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Sierra Designs Zissou 23

rated 5 of 5 stars I picked up this bag to reduces weight and space usage in my pack. I have used it down to about 15* and it has performed flawlessly. At just…
Sierra Designs Zissou 23
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Backpacker's Pantry Creme Brulee

rated 4 of 5 stars Sweet, creamy and tasty dessert that is a lot like the real thing. Easy to prepare and fun to share. My son and I have always enjoyed the Mountain…
Backpacker's Pantry Creme Brulee
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Libby's Seasoned Beef Crumbless

rated 0.5 of 5 stars While technically qualifying as food, Libby's Seasoned Beef Crumbles is a pre-cooked meat product more closely associated with canned catfood.
 
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Merrell Continuum

rated 4 of 5 stars Very comfortable trail shoe for everyday life. I live in these shoes from office to roof to trail. And after a year they show no wear and tear…
 
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honey stove

rated 4 of 5 stars A great stove that has its drawbacks but is fun, environmentally friendly, versatile and takes up virtually no space in your pack. I love this…
 
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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2

rated 5 of 5 stars Superlight, roomy and simple setup perfect for backpacking. Perfect tent for backpacking from a great company. Setup is quick and easy and at…
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
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Highgear Fuse Micro Lantern

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Cant' change the battery. Nice light but you can't change the battery.  Three hours use then throw it away.
Highgear Fuse Micro Lantern
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Bending Branches Infusion

rated 4 of 5 stars Great paddle very light. Bright color ( I like to be seen on the water ) If you know what I mean. Nice tapered grip. I have had this paddle…
 
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Leki Traveller Carbon

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great poles! Very well made. Unlike many products - this CAN be easily adjusted for a small/ short woman. Usually I have to make do with many…
Leki Traveller Carbon
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Gregory Whitney 95

rated 5 of 5 stars I have owned a Gregory Forester for years - wanted a more Expedition sized pack - at a great price - this fit the order - love the quality,…
Gregory Whitney 95
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New Balance 808

rated 4 of 5 stars Хорошая обувь, очень качественная. Немного тяжеловата, но это не проблема. Сейчас…
New Balance 808
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High Sierra Titan 65

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack is amazing. Adjustable, durable, well made and has plenty of room to store all my backpacking needs, and it's light weight. It's a…
High Sierra Titan 65
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Six Moon Designs Skyscape Trekker

rated 5 of 5 stars Begin to bridge the gap to light weight with this fantastic well ventilated hybrid tent. Packs down smaller than any one man tent I've seen…
Six Moon Designs Skyscape Trekker
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Ahnu Montara II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Most durable trail shoe. Don't need an ankle high boot as Montara gives me plenty of support. Use for any distance hiking with or without backpack.
Ahnu Montara II
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Salomon SpeedCross 3

rated 4 of 5 stars This shoe is well designed, comfortable, and tough! The colors are garish but soon get covered by mud. So I've had these shoes for about two…
Salomon SpeedCross 3
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Asolo TPS 520 GV

rated 4.5 of 5 stars These boots are perfect for rough terrain. The solid leather construction is durable enough to take on any hike, and the level of comfort is…
Asolo TPS 520 GV
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HammockGear Cuben Fiber Hammock Hex Tarp

rated 5 of 5 stars A lightweight, hex-shaped, “cat” cut tarp, for hammocks, constructed of cuben fiber. Increase coverage while decreasing weight, but at what…
HammockGear Cuben Fiber Hammock Hex Tarp
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Vasque Juxt

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight and comfortable, durable wear resistant sole gives stability at all times. Arch support is great. The fit matches standard US sizing,…
Vasque Juxt
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ALPS Mountaineering Commander

rated 4 of 5 stars The ALPS Commander frame pack is very comfortable to wear and is extremely durable. It is lightweight, solid, adjustable, and easy to use. I…
ALPS Mountaineering Commander
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Coleman Classic 2-Burner Stove

rated 5 of 5 stars You can still find the oldies but goodies at yard sales, the classifieds, or on eBay, so when you find one snatch it up! My stove was purchased…
Coleman Classic 2-Burner Stove
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Columbia Steens Mountain Full Zip

rated 4.5 of 5 stars You can't beat this jacket for the price. Great as a light jacket in cool temps or a mid-layer for colder temps. The only thing I hate about…
Columbia Steens Mountain Full Zip
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Sea to Summit Pocket Shower

