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Gerber Outrigger, Serrated

This knife is fantastic when you're in a pinch! The assisted opening makes it easy to take out and open with one hand, while the belt clip keeps it close by. The… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Zeta 2

Amazing tent for a combination of backpacking and car-camping! Super easy to set up, can be done with one person in only a couple of minutes. This tent provides… Full Review »

Montane Shark Ultra Tee

The Montane Shark Ultra Tee is a most impressive garment! It fits well, it breathes very well, it remains virtually odor free, and it wears like iron. Although… Full Review »

REI Dash 2 Tent

Exceptional semi-freestanding lightweight 3-season tent. This is a fantastic tent for under 3 pounds. I love the fact that the material is 15 denier ripstop nylon… Full Review »

Quest Viper

I've owned this tent longer than I've owned a cell phone. I love this tent and haven't any plans to replace it. I look for another one on eBay just to have two. Full Review »

Black Diamond Gizmo

Hands down the poorest quality headlamp I have ever used. A flimsy, nearly paper-thin plastic housing makes this unit one battery change away from unusable. Before… Full Review »

Poweradd Apollo

A 7200mAh Li-polymer battery with a 5V/180mA solar charger to recharge your devices in the backcountry or during power outages. Easy to use, reasonably sized, reasonably… Full Review »

Wenzel Current

Lightweight, inexpensive, solo backpacking tent. Suitable for reasonably dry hiking areas. This inexpensive, lightweight, single-wall tent won't keep you perfectly… Full Review »

Eagles Nest Outfitters SlapStrap

The SlapStraps are ENO's most basic suspension system. They work fine but lack versatility — a much desired characteristic in the backcountry when scoping out… Full Review »

NEMO Meta 1P

Excellent lightweight tent and a good price. I purchased this tent from a reputable outfitter for $175. It came with all guy lines, 6 stakes, and footprint.  There… Full Review »

Therm-a-Rest Z-Rest

The Z-Rest is a Therm-a-Rest product, but it's not an air-filled type — rather it's closed cell foam. It's light, durable, and versatile. I've had this one for… Full Review »

Ozark Trail 2 Burner Propane Stove

Looks like an excellent item. But it does NOT work. The regulator is a piece of junk. They should be ashamed to market a product that is WORTHLESS! In the backcountry… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Flashlight 2

Great concept that needs more work. I bought this tent after reviewing various choices online. I had also owned the previous Flashlight and really like it. When… Full Review »

Eureka! Pinnacle Pass 3XTA

This is a great light enough to pack tent, but built to do it all. Huge vestibules on both sides provide room for gear and to cook if needed. This is my go-to tent… Full Review »

Merrell Men's Sawtooth

I have owned my boots now for almost four years, have hiked much of western Maryland, with these boots using them four times a week, and they have travelled with… Full Review »

Optimus Crux Weekend HE Cook System

Hot water fast with the heat-exchange system on the bottom pot. What do you get? Crux stove, 0.95-liter Heat Exchange pot, a smaller "fry pan" that doubles as a… Full Review »

Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest

A versatile, portable, comfortable and easily accessible option for overnight sleeping or just a quick rest. Compresses to a size slightly larger than a grapefruit. Full Review »

Vargo Decagon

Soldier approved. This stove is nearly indestructible. I have taken it on two military deployments and it has survived with no damage. I have also used it indoors… Full Review »

The North Face Nebula Tent

This is the most versatile, spacious, lightweight tent period. I bought my Nebula tent 15 years ago in London. I traveled extensively and camped in Canada's National… Full Review »

Purple Rain Activewear Hiking Skirt

Love my skirt! The pockets allow for hands-free, purse-free activities. Super comfortable, wears well (can take a beating) and washes up great. As far as active… Full Review »

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