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HammockGear Standard Cuben Fiber Tarp with Doors

Super lightweight. No Stretch. Packs Small. Expensive This is an incredible product for hammocks.  It weighs just over 8 ounces without tie outs and included stuff sack. Full Review »

JanSport Cordillera 33

Best backpack ever, bought main in the UK when visiting from Ecuador fall of 2002, I still use my backpack,it has been all over USA, China; Europe; Central America;… Full Review »

Marmot Men's Scree Pant

The Marmot Scree Pant is an extremely comfortable, water resistant breathable, highly wind resistant soft shell pant that performers exceptionally well in 4 season… Full Review »

Morakniv Classic # 1

Inexpensive, Functional. Good blade geometry. Adequate steel. I've heard Moras referred to as "the best knives you've never heard of". In North America that is… Full Review »

Big Agnes Fishhook UL 2

perfect ultralight tent - without zippers to break. Kept me dry throughout a week of rain and wind. Easy set and take down, packed small and light. No regrets buying… Full Review »

Trangia Mini Trangia

Most reliable stove in the woods. A light inexpensive yet durable piece of gear. This is the stove that could. Unless you're in really cold weather, alcohol stoves… Full Review »

Victorinox Swiss Army Farmer

Another conic design from a company with unsurpassed manufacturing process control and product quality control. The Victorinox Pioneer is a great all around knife… Full Review »

Victorinox Swiss Army Pioneer Knife

Iconic design from a company with unsurpassed manufacturing process control and product quality control. The Victorinox Pioneer is a great all around knife to have… Full Review »

Granite Gear Shoulder Strap Pocket

The Granite Gear Shoulder Strap Pocket is a great piece of gear that gives you padded, highly water resistant storage easily within reach at all times. I recommend… Full Review »

Mammut Men's Comfort High GTX Surround

A formidable warm-weather boot that offers full waterproof protection and breathability. These comfortable and lightweight high boots are ideal for hiking in the… Full Review »

Mammut MTR 201 Tech Shirt

The Mammut MTR 201 Tech Shirt is as tech as its name...the following is a self-described Luddite's take on a shirt that only an engineer with Asperger could love. Full Review »

Sierra Designs Jupiter CD

19-year-old Jupiter CD tent. I purchased this tent when I was about 19 years old and use it and up until my mid 20s. Today I am 38 and have pulled it out for the… Full Review »

Ibex Men's U-Sixty T

My absolute favorite hiking shirt. About eleven years ago, I became a convert to merino wool shirts for hiking. At the time, I found most synthetic shirts to be… Full Review »

Osprey Exos 58

I took this pack on the Boulder Mail Trail from Escalante, Utah, to Boulder, Utah. Three nights, lots of climbing into and out of slickrock canyons. It performed… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Men's Helium II Jacket

Fantastic lightweight rain jacket, but at the cost of adjustability. I picked up the Helium II as a replacement for my old RedHed rain jacket which finally gave… Full Review »

Optimus Svea

Bombproof This stove is bombproof.  The design has been bombproof for the 60 years this stove has been around.  Simple to set up.  Simple to prime. Simple to… Full Review »

Hults Bruk Almike

A small, hand-forged hatchet compact enough to pack and capable enough to make efficient work of camp chores. While the Almike has a beautiful, classic design that… Full Review »

Primus Polaris 360

For those familiar with the Black Diamond Orbit and similar products, the Primus Polaris 360 hybrid flashlight/lantern is a simpler, less expensive, and more intuitive… Full Review »

Croakies Suiters

Croakies Suiters take the hassle out of having glasses in the backcountry! No more misplacing, fumbling with, or dropping your glasses! I recommend this product… Full Review »

Granite Gear Hiker Wallet

This great little product may seem unnecessary, but it will grow on you! I recommend the Hiker Wallet to anyone that goes into the backcountry that doesn't want… Full Review »

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