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Mountainsmith Crestone 0

Should not be rated 0 degree Fahrenheit. Maybe 0 degree Celsius because it may keep you alive at that temp if you wear some warm clothes with the bag, but even… Full Review »

Osprey Aether 60

Great pack for work and recreation. Adjustable torso length, comfortably carries big loads, mostly good features, pretty durable so far. The way it feels on my… Full Review »

REI Igneo Sleeping Bag

So far so good. This bag has held up and kept me warm for a year, even when camping in shoulder seasons in Alaska and the Sierra. I carry it on all kinds of backpacking… Full Review »

Fjallraven Abisko Endurance 2

Bought this for summer hiking in Lapland and other places. Also meaning to use it at winter time later when skiing. Very good tent for hiking. Bought this for summer… Full Review »

REI Arete ASL 2 Tent

Nice tent for the weight but a little on the "thin" side. The fabric is just OK and not as dueable as hi end tents... however the weight is saved. Overall worth… Full Review »

MSR Elixir 2

Excellent tent for affordable price. Top option if one doesn't need an ultra light product. Well suited for paddlers if weight is less a concern. I used this tent… Full Review »

Cabela's Alaskan Guide Sleeping Pad

It is plenty warm for 3 season camping. Very confortable My only real complaint is that it doesn't pack small enough to fit inside my pack. It is comfortable and… Full Review »

Grand Trunk Double Parachute Nylon Hammock

Wide enough to wrap around you and just the right length for great comfort. Our small, local outfitter carries Grand Trunk as well as ENO hammocks. ┬áBoth are comparable… Full Review »

Dynafit TLT Radical ST

Very good blindigs. Low price and good quality. Recommended %100 Very good blindigs. Low price and good quality. Recommended %100 Full Review »

Peak 1 Apollo

Like it a lot!! I bought it used and I still have it 15 years later!! It's good to go for another 15 years I guess. If you want to get rid of yours, I'll be happy… Full Review »

MSR SweetWater Purifier System

Have been using this water filter/purifier for 6 years while elk hunting. Had to use filter brush only a the beginning of each trip at home. I generally filtered… Full Review »

Alpine Design River Sandals

recently purchased sandal different in price & design. evidently "alpine design" means good as a water shoe for the lake or sea don't know if i can recommend,but… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Men's Crocodiles

Bombproof These gaiters are one of my favorite pieces of gear. They are not always needed, but whenever I do need them, they do the job impeccably. Fit: The size… Full Review »

Black Diamond Couloir

The Black Diamon Couloir harness has all the features you need for a glacier travel or mountaineering, and none of the features you don't. I have used this harness… Full Review »

CamelBak All Clear

The product is very innovative and easy to use. The battery life is never a problem and this unit is utilized by two on the trail. Having a top with the filter… Full Review »

Julbo Colorado

Great bang-for-your-buck glacier glasses. I used these glacier glasses daily for 45 days on an icefield expedition. Fit: They are comfortable under a helmet, beanie,… Full Review »

Salomon Kaipo CS WP

For warm winter days. Choose 1/2 size bigger. Nice and light boots with a shoe-like fit. I wear them when I go snowshoeing. A little bit too narrow for my feet. Full Review »

Exotac NanoStriker XL

This little striker works in any weather conditions and after being submerged. And it weighs about the same as a Bic lighter, but you get twice as many strikes. Full Review »

Terra Nova Super Quasar

Beware! These tents are rubbish and customer service with lifetime warranty to original owner! Ha! Doesn't exist! The red poles especially will fail without warning,… Full Review »

Vasque Men's Breeze 2.0 Mid GTX

This is a very comfortable boot. The boot is well constructed and durable. A nice light boot with a great vibram sole. I purchased a pair of these boots 8 years… Full Review »

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