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CamelBak Flow Meter

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Hydration reservoirs and bite valves make it easier for hikers and athletes to stay hydrated during exercise. But one of the biggest complaints…
CamelBak Flow Meter
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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core

rated 5 of 5 stars Great pad that's kept me camping in comfort, but this review is more about Big Agnes' outstanding warranty support. My experience with this…
Big Agnes Insulated Air Core
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The North Face Paramount Cargo Short

rated 5 of 5 stars Bought an earlier version of these shorts in 2002. Have put them through all kinds of abuse since then. They are still going strong and the…
The North Face Paramount Cargo Short
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The North Face Verbera Hiker GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars Light hiker: Nice and light! Waterproof but breathable—I hiked 15 miles, 92 degrees in Florida with wool socks and didn't think my feet got…
The North Face Verbera Hiker GTX
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SOL Escape Bivvy

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The SOL Escape Bivvy is excellent for campers who don't use tents, but prefer to use a tarp or sleep under the stars. It in conjunction with…
SOL Escape Bivvy
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Paramo Explorer Pull-On

rated 2 of 5 stars Mid-outer layer using Paramo directional fabric. The concept works very well, but the fabric wore out after one outing. I purchased this product…
Paramo Explorer Pull-On
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Texsport 1 Quart Aluminum Canteen

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This canteen has served me very well as a means of having a day's worth of water easily accessible on your belt. I'd recommend this canteen…
Texsport 1 Quart Aluminum Canteen
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GU Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Drink

rated 3 of 5 stars Not a noticeable improvement in my performance, but it tastes good so I drink more water. Why Roctane? Why not drink Gatorade or something…
GU Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Drink
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Gerber Bear Grylls Parang

rated 5 of 5 stars Ridiculously sharp replacement for your machete and hatchet! Although a bit bulky and heavy for what it is, it is in fact a replacement for…
Gerber Bear Grylls Parang
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Sierra Designs Genesis 3.0 Parka

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A good parka that's served me well over the years, but has shrunk a bit after more than a decade. It still serves its purpose quite well, and…
Sierra Designs Genesis 3.0 Parka
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Gregory Savant 58 Pack

rated 4 of 5 stars First of all the "Weekend Pack" category is misleading. You can easily stay out longer. I almost didn't buy it for that reason and now I am…
Gregory Savant 58 Pack
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Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Sweater

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It's Patagonia. It's down. It's lightweight. What else is there to say? I bought this through CampSaver.com on sale for $110 bucks. Living in…
Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Sweater
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Sierra Designs Lightning HT 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great tent if bought on discount. Very utilitarian design and serves its purpose well. Initially tested in mild conditions during the spring…
Sierra Designs Lightning HT 2
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Pat's Backcountry Beverages Carbonator Bottle

rated 4 of 5 stars Pat's Backcountry Beverage Carbonator. I love sipping back a cold soda after a hard day's hike, climb, etc. but hate carrying the weight. With…
Pat's Backcountry Beverages Carbonator Bottle
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Camp Trails Catskill

rated 3 of 5 stars A decent internal frame pack for less than $100 that's lasted just over a decade. Definitely not a good choice for those who want to travel…
 
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Kelty Windfoil Ultralight

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Mine is still going strong since 1997 through heavy use and a fair amount of neglect. It's kept me bone dry except for the times the ground…
Kelty Windfoil Ultralight
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Arc'teryx Nozone 35

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great light pack for long adventure climbing. Can carry enough for the climb and a bivy or two depending on how light you go. Well…
Arc'teryx Nozone 35
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir

rated 4 of 5 stars Still one of the lightest and most comfortable backpacking pads on the market. It is a bit noisy narrow, but works better than other pads. Great…
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir
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Marmot Zion Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great softshell for shoulder season skiing and for all winter climbing. Extremely breathable, durable, and waterproof. Marmot Zion…
Marmot Zion Jacket
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BioLite CampStove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I tried charging an iPhone 4, a Hero 2 GoPro, 4-AA batteries, a Nook and some speakers. I thought it may be hard to start a fire in such a small…
BioLite CampStove
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Deuter Futura Pro 42

rated 4 of 5 stars Great weekender backpack with incredible organization and storage possibilities. Mesh AND zippered pockets on the side, waterproof zippered…
Deuter Futura Pro 42
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Obenauf's Heavy Duty LP

rated 5 of 5 stars Simply the best to protect your leather boots from snow and wet weather! Simply the best to protect your leather boots from snow and wet weather!
Obenauf's Heavy Duty LP
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Outdoor Research Force 9 Sombrero

rated 5 of 5 stars If you want a comfortable storm hat that will keep your head dry in downpours and the rain out of your face, this is it. I am a hat person and…
Outdoor Research Force 9 Sombrero
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NEMO Strato Loft 25

