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Kelty Salida 2

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great quality tent for a person who needs a lightweight low priced tent. The Salida 2 has just the right amount of features for the…
Kelty Salida 2
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Trangia Mini Trangia

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a very simple, durable and reliable stove. It stores fuel unlike other compact alcohol stoves. This works great with the aluminum Westbrook…
Trangia Mini Trangia
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3 comments
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MSR Fury

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This tent is bomb proof! It is a lightweight, sturdy, spacious, 4-season tent that will keep you comfy. I would recommend this tent to anyone…
MSR Fury
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REI Passage 65

rated 4 of 5 stars This backpack isn't just for kids! Better than most adult packs I've tried. I'm not easy to fit with a pack. My broad shoulders mean that the…
REI Passage 65
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ExOfficio Give-N-Go Lacy Full Cut Brief

rated 4 of 5 stars This product lives up to the claims ExOfficio makes of their undergarments. Quick dry, light, durable, comfortable, "no stink". They are great…
ExOfficio Give-N-Go Lacy Full Cut Brief
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Montana Mountaineering Summit Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars A cool idea that could do with a little help in the execution. A while ago I read that a softshell that was also insulating would be an ideal…
Montana Mountaineering Summit Jacket
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MSR Flex 4 System

rated 4.5 of 5 stars AWESOME product! Everything fits tightly and in order. We have been using the Flex 4 kit for 3 years now. The kit itself has everything besides…
MSR Flex 4 System
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2 comments
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Trailspace Trail Runner Cap

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, breathable, and offers good coverage. Before receiving this hat, I was using a cotton based visor that I typically paired with…
Trailspace Trail Runner Cap
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Black Diamond Trail Shock

rated 5 of 5 stars These poles have held up over many many hikes and collapse short enough to attach to pack when not in use. These poles are great! I use them…
Black Diamond Trail Shock
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Klymit Inertia X Frame

rated 3 of 5 stars This product is lightweight, and is a good choice for the right person. This is really a very good product. But it really is a niche product.
Klymit Inertia X Frame
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2 comments
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MSR Surelock UL-3

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent, sturdy, lightweight trekking pole that collapses small, stores easily, does its job well, and looks darn nice, too! The MSR Surelock…
MSR Surelock UL-3
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GoLite Eden 1

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a good, tough, single wall solo tent. I've been using this tent for a while now, in three-season weather, which includes a lot of rain,…
GoLite Eden 1
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great 4-season sleeping pad. From the Manufacturer: New for 2012: The XTherm mattress is the warmest mattress in the NeoAir collection,…
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm
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Mountainsmith Tour

rated 4 of 5 stars Very comfortable convenient lumbar pack for day hikes and touring. If you are looking for the ideal day pack but, enjoy full freedom of movement,…
Mountainsmith Tour
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Marmot Haven 2P

rated 5 of 5 stars We bought this tent to use on motorcycle trips where space is tight. It's been one of the best outdoor purchases we've ever made! The Haven…
Marmot Haven 2P
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Six Moon Designs Starlite

rated 5 of 5 stars I recommend the SMD Starlite for a through hiker or a person who starts trips with heavy loads. It is better at carrying heavy loads than other…
Six Moon Designs Starlite
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Timberland Chochorua Trail Hiker w/Gore-Tex

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great casual winter boots. I bought these for casual winter boots to wear to work and out on the town. They are very comfortable and light so…
Timberland Chochorua Trail Hiker w/Gore-Tex
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Optimus Heat Insulation Pouch

rated 5 of 5 stars Top quality with pockets to keep hands warm while eating. Works very well indeed. Well to start with, I have made all my pot cozies using silver…
Optimus Heat Insulation Pouch
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4 comments
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Sawyer Squeeze Filter

rated 4 of 5 stars If all backpacking equipment could be simplified and lightened with the excellent results Sawyer has achieved with the filter itself, people…
Sawyer Squeeze Filter
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Sawyer Water Filter Squeeze Pouch

rated 3 of 5 stars Great concept of a system. Water filter itself is amazing. The bags lack strength and durability. They are the weak link in the system. The…
Sawyer Water Filter Squeeze Pouch
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Klymit Inertia X Frame

