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Oboz Men's Wind River III Waterproof

The Wind River III is a beast of a boot. Rough terrain, lousy weather, large person looking for extra support, and/or toting a heavy pack? This could be a good… Full Review »

Renogy Solar 15000mAh Power Bank

A creative, multi-function Solar Power Bank Renogy Solar Power Bank  15000mAh •Small   •Lightweight  •Versatile •2 USB ports… Full Review »

Renogy Solar Backpack

RENOGY SOLAR BACKPACK a review ranger for, the Renogy Solar Backpack was… Full Review »

The North Face Men's Nuptse Vest

So many different size , very confusing when I order this vest * North Face * I did some recherche for size . The US , the European, and Asia, all are different. Full Review »

Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest

The 2400 Southwest internal frame, DCF backpack is a minimalist’s dream. It holds just enough for an overnight or for a multi-month journey, it just depends on… Full Review »

Renogy Portable Outdoor Water Filter

Works well Small, packable, compact Easy assembly Easy care I’m a Ranger for The Dyrt, an awesome campground Application. I received the Renogy Water Filtration… Full Review »

Larabar Apple Pie

I wouldn't even consider buying this, for moral reasons. It has a 'Non-GMO Verified" symbol on it. Anti-GMO paranoia has prevented life-saving Golden Rice from… Full Review »

AKU Tengu Lite GTX

It's impressive what you get when science meets exceptional, quality materials. A great trekking boot fit for an adrenaline junkie. I was sent the Tengu for testing… Full Review »

Larabar Apple Pie

Larabar makes an outstanding trail bar that comes in a variety of flavors that all taste great, and have a very high calorie per ounce. Sometimes it seems like… Full Review »

Aqua Research H2gO Purifier PRIME

As an employee of Aqua Research, LLC of course I am biased towards this water purifier, but I have taken the H2gO purifier backpacking and use the disinfectant… Full Review »

3F Gear Lanshan 2

The 3F Ul Gear Lanshan 2 is a two-man, double wall trekking pole tent. It has many features, construction, and materials as tents twice its cost.  The Lanshan… Full Review »

The North Face Mica FL 2

I really wanted this to be a good tent! I really like this tent, but... North Face made two versions of the Mica FL2. I purchased the 2014 model (non-freestanding)… Full Review »

Osprey Airporter Small

Protective cover for medium size rucksacks when travelling by air. Packs down to a compact size. Hiking rucksacks tend to have plenty of dangling straps that can… Full Review »

Wilderness Systems Pungo 120

Super stable and tracks well. This is a great kayak for touring around lakes and rivers. Great for beginner paddlers and beyond. I've been a canoer my entire life… Full Review »

Vibram Soles

Incredibly dangerous! SOOOOO slippery! Just pure dangerous. I do not now how the owners of this manufacturer can sleep at night. One has to wonder how many people… Full Review »

Osprey Ultralight Stuff Pack

Super lightweight with Osprey quality and detailed pack. Just bought the Osprey Stuff Pack in my search for a lightweight packable summit/day pack. From a backpacking… Full Review »

Oboz Men's Campster

A lightweight slip-on water shoe with strong arch support and a grippy sole. Really good for walking on waterside trails—the polyester webbing’s forgiving feel… Full Review »

Five Ten Camp Four Mid GTX

Hot, Hot, Hot. Even with the Goretex they do not breathe. I'm hoping that when the DWR on the upper wears off they'll breathe a little better. Besides that they're… Full Review »

U.S. Military ALICE Pack

Primitive, heavy, and outdated, an Alice Pack would never make it into my gear collection. We used these in the NZ Army back in the '80s. Like a lot of the gear… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Men's Backstop Sensor Gloves

Updated version adds sensor and a bit more thickness. Used an earlier version for many years and liked them a lot.  The glove still fills the bill: Nice and lightweight;… Full Review »

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