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Wilcor Trekking Poles

Sturdy with adjustment for every condition and individual. Bought new after using a couple other brands. these are lightweight and fully adjustable. padded wristbands. Full Review »

Light My Fire Spork Titanium

A highly durable and highly practical eating utensil. It’s as simple as that. Reviewer's Note:In July 2015, I reviewed the plastic version of this spork, which… Full Review »

Aqua-Bound Sting Ray Carbon

I recently purchased a 240cm long Aqua-Bound Sting Ray Carbon kayak paddle. I needed something longer and lighter than the paddles I already owned. I bought this… Full Review »

Filson Uplander Boots

Awesome all purpose boot that will outlast me. I have had these boots for over a year now so I feel pretty comfortable reviewing them in depth. I love these boots. Full Review »

Terra Nova Ultra Quasar

Bomb proof, 20 years old, all poles replaced, outer replaced twice, inner feeling a little sorry for itself, but after 20 years is still intact and in fairly good… Full Review »

High Country Apps Colorado Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

A well thought-out app that pros and beginners alike can use to identify most of the hundreds of species of wildflowers, trees, and shrubs in the central Rocky… Full Review »

Geigerrig Tactical 1600

This amazing hydration pack has an almost indestructible hydration engine that is easy to clean and room to bring everything you need for any daylong adventure. Full Review »

Garmont Women's Eclipse III GTX XCR

Both good protection and comfortable to walk/run in. Makes the waiking so effortless and easy. I love these shoes. I have been using these shoes for 13 years. I… Full Review »

Ozark Trail Boots

If you need only the top half of the boot, these are the boots for you. Trash...need I say more. Shame on you Walmart for selling a product this bad. Full Review »

Eureka! Alpine Meadows

I've owned this tent for 30 years and just realized it this summer. I have never even thought about getting a different one. I've used it for backpacking, canoeing,… Full Review »

Arc'teryx Men's Procline Comp Jacket

While marketed as an improvement on the Alpha Comp, this rip-off of Black Diamond's Dawn Patrol LT Hybrid takes inspiration from the original and perfects it. Conditions:… Full Review »

Mountain House Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

On the trail, Mountain House's Spaghetti with Meat Sauce satisfies the palette and fills the stomach (when you eat the whole bag). The taste is pleasant and far… Full Review »

MSR Papa Hubba NX

Quick setup, tons of room, perfect for my son, daughter, and I with room to spare. I have had an Elixir 2p for several years that I soloed with and my son joined… Full Review »

Clorts 3H025

This is a review of a water shoe made by the Chinese company CLORTS. These shoes were an unsolicited gift, sent to me by the company. I guess they had seen some… Full Review »

Zpacks Duplex Tent

This tent provides amazing space and livability in an ultralight package. It provides everything tents weighing three times as much do without really sacrificing… Full Review »

MEC Brio 40

I'm on the large side of "average male build", and this pack seems like a youth pack to me... which I suppose is not a failing, but it makes the pack unusable to… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Light Wedge 2

Loved this tent, spent a good portion of the last 12 years in it. Twelve years, a few hundred nights, more than a few hundred miles, tons of memories and good times.A… Full Review »

Vasque Men's Talus Trek Mid UltraDry

Relatively light; comfortable from day one; good grip; waterproof. My regular hike has a fair amount of talus, so these are appropriately named! With a 12yo and… Full Review »

The North Face Trailhead 4

A very satisfactory 3.5-season tent for car camping. Good headroom. Good ventilation. Good privacy. Good quality. I have now camped for five years in the Trailhead… Full Review »

The North Face Women's Sickline Jacket

The Sickline Jacket is not only a good looking jacket, but it keeps you protected from the elements, adjusts in all the right places, and can take a beating. I’ve… Full Review »

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