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Finally a comfortable bag for side sleepers. Wake up untwisted on the pad! I sleep on my arm with it extended and finally there's a bag for…
NEMO Strato Loft 25
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Terramar Thermawool Beanie

rated 5 of 5 stars If you're always having difficulty keeping your ears covered, this hat is for you! Soft, stretchy merino wool keeps your head warm... and cool!
Terramar Thermawool Beanie
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Sea to Summit eVAC Dry Sack

rated 5 of 5 stars Two of the best dry-bags I have owned! Very durable one-way vacuum dry bag... 2+ seasons of use without any kind of failure. The Sea to Summit…
Sea to Summit eVAC Dry Sack
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GSI Crossover Kitchen Kit

rated 4 of 5 stars An excellent companion to any pot-based GSI cookset. Fitting perfectly into the pot-based GSI cooksets, it proves this company can not only…
GSI Crossover Kitchen Kit
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MSR SuperFly

rated 5 of 5 stars Robust pot supports and a wide burner head bridge the gap between minimalist trail cooking and gourmet campsite cooking. My go-to canister stove,…
MSR SuperFly
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GSI Pinnacle Backpacker Cookset

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Everything two backpackers could ask for in a smartly-designed package (whose storage tub even serves a dual purpose). After camping with tubs…
GSI Pinnacle Backpacker Cookset
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Coghlan's LED Micro Lantern

rated 3 of 5 stars This lantern gives off a tiny amount of light. This isn't a bad thing though. I find it gives sufficient light for finding something in my pack,…
Coghlan's LED Micro Lantern
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MSR Carbon Reflex 1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a very impressive tent from MSR. It is a bit expensive so I gave it 4.5 stars instead of 5, but wow, this is a great tent. If you go…
MSR Carbon Reflex 1
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Mountain Hardwear UltraLamina 15°

rated 2 of 5 stars Few things are worse than waking up at 1:00 am shivering in your tent while camping or backpacking. A quality sleeping bag rated to the night…
Mountain Hardwear UltraLamina 15°
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Black Diamond Icon

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Super-bright light at 200 lumens and very durable. A little on the heavy/bulky side if you are into minimizing weight, but overall a solid light.
Black Diamond Icon
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Lowa Renegade II GTX Mid

rated 4 of 5 stars You absolutely should not skimp when it comes to boots for hiking and backpacking. A good, well-made pair of boots is going to cost a little…
Lowa Renegade II GTX Mid
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Adidas Terrex Swift Solo

rated 5 of 5 stars The Best hiking shoe I have ever worn. The best hiking shoe. Purchased and immediately went on an 18-mile hike from Aspen, CO, to Crested Butte…
Adidas Terrex Swift Solo
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Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Pack Cover

rated 5 of 5 stars The Sea to Summit pack cover is a lightweight and weather resistant pack cover that does a good job in keeping the pack dry. My main use of…
Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Pack Cover
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Sea to Summit Delta Mug

rated 3.5 of 5 stars An inexpensive, lightweight cup. I bought this on impulse, looking to shave a few ounces off my pack's base weight. The $7 price tag made it…
Sea to Summit Delta Mug
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Nite Ize Gear Tie 24"

rated 4 of 5 stars It's a nice alternative to using bungee cords. They are as useful as bungees. I liked the 24-inch pair so much, I bought a pair of 18-inch ties.
Nite Ize Gear Tie 24"
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The North Face Rock 22

rated 5 of 5 stars Easy and fast to set up. Great design with two doors and two vestibules. The tent is easy to set up with three (very high quality, lightweight)…
The North Face Rock 22
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GoLite Jam2

rated 5 of 5 stars Great ultralight pack for long-distance hiking, or carry more moderate loads for a weekend trip without adding extra pounds to your back. Rated…
GoLite Jam2
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Spark R&D Blaze

