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Scarpa SL M3

rated 5 of 5 stars INITIAL SHOPPING I was unsure of purchasing a boot over the internet in part due to the old adage of "try it before you buy it." Unfortunately…
Scarpa SL M3
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EMS Velocity 35

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great 3-season bag. I decided to buy it mainly because of the small size and weight; it barely takes up any space on the trail. It…
EMS Velocity 35
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Exped DownMat 7

rated 5 of 5 stars I still remember the air mattress I used while camping as a child. It was very bulky, heavy and required a 3rd lung to blow up. Well, that air…
Exped DownMat 7
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I've used this purifier on dozens of hikes and multi-day trips, pumping water that was very dirty in appearance and dubious in quality. This…
First Need Deluxe Water Purifier
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Brunton Vapor AF

rated 5 of 5 stars I'm very pleased with this stove so far. I have over 40 years experience backpacking, beginning with the Svea 123 and later the MSR 9a stove.
Brunton Vapor AF
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Limmer Light-Weight

rated 5 of 5 stars This all-leather hiking boot is comfortable, stable, durable, yet not super-heavy. I love it as an all-around hiking boot. It is well-suited…
Limmer Light-Weight
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Ortik Heat-It

rated 5 of 5 stars I've bought one at the OR 2007 in Salty Lake but I think they also sell it by e-mail. I've used it with my MSR PocketRocket and it worked perfectly.
Ortik Heat-It
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Black Diamond Firstlight

rated 2 of 5 stars While some may consider the Firstlight a desirable tent for summer alpine nights, having almost 31 years under my belt guiding in the Rocky…
Black Diamond Firstlight
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Western Mountaineering Cloudrest

rated 5 of 5 stars The Western Mountaineering Cloudrest was named Trailspace's Pick for Backpacking Comfort in our “Backpacking and Camping Pillow Comparison.”…
Western Mountaineering Cloudrest
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Jetboil Coffee Press

rated 5 of 5 stars Works well as a coffee press for ground coffee. The screen that is used as the "filter" works great. However, it is attached to a cheap-plastic…
Jetboil Coffee Press
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Optimus 8r

rated 4 of 5 stars I currently own a number of vintage Optimus and Primus stoves. I have been around them and used them since the early 70s, camping with my family.
 
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Optimus Nova+

rated 5 of 5 stars A superb stove, probably the best currently available on the market. I began serious backpacking in the 1960s using the Optimus SVEA 123 stove.
Optimus Nova+
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Deuter Trans Alpine 30

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this pack for hiking in Israel due to its side pockets which can hold large bottle of water! You can also add a hydration system. The…
Deuter Trans Alpine 30
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MSR Denali Ascent

rated 2 of 5 stars They are great while they work...mine broke recently. I've had a pair of these for about 5 years. I use them for maybe 2 or 3 trips a season.
MSR Denali Ascent
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GSI Extreme 11" Wok

rated 5 of 5 stars Barb and I have done lots of stir-fry over the years, usually with our heavy iron wok (too heavy for backpacking!), but sometimes making do…
GSI Extreme 11" Wok
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The North Face VE 25

rated 5 of 5 stars I am about to purchase the second one - I lost the last one in a divorce and she was right to demand it! This tent saved me on several occasions…
The North Face VE 25
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Arc'teryx Theta AR Jacket

rated 2 of 5 stars Price Paid: $225 at ebay Summary: You're paying for the technology, a top of the line outdoor jacket, and of course, the brand name. It's clearly…
Arc'teryx Theta AR Jacket
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Exped DownMat 7

rated 5 of 5 stars Great product. Over the past few years my Therm-a-rest(s) just weren't as comfortable as I'd like for a good night's rest. (Has global warming…
Exped DownMat 7
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Black Diamond Sabretooth Clip