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Light and compact enough for backpacking. Best if you're hiking to a base camp and plan on spending a couple of nights. If you're thru-hiking,…
Sea to Summit Pocket Shower
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GSI Halulite Microdualist Cookset

rated 4 of 5 stars lightweight, durable, and great for backpacking. Almost everything is thought of in this cook system for two. Great cooking time and equal heat…
GSI Halulite Microdualist Cookset
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Marmot Limelight 3P

rated 4 of 5 stars Great for a two-person backpacking tent. Packs small enough for me. A very quick and easy setup/tear down. Going with the three-person is great…
Marmot Limelight 3P
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GSI Halulite Microdualist Cookset

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Crush proof, heat-resistant, nylon lid and silicone ring will not deform in packs and includes an integrated strainer. Convenient folding handle…
GSI Halulite Microdualist Cookset
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Hilleberg Staika

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I bought this tent last year for winter use. I've used it in the Adirondacks in down to -20°F (-29°C) nights. I will try not to mention too…
Hilleberg Staika
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Hi-Tec Altitude IV WP

rated 4 of 5 stars Well, I just bought a new pair of Hi-Tec Altitude boots. I like them for the fact they are leather and that they are waterproof. I find a really…
Hi-Tec Altitude IV WP
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ULA Equipment Circuit

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack has been a lifesaver. I'm a BIG gal and needing to lose weight for my health. ULA took my XXXXL measurements and without hesitation…
ULA Equipment Circuit
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Mountain Hardwear Light Wedge 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a great 2-PERSON tent with sufficient room for your gear, but is clearly not a three-person tent, despite the marketing claims. Very…
Mountain Hardwear Light Wedge 3
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Columbia Arcadia Rain Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars Waterproof jacket that breathes well. Great to use everyday or out in the woods. My wife has used this jacket and she wears a small. She is…
Columbia Arcadia Rain Jacket
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Doan Magnesium Fire Starting Tool

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great product, magnesium is easy to shave from the bar and the flint is attached solidly. All in all a great product to have in your kit. Burns…
Doan Magnesium Fire Starting Tool
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Sierra Designs Zissou 23

rated 4 of 5 stars Affordable and light, but easy to rip. Be careful with this bag and clear the area of sharp objects where you sleep. The nylon is super light…
Sierra Designs Zissou 23
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Hilleberg Akto

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Top quality materials and unquestionable warranty. You get more than you pay for and the company stands behind the product. This is my second…
Hilleberg Akto
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SOG Field Pup

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Really nice knife. This knife has a nice ergonomic handle that fits nicely in mine, it has a medium sized hand, nice blade, but is a little…
SOG Field Pup
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Stanley Adventure Camp Cook Set

rated 2.5 of 5 stars A couple pros and cons, but all in all a good product. I got this product about two weeks ago. It is made in China, which is not ideal for me,…
Stanley Adventure Camp Cook Set
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Mountain Hardwear SkyLedge 3

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a well made tent that has enough room for two adults and options to use in three seasons or four, if mild enough. Quality is just what…
Mountain Hardwear SkyLedge 3
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Merrell Chameleon II Traveler

rated 5 of 5 stars My go-to dress trail shoe. This is my go-to traveler shoe. It looks dressy enough to replace a loafer but competent enough for trail duty. Very…
Merrell Chameleon II Traveler
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Merrell Chameleon 4 Stretch

rated 5 of 5 stars Great summer lightweight trail walker or traveler shoe. Great summer lightweight trail walker or traveler shoe. I have owned many generations…
Merrell Chameleon 4 Stretch
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Outdoor Research Ferrosi Pants

