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Arc'teryx Alpha FL Shoe

A very impressive shoe with a design unlike any other shoe I have used previously because of the unique inner and outer construction. I would highly recommend this… Full Review »

Dion Snowshoes 220 Back Country Frame

Excellent performance and clever modular design. I snowshoe almost every day in the winter and have used many different brands including Red Feather, Tubbs, Atlas,… Full Review »

Patagonia Black Hole Pack 25

This is the 25 liter Patagonia Black Hole Pack which is the smaller of the two Black Hole packs (the other is 35L). Like all of Patagonia's Black Hole line, the… Full Review »

REI Men's Trail 40 Pack

This is the ideal multi-use travel pack at 40L with a panel opening, 8 exterior pockets, 3 interior pockets and hydration sleeve. It comes in both Men's and Women's… Full Review »

Osprey Porter 46

This roomy pack is the maximum legal carry-on size and is one of the most travel friendly packs around. The pack is made of a durable material and is padded on… Full Review »

Osprey Exos 58

Excellent lightweight pack (not ultra light), great for weekend, multi-day, and through-hiking. Would definitely recommend assuming you can get the correct fit… Full Review »

Mountain Equipment Crux LS Crew

The Mountain Equipment Crux LS Crew tee is an excellent synthetic (polyester) baselayer suitable for year round use. It features Polygiene anti-microbial technology… Full Review »

Woolx X704

The Woolx X704 1/4 zip heavyweight merino pullover made from 100% Australian Merino Wool (400g/m2, 18.5 Micron) is impressively warm for its size (volume and weight). Full Review »

Marmot EOS 1P

I have used this tent for about a year in all four seasons and it's a very good lightweight option for most people under 6'. I like that the majority of the tent… Full Review »

Mile High Mountaineering Salute 34

One of the very best packs I've used. Carries and distributes loads well, and is made with durable materials. I can use this pack for day hikes to overnight stays. Full Review »

Osprey Exos 58

This is a great all-around backpack if you don't overload it. With less than 35lbs of well-chosen gear, it works for both weekend and long haul trips, and you can… Full Review »

Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody

A nice balance of breathability, wind resistance and precip resistance — more durable than your average windshirt (but heavier too). This isn't your average ultralightweight… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Men's Incandescent Hoody

Nice, warm, light down parka. Fit/finish top notch. This is a really nice, lightweight down jacket w/ ~ 7 oz of 800 down.  I find it very warm for the weight,… Full Review »

Pacerpole 3-Section Alloy

Excellent trekking poles that have helped reduce stress on knees and wrists, encouraged proper posture, better breathing and efficient movement. Pacerpoles have… Full Review »

Swix Star XC 100 Split Mitt

Great for active winter use, these mitts split the difference between gloves and mittens using a 3 and 1 finger. Built to hug the hand without getting in the way… Full Review »

Nite Ize S-Biner MicroLock

A locking mini S-biner that can secure items while providing a quick-release option. Great for adding a tool to your keychain or a lightweight light to a zipper… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Men's Hooded Phantom Jacket

Like wearing a cloud of warmth, the Phantom Hooded Jacket keeps you toasty in the coldest temperatures and packs down small enough to bring on every trip. Highly… Full Review »

Five Ten Men's Exum Guide

Great boot that fills the gap between Burly Backpacking Tank and Wispy Barely there Trailrunner. I'm going to get this out of the way first since it's ultimately… Full Review »

Exped Schnozzel

A dual-purpose pack liner that works incredibly well as a fill bag for your sleeping pad. While designed to only work with Exped pads, a simple modification can… Full Review »

Trailspace Innate Motus Top Reviewer Water Bottle

This container is best used by the most experienced of Trailspace’s gear reviewers as a recognition of their multifold achievements in the face of challenging… Full Review »

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