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Crestone 0

rated 2 of 5 stars 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 at 40 degree Fahrenheit it would not keep me warm with several layers on.  Full review

Pinnacle Trekking Poles

rated 4 of 5 stars For the money you can't go wrong! These poles were a last minute buy. I had no intention of even using poles until a friend of mine asked if I had bought poles for my first backpacking trip. Not knowing if I really wanted or needed them I picked them up really cheap and boy am I glad I did. These poles are great! Very tough. I really abused them.I will eventually upgrade to something with a cork grip but for the time being these poles will be in my hand for many more years. Full review

Lariat 65

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had this backpack for a little over a year now, and this thing is awesome. I take it out hunting with my dad and we end up hiking over 10 miles a weekend. Most of which is a lot of bushwhacking. The pack is very durable and comfortable for the price. I highly recommend this pack to anyone who is on a budget looking for a quality weekend pack. Full review

K9 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars Won't rub your dog the wrong way. All the buckles and snaps have a protective pad, that keeps them from rubbing directly against your dog. This K9 backpack was all I expected it to be and more. Out of the box, I put it on my Black Lab Zeus. It adjusted quickly and fit great. It took him a few days to get used to it, because it made him over twice as wide as he was used to. I would highly recommend getting your dog used to this new wider profile than he/she is used to, before heading out on trail. … Full review

Strapettes

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Important stability for lumbar packs, especially the TLS Day. I've been using the TLS Day and Tour for 5 years or so for lightweight hiking and biking plus my daily commute to work. At 5 feet 10 I found the straps a good length. In practice I've removed the buckles and attached the straps using the sliders. This provided a more stable and less twisty saggy over strappy system where the plastic Y divider, sits. I started using the whole system as an alternative to a pack. Lumbar disc problems dictated… Full review

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Mountainsmith Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

HornRimmedHiker Wins AAC Membership and Mountainsmith Pack
Congratulations, HornRimmedHiker! For sharing a review of your Light My Fire Spork, you've won an American Alpine Club membership and Mountainsmith Mountainlight Scream 25 backpack for your backcountry adventures ($150 total value). Read more
July 22, 2013

Last Week: Review Your Gear to Win AAC Membership and Mountainsmith Pack
We're giving away an American Alpine Club membership and a Mountainsmith Mountainlight Scream 25 backpack to one lucky reviewer, thanks to the AAC. Review your outdoor gear by Sunday, July 21, and you’re entered to win this great alpine setup ($150 value). Read more
July 14, 2013

Review Your Gear to Win AAC Membership and Mountainsmith Pack
Review your outdoor gear now through July 21 and you could win an American Alpine Club membership and Mountainsmith Mountainlight Scream 25 backpack for your backcountry adventures ($150 total value). Read more
July 8, 2013

OR Gear Preview: Packs, Hydrophobic Down, Trekking Poles, Little Cups
Longing for gear coverage from next week's Outdoor Retailer? Here are some new product previews, including winter ski and alpine packs, hydrophobic down bags, trekking poles, and unique dishware made from biomaterial. Read more
January 13, 2012

Outdoor Retailer: Mountainsmith adds tents, sleeping bags
Two backpacking tents and six mummy-style sleeping bags will be added to the company's line-up in 2011. Read more
August 6, 2010

New winter packs for 2009/10
Do you really need a winter pack? New models for 2009/10 answer with a likely "yes" for year-round backcountry travelers. Read more
November 15, 2009

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Golden, CO 80403
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