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Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Solar Kit

It's great as a solar charger. It's aesthetically pleasing and comes in a pretty box. Best used when carrying it in a car, RV, cycling pack, or very short hikes. Full Review »

REI Half Dome 2

Superb ventilation, roomy, and easy to assemble. The stitching and material appears high quality. At first, I was a little concerned about the openness of this… Full Review »

Lowe Alpine Netherworld 90

Great pack!!!!! I bought this pack used but in great condition about 6 years ago.  I has been virtually indestructable, I have been on at least 70 overnighters… Full Review »

303 High Tech Fabric Guard

Properly applied it works! 303 Fabric Guard is primarily used to waterproof Sunbrella fabrics and in the boating industry, Bimini Tops as well as convertible tops… Full Review »


More wasted money. Used the tent several times, seam sealed as specified and still finding the Pawprint wet. Last night it poured down and I woke to find a puddle… Full Review »

Catoma EBNS Enhanced Bed Net System

The Catoma EBNS (military version) has some good qualities about it. If you're looking for something more than a bivy sack and don't mind the weight, this is an… Full Review »

Primus PowerGas 110 g

Does not burn well in cold compared to others. The price compared to other canister fuels is great almost $1 cheaper then other brands. I use this on day hikes… Full Review »

OllyDog OllyBottle

We received this bottle to test and review, as Brand Ambassadors. We are very conscientious about keeping our dogs hydrated in their varied activities, and have… Full Review »

Osprey Atmos 65 AG

Amazing pack that feels like nothing at all. This is a great short hike pack (2-4 days) unless you are truly an ultra-light hiker then you could squeeze more days… Full Review »

Alpine Design 20 Degree Sleeping Bag

Don't buy this. The stuffing rips out easily and the zipper broke just after a few months in light use. Without the zipper the bag is useless. They need to put… Full Review »

The North Face VE 24

The VE24 has proven itself to be able to handle very adverse weather conditions with durability to last year after year. Whether holding out in an Alaskan blizzard… Full Review »

Luke's Ultralite Accessory Pouch #2

The first waist belt pocket I've found that I can easily access with my waist belt buckled. Roomy, virtually waterproof, and well-made. I have purchased many different… Full Review »

Katadyn Hiker PRO

If you need to carry a filter for reasonably large volumes of water (camping for several people), this filer works quite well. Lighter options exist now. I've used… Full Review »

Kelty Trekker 3950

You can still find well-made Trekkers in like-new condition online if you're a smart shopper. Before Kelty switched to polyester materials and a thinner hipbelt,… Full Review »

Nathan Mirage Pak

This pack is perfect for the minimalist at heart, but beware of bounce with a smartphone. I'd buy it again even with its shortcomings. This pack is all you need… Full Review »

Immersion Research Supermodel Drysuit

After only using the suit for possibly a dozen times, it is leaking terribly at the seams and the fabric seems to have lost its waterproof abilities. A fail for… Full Review »

Red Ledge Gloves

Bought several pairs of their gloves because they were reasonably priced, but turns out they are junk. Cheap material and the stitching comes apart on the fingers. Full Review »

Marmot Thunder Bay Parka

Best Parka. Thank you, Marmot! Pros: WARMTH! Let me keep it simple, in -40 Celsius w/ wind-chill, you won't complain about the weather, as long as you put on the… Full Review »

Columbia Men's Pour Osity Stretch Jacket

Very light and breathable jacket. A fantastic alternative to a Gore jacket. This is a fantastic lightweight jacket. Quite durable feeling and the fit is excellent… Full Review »

Jetboil MiniMo Cooking System

Jetboil fans rejoice! Satisfying simmer control plus a new pot size/shape make this complete/modular canister stove worthy of adding to or upgrading your kit. The… Full Review »

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