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome binding. No compromise, as good as a normal snowboard binding. These things are like night and day coming from the Voile Universal Sliders.
Spark R&D Blaze
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K2 Panoramic Splitboard Kit

rated 4 of 5 stars Board is awesome, Voile universal interface leaves a little to be desired. I love this thing, it's my first split. I have put about a dozen…
K2 Panoramic Splitboard Kit
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DaKine Frontier 36L

rated 4 of 5 stars Awesome, durable, full feature winter pack. I use the Dakine Frontier with my K2 Panoramic Splitboard.  It doesn't have a dedicated snowboard…
DaKine Frontier 36L
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Eureka! Solitaire

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Advertized as a "tent", fits like a large, overweight bivy. I used this tent only a couple of times and put it away until I sold it.  It's…
Eureka! Solitaire
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Vibram FiveFingers KSO

rated 5 of 5 stars I put over a thousand miles running and hiking on my first pair before they finally wore out, and my knees have never felt better. My first…
Vibram FiveFingers KSO
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Wenonah Escapade

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The We-no-nah Escapade is a 16.6 tandem performance touring canoe available only in "tuff weave"material. Produced mainly for lakes and gentle…
Wenonah Escapade
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Coleman Feather 442 Dual Fuel Stove

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The easiest liquid fuel stove I have come across. Also, instant flame which can 'simmer' in a manner of speaking. The all-in-one feature of…
Coleman Feather 442 Dual Fuel Stove
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Trailspace Trail Runner Cap

rated 5 of 5 stars So light you'll forget it's there. Yes, I'm gushing over this hat because it was a prize. BUT this really is a great hat for ultralight backpacking.
Trailspace Trail Runner Cap
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Omega Pacific Jake Quik-Lok

rated 3 of 5 stars Not what I hoped for. I was looking for a "throat-y" auto locking aluminum 'biner, and the Omega Jake (OJ) drew me in with its description of…
Omega Pacific Jake Quik-Lok
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Omega Pacific Standard Locking D

rated 3 of 5 stars Decent 'biner at a good price. I use these every day on my Adventure Challenge course. They are a dependable aluminum carabiner at a low cost.
Omega Pacific Standard Locking D
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Petzl Shunt

rated 1 of 5 stars Unnecessary, "psychological" backup. I was terrified of rappelling and ascending ropes 14 years ago. So I bought the Shunt as a "back up" in…
Petzl Shunt
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Petzl Pantin

rated 5 of 5 stars Does what it is suppose to do quite well. I have been using the Patin for years as a supplement to my Frog Ascension. Normally, when you start…
Petzl Pantin
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CMI Rescue Rack

rated 5 of 5 stars My "go-to" rappel device. I have bounced many pits on this rack, and it's still going strong. There are different kinds of racks on the market.
 
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Black Diamond ATC

rated 5 of 5 stars Belayed thousands of people on this tube. This belay tube device does exactly what it's intended to do for a great price. I have been using…
Black Diamond ATC
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Musuc Selk' Bag 3G

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, packable comfort. The Selk bag offers comfort and warmth while maintaining mobility. I'd like to believe that I spent a good amount…
Musuc Selk' Bag 3G
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Mountain Hardwear Mountain Tech Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Love this jacket!! I am 6'2" tall and about 220# and the large fits me perfect. I have had this jacket for over 5 years now and I use it all…
Mountain Hardwear Mountain Tech Jacket
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Salomon SpeedCross 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Comfort out of the box, ultralight and feel amazing. The forward traction is second to none in snow, on dry and wet dirt, sand etc. Breathable…
Salomon SpeedCross 3
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Osprey Atmos 35

rated 5 of 5 stars Outstanding performer especially for those who prefer a breeze across their back. I continue to watch the newer Ospreys, but this Atmos 35 is…
Osprey Atmos 35
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Primus Litech Trek Kettle

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This amazing little stove pot is compact enough for the average backpacker and gives versatility to the beginners out there. Amazing for its…
Primus Litech Trek Kettle
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Petzl Tikka XP

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent headlamp! I think a headlamp should be simple and intuitive to use and operate.   I was the only person in camp with a headlamp years…
Petzl Tikka XP
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MSR Groundhog Tent Stake

