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MSR Hubba

rated 5 of 5 stars My tent lasted for over 10,000 backpacking miles. It experienced snow, ice, driving rain, and hot desert sun. The size I think was perfect.
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MSR Guardian Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars Simply the best water filter in the world. I have used water filters for decades. My first one cracked when it froze. I have used two MSR MiniWorks…
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MSR Fuel Bottle Cap

rated 5 of 5 stars Great fuel cap...simple and effective. This is the stripped-down fuel cap for MSR bottles. It's lighter than the child-proof cap, without any…
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MSR Holler

rated 4 of 5 stars Fantastic tent for a 4-season camper not climbing to the peak of a snowy mountain. After much searching for the right combination in a 3P tent…
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MSR WhisperLite Universal

rated 4 of 5 stars A replacement for my MSR Dragonfly multi wet fuel stove that was too heavy. This stove is a canister/white gas/kerosene/unleaded auto fuel stove.
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MSR WhisperLite

rated 4 of 5 stars Workhorse. I bought my first Whisperlite about 25 years ago. It does what I need it to do for long trips with several people at high altitude…
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MSR XGK-EX

rated 5 of 5 stars A stable blast furnace for your cooking needs. I have owned my MSR XGK for about 2.5 years. This stove is very easy to set up...just attach…
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MSR Evo Ascent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars 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…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars MSR's PocketRocket is a back-country blowtorch. It is great for heating water quickly for dehydrated meals or water purification. It is also…
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MSR Autoflow Gravity Filter

rated 4 of 5 stars Great piece of kit... well worth the money. STOP PUMPING!!! I purchased this in the spring of 2016 for a 35-mile group hike (12 people) into…
photo: MSR Autoflow Gravity Filter
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MSR Elixir 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Two-person tent tested out on the GR20 (Corsica). Resistant, light, and easy to stock! 2.6 kg with the removable ground sheet. Not that heavy…
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MSR WhisperLite Internationale

rated 5 of 5 stars Complete reliability and built to last a few lifetimes. A true bombproof stove built to last, and so reliable, you just simply are never expecting…
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MSR Fling

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Lightweight and plenty of room, this is an excellent backpacking tent for those looking for a middle ground between ultralight tarps and double…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars Incredibly light and versatile, and is ideal for most situations. Perfect at high altitudes, and just as good at normal heights. Ease of use:…
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MSR Mutha Hubba

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is an excellent choice for two- to three-people hiking trips. The tent comfortably fits three average sized people, the twin vestibules…
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MSR Elixir 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent tent for an affordable price. Top option if one doesn't need an ultra light product. Well suited for paddlers if weight is less of…
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MSR SweetWater Purifier System

rated 4 of 5 stars Have been using this water filter/purifier for 6 years while elk hunting. Had to use filter brush only at the beginning of each trip at home.
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MSR WhisperLite Universal

rated 5 of 5 stars Pure amazing! This is my fifth MSR stove and the best one yet! I had it on treks in Alaska, Washington, Maine, and Europe! Never failed to serve!
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MSR Reactor

rated 5 of 5 stars Fastest boiling of water and melting of snow you can buy on the market today. Canisters need to be warmer below about 15°F though. Not as fuel…
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MSR DragonFly

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent backcountry stove — reliable, almost indestructible, and easy to use. Completely effective, reliable, almost indestructible piece…
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MSR Hoop

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A unique blend of relatively low weight, huge internal volume, and good durability. Perfect choice for camping in good weather conditions during…
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MSR Guardian Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars The MSR Guardian is small, lightweight, and pumps fast. To catch the output, you can either attach the hose from your bladder or screw a container…
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MSR WhisperLite

rated 5 of 5 stars The BEST stove I have ever owned! Very efficient at high altitudes and quick to boil 1 litre of water around 1-2 minutes (depending on the air…
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MSR Hubba Hubba / NX / HP Footprint

rated 5 of 5 stars It is a perfect addition to the Hubba Hubba tent and gives it a more secure underground. It is lightweight and very small, so it fits good in…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars Small, lightweight, works perfectly every time! I picked this stove up secondhand, so I'm not sure how many times it had been used before me,…
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MSR Carbon Reflex 2

rated 3 of 5 stars Tent body super light, packable, and easy to set up. Fly sticks to itself like Saran Wrap, hook/Velcro closure awkward reaching the lowest one…
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MSR WindBurner Pot

rated 4 of 5 stars A larger pot for the relatively new Windburner (aka Windboiler) stove system that works well when cooking for two people. In 2014 I received…
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MSR WindBurner Coffee Press Kit

