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Gear Aid SilFix Sil-Nylon Repair Kit

Great repair kit for fixing holes and tears in sil-nylon material used by many manufactures of light weight backpacks and tents. As I've been adding lighter weight… Full Review »

Montane Trail Stretch Gaiter

A low trail gaiter that finds a pleasing blend of light weight, durability and functionality. This product is especially good for trail routes requiring frequent… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Stretch Dome 3

Why read a review of a tent no longer being manufactured? It may very well help you decide what to buy on the current market… Though no longer being manufactured,… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Men's DriDown Rain Jacket

The Sierra Designs DriDown Rain Jacket is billed as "a single solution for wet, cold environments." It is a waterproof rain shell insulated with DriDown (proprietary… Full Review »

Herman Men's Survivor

These are the worst boots ever. I paid top dollar for a pair and went to a junk yard to pull an engine. Fell apart and had to strap wires and seat belt parts to… Full Review »

Big Agnes Late Lunch Vest

Big Agnes has applied their knowledge of down to their foray into apparel. The women’s Late Lunch Vest uses 700 fill power DownTek water repellent down, and they… Full Review »

Icebreaker Flexi Chute Neckwarmer

This neck gaiter is a winter companion that will keep you warm (and happy) for years! Made of soft/non-itch Merino wool, this accessory is an easy way to adjust… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Lucent Heated Mitts

The Outdoor Research Lucent is a battery powered heated mitten that boasts impressive dexterity, warmth and durability. There is extra attention to the small details… Full Review »

Clif Berry Pomegranate Chia Bar

A new flavor from Clif, the Berry Pomegranate Chia bar is an exciting addition to the Clif bar line. The flavor and consistency is very much the same as the other… Full Review »

Ultimate Survival Technologies Delta Shockproof Lighter

I bought it new. Upon receiving, my wife washed it when she put the pants into the washer without checking the pockets. The cap was locked and the safety lock… Full Review »

Arc'teryx Men's Gamma MX Hoody

Very lackluster performance for the price. It's a good light jacket that is being overhyped. Seriously the glowing reviews for this have to be confirmation bias… Full Review »

The North Face Men's Venture Jacket

Great rain jacket if you are not moving. 400-foot mountain bike climb in 4.5 miles had me soaking wet under this jacket (outside temp 38 degrees F), with fleece… Full Review »

Black Rock Gear Foldback Fingerless Mitt

Soft, comfortable, warm mittens to layer over gloves or wear on their own. These fit on the large side in order to enable the easy layering over gloves. Gloves… Full Review »

Black Rock Gear Original Black Rock Hat

The best of the best. Handmade with care in the USA by a small business. Excellent customer service. Crazy warm and soft. Does not squeeze your head. If you are… Full Review »

Eureka! Timberline 4

Great motorcycle/car/canoe tent have had mine for over 20 years. A few years back I got a Timberline 6. Don't like it nearly as well the extra height makes it much… Full Review »

The North Face Flint 2

Simple, well-made. The most important word describing this tent has been omitted. FREESTANDING. No stakes needed. Try driving stakes in the Rocky Mountain West. Full Review »

Herman Men's Survivor

Bought a pair of these on clearance from Walmart seven or eight years ago. They have been the BEST BOOT EVER!!! The poor reviews I am reading absolutely astonish… Full Review »

Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2

Excellent ultralight shelter that does what it is intended for. I am a Master Registered Maine Guide and enjoy extreme backpack hunts in Alaska/Canada that test… Full Review »

Columbia North Plains Waterproof

Made in Oregon for Oregon-like weather. As a son of Oregon, I know a little. Something about living an outdoor life even when the weather gets grim. I also dress… Full Review »

Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

I own three of these TPC jackets. All different styles. All three have failed with the lining flaking off. These are not jackets to count on for long term use. Full Review »

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