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MSR Mutha Hubba

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is an excellent choice for 2-3 people hiking trips. The tent comfortably fits 3 average sized people, the twin vestibules will hold the…
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MSR Elixir 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent tent for affordable price. Top option if one doesn't need an ultra light product. Well suited for paddlers if weight is less a concern.
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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 a 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…
photo: MSR Hubba Hubba / NX / HP Footprint
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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…
photo: MSR WindBurner Pot
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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…
photo: MSR WindBurner Stove System
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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…
photo: MSR Women's Lightning Ascent
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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…
photo: MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P
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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…
photo: MSR PocketRocket
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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…
photo: MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P
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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…
photo: MSR WindBurner Stove System
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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…
photo: MSR Reactor
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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…
photo: MSR Hubba Hubba
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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…
photo: MSR Men's Revo Explore
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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…
photo: MSR WhisperLite
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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…
photo: MSR WhisperLite
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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…
photo: MSR Mutha Hubba
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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,…
photo: MSR WhisperLite Universal
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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…
photo: MSR Fury
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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…
photo: MSR DragonFly
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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…
photo: MSR PocketRocket
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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…
photo: MSR Mutha Hubba HP
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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…
photo: MSR WhisperLite Universal
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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…
photo: MSR Women's Revo Ascent
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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…
photo: MSR Elixir 3
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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…
photo: MSR WindBurner Stove System
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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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MSR PanHandler Pot Lifter

rated 5 of 5 stars Just a little item, but one that makes camp stove cooking a bit easier. Used it primarily with Jetboil stove, so pots with long handles affixed…
photo: MSR PanHandler Pot Lifter
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MSR MiniWorks EX

rated 5 of 5 stars This filter works great and is very easy to use. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a simple backwoods water filter. This filter…
photo: MSR MiniWorks EX
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MSR SuperFly

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Decent all round stove. The Superfly is a simple stove that works well for moderate use. Cooking on it is better than the Pocket or Micro Rockets…
photo: MSR SuperFly
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MSR DragonFly

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the bit of kit you use when you cannot afford for anything to go wrong! It is highly reliable and simple to use even when your brain…
photo: MSR DragonFly
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MSR Lightning Tail

rated 5 of 5 stars An ingenious way to increase your snowshoes' carrying capacity or flotation. They're lightweight, easy to carry on or in your pack, and can…
photo: MSR Lightning Tail
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MSR Lightning Ascent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The MSR Lightning Ascent has the best traction of any snowshoe I've used. The bindings are super secure, easy to use while wearing gloves or…
photo: MSR Men's Lightning Ascent
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MSR WhisperLite Internationale

rated 5 of 5 stars Love my MSR Whisperlite. Have been using it since 2003 in Iraq. Burn any type of fuel with the Internationale. I bought mine for the 2003 Operation…
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MSR Alpine Bowl

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It is a stainless steel boil. Dang near bullet proof. I have had mine for two years now and I bought it used on eBay. It is a great, strong…
photo: MSR Alpine Bowl
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MSR Evo Ascent

rated 5 of 5 stars Great technical snowshoes that are still fun for a simple day on the trail. MSR Evo snowshoes are bombproof. They don't break under normal use,…
photo: MSR Evo Ascent
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars If you're still using your WhisperLite for three-season solo or two-person backpacking, you need to upgrade to a good canister stove. The MSR…
photo: MSR PocketRocket
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MSR OutfitterWing

rated 4.5 of 5 stars MSR recently made this product much better by adding the 8 foot poles to their inventory. By adding these poles to the wing you have a virtual…
photo: MSR OutfitterWing
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MSR Alpine Folding Spatula

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Light and reliable, this folding spatula works well for flipping eggs and pancakes and can also be used to stir soups and fluids. For reasons…
photo: MSR Alpine Folding Spatula
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MSR WindPro

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is the most stable and easily operated stove I have used. While limited to summer use, it puts out plenty of heat and seems bullet proof.
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MSR Alpine Folding Spoon

rated 3 of 5 stars Nice idea, but too flexible for stirring big pots full of thick oatmeal or one-pot stews. Maybe better when cooking smaller amounts for 2-4…
photo: MSR Alpine Folding Spoon
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