rated 5 of 5 stars This pad is designed to go INSIDE the sleeping bag! I never roll off this pad!! At 9.1 ounces, this pad disappears into my sleeping bag stuff…
Klymit Inertia X Frame
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Soto Micro Regulator Stove

rated 5 of 5 stars It doesn't get any better than this. I have tried them all from the MSR white gas models to the PocketRocket, Snow Peak GigaPower down to the…
Soto Micro Regulator Stove
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Therm-a-Rest Ventra Down Comforter

rated 4 of 5 stars The Ventra is a great choice for couples that love to sleep close in the backcountry. While researching the interwebz for a couples' solution…
Therm-a-Rest Ventra Down Comforter
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Trangia Mini Trangia

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Simple, reliable, and fuel is a renewable resource. When I started planning my backpacking needs, stoves terrified me.  As ten-year old I had…
Trangia Mini Trangia
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Inov-8 Trailroc 245

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Lugged slipper that will take you everywhere you need to go. A fantastic trail shoe that will server about 90% of all my trail running needs.
Inov-8 Trailroc 245
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Trangia 27-5 UL

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great for 1- or 2-person cooking. Stable, windproof platform and failproof. The set: The trangia 27-5 is a nice 2-person starter set. It comes…
Trangia 27-5 UL
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Osprey Atmos 65

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased this pack as an upgrade to prepare for some true backcountry hiking. I was absolutely amazed at how well this pack carries the weight…
Osprey Atmos 65
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Platypus Big Zip SL

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Originally purchased as a backup, this has become my favorite hydration option. Easy to fill. I like the bite valve on this a fair bit better…
Platypus Big Zip SL
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LuxuryLite UltraLite Cot

rated 5 of 5 stars Tired of wet gear inside a tent? Put your tent over this cot and enjoy dry and comfort inside your tent even in a 5" all night rain. Did it…
LuxuryLite UltraLite Cot
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Sport Kilt Hiking Kilt

rated 5 of 5 stars For comfort, ease of movement and adaptability, hiking in a kilt for the first time can be a revelation. Sport Kilt manufactures a quality lightweight,…
Sport Kilt Hiking Kilt
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Mountain Hardwear Lightpath 3

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Love the ease of set up, and light weight. Only drawback has been condensation issues, so I have not figured out how to ventilate it properly.
Mountain Hardwear Lightpath 3
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Eureka! Zephyr XT

rated 5 of 5 stars Needs to be produced again by Eureka with minor upgrades, and is an Awesome one person tent. I bought this tent for $80 Campmor closeout sale…
 
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Marmot Swallow 2P

rated 4.5 of 5 stars When they say it's a Rolls Royce, it is. You may shave pounds with another tent, but you'll give up SO MUCH MORE. I got this for not having…
Marmot Swallow 2P
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Arc'teryx Bora 95

rated 5 of 5 stars Had it for nearly 10 years. It's a brute trooper. For carrying 10 days' worth of stuff, nothing tops it. Cf. my Osprey Atmos 65 review on this…
Arc'teryx Bora 95
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Osprey Atmos 65

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have an Arc'teryx Bora 95 for long hauls, so I'm used to quality and good fit. The Atmos amazed me. It was SO light, and I don't know WHAT…
Osprey Atmos 65
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Vasque Skywalk

rated 5 of 5 stars Comfortable, fantastic grip on rock on a canoe portage, even wet. Great first impression. I've had the pleasure to find these at a Sally-anne…
Vasque Skywalk
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Hilleberg Rogen 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This tent is an excellent free standing, three season, double walled, double vestibule-double door, two person tent. Its features allow many…
Hilleberg Rogen 2
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CamelBak eddy Glass

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a review of the CamelBak eddy glass bottle. For those who fear chemical leaching from plastic, the glass bottle offers a chemical-free…
CamelBak eddy Glass
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Osprey Kestrel 48

rated 5 of 5 stars Finally I think I have found 'my' pack. The Kestrel comes in two torso sizes and is lightweight for a multiday pack. It has several pockets…
Osprey Kestrel 48
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Fjallraven Kajka 75

rated 5 of 5 stars I have carried large packs (65 to 105 L) in all kinds of environments for years now. The Kajka 75 is more comfortable and easier to organize…
Fjallraven Kajka 75
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Aquapac Mini Camera Case with Hard Lens

