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The North Face Men's Venture Jacket

Like another review, my jacket's lining broke down and is no longer waterproof at all. I have had several NF jackets in my time, but the technical quality of this… Full Review »

NEOS Navigator 5 STABILicers

The Navigator 5 with Stabilicers are overboots with studs from NEOS. The Navigator Stabilicer has become the footgear of choice for those who work under the most… Full Review »

Soto OD-TRC Fill Adaptor for Butane Gas

Great little piece of gear. It does exactly what it claims to do. This little adapter works really well for filling lighters. I have never experienced any leaking… Full Review »

Granite Gear Air Zippditty

Just the right size (.6L) for the little odds and ends you want to keep in one place when hiking, camping, backpacking, or any other outdoor activity. Well-made… Full Review »

Nimrod Pack Systems Haul Frame Pack

I'VE BEEN MILITARY 28 YEARS!!! I can tell you that the military could learn a few things from Nimrod Packs systems!! I own every piece from binoc/45 case to the… Full Review »

High Sierra Wheeled Double Adjustable Ski Bag

Convenient storage and transportation for your skis. Very easy to wheel and well padded for protection of you valuable equipment. Why carry skis bags when they… Full Review »

Galibier Super Guide

Last a lifetime. They are perfection for what they are designed for — mountaineering.  But they also work as a rugged all purpose boot. I bought mine in the… Full Review »

Ozark Trail Men's Hikers

Bought them a couple of years ago because I was replacing a fence at my Maw's place and the shoes I had on were wasted by the cement, mud, and water. Rarely wore… Full Review »

Marmot Men's PreCip Jacket

Lightweight compressible, affordable, breathable rain jacket that kept me dry inside and out. I read a lot of reviews for and against this jacket's rainproof ability… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Men's Dual Fleece Jacket

Tailor fit, very warm with mind blowing softness. I bought this fleece jacket in size S and it fits perfectly! It is a tight fit, but not restricting, and there… Full Review »

Deuter DreamLite 500

A very cold sleeping bag, far out of its rating. This bag seemed like the perfect bag for my needs — a spring sleeping bag, highly compressible and lightweight… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Pinole 20°

Warm cozy and bulky synthetic sleeping bag that weighs almost as little as a down sleeping bag. Excellent quality and features. I used this sleeping bag while hiking… Full Review »

Gregory Baltoro 65

I’ve crossed around 1,000 miles over the past six months with this pack, carrying an average weight of 36 pounds. I could never imagine a backpack can be so comfortable… Full Review »

Black Diamond Spot

Bright, small, lightweight, and durable headlamp. Bright, small, lightweight, and durable head lamp I recently purchased this new model of the Black Diamond Spot… Full Review »

Black Diamond Men's Trail

These poles are as tough as it gets. I hiked around 1,000 miles in the last six months and I’m glad I had these poles to support me. These are so durable I never… Full Review »

MSR Evo Ascent

Indestructible white plastic snowshoes that have good gripping and are easy to put on with mittens and are great for off-trail use. Easy to put on and take off… Full Review »

Appalachian Trail Conservancy The A.T. Guide (2016 Northbound)

"The AT Guide" by David (Awol) Miller is one of the most comprehensive and easy guides I have used. The guide lists services to get you to Georgia and local hostels… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Trek TK II

Excellent down bag for a variety of conditions. It's lightweight, packs down small, does better in wet weather than other down bags, and is very comfortable. This… Full Review »

Columbia Trail Summit Running Glove

Great running gloves. Or really good liner gloves, your call. Caveat: I am a member of the Columbia Sportswear Testing Program, however I have yet to test anything… Full Review »

REI Dash 2 Tent

I found this to be a great very light, low cost tent that is great for the solo hike and can fit two in a pinch. I purchased this tent on closeout from REI to use… Full Review »

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