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Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller

I'm not a big fan of mosquitos, or of slathering Deet all over myself. This repellant device is small enough to take on short overnight backpacking trips and makes… Full Review »

Klymit Motion 60

Great for the weekend warrior or thru-hiker seeking a lightweight, yet durable and versatile pack. As a Ranger for The Dyrt, I was able to test the Klymit Motion… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Hammock Bug Net

An awesome product. Versatile, easy to put on, and allows for great visibility. Well designed and well executed. Definitely a product worth checking out if your… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Hammock Tarp

A great tarp, though a little on the minimalist side. Looking to go lighter? This may be the tarp for you. This review is a part of a review of the entire Sea to… Full Review »

enLIGHTened Equipment Rain Wrap

This simple, kilt style, silnylon wrap is great for those who hate wearing rain pants because they need more ventilation. Light to carry and easy to put on, especially… Full Review »

Sawyer Cleaning Coupling

A simple and brilliant accessory for the Sawyer Squeeze filter that allows one to improve back-flushing success with a device that is smaller and weighs less than… Full Review »

Therm-a-Rest Slacker Snuggler

The Slacker Snuggler is a great little underquilt. I think it’s a perfect fit for hanging in summer, late spring, and early fall. Retailing at $79.95, it is much… Full Review »

Danner Men's Light II

A great boot with minimal break-in time, can be resoled and is offered in a narrow width. This is a great boot that will last hundreds of miles. Comfortable right… Full Review »

Quechua Forclaz A100

Lightweight and extremely affordable self-inflating sleeping mat (¾ length). Good addition to traditional closed-cell foam pad in temperatures below freezing. Full Review »

Borah Gear Side Zip Ultralight Bivy

Never leave home without it. Most backpackers have a few extra pieces of gear. On one trip you might take a bigger or smaller backpack or a different tent/tarp… Full Review »

Harbor Freight 3-1/2 in. 9 LED Mini Flashlight

More than adequate for anything I use a flashlight for. Cannot beat the price! Convenient and durable. This is a review of the "3-1/2 in. 9 LED Mini Flashlight" which… Full Review »

Kershaw Shuffle

Solid, sharp, small and lightweight...a good knife for adding to your pack. At just under 6" and 3 oz, Kershaw has managed to make a very small, very lightweight… Full Review »

Advanced Elements Rapid Up Sail

When you are looking for that extra little push during a long day on the water the Advance Elements Rapid Up Sail provides. Having attached this to both a single… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Ultralight Hammock

All you need to get started and delve into the world of hammock camping. Whether you are a beginner or a more seasoned user looking to shave a few ounces from your… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Men's Ghost Lite Jacket

An excellent packable windbreaker that will stuff into ANY empty space you have in your pack. I love my Mountain Hardwear Ghost Lite Jacket! At 6' and 210 lbs I'm… Full Review »

Airblaster Men's Ninja Suit

Looking for a "onesie?" The Airblaster Ninja One-Piece Suit offers all I need for a full coverage, draft free, mid-weight base layer...without the bulk! As is often… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Highcamp 3-Finger Gloves

Good but not perfect. A compromise between warmth and dexterity that works reasonably well in most situations. I had a pair of the original Mutant and wanted to… Full Review »

Lee Valley Telescoping Hiking Stick

My favourite walking stick on trails or on streets! It can be gripped on the foam grip like a nordic walking pole, or the wooden knob can be held in my palm. I… Full Review »

Big Agnes Ripple Creek UL2+ mtnGLO

Lightweight, roomy tent at discontinued/ closeout price. Ashleigh has set the bar extremely high with her review so I am not even going to try and compete. I purchased… Full Review »

Current Designs Sirocco

Stable in waves and cross chop. I have been in worse, imagine there are better. The kayak is smooth to reach its hull speed 4.5 mph or so then hits the wall pretty… Full Review »

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