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent lightweight pants. The thinnest softshell pants I have seen, but a much more substantial feel than the wispy ultralight nylon pants.
Outdoor Research Ferrosi Pants
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Zamberlan 760 Steep GT

rated 5 of 5 stars Outstanding quality. THE backpacking boot. After many brands of hiking boots over the years, I have found Zamberlan to be the "halo" premium…
Zamberlan 760 Steep GT
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Aquaclip

rated 4 of 5 stars The Aquaclip is a lightweight, flexible add-on to standard bottles that—when snapped into place—provides a way to hang the bottle to something…
Aquaclip
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Adidas Terrex Fast X GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars Great shoe for all around needs, trails, running and street. Support, waterproof and comfort. Looks cool also. Had first pair, now getting second.
Adidas Terrex Fast X GTX
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Old Town Penebscot 17 RX

rated 5 of 5 stars I use it mainly for fishing with my kids and we have a blast. I love being on the water with this canoe. One of my favorite possessions of all…
Old Town Penebscot 17 RX
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Old Town Saranac 146

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great boat. We are a family of three that loves to kayak, but our little guy is now too large to fit in our boats with us so we opted to get…
Old Town Saranac 146
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Old Town Dirigo 120

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Nice boat for the price. I have had this boat for five years and really enjoy it for both river trips and for just bummin around on a lake.
Old Town Dirigo 120
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Bay Street Publishing Freezer Bag Cooking Volume 1: Trail Food Made Simple

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Simple backpacking food recipes — just add hot water! This way of camp cooking was new to me, having done little camping for years. Now I…
Bay Street Publishing Freezer Bag Cooking Volume 1: Trail Food Made Simple
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Dahlgren Alpaca Hiking Sock

rated 5 of 5 stars These are the perfect socks for hiking! I love the snug feeling, without being over-tight. They have a supportive feel over the arch. Never…
Dahlgren Alpaca Hiking Sock
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Primus Micron Ti 2.5

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Compact and light, but the support arm locks are a problem. This is a good-looking little stove which I've used for only three days, boiling…
Primus Micron Ti 2.5
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Lowa Zephyr GTX Mid

rated 1 of 5 stars Comfortable and ready to wear, but didn't last. I'll start with the things I liked about the boot: They were extremely comfortable right out…
Lowa Zephyr GTX Mid
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Primus EtaPower Pot 1.7L

rated 3 of 5 stars Efficient, but I had problems using it with a smaller stove. I did some testing of this style ETA Power Pot vs the flat-bottom pot from a Trangia…
Primus EtaPower Pot 1.7L
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The North Face Base Camp Duffel

rated 4 of 5 stars Used for backpacking trough Colombia, Iceland, and China. Backpack straps make it easy to carry heavier loads, but not comfortable for carrying…
The North Face Base Camp Duffel
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Old Town Camden 120

rated 5 of 5 stars This kayak is very stable and cruises right along! I can't think of anything negative to say about it. I am thrilled to own an Old Town kayak.
Old Town Camden 120
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Big Agnes Hahns Peak SL -20°

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This bag is different since it doesn't have down on the bottom side of the bag, but instead room for a fitted sleeping pad. I have used this…
Big Agnes Hahns Peak SL -20°
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Carlisle Expedition

rated 5 of 5 stars Fantastic! I love this paddle! Worth every penny! Its light weight fits nicely in your hand, so there is no blistering or rubbing. It doesn't…
Carlisle Expedition
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Old Town Penobscot 16

rated 4 of 5 stars Great for beginning as well as experienced paddlers. Does well on lakes and rivers. Large enough to hold plenty of gear. We got this canoe mainly…
Old Town Penobscot 16
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Old Town Dirigo 106

rated 5 of 5 stars I love the storage hatches on this kayak. It is light enough for me to easily load on the top of my SUV. I have had my Dirigo for nine months…
Old Town Dirigo 106
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Bigfoot Snowshoes ADV Adventure

rated 0.5 of 5 stars What a horrible experience. Purchased two pairs of these and they are terrible! Started falling apart the first time out. We didn't walk on…
Bigfoot Snowshoes ADV Adventure
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REI Mars 80

rated 4 of 5 stars This pack is for the strong hiker who knows what he wants. If you want to go for a 5-day trip and be ready for everything then you'll need some…
REI Mars 80
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Old Town Vapor 10

rated 4 of 5 stars I purchased this kayak last season and spent a lot of time on the water. I am very pleased with the performance and comfort of this kayak. For…
Old Town Vapor 10
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Scarpa Epic Pro GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars Comfortable, waterproof "utility shoes." Fit true to size, look good. These are comfortable waterproof shoes that I consider a good all-rounder.
Scarpa Epic Pro GTX
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Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Angler

rated 3 of 5 stars Great kayak for fishing calm waters. Not so great for choppy or sea water due to the leaking hatches and hatch design. This makes the kayak…
Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Angler
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Suunto M-3D Leader Compass