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome crampon. Stiff enough to front-point in, but still enough flex for walking on a glacier. The powder coating comes off if you use them…
Black Diamond Sabretooth Clip
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Petzl Nomic

rated 5 of 5 stars I'll preface the five star rating by saying that I have never owned an off the shelf ice tool that performed this well without any modifications.
Petzl Nomic
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EMS Velocity 35

rated 4 of 5 stars Have had this bag for two seasons and spent more than 80 nights in it. Temperatures ranging from 18 to 65. Most recently have used it from Sept…
EMS Velocity 35
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Primus ClassicTrail

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this stove after doing some comparisons of other iso/but stoves. The Classic Trail was bought for quickie weekend get-aways when weight…
Primus ClassicTrail
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MSR DragonFly

rated 4 of 5 stars Had my DragonFly for almost eight years now and it's simply amazing. It's very easy to use, stores very nicely in my MSR Alpine cookset and…
MSR DragonFly
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Trangia Mini Trangia

rated 4 of 5 stars Brilliant little stove! Weighs next to nothing, uses renewable fuel, and cooks only a bit slower than a gas-burner. I would only suggest that…
Trangia Mini Trangia
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Trangia Mini Trangia

rated 5 of 5 stars The little stove that could. I was surprised how small it is, compared to the T-25, but the performance cannot be beat. The stove might be slower…
Trangia Mini Trangia
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Granite Gear Latitude Vapor

rated 5 of 5 stars I was in Boone, N.C., several months ago skiing and I stumbled into the Mast General Store. Prior to leaving on the trip I had ordered a brand…
Granite Gear Latitude Vapor
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MSR DragonFly

rated 4 of 5 stars I had my DragonFly since the month it was released. Have had good luck with stove in the cooking department. Do not like the fact that the stove…
MSR DragonFly
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Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym

rated 5 of 5 stars I love my hammock. Best sleep on the trail comes in a hammock. Only problem is you can't curl up next to your significant other in a hammock.
Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym
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Exped DownMat 7

rated 5 of 5 stars As an aging camper who has rediscovered mountaineering I needed a warm pad that also supported my frame well so I could sleep easy. I hiked…
Exped DownMat 7
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Wenzel StarLite

rated 3 of 5 stars Although I own several shelters (Noall Serenity, Sierra Designs Lightning, Walrus Trekker Tarp, Black Diamond Megamid, Golite Cave, Bibler Pinon)…
Wenzel StarLite
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Sierra Designs Light Year CD

rated 5 of 5 stars I got this tent for a month long backpacking trip (Long Trail). My group only lasted for 12 days, and I went home with the last of them, as…
Sierra Designs Light Year CD
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Marmot Helium

rated 5 of 5 stars This bag is awesome. It's light, compressible, big and warm. I have used this bag where it has gotten down to 7 degrees at night and I have…
Marmot Helium
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Brunton 8099 PRO Eclipse

rated 3 of 5 stars I bought the 8099 Eclipse after having owned other more traditional compasses. I have the 'Pro' Model which is identical to the standard 8099…
Brunton 8099 PRO Eclipse
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Katadyn Hiker

rated 5 of 5 stars Overview: The Katadyn Hiker Water Filter is a portable water filter suitable for extended outings in the wilderness. It is rated to filter out…
Katadyn Hiker
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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2

rated 4 of 5 stars I got everything as advertised. Number one, the weight: _including_ ground cover and minimum stakes (6) this tent is under 4 lbs. Number two,…
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
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Marmot Titan

rated 5 of 5 stars The Titan is very airy and well-ventilated. It's a little on the heavy side for a two-person tent, mainly because of the fly, but it's well…
 
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Blacks Arctic Guinea ridge tent

rated 5 of 5 stars Mentioned this tent in my review of the Blacks Mountain tent. When I bought the Mountain tent for a ridiculously low price in a sale in 1969…
 
