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Exped DownMat 7

I bought this Excellent 9LW goosedown mattress to use at home for a cure to a injured back!The 31/2 inch thickness is perfect not quite fully inflated,on a straight… Full Review »

Ozark Trail 28L Atka Daypack

Handy in town on trails and for short hikes away from basecamp. It is ultra light weight daypack made from durable nylon fabric. Hydration-compatible, it is versatile… Full Review »

Wilcor Trekking Poles

Hiking/trekking poles, shock absorbing. Exceptional hiking/trekking poles.  Aluminum construction Three section, twist to unlock, extend, and lock. VERY good lock. Full Review »

MPowerd Luci Aura

Handy and convenient lantern-like light that adds a decent amount of ambient light to a campsite or a tent. Handy and convenient lantern-like light that adds a… Full Review »

Gossamer Gear Mariposa Ultralight

Semi-ultralight pack with lots of pockets. First, I'm not going to give you the specs. If you're interested in the pack you probably know all that. Thus my story. Full Review »

Snow Peak GigaPower Manual

Purchased this from REI, great little stove. I own three alcohol stoves (Vargo Triad, and two I made) and this packs down fairly small compared to the others. Fuel… Full Review »

High Sierra Appalachian Family Cabin Tent

Very roomy, great price. Instructions not great, but much easier after first time. Bought this tent a few years ago, just used it this year. Instructions are poor… Full Review »

Outdoor Products Vortex 8.0

Not for long term use. My husband uses this for taking his lunch and a few other things into the plant he works in. Before it was in use for a year, the middle… Full Review »

LiquidLogic Remix 69

This board is my first whitewater kayak and I've really honed my skills in on this one. It is a little longer than most creekers, but makes for a fast ride. Has… Full Review »

Dirty Daves Short Knee Pads

Dirty Dave's Knee Pads are some of the best cottage industry caving gear on the market. Made by a caver, for cavers, DD Knee Pads are rugged, comfortable, and worth… Full Review »

Brunton Raptor

Excellent, durable performer that starts right up and gives a very consistent flame. The go-to pro compared to my first stoveand that is a"mini" bic A quarter,… Full Review »

MSR Mutha Hubba HP

One of the most comfortable tents I've ever owned. Very roomy with great headroom and extremely airy. Will fit three people comfortably, but it's amazing with 2… Full Review »

Hi Mountain Hot Caramel Apple Crunch

We have not reviewed camping meals before. We kinda buy them to have as an easy take along for canoe camping, and we usually use brands that are common and well-known. Full Review »

SlingFin 2Lite Trek

I'm 6'1" and I have about 2-3 inches of room on each side of my body (feet and head)! Cheap compared to anything else in its class! They are known for big mountain… Full Review »

Stanley Adventure Camp Cook Set

This little and compact cook set has saved me from endless hours of cooking when at the base camp! I own at least 10 of them...read on below! Well, I can't say… Full Review »

GSI Compact Scraper

I gave this 5 stars because it works great AND it even fits inside the Mini 28-T (the Trangia 28-T cook set). If you're looking for a super mini-sized scraper then… Full Review »

Trangia Hard Anodized Stove Kit

I am a fan of Tragia cook sets. I own this set in the 27 and also own the Mini-T 28. Both are great and have different uses. This one, the 27 series size, is especially… Full Review »

Trangia Mini Trangia

I do love this little stove! Best used for day trips and weekend trekking adventures. Perfect for solo or 2-person meals. I have used my Mini-T 28 often. I do day… Full Review »

Lundhags Syncro High

Legendary. It is hard to write a review on boots that you cannot find any real faults with.  My dad bought a pair 15 years ago. Almost every day he walks/run in… Full Review »

Helsport Ringstind Superlight 1-2

A tent that does what it is supposed to do, very well. For me it is "perfect." Used it in the forest and mountains in Norway. It is easy to set up and take down,… Full Review »

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