just as useful to anyone who goes out on multi-day trips. I have… 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 »

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