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great compass and may be your lifesaver. It is compact, non-electronic, luminous, magnifier lens, and has the ability to adjust for…
Suunto M-3D Leader Compass
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Old Town Predator 13

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent stable fishing platform. Overall a joy to fish out of. Very stable even with the seat in the high position. Easily maneuvered. Tons…
 
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Old Town Golden Light Canoe Paddle

rated 4 of 5 stars This paddles is a perfect choice if you are looking for a paddle that is extremely light. This product is best for all types of water and lengths…
Old Town Golden Light Canoe Paddle
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Werner Shuna

rated 5 of 5 stars A strong, lightweight, adjustable paddle that is a joy to use. The Werner Shuna:Hooked (250cm) weighs in at 1 lb 14.5 oz (865 KG). Please check…
Werner Shuna
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LiquidLogic Remix XP 10

rated 5 of 5 stars Great all-around boat. Yes, there are boats better suited for flat-water or whitewater, but it nicely combines the best of both worlds. As stated…
LiquidLogic Remix XP 10
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The North Face Nuptse Vest

rated 5 of 5 stars More than enough for anything short of Arctic conditions, this vest has far more utility than I hoped for. This was a clearance item, an impulse…
The North Face Nuptse Vest
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Kelty Go Pillow

rated 3 of 5 stars Not a bad pillow, but there's no easy way to remove/replace the batting! Do NOT leave it folded and packed in its bag. Thinking that I deserved…
Kelty Go Pillow
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Hennessy Hammock Explorer Deluxe Asym

rated 4 of 5 stars The Hennessy Explorer Deluxe Hammock is great for anyone that wants to sleep comfortably while hiking or camping! Its design allows you to sleep…
Hennessy Hammock Explorer Deluxe Asym
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Vargo Titanium Water Bottle

rated 5 of 5 stars It really is perfect for backpacking if you don't like or use bladders. It is very hard to justify paying this much for a water bottle, however…
Vargo Titanium Water Bottle
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Native Watercraft Manta Ray 14

rated 4 of 5 stars The Native Manta Ray 14 is a high-quality fishing and touring kayak best suited for individuals looking for a watercraft capable of supporting…
Native Watercraft Manta Ray 14
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The North Face Paramount Peak Convertible Pant

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The North Face's Paramount Peak Pant is great for both everyday wear as well as in extremely demanding outdoor situations. The product's versatility…
The North Face Paramount Peak Convertible Pant
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Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2

rated 4 of 5 stars Very light and best tent I have used backpacking, however I did crack one of the poles during one of my adventures. The pole still functions…
Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Mini Pump

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Weighs only 2.5oz with two AAA batteries. Inflates my large XTherm moisture free, to a perfect sleeping density in two minutes flat. About the…
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Mini Pump
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Lowa Weisshorn GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars These boots are superb for technical mountaineering and ice climbing. These boots saw extensive use this past season in New Hampshire's White…
Lowa Weisshorn GTX
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Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a light-but-sturdy daypack with external lashing capability. Everything you've read and heard about how lightweight this pack is, is…
Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30
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Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, weatherproof, and sturdy. I have been backpacking for the last 25 + years throughout the Northeast from New York to Maine and everywhere…
Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1
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Arc'teryx LEAF Alpha Pant

rated 5 of 5 stars The Arc'teryx LEAF Alpha LT Pants are top-of-the-line hardshell pants with well-thought-out features and unbeatable performance. Primarily designed…
Arc'teryx LEAF Alpha Pant
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Osprey Momentum 26

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A great day pack with extra pockets for easier organization. This was a hand-me-down from my brother. I typically wear a large, but the pack…
Osprey Momentum 26
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L.L.Bean Waterproof Solar Flashlight

rated 5 of 5 stars I received this item in an "emergency bottle.' I've used this light for the last four years and am just now needing to replace the battery pack,…
L.L.Bean Waterproof Solar Flashlight
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Wilderness Logics Tad Pole