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tent stakes! These are my go-to tent stakes. Very solid aluminum. I have used these stakes for over 4 years now and have not bent one…
MSR Groundhog Tent Stake
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Therm-a-Rest Original Z-Lite

rated 4 of 5 stars Better than I thought it would be! I got sick of slow leaks in my sleeping pads and decided to give the Therm-a-Rest Z-lite a try. It is about…
Therm-a-Rest Original Z-Lite
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Kelty Crestone 1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Love this tent. Bulletproof. Affordable. This tent is probably my favorite backcountry piece of gear I own.   It is very easy to set up. It…
Kelty Crestone 1
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SIGG Lifestyle Bottle 1.0 Liter

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Lightweight water bottle, does not affect the flavor of the water. First off, I am very picky about the taste of water. That may be weird but…
SIGG Lifestyle Bottle 1.0 Liter
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Nike ACG Air Umara

rated 2 of 5 stars Not the best hiking boots in the world, but they are easy to break in and keep your feet relatively comfortable... That is until they start…
Nike ACG Air Umara
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Mountain Hardwear Piero Pant

rated 5 of 5 stars Toughest pants ever owned! Super abrasion resistant, still look great after several years of serious abuse!!! 32 Long fits great for 5'10"/160lbs.
Mountain Hardwear Piero Pant
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McMurdo Fast Find 210

rated 5 of 5 stars Being difficult to rate something I've never actually had to use, an excellent product for one that needs a long term insurance product that…
McMurdo Fast Find 210
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Mountain Hardwear Lamina 0°

rated 5 of 5 stars Great bag, comfortable, keeps you warm and dry in exceptionally wet conditions. I used for three weeks treking in Northern Nepal at about 8-14000',…
Mountain Hardwear Lamina 0°
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Columbia Master of Faster Low

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I was shocked to find such a good pair of Columbia shoes for so cheap at Sierra Trading Post (with coupon). I just love Columbia footwear. They…
Columbia Master of Faster Low
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Soto Mantleless Lantern

rated 4 of 5 stars Great rugged little lantern and no mantels or glass globes to break. I have the Brunton Liberty version which is the same Soto Mantleless. Brunton…
Soto Mantleless Lantern
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REI Sahara Shirt

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This shirt makes great travel gear. It is lightweight, washable, packable, light. The fabric breathes well. Alas, the fabric is not very durable.
REI Sahara Shirt
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CamelBak Octane XCT

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great bag for trail running. I bought this bag for trail runs were there aren't any water sources to refill my waist bottle (w/ Steripen Adventurer).
CamelBak Octane XCT
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New Balance MT1110

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent trail runner. I love these shoes. They are minimalist and super lightweight while having a nice rock plate, pretty much a necessity…
New Balance MT1110
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Vargo Triad

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Super lightweight, effective at boiling water. This stove is made well, and weighs almost nothing.  I use it with my GSI Minimalist setup and…
Vargo Triad
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Columbia Cool Creek Stretch Pant

rated 4.5 of 5 stars These are my go-to pants for every adventure from skiing to canyoneering. They perform well and look nice. I bought these pants as a layer for…
Columbia Cool Creek Stretch Pant
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Crazy Creek Crazy Crib

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a good lightweight hammock for hot summer, bug-free situations. I am a lover of hammocks! Why sleep on the ground if you don’t have…
Crazy Creek Crazy Crib
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Appy Trails Mark III

rated 3.5 of 5 stars If you want to "lighten the pack" without going "all in" this could be for you. Same weight class as many tarps but has the advantage of zipping…
Appy Trails Mark III
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SteriPEN Adventurer Opti

rated 3 of 5 stars In general, the product performed as expected. I wanted a quick, lightweight method to purify water that didn't take up a lot of space in my…
SteriPEN Adventurer Opti
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Granite Gear Pack Stuffer

rated 5 of 5 stars This makes life in my Vapor Trail great! I imagine the shape would fit most GG packs and a ton of others. It stores food, clothes, tent and…
Granite Gear Pack Stuffer
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Primal Spirit Primal Strips

rated 5 of 5 stars Staying vegetarian on the trail just got easier! A great source of protein and sodium with great taste and meat-like texture. I can't leave…
Primal Spirit Primal Strips
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Klean Kanteen 27oz Classic