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A French press add-on to the Windboiler 1.0 liter pot, stows nicely inside and make a gourmet brew. The Windboiler Coffee Press kit is a nifty…
photo: MSR WindBurner Coffee Press Kit
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MSR WindBurner Stove System

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this stove for one purpose... to boil water high up in the backcountry in cold temps and driving wind, and this product excels. After…
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MSR WindBurner Stove System

rated 4 of 5 stars Good option for windy conditions. This stove is a good option for windy conditions once lit, but as others have said, wind can make it tricky…
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MSR Hubba Hubba

rated 1 of 5 stars I liked this tent, but MSR warranty is no longer existent. I guess lifetime means seven years now. I have a sticky rain fly. BTW this has happened…
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MSR SweetWater Purifier System

rated 5 of 5 stars Solid performer. After using the old porcelain Katydin filters of the '80s, this SweetWater was revolutionary. You could actually fill a poly…
photo: MSR SweetWater Purifier System
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MSR Guardian Purifier

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The MSR Guardian is a top of the line water purification system that delivers on its impressive claims. Very fast, very efficient, and largely…
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MSR MicroRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars Extremely compact and easy to pack into other gear, the MicroRocket exceeded my expectations. It had water boiling in less than 2 minutes and…
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MSR Autoflow Gravity Filter

rated 5 of 5 stars This is wicked fast! I upgraded for my next thru hike from a Sawyer Mini to this and I love it! It filtered 4 L water in 2 minutes, and it comes…
photo: MSR Autoflow Gravity Filter
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MSR Hydromedary

rated 5 of 5 stars I have the 3 liter variant of this bladder and it has been fantastic. It is well built and has taken a beating on the trails and quickly connects…
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MSR MicroRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Light, compact, and super efficient. Used for three weeks solid of the Pacific Crest Trail, as well as multiple times in the Scottish Highlands…
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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent is easy to set up, comfortable for two, and lightweight. I have set this tent up with another person in varying conditions and configurations.
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MSR XGK-EX

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent stove for boiling water and fast cooking I have used this stove in the Beartooth Wilderness of Montana and the Porcupine Mountains…
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MSR WhisperLite Internationale

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The only reason this isn't a 5-star review is because of the weight of this item compared to other stoves. But, I've used this same stove for…
photo: MSR WhisperLite Internationale
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars The MSR PocketRocket is a staple in my backpack for all my trail hikes and overnights. MSR engineers have done their homework on this little…
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MSR Lightning Ascent

rated 5 of 5 stars I love these snowshoes! Lightweight with great traction! Will go through anything! These snowshoes were a great buy! Got them on Amazon before…
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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this tent to replace my heavier Marmot tent for my next thru hike on the JMT. I saw it set up in a store and was impressed with the…
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MSR Revo Trail

rated 4.5 of 5 stars On hill these snowshoes are so practical. Never plenty of snow underneath, the grip is efficient enough. These snowshoes work efficiently. The…
photo: MSR Men's Revo Trail
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MSR Alpine Kitchen Knife

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A nicely put together utility knife for the kitchen, whether at home or out in the country. I've had a couple of these now, over several years.
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great product, great price. The MSR PocketRocket is a great little stove. It is lightweight and compact. Boils water quickly as well. The only…
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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a truly great tent for lightweight camping—one of the lowest weights you are going to find. We used it in heat, sand, and rain and…
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MSR SuperFly

rated 5 of 5 stars Solid choice for minimalists who want to do more than boil water. Broad compatibility with fuel canisters from vendors across the globe is a…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4 of 5 stars Good lightweight stove. Manual on-line reads never use a wind screen, very bad advice. Without a wind break the stove can have one or two of…
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MSR WhisperLite Universal

rated 5 of 5 stars Overall excellent stove. Gives the user more fuel options and comes with the shaker jet like the International. Had a Whisperlite International,…
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MSR Quick Skillet

rated 4 of 5 stars Good lightweight skillet. Bought it because it nests with my Quick Two System. Wanted a frying pan after cooking eggs in a pot, very difficult…
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MSR WindBurner Stove System

rated 5 of 5 stars This thing is great! Fast boiling, efficient, packs well. Setup: Quick, like less than a minute quick. The lid could fit a little better. It…
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MSR Reactor

