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MontBell Superior Down Parka

Montbell's updated version of its U.L. Down Inner Parka, the Superior Down Parka, is an unbelievably warm ultralight down hoody.The Superior Down Parka is very… Full Review »

Columbia Freezer Zero Bandana

5-Star Fabric and Concept: This bandana has wonderful fabric, and has so much going for it technically. Wonderful fabric and concept. 5-Stars as a deluxe cloth… Full Review »

Loki Men's Mountain Hoodie

I really, really, like this jacket!!! So, does my youngest son! Great product!!! I've had mine for 7 years now and the blue outer is just now starting to show signs… Full Review »

Western Mountaineering Bison GWS

There's nothing wrong with a little overkill when you're serious about survival. I bought this bag two years ago for dead-of-winter camping in the mountains of… Full Review »

BodyGlide Anti-Chafe

BodyGlide can be a real problem solver for the skin discomfort bane of many outdoor adventurers, blisters and chafing! Provided that the gear has the right physical… Full Review »

ZebraLight H502r Red AA Flood Headlamp

This niche headlamp / flashlight is best used for preserving night vision or for light sensitive operations such as for astronomy, in the dark room, maybe tactical… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Ghost Rain Hat

Best all around outdoor hat that I've found yet for our moist, often unpredictable, Pacific Northwest USA weather! Three-season especially rain (but not summer)… Full Review »

Berkeley Premium Cork Grease

Ever been desperate to get a zipper open on a backpack, tent, or clothing item and it sticks ... even jams shut? Ever have physical connector/connection problems… Full Review »

Zippo 12 Hour Hand Warmer

Refillable catalyst handwarmer. These are easy to use and work pretty well. The large Zippo handwarmer works really well. In the '70s my grandfather gave me two… Full Review »

McNett Zip Tech

A great product for zipper maintenance. One stick lasts a long time. Does not attract or hold sand and dirt. No mess. Easy to use. In 2003 I bought this product… Full Review »

Oakley Heritage Pipe Glove

A good balance of fit, dexterity and warmth in the Shoulder Seasons. I have several pairs of gloves from thin liners to gore-type super mittens. In between those… Full Review »

Equinox Armadillo Pillow

This fall, I had continued to use my inflatable camp pillow, which was fine except I had trouble adjusting inflation to a comfortable level, and it has a slick,… Full Review »

Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof

Essential waterproofing treatment for Nubuck and Suede leather. Key in it's function is that being water based, Nikwax products typically "go where the water goes". Full Review »

John Calden Boots Women's Mountain Shoe

I've had my Calden Boots for three seasons now, and about 500 miles later, I absolutely love, love these boots! They are the most comfortable and durable boots… Full Review »

Black Diamond Men's Deployment Hoody

The mid-weight Deployment Hoody is not a layer that I would wear while I trail run, but I love to hike and bike in it during cooler temps. Made from merino wool… Full Review »

Petzl Sum'Tec

Awesome multi purpose ice axe/tool hybrid. Climbs ice better than expected, and performs great as a ice tool. A perfect choice for the scrambler who wants a more… Full Review »

John Calden Boots Mountain Hiking Boot

After four different pairs of hiking boots in 15 years that didn't quite fit the Mountain Hiking Boots fit perfectly right away. I have a pair of the Mountain Hiking… Full Review »

Patagonia Men's Capilene 1 Silkweight Crew

Comfortable and light with powerful wicking properties, this shirt works well as a base layer and even better as a standalone cooling shirt. Great for those who… Full Review »

The New Primal Spicy 100% Grass-Fed Beef Jerky

Great flavor and texture from a responsible company. I really like outdoor foods which are responsibly sourced, artificial ingredient free, and have short ingredient… Full Review »

The New Primal Turkey Jerky

Great flavor and texture from a responsible company. I really like outdoor foods which are responsibly sourced, artificial ingredient free, and have short ingredient… Full Review »

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