rated 5 of 5 stars After four years of hard use, indestructible and indispensable. In Canada this is the 800ml bottle. Mine's tan, except where it's been scratched,…
Klean Kanteen 27oz Classic
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Salomon Exit Peak Mid GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars Great, lightweight hiking boot, but not for loads heavier than a day pack. Long lasting outsole and greatly improved with aftermarket insoles.
Salomon Exit Peak Mid GTX
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Gerber Infinity Ultra Task Light

rated 5 of 5 stars Best flashlight I ever owned. This Gerber flashlight produces a very even field of illumination which makes it a joy to use.  Because the field…
Gerber Infinity Ultra Task Light
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Mammut Trea Guide 40+7

rated 4 of 5 stars A good pack for ski mountaineering. Durable material, nice equipement-specific features and comfortable carry system. Recommended for women…
Mammut Trea Guide 40+7
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Arc'teryx Naos 55

rated 5 of 5 stars Most rugged, waterproof, reliable backpack I've ever seen. I hate to write a review on a backpack that isn't made anymore by Arc'teryx (2013).
Arc'teryx Naos 55
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GizzMoVest EVA Case

rated 4 of 5 stars An inexpensive option for expensive electronics, the GizzMoVest is a lightweight durable enclosure designed to protect your GPS from the perils…
GizzMoVest  EVA Case
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Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo (e)

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent shelter for an extended backpacking trip. Simple, lightweight protection from the elements and bugs. Lunar Solo from Six Moon Designs…
 
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REI Quarter Dome T2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Easy to set up, quality construction, relatively light, little condensation. Purchased as my first backpacking tent a few years back. Hard choice…
REI Quarter Dome T2
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Snow Peak Mini Hozuki

rated 5 of 5 stars Bright, Light, and TIGHT! Range: Lit up my tent like a battlefield. Not being a focused beam, it doesn't throw light far. But you can probably…
Snow Peak Mini Hozuki
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GSI Halulite Minimalist Cookset

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Awesome set. I have used this on every backpacking trip I've gone on for the past year and a half and really like it. I had to modify my MSR…
GSI Halulite Minimalist Cookset
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NEMO Meta 1P

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, easy to set up. Roomy. I'm 6-1, so I wanted a tent with a long floor to fit myself and my 70 lb catahoula. I found the 100" floor…
NEMO Meta 1P
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Big Agnes Hinman Pad

rated 3 of 5 stars The Hinman rates lower than a Kelty double-wide sleeping pad but the new Tensleep Station 4 is a winner! We have just returned from a 22-day…
Big Agnes Hinman Pad
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Kelty Vista 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Close to perfect for canoe camping in the Canadian wilderness. Forget Kelty's semi-apology to backpackers about weight. Roomy, very workable…
Kelty Vista 3
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Sierra Designs Convert 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This tent is very packable and totally weather proof regardless of what you're up against, and I've lived it all in this tent. The removable…
Sierra Designs Convert 2
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The North Face Jannu GTX

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Disappointing. Lack build quality. Let in wet. Lack durability. I bought these boots just over two years ago from Castle Mountain and Moor in…
The North Face Jannu GTX
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Scarpa SL M3

rated 5 of 5 stars Great boots for hauling heavy loads over rough terrain. Durable, but expect a long-break in period. I bought these boots in 2009, and have hiked…
Scarpa SL M3
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Stoic Somnus 15

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A 2013 model, side zip, 15 degree bag with 850 down fill and a Pertex Quantum shell. Recommended for people looking for a 2 pound, winter/fall/spring…
Stoic Somnus 15
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Ruff Wear Approach Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars So far so good. It's worth the extra money. I have had this pack for a year and a half now, but we have not done a year and a half worth of…
Ruff Wear Approach Pack
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Sierra Designs Meteor Light 3

rated 5 of 5 stars This has been my "Go-To" tent for almost 20 years. Reasonably lightweight, roomy, dry, and a great design. I have used a lot of tents from a…
Sierra Designs Meteor Light 3
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 5 of 5 stars The Petzl e+LITE is designed as a emergency head-torch and at a mere 27g, it is something that I carry with everywhere. With two different settings…
Petzl e+LITE
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