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Fast Fast Fast—did I say Fast? I have had a man crush on this stove for many years. I have been waiting for the price to go down so I could…
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MSR Dromedary Bags

rated 5 of 5 stars Indestructible, indispensable, 11th essential. I bought the MSR 10 liter dromedary bag about 5 years ago because I wanted a versatile form of…
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MSR Hubba Hubba

rated 5 of 5 stars Easy setup and tear down, lightweight and waterproof. This is by far the easiest tent I have ever set up. It is also my first true backpacking…
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MSR E-Wing

rated 5 of 5 stars Small and light emergency tarp. Have a previous generation of e-wing, the one without rand and smaller. I use it as emergency shelter in my…
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MSR Mo Room 3P

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent tent when weight is not a primary concern. I have had this tent for five or so years and primarily use it for car or near car camping.
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MSR Folding Spork

rated 3 of 5 stars A product that won't break the bank. Tough and foldable. This little piece of gear will not break the bank. It's lightweight, plus durability…
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MSR Elixir 2

rated 4 of 5 stars The MSR Elixir 2 is a quality tent for people not as worried about weight but still wanting a high-quality tent. I recommend it. This tent is…
photo: MSR Elixir 2
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MSR Lightning Ascent

rated 0.5 of 5 stars I've owned these snowshoes for five years and the binding (made of very hard but brittle material) has now cracked in multiple places on both…
photo: MSR Men's Lightning Ascent
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MSR Revo Explore

rated 4 of 5 stars Great snowshoe with unique binding system for easy in/out use. Metal frame provides great traction. The Revo Explore snowshoe offers a unique…
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MSR Lightning Ascent

rated 2 of 5 stars This is not for deep snow backpacking. I could not get up the Canyon's North Rim as I sank up to my chest. Not a great way to discover an inadequacy.
photo: MSR Men's Lightning Ascent
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MSR DragonFly

rated 5 of 5 stars The one absolutely positively necessary piece of equipment in an outdoors person's inventory. Works in ALL conditions, runs on many different…
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MSR WindBurner Stove System

rated 5 of 5 stars Absolutely superb! The MSR Windburner won our list of the best camping stoves for 2016! It can be summed up with one word—Spectacular!  The…
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MSR MicroZoid

rated 5 of 5 stars Woke up in a flowing stream and NO water in the tent. Love this tent. It's light, durable, and can be set up in small places. You can stay dry…
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MSR WhisperLite Internationale

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It just works!!! Every time! I've used this on countless camping trips (only once backpacking—newbie backpacker). This stove just works. I've…
photo: MSR WhisperLite Internationale
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MSR DragonFly

rated 5 of 5 stars 12 years and still going. I will never buy anything else. 12 years and still going strong. At least 30 desert backpack trips and nary a single…
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MSR Fury

rated 4 of 5 stars Good, light, 4-season tent. I'm on my fourth year with this tent and it's holding up great. I believe the other reviews adequately describe…
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MSR WhisperLite Universal

rated 5 of 5 stars Wonderful, very versatile stove. I bought this stove new in 2014 and have had several opportunities since then to make use of it. The fact that…
photo: MSR WhisperLite Universal
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MSR WhisperLite Internationale

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Practically bombproof, this stove will last you many years with no maintenance. I've had mine for 20+ years and it still fires right up and…
photo: MSR WhisperLite Internationale
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The PocketRocket is a compact, high power stove for those looking to cook small meals on the trail. I purchased my old MSR PocketRocket right…
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MSR WhisperLite

rated 5 of 5 stars Whenever some newbie asks for advice for a beginner's gasoline backpacking stove, I always recommend the MSR WisperLite. I think the various…
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MSR WhisperLite

rated 4.5 of 5 stars So durable I inherited one. Folded up and in hand for scale. My dad passed this stove down to me after many years of service. It looks like…
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MSR Mutha Hubba

rated 2.5 of 5 stars This tent is for someone who wants a good quality, light 3-person tent. I received the MSR Mutha Hubba approximately 6 years ago and it has…
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MSR WhisperLite Universal

