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ZPacks Zero

The Zpacks Zero is a frameless, ultralight, customizable pack made of Cuben Fiber. Consisting of only a pack body and shoulder straps, to begin with, Zpacks allows… Full Review »

BioLite CookStove

Outside of those who share BioLites concern about using biomass fuels cleanly, the Biolite Cookstove is best suited for gadget lovers that like to play with fire. Full Review »

ExOfficio Mundi plaid shirt

This a great lightweight shirt that can be used on the trail or in a city. I like the breathability of the fabric and the fact that it is practically wrinkle free. Full Review »

Kelty Redwing 50 Reserve

Kelty’s upscale Redwing 50 Reserve backpack has enough class for city travel and enough toughness to tackle the trail. From its large U-shaped zippered opening… Full Review »

Northwest Territory 16' x 14' Extreme Vacation Home

I use my mom's tent over the weekend and set it up. A very small gust of wind came and blew it over breaking the 2 "C" poles on one side.. :( Does anyone have this… Full Review »

Scarpa Men's Terra GTX

A superbly made, lightweight comfortable walking boot, with good support for most hikes and trails and long-distance paths. With 100% waterproofing and excellent… Full Review »

Injinji Outdoor Quarter Crew Sock

Solves problems with toe blisters. I am very blister prone in between my third and fourth toes on both my feet, but especially my right foot. I always hike in shoes… Full Review »

Lowa Men's Weisshorn GTX

Versatile mountaineering boot with good performance that won't break the bank. Good for general mountaineering. This boot does a lot of things well. It's flexible… Full Review »

Mountainsmith K9 Pack

Won't rub your dog the wrong way. All the buckles and snaps have a protective pad, that keeps them from rubbing directly against your dog. This K9 backpack was… Full Review »

Danner Mountain Light II

The heel cup can cause severe problems. My first pair of MLIIs (vintage early 1990s) never gave me a problem and I wore them out, so I recently bought a new pair… Full Review »

Power Pot Luminoodle

I love the flexibility of this light. If it weren't for a major problem I had while on trail, I would have rated it a 5 star. I will say that their customer service… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Lightning 2 FL

This tent sets up extremely easily, even alone, and at just over 3# packed weight, is still super light. I could set it up with the footprint and guying out the… Full Review »

Black Diamond Squall

Good for $400, but some improvements should be made. My Squall works for 5 years. A rain and wind-resistance I would rate for - 5°, snow proof - 5°. I used it… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Orion AST

I love this tent!!! I love this tent! I have had it over 10 years and it was exactly what I was looking for. It is lightweight and very easy to set up. I have… Full Review »

BioLite PowerLight Mini

Just picked this up and love the flexibility of the product. I don't see this as a replacement for a good headlamp when trekking in darkness and more focussed light… Full Review »

Big Agnes Tumble 1 mtnGLO

Good all over backpack tent. Big Agnes makes a great tent. The color choice is not for me, but for the price could not beat it. I'm 6' 240 and have no problems… Full Review »

Salomon Men's X Ultra GTX Mid

The perfect boot, I bought these a few months ago and have not taken them off yet. I figured I would break them in at work for a few days so come time for some… Full Review »

ExOfficio Give-N-Go Boxer

They are OK, Duluth Trading is much better. I have a couple of pairs and wear them often, today in fact. However I also have a few pairs of Duluth Trading Buck… Full Review »

Voormi Women's Thermal ll Baselayer Top

Well worth the investment...this brand is amazing! This is one of the most comfortable performance tops I have owned. It's lightweight but warm...perfect for every… Full Review »

Optimus 8R

42+ years old, and the 8R still works. My Primus 8R was a Christmas gift to my late father when he was Scoutmaster for my Boy Scout Troop. It performed admirably… Full Review »

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