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I needed a good tarp for my hammock that didn't weigh 3 pounds or was only 7 feet by 5 feet. The size was perfect and the weight was a joy for…
Wilderness Logics Tad Pole
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ALPS Mountaineering Crescent Lake -20

rated 5 of 5 stars Warmth, compressibility. Definitely recommended. For any person planning a backpacking trip in early spring, late fall, hut ski trips, mountain…
ALPS Mountaineering Crescent Lake -20
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Geigerrig Rig 1600

rated 5 of 5 stars The hydration system carries 100 ounces of water, which gives me enough for my dog and I. It also has the spraying capacity, so again the ability…
Geigerrig Rig 1600
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PackTowl Nano

rated 3.5 of 5 stars An airy 24g/.84 oz to boost personal hygiene or to wipe condensation off your single-wall shelter in the morning. Well-designed mini towel delivers…
PackTowl Nano
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Scarpa Crux

rated 5 of 5 stars Great overall approach shoe. They do the job. Good for scrambling up rock, hiking and around town. I would highly recommend these shoes. I got…
Scarpa Crux
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Camp Trails Adjustable II

rated 5 of 5 stars Camp Trails is the under-rated champion of solid, versatile backpacks. The Adjustable II lives up to the Camp Trails U.S.-made tradition of…
Camp Trails Adjustable II
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Wilderness Systems Pamlico 145T Tandem with Rudder

rated 5 of 5 stars This kayak is fantastic. Handles with ease, solo or tandem. Great all around kayak with wonderful versatility. I have had this kayak for three…
Wilderness Systems Pamlico 145T Tandem with Rudder
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Mad River Adventure 16

rated 5 of 5 stars Fantastic canoe with all the features of a high dollar canoe. Would recommend this product. Can be possibly the best I have ever used. 
Mad River Adventure 16
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Columbia River Halfachance Parang

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Machete is sharp out of box and the sheaf is good quality with plenty of cord to lash it to a pack. The price for this machete is very reasonable.
Columbia River Halfachance Parang
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Dana Design K2 Longbed

rated 5 of 5 stars Once you get over the squeaks, it's fantastic. Rides nice, not on your back, air flow over my back, walk upright, spacious. I'm old-school and…
 
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Rock Empire Robot Cam

rated 3 of 5 stars While these cams do not have the range per piece (or as an entire set) of BD C4s or Wild Country Friends, they are much cheaper. Robot cams…
Rock Empire Robot Cam
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Osprey Atmos 50

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Osprey Atmos 50 is a well-designed, lighter weight backpack that is sized for overnight to multiday trips. The pack’s torso length and…
Osprey Atmos 50
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Old Town Saranac 160

rated 4 of 5 stars We have named this the little canoe that could! The guys here at C&S Adventures Unlimited will probably start their own navy with these…
Old Town Saranac 160
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Hilleberg Akto

rated 5 of 5 stars Extremely high quality materials and build. Storm proof; a heaven from the elements in the backcountry. I have used this tent for 7 different…
Hilleberg Akto
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Katabatic Gear Palisade

rated 3 of 5 stars Well made, high quality product, but just not warm enough. I read all the reviews there were for quilts in general, this brand and the Palisade…
Katabatic Gear Palisade
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2Toms SportShield

rated 5 of 5 stars Blister and chafe protection in a roll-on dispenser—it worked for me! A couple of months ago I was looking into tapes for blister prevention…
2Toms SportShield
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Exped Lightning 60

rated 2.5 of 5 stars This is a lightweight, uncluttered pack with some creative details. In actual use, I found a number of drawbacks which affect the usability…
Exped Lightning 60
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Accent Vision Polymer

rated 5 of 5 stars This paddle does the trick—cuts the water and allows you to steer in the desired direction with ease. You don't have to break your back. Ive…
Accent Vision Polymer
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REI Morning Star 75

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great backpack for average sized women, or men with small frames. It holds all I need for a 5-7 day trek, and the compartments and…
REI Morning Star 75
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REI Half Dome 2

rated 4 of 5 stars The REI Half Dome 2 is a very big freestanding two person tent with a lot of room. It can be used for car camping or backpacking. It is loaded…
REI Half Dome 2
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