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GoLite Breeze Pack

rated 1 of 5 stars One of the first commercially produced ultra-light packs. Personally, I don't understand why this pack is so popular. People talk about it being…
GoLite Breeze Pack
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Galibier Super Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars The best mountain boots ever made. The design allows for great edging power on alpine rock. With insulated over-boots I have used these with…
Galibier Super Guide
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REI Half Dome 2 Plus

rated 4 of 5 stars Have used this tent for about six nights so far, winter conditions, in wooded area as well as open and breezy conditions in a snowstorm. Temps…
REI Half Dome 2 Plus
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Bibler Fitzroy

rated 4 of 5 stars This is essentially a winter tent. When you already have a three season tent, this is the tent for that other season. Like most specialized…
Bibler Fitzroy
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Galibier Super Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars These are super general mountaineering boots but you'll probably never be able to find them. Lots of support, stiff soles but still comfortable…
Galibier Super Guide
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Mountainsmith Dog Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars Reviewing a dog pack may seem a little offbeat, but with the Mountainsmith Dog Pack, my 100-pound Alaskan Malamute is able to carry 20 to 35…
Mountainsmith Dog Pack
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ROKK Flat Iron

rated 4 of 5 stars I work for a retailer that sells ROKK equipment and believe me, this past summer i've sold alot of ROKK packs. The one thing i want to make…
 
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The North Face Cirrus

rated 5 of 5 stars I've had this tent over a year now. It's phenomenal. Factory-taped seams keep the tent interior dry. Seam-seal the velcro seams and the zippers…
 
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Terra Nova Explorer

rated 5 of 5 stars A great tent from one of the UK's finest manufacturers. Put up with 15 continuous hours of heavy rain and didn't let a single drop in. This…
 
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Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym

rated 5 of 5 stars I found this product by searching for a bivy sac on the web. I liked the idea and the price so I ordered one over the internet. I spent two…
Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym
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Outdoor Research Advanced Bivy

rated 5 of 5 stars This bivy is a 3-layer JGI 1.1 oz. Gore-Tex fabric upper section for maximum vapor transport, 1.7 oz. taffeta, complete with bombproof Hydroseal-200…
Outdoor Research Advanced Bivy
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Merrell Radius Waterproof

rated 5 of 5 stars Dry, great wear, good looking, good traction, it had everything. Why would they quit making them???? I want another pair and I want them NOW!
Merrell Radius Waterproof
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Timex Health Touch Heart Rate

rated 2 of 5 stars The Timex Health Touch Heart Rate Monitor Watch fails to provide any serious usefulness to runners. This review will show that, not only does…
Timex Health Touch Heart Rate
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Black Diamond Ultra Distance

rated 4 of 5 stars Very, very, very light — and compact poles. Require bit more care. The last three years I have used and abused three section Leki poles once…
Black Diamond Ultra Distance
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir AirTap Pump Kit

rated 4 of 5 stars A simple and effective, high-volume inflation device. Overpriced for what it is, but cheaper than the alternatives. A relatively inexpensive,…
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir AirTap Pump Kit
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Salomon Rocker2 108

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Awesome lightweight, extremely versatile, stiff touring ski that you can use all day inbounds. These are an awesome touring ski for someone…
Salomon Rocker2 108
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Merrell Continuum

rated 0.5 of 5 stars I think these shoes were designed without a practical purpose and purely for aesthetics. They're not as good as other water based adventure…
 
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Marker Griffon 13 Binding

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Pretty horrible option for the price. Not durable, low elasticity, very high stack. Plastic. A beginner would like this binding. I am not really…
Marker Griffon 13 Binding
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GU Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gel

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Although I'm not an energy gel enthusiast, these gels did a fine job at giving me a little boost when needed. The flavors were pleasing and…
GU Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gel
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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…
MSR Alpine Folding Spatula
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Black Diamond ATC-Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars Besides being quite lightweight, the ATC-Guide is a very nice evolution from the ATC. The ability to belay directly off of the anchors is so…
Black Diamond ATC-Guide
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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.
MSR WindPro
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Clif Blueberry Crisp Bar

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Energy bars come in all different taste, textures and types. There are activity bars, meal replacement bars, protein bars, endurance bars and…
Clif Blueberry Crisp Bar
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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…
MSR Alpine Folding Spoon
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Evernew Ti DX Set With Stove

rated 5 of 5 stars One has to experiment with setting it up with both the base and windscreen, just the base, and just the windscreen to get the best of all possible…
Evernew Ti DX Set With Stove
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Five Ten Stonelands Slipper