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Last month I wiped out my Nikon camera while rescuing another kayaker. Got another camera and bought the Aquapac Small Camera Case with a hard…
Aquapac Mini Camera Case with Hard Lens
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Altra Lone Peak

rated 5 of 5 stars Amazing trail shoes! Excellent for trail and road running. Hold up well in light to intense rain, dry quickly, and are comfortable from the…
Altra Lone Peak
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SteriPEN Classic

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Terrific when it works, query battery cost and reliability long term. We have had our Steripen for two years and generally we think it is great…
SteriPEN Classic
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Colonial Knife Tucks

rated 4 of 5 stars At 25 dollars this knife is a bargain. Quality product with no bells and whistles, just a good sharp blade that is easy to maintain and some…
 
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Garmin eTrex 10

rated 4 of 5 stars A quality entry level GPS that will will satisfy any expert. The Garmin eTrex 10 is a great product. It's best used in conjunction with a map…
Garmin eTrex 10
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Therm-a-Rest Compack Chair

rated 4 of 5 stars Stuffing your Therm-a-Rest sleeping pad in this little shell to create a camp chair is a great lightweight "luxury" item for the woods. Instead…
Therm-a-Rest Compack Chair
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Backcountry Solutions Keyhole

rated 3 of 5 stars The Backcountry Solutions Keyhole Hands-Free Camera Harness is a unique way to keep your camera handy, secure, and motion-free around your neck…
Backcountry Solutions Keyhole
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider 1

rated 4 of 5 stars Very comfortable pack and holds a lot of gear, but it is not totally waterproof. I used this pack the first time in the Adirondacks and halfway…
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider 1
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Teva Tirra

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great women's sport sandal! Very stylish and comfortable for a variety of outdoor activities! I wore them hiking and in the canoe. I am a first-time…
Teva Tirra
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Patagonia Fitz Roy Down Hoody

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Warm, compressible down jacket that's great as a mid-layer or in camp. Ripstop polyester shell is tough as nails! The Patagonia men's down hoody…
Patagonia Fitz Roy Down Hoody
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Marmot Limelight 2P

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Overall a decent tent but a tight fit for two average-sized guys. Quality construction and excellent waterproofing. I've been a fan of Marmot…
Marmot Limelight 2P
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Big Agnes Big House 6

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Easy to set up. Very stable/sturdy. Dry Dry Dry. Spacious. All around amazing My wife and I love this tent. She was extremely hesitant about…
Big Agnes Big House 6
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Trailspace Pint Glass

rated 5 of 5 stars First impressions look good. Much more testing is planned for the future. The text from my wife read: A box came for you today, what did you…
Trailspace Pint Glass
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Oboz Beartooth

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a good boot with great support. It is a waterproof boot for the rainy days and fording the occasional stream. It has excellent traction…
Oboz Beartooth
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Adjust-a-Grill

rated 5 of 5 stars It works great, built to last, campfire cooking.
 
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MSR Missing Link

rated 4 of 5 stars I just traded it in @ MSR for a Fast Stash and a fist full of stickers! Over 5 years my Missing Link devolved from my go-to summer tent to my…
MSR Missing Link
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Patagonia Drifter A/C

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Drifter A/C by Patagonia is an excellent trail shoe. It was comfortable right out of the box and required no break-in whatsoever. I've have…
Patagonia Drifter A/C
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Jetboil Sol

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent canister stove. This is my second Jetboil, the first was the standard size stove, and it was a gift. Until then, I had never contemplated…
Jetboil Sol
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Kifaru KU3700

