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Outdoor Research Lodestar Sensor

Great hand protection for most any active cold weather pursuit. Contoured design provides comfortable grip and dexterity to perform tasks without removing the glove. Full Review »


The STABILicers Hike XP are perfect for the snow and ice on sidewalks or trails. Easy on and off makes them useful where the conditions may vary from snow/ice and… Full Review »

Dorfman Pacific G809 Ski Glove

While probably not the glove for the hardcore skier, the Dorfman Pacific G809 Ski Glove is a surprisingly good deal. It is a solid glove for those who only occasionally… Full Review »

Marmot Pulsar 2P

Some great things about this tent and some pretty lousy things about this tent make it a split decision. Setup: The tent is easy enough to pitch. There are two… Full Review »

Seirus Heatwave Sock

This is a very thin oversock with a Thermodynamic inner surface. To be worn over any type of sock for additional warmth. The Seirus Heatwave sock uses Thermodynamic… Full Review »

Shred Slam Cap NoSeason

A lightweight, all-season helmet featuring the latest in safety technology. This helmet has the best fitting system I have ever worn. Warm when needed with excellent… Full Review »

Fox River PrimaHike Socks

Warm, medium weight hiking socks with an anatomical fit. Primaloft and Merino wool for a great feel. Available in two heights. Fox¬†River was kind enough to supply… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Transcendent Mitten

These mittens are a LIFESAVER! I struggle with cold fingers in the winter due to extremely poor circulation, and these mittens are the only ones to be able to warm… Full Review »

JanSport D3

Though the D3 is now considered a "classic," since 1974 I've always considered it to be an everyday "workhorse." I'm replacing the shoulder straps (one had gotten… Full Review »

Gerber FAST Draw

This is a good quality for the price knife that has the added benefit of an assist feature that really helps with one-handed opening of the knife. I have been carrying… Full Review »

Zeal Slate Goggles

A medium fit, over-the-glass goggle with a polarized lens. Helmet compatible with an impact resistant frame. Works well on sun scale of cloudy to bright sun. The… Full Review »

MSR Men's Lightning Trail

Rugged snowshoes that you'll forget you're even wearing due to their light weight. Three-strap bindings keep them securely on your feet, and the 360 Degree Traction… Full Review »

Ibex Meru Hat

After six months of wearing the Ibex's Meru Hat, I can confidently state this is the most comfortable beanie I have ever worn. This quality merino wool hat has… Full Review »

Gofastandlight S-W-Airmat Low Cost Inflatable Pad

As good or better than name brand pads. Longer and wider than most without the weight, but INCLUDES THE BUILT-IN PUMP. Gofastandlight finds the best products. Are… Full Review »

Montane Minimus 777 Pull-On

The Montane Minimus 777 is a 3-layer waterproof breathable jacket that eschews weight by using 7 denier fabrics for the membrane, inner and outer face (hence the… Full Review »

Light My Fire Swedish FireKnife

This is a nice basic knife with an integral FireSteel that would make a great all around camp knife. First off, I would like to state that I received this knife… Full Review »

Light My Fire Spork Titanium

A great example of "Penny wise, pound foolish." I think when a lot of people get in to camping and backpacking the prices make them blink. "14 bucks for a freaking… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Elite Rain Chaps

What a cool idea! This, with the cagoule, is the coolest rain system ever. ¬† You have to have been caught in diluvien rain with a full pack on with several more… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Women's Elite Cagoule

Sizing is all wrong. I ordered a medium, had to return it. Then a large, had to return that one. While my proportions are a little larger on top, I have never had… Full Review »

Good To-Go Smoked Three Bean Chili

The best dehydrated meal I've tasted. Real ingredients and restaurant-quality taste make this a 5-star product. On a dayhike that included a significant morning… Full Review »

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