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A great, comfortable, yet stiff slipper. Great for cracks and slabs! Not for overhangs. Back story: Well, my La Sportiva Barracudas finally…
Five Ten Stonelands Slipper
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Mountain Hardwear Pinole 20°

rated 5 of 5 stars Great bag for the budget backpacker. Compresses well for a 20deg synthetic, and keeps me warm down to rated temp! My son and I needed a couple…
Mountain Hardwear Pinole 20°
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Platypus Hoser

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great reservoir, no taste or smell, and no leaks. I've been a hiker for a while now and have always used a simple Nalgene bottle, but finally…
Platypus Hoser
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Vasque Bitterroot GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars Tough waterproof backpacking boots. These babies have accompanied me on safaris and Kili in Africa; all over India in Asia; and throughout America,…
Vasque Bitterroot GTX
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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P

rated 4 of 5 stars The MSR Hubba Hubba NX is a great tent for bike touring. Sets up easily and takes down even easier. Holds up well in the rain and wind. I bought…
MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P
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Perky Jerky Original Turkey

rated 2.5 of 5 stars A sweet, soy sauce based turkey jerky, it’s all natural with no preservatives. Unfortunately, this Original flavor, while unique, does not…
Perky Jerky Original Turkey
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Benchmade Lone Wolf Mini-Landslide

rated 5 of 5 stars One of the best folders you can get for $50. I bought this as a replacement for my ancient Swiss Army Knife, lost when moving a few years back.
Benchmade Lone Wolf Mini-Landslide
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Columbia Whidbey II Water Short

rated 4 of 5 stars The Columbia Whidbey II shorts are a fantastic pair of shorts that are quite versatile. Whether you are hiking, swimming, or playing a sport,…
Columbia Whidbey II Water Short
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High Sierra Bobcat 65

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great size and lightweight for an older female. This pack was a great find for me, I am an older female that needed to put an emergency 3-day…
High Sierra Bobcat 65
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Jetboil 1.5L Cooking Pot

rated 5 of 5 stars Following 45 years of aluminum/ stainless cookware, I have finally found the perfect cooking pot. The Jetboil pot also works with my MSR Whisperlite…
Jetboil 1.5L Cooking Pot
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Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600 2-Season

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The reinvention of the sleeping bag is upon us! If you hate stuck zippers, if you hate suffocating into the side of your hood, and if you hate…
Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600 2-Season
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Harmony Kayak and Canoe Cart

rated 4 of 5 stars This canoe cart has met our needs very well...we use it for a 16'6" canoe, and it can be loaded with all our gear; it is used primarily on a…
Harmony Kayak and Canoe Cart
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The North Face Nebula Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the most versatile, spacious, lightweight tent period. I bought my Nebula tent 15 years ago in London. I traveled extensively and camped…
The North Face Nebula Tent
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Injinji Trail 2.0 Midweight Mini-Crew

rated 4.5 of 5 stars These socks are great for hiking! I love these socks! They fit perfectly and really do help prevent blisters. I got some terrible blisters on…
Injinji Trail 2.0 Midweight Mini-Crew
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Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2

rated 4 of 5 stars Very lightweight and great for solo or two-person backpacking. Overall, I really like this tent so far. It is light and packs up quite small…
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2
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Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Simple, lightweight, and comfortable. Great for a weekend car camping adventure or a backpacking trip in the backwoods. I've been using the…
Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite
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Rossignol SOUL 7

rated 5 of 5 stars Does nearly everything brilliantly. There was a time when I took three pairs of skis with me to the mountains: piste, powder, and touring skis.
Rossignol SOUL 7
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REI Standard Blue Foam Pad