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a 3700 cubic inch light backpack built by a long time U.S. manufacturer normally associated with hunting and military personnel. With…
Kifaru KU3700
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Klymit Inertia X Frame

rated 4.5 of 5 stars IF this pad fits YOUR body, it offers impressive comfort per ounce of weight. Surprisingly adjustable with its high psi capacity, the sparse…
Klymit Inertia X Frame
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InstaFire

rated 3.5 of 5 stars InstaFire is an easy-to-use granulated firestarting material and fuel which lights readily with a match or lighter, burns cleanly, and doesn’t…
InstaFire
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NEMO Cosmo Air 20R

rated 5 of 5 stars Warm, really comfy and packs down small AND it's a wide, long pad!! I went to my, now closed, local outfitter ready to buy a Big Agnes pad.
NEMO Cosmo Air 20R
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Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Just hanging about. Pretty simple unit and a good hammock system. Sets up in a couple of minutes, best to test at home, know best tie-up spacing,…
Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym
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Warbonnet Blackbird Double Layer 1.7

rated 5 of 5 stars Great camping hammock! Very comfortable. Doesn't come with a tarp but you can purchase one separately. Set up for the Blackbird is pretty simple.
Warbonnet Blackbird Double Layer 1.7
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Kelty Light Year XP 20

rated 5 of 5 stars Great bag! Comes in long length for women!! I purchased this bag for a hiking trip as I needed one that was very lightweight and that could…
Kelty Light Year XP 20
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Walrus Swift

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Lightweight, nigh bulletproof design coupled with high-quality materials and craftsmanship all add up to a stellar bargain IF you can fit inside.
 
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Salomon XA Pro 3D Ultra GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars These are excellent trail running shoes. I can take sandy switchbacks without concern and they grip those slabby exposed and angled rocks you'll…
Salomon XA Pro 3D Ultra GTX
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Magellan eXplorist 610

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this GPS. The touch screen makes manuvering around easy, plus a built in camara for those quick photos while your geocaching. Nice size…
Magellan eXplorist 610
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GSI Ultralight Soloist Cook System

rated 5 of 5 stars Very convenient, will provide for one or two people. I'm normally camping either alone or the girlfriend is hiking along. It's very easy to…
GSI Ultralight Soloist Cook System
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Native Watercraft Ultimate 14.5 Solo

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent for camping and fishing from. Plenty of room for gear, comfortable seating. Never feels cramped. My first experience with this boat…
Native Watercraft Ultimate 14.5 Solo
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Clif Kit's Organic Fruit & Nut

rated 5 of 5 stars FOUR ingredients! It's organic, but I like it anyway. I don't agree with the religion of organic food, I think it's a hoax.  Having said that…
Clif Kit's Organic Fruit & Nut
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ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 1.0

rated 4 of 5 stars Great tent at an excellent price. I had been using a cheap dome tent for a few years as a one man tent on scout outings. When it became apparent…
ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 1.0
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Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym

rated 4 of 5 stars The Hennessey Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym is a high quality shelter that will help you cut significant weight from your gear load. I…
Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym
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Marmot Limelight 2P

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I chose this tent after a long search. I used it for two and a half months in every weather except snow, and this tent is just terrific! Strong,…
Marmot Limelight 2P
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The North Face Nebula

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Top performance 3+ season bag that's a lightweight, durable product — as expected from TNF. I have had TNF sleeping bags on my trips for 30…
The North Face Nebula
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MSR WhisperLite

rated 3 of 5 stars Good little stove, but could benefit from being more compact. I owned this stove for five years before selling it. I took the stove on over…
MSR WhisperLite
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Sazzi Decimal

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A unique revision of the flip-flop that has some nice foot stability and ground feel. Their light weight, relatively sticky sole, and improved…
Sazzi Decimal
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Gregory Denali Pro 105

rated 5 of 5 stars When it comes to an Ultra Durable pack that can carry enormous loads over uneven terrain, look no further than the Denali Pro from Gregory.
Gregory Denali Pro 105
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Tubbs Flex ALP

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome snowshoes. For starters, I am a 250 lbs man just under 6 feet tall. These things worked awesome. I tried MSRs and I sank like a rock.
Tubbs Flex ALP
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Eureka! Grand Manan 9

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome all-around tent. Big space, worry-free waterproof setup, and incredible ventilation. Perfect family tent, not for the backpacker but…
Eureka! Grand Manan 9
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SOG Flash Rescue