rated 5 of 5 stars Bullet proof The WhisperLite is one of the most versatile, light, and durable liquid fuel stoves on the market. From its hose to its frame,…
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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Lightweight tent that is awesome for all your backpacking needs. The Hubba Hubba NX is one of the best backpacking two-person tents on the market.
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MSR Standard Fuel Pump

rated 2 of 5 stars The new version is poorly built and prone to constant failure requiring field repair. Had to replace my fuel pump. The new one, now on third…
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MSR Fury

rated 4 of 5 stars Setup time of old model (-) vs. new model (+). The current model of this tent has one main upgrade that helps significantly in cold/harsh weather…
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MSR DragonFly

rated 5 of 5 stars A stable and reliable backpacking stove. A simple design that affords flame control and packs a punch with the heat it produces! Having used…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Love it. 1st stove purchase in 18 years. This was my first stove purchase in 18 years and I couldn't be happier. It packs up in this neat little…
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MSR Mutha Hubba HP

rated 5 of 5 stars One of the most comfortable tents I've ever owned. Very roomy with great headroom and extremely airy. Will fit three people comfortably, but…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4 of 5 stars We use this stove for canoe picnic breakfasts (paddle to an island and make breakfast), for canoe camping trips, and for short winter hikes…
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MSR E-Wing

rated 5 of 5 stars As a reverse (camping) snob, I had to break down and buy the E-Wing and now I take it to most outdoor events. If you're like me, you try to…
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MSR Hubba

rated 5 of 5 stars You can set this tent up three different ways: screen tent with rainfly, rainfly and footprint only, or just the rainfly. Totally adaptable…
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MSR WhisperLite Universal

rated 4 of 5 stars Had it forever, still stands the test of time, always lights. When this came out it was the staple in backpacking stoves. I know there have…
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MSR Hubba NX

rated 4 of 5 stars The setup and take-down is very quick. It fits into small awkward tent sites and although seemingly made of light material I found it very sturdy.
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4 of 5 stars Easy to use, lightweight burner stove. I've had a liquid fuel stove for years (MSR SimmerLite), but wanted something more compact and lighter…
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MSR Shift

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A great little shoe in firm snow, not just for kids. These shoes are sold as youth snowshoes, but they perform very nicely for adults looking…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars My favorite piece of equipment! I'm on my second MSR PR, but the other one was used and abused and held up long past what I expected. I carry…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars When I first received the PocketRocket I was a little disappointed it didn't have a piezo ignition. After having used it in countless hikes…
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MSR Revo Ascent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars MSR has created a good all-around 'shoe which uses spans from a beginner to a serious snowshoer. Its flex, fit, grip, and heel lift bar create…
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MSR SweetWater Purifier System

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have used the SweetWater for three years now. It has always done a great job. When an internal mechanism broke from years of use, MSR promptly…
photo: MSR SweetWater Purifier System
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MSR Flylite

rated 2.5 of 5 stars A minimalist, 2-person, non-freestanding shelter best suited for lightweight backpacking in mild weather. As with most any single wall shelter,…
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MSR Revo Ascent

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Built for climbing, but make a great all terrain snowshoe; these work well on or off trail. Great traction in most conditions including on hidden…
photo: MSR Men's Revo Ascent
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MSR Elixir 3

rated 5 of 5 stars Wonderful tent! Having been in Boy Scouts for many years and majoring in Wilderness Leadership in college, I have used many different styles…
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MSR WindBurner Stove System

rated 4 of 5 stars 100km p hour winds — no problems. Back from a 2-day backpacking trip with this new stove. I took an almost exhausted gas cylinder (20% left).
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MSR WindBurner Stove System

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The MSR Windboiler is a one-trick pony — it boils water efficiently even in high winds — and it does that one trick extremely well. But…
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MSR SimmerLite

rated 3.5 of 5 stars If you are still able to acquire one of these stoves (they are discontinued) I would recommend it. First off, this stove is no longer available…
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MSR Quick 2 System

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent product. Excellent quality. Great non-stick pots. Insulated mugs (I bought two MSR folding forks and 2 folding spoons and they fit…
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Never failed me, reliable, boils fast, small and convenient. I can always rely on MSR products. In fact I will not get any other brand stove.
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