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Better than the ground. Competitive weight. Does add some insulation. Should go great combined with another pad for winter use. So, to start…
REI Standard Blue Foam Pad
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Hamhock Outdoor Gear Feed Bag

rated 5 of 5 stars This product has me super stoked. Not only does it keep your hands from getting burned while cooking backpacking food, but it keeps the food…
Hamhock Outdoor Gear Feed Bag
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L.L.Bean Mountain Light XT 3-Person Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars We actually have a prior year's model (rust and light grey), which supposedly has been improved for this year's green model. Hard to imagine…
L.L.Bean Mountain Light XT 3-Person Tent
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The North Face Tadpole 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This tent is based on the ever popular Tadpole. The design is a definite improvement over the regular Tadpole mostly in the weight dept. It…
The North Face Tadpole 2
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A functional headlamp for weight-conscious backpackers, who don't do a lot of night hiking. This lamp has been my go-to backpacking light for…
Petzl e+LITE
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Sterno Folding Stove

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A real back pack-able solution to your food cooking problems. A simple folding design that folds flat for easy carrying. Stove will hold a heavy…
Sterno Folding Stove
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Katadyn Pocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This product, although one of the more robust filters I have used, is by far the easiest to field maintain and produces a significant higher…
Katadyn Pocket
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The North Face VE 25

rated 5 of 5 stars Represents a legacy of quality and customer satisfaction that I've maintained for over 35 years. My first NF tent was the original Oval Intention…
The North Face VE 25
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Grivel Salamander

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A very comfortable helmet that has multiple sizes available. A great helmet for ice climbing, rock climbing, and mountaineering. Comes in multiple…
Grivel Salamander
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Deuter Aircontact 75+10

rated 5 of 5 stars The Deuter Aircontact 75+10 pack is a great pack. It is a very comfortable pack with tons of features. The suspension is great and can carry…
Deuter Aircontact 75+10
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ProBar Superfood Slam Bar

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Fat, carbs, fiber, AND protein? Sign me up for a great meal on the go: urban, backcountry, and everywhere in between. These bars are pretty…
ProBar Superfood Slam Bar
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Therm-a-Rest ProLite Plus

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a very light compact comfortable mattress. Rolls into a small package for easy storage in pack. Great for long haul backpacking trip…
Therm-a-Rest ProLite Plus
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Kershaw Freefall

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great every-day-carry (EDC) knife. It is an assisted opening knife with a very smooth action. It's sturdy and robust, and still small…
Kershaw Freefall
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Merrell Moab Waterproof

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Solid shoe great support. Walking through wet grass and waterproofing held up. You will give up breathability to get waterproof, but if that…
Merrell Moab Waterproof
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Ozark Trail 2 Burner Propane Stove

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Terrible stove for a single mom going camping with her kids. I wish I would have read the reviews before wasting my money on this product. I…
Ozark Trail 2 Burner Propane Stove
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The North Face Hightail

rated 5 of 5 stars This bag is amazing, even for the ladies! Very warm, and extremely light and compressible. Great for backpacking, hiking, and comfy enough for…
The North Face Hightail
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Perception Prodigy 13.5

rated 5 of 5 stars A most excellent kayak for flat and mostly calm waters (rivers, lakes, and bays). Very stable with plenty of room for a companion, whether a…
Perception Prodigy 13.5
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REI Flash Insulated Air Pad

rated 4 of 5 stars After 18 months of use over four seasons, I've had NO problems and tons of great sleep. It is replacing my ExPed SynMat 7 (which I love). Packs…
 
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Esbit Pocket Stove

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a very doable experience for the backpacker. If you plan to cook a good meal but only go backpacking once or twice a year this may be…
Esbit Pocket Stove
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MSR WhisperLite Internationale

rated 5 of 5 stars Cold or hot weather, works great. May be one of my favorite backpacking pieces. EZ and it works. Need to cook, this will do it. Brought it as…
MSR WhisperLite Internationale
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Sawyer Mini Filter

rated 5 of 5 stars I like the ease of filtering and drinking. Never thought I would use a filter. Expensive, bulky, and subject to clogging, at least this is what…
Sawyer Mini Filter
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