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A folding rescue knife for EMS and rescue personnel.
SOG Flash Rescue
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Marmot Helium MemBrain

rated 5 of 5 stars Great lightweight 3-season backpacking bag. Have been down in the mid twenties with no extra clothes on, very warm, very roomy mummy shape.
Marmot Helium MemBrain
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Asolo TPS 520 GV

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Probably some of the best boots on the market. If you plan on hiking/backpacking a lot, they are worth the investment. I've taken these boots…
Asolo TPS 520 GV
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars Durable, long lasting and quick pump. Each cartridge lasts for 150 gallons of pumping...which is a lot. I've never had it jam up, I've never…
First Need Deluxe Water Purifier
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Eureka! Alpine Meadows

rated 5 of 5 stars Best small tent ever... Most amazing small tent ever. My fly is finally dying due to sun exposure as it is now fragile and get rips easily. I…
Eureka! Alpine Meadows
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Eureka! Apex 2XT

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Amazing tent for the price! Very easy to set up. I can set the entire tent up within 3 minutes. I've never had a problem with the stability. …
Eureka! Apex 2XT
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Kasper & Richter Alpin

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The latest version of the K&R Alpin is a very good compass, with excellent manufacturing quality, but has a few annoying glitches that keep…
Kasper & Richter Alpin
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RE Factor Tactical Operator Band

rated 5 of 5 stars The Operator Band takes the traditional paracord survival band to the next level. It has items hidden throughout that make it a TRUE survival…
RE Factor Tactical Operator Band
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Arc'teryx Naos 70

rated 5 of 5 stars Simply the best all round pack. I got my Arcteryx Naos 70 pack for $195 on clearance and couldn't believe my luck. I am absolutely in love with…
Arc'teryx Naos 70
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Mountain Hardwear Lightpath 3

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Too small for three, roomy for two, good space-to-weight ratio, reasonable quality. A good choice if the price is right and you don't mind a…
Mountain Hardwear Lightpath 3
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Sierra Designs Vapor Light 2 XL

rated 5 of 5 stars Highly recommend for the ideal solo backpacker's tent. Also can sleep two with one or two backpacks also inside across head of tent (if a bit…
Sierra Designs Vapor Light 2 XL
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Case Mini Blackhorn

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight utility knife.
Case Mini Blackhorn
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2 comments
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MSR Snow Fluke

rated 5 of 5 stars I found the MSR fluke to have some interesting and potentially significant improvements over older designs. This extension of their venture…
MSR Snow Fluke
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2 comments
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MSR Snow Picket

rated 5 of 5 stars I found the MSR snow picket to have some interesting and potentially significant improvements over older designs. This extension of their venture…
MSR Snow Picket
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Exped SynMat 7 Pump

rated 4 of 5 stars Very comfortable, excellent insulation from cold ground, robust material — less likely to puncture. Packability. An excellent mat for 3-4…
Exped SynMat 7 Pump
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Klean Kanteen 64oz Wide

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent steel used in excellent construction of a super durable water bottle! Growlers are 64 ounces too i.e. lots of water for the trail…
Klean Kanteen 64oz Wide
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Jetboil Flash Cooking System

rated 4 of 5 stars Be clear, if you are a gourmet camp cook, this is probably not the item for you. If however, like my husband and I, you have found that you…
Jetboil Flash Cooking System
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Sterling Rope Fusion Ion2 9.4mm

rated 5 of 5 stars Amazing handling, great for use in the Grigri 2, nicely cushioned falls, and light as can be. I would definitely recommend this rope. Perfect…
Sterling Rope Fusion Ion2 9.4mm
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Magellan eXplorist GC

rated 3.5 of 5 stars With easy operation, the Magellan eXplorist is a great GPSr for causal or regular geocaching. The Magellan eXplorist GC is a great addition…
Magellan eXplorist GC
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Garmin GPSMAP 62

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The GPSMAP 62 is a fantastic choice for geocachers in particular. Easy to use, rugged and waterproof, its only real weakness is the lack of…
Garmin GPSMAP 62
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