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Big Sky Revolution 2P

rated 5 of 5 stars Ultralight two person double wall tent. Free standing and sets up fast. Well made and waterproof. I was searching for a fee standing ultra light…
Big Sky Revolution 2P
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Merrell Barefoot Run Vapor Glove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Extremely comfortable, great fit, great price, and durable. You can run in downpours and they perform well and dry quickly. You don't need to…
Merrell Barefoot Run Vapor Glove
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Toaks Titanium 3-Piece Cutlery Set

rated 5 of 5 stars Beautifully made titanium utensils with a good balance, very nice finish. 1.7 ounce total weight, nice size. But lacks a carry pouch. GO-TO-WARE…
Toaks Titanium 3-Piece Cutlery Set
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Tru-Spec Nylon / Cotton Ripstop TRU Pants

rated 4 of 5 stars Woodland pattern is my choice of camouflage and I always prefer these kind of pants over so called sturdy hiking/mountaineering pants. This…
Tru-Spec Nylon / Cotton Ripstop TRU Pants
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GoLite Shangri-La 5

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Extremely weather-worthy, spacious, Truly Ultra-Light. (I do not use the entire shelter. I purchased this as a fly-only at the time of purchase)…
GoLite Shangri-La 5
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The North Face Phoenix 2

rated 5 of 5 stars A seldom seen or talked about tent that deserves a serious look if you're in the market for a high quality lightweight 3+ season tent. I have…
The North Face Phoenix 2
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Keen Oregon PCT

rated 3 of 5 stars A nice lightweight hiking boot for easy to moderate trails. Very comfortable...could stay on my feet all day and nearly sleep in them too! Not…
Keen Oregon PCT
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ExOfficio Sol Cool Headband

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This thing actually works to keep you cooler and it also stops sweat from dripping into your eyes. Not sure how it works, but if you are hot…
ExOfficio Sol Cool Headband
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Snow Peak Snow Miner Headlamp

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent but lacks a red light. Sticking with our early morning (before sunrise) walking routine, we have been using the SNOW PEAK "SNOW MINER"…
Snow Peak Snow Miner Headlamp
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Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce

rated 3.5 of 5 stars One of the most hyped and least flavorful meals from Mountain House, lacking the signature and bold Italian herbs and seasonings that set that…
Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
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BioLite CampStove

rated 4 of 5 stars This might not be the most ideal product for backpackers, but its ingenuity and usefulness are too much to resist. If you appreciate the "pros"…
BioLite CampStove
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Arc'teryx Gamma Rock Pant

rated 5 of 5 stars The Gamma SL Rock pant is the perfect pant for any rock adventures. Climbing it allows fluid movement, and doesn't compromise on bagginess.
Arc'teryx Gamma Rock Pant
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Sawyer PointOne Filter with Bucket Adapter

rated 5 of 5 stars Versatility. At least 5 different applications for one price. 1 million gallon guarantee. Easy to maintain, and no replacement filters to buy.
Sawyer PointOne Filter with Bucket Adapter
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GSI Collapsible Java Drip

rated 4 of 5 stars A practical and compact filter holder for lovers of filter coffee, but a bit heavy for backpacking. The silicone rubber cone collapses onto…
GSI Collapsible Java Drip
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Eureka! Canoe Pack 115

rated 4 of 5 stars The Eureka! Canoe Pack 115, is a large, waterproof backpack made for expedition canoeing. This pack holds a lot, has a good padded harness and…
Eureka! Canoe Pack 115
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Sierra Designs Discovery 30

rated 5 of 5 stars Best day pack I've ever owned When I think of Sierra Designs, I usually think of tents, then sleeping bags, and maybe outerwear. Packs I think…
Sierra Designs Discovery 30
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Patagonia Apastron Hoody

rated 2 of 5 stars Super warm jacket for the most part, with some really annoying design faults. I really wanted to love this jacket. It uses Windstopper outer…
Patagonia Apastron Hoody
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Esbit Alcohol Stove & Trekking Cookset CS985HA

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Esbit cs985h-ex cookset, very well made hard anodised with a 930 mil pot and lid. Here is a photo of the esbit cookset in its stuffsack next…
Esbit Alcohol Stove & Trekking Cookset CS985HA
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Gerber Prodigy Tanto

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a good deal on a quality American knife. The knife is well balanced and has a nice thick blade that holds an edge fairly well. The weak…
Gerber Prodigy Tanto
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ALPS Mountaineering Lightweight Series Self Inflating Air Pads

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Warm pad that is both comfortable and lengthy. This product is best for weekend trips and maybe a 3-5 day trip.                    …
ALPS Mountaineering Lightweight Series Self Inflating Air Pads
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Osprey Volt 60

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This pack provides superior comfort and will not break the bank if you are looking for a well made product from a reputable company. This pack…
Osprey Volt 60
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars Best little stove I have ever used while backpacking. Yeah, you can go with a lighter alcohol stove, but this little bugger is so reliable I…
MSR PocketRocket
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Princeton Tec Torrent LED

rated 0.5 of 5 stars This light, while moderately bright for an LED dive-capable unit, is plagued by engineering and manufacturing faults. On my 3rd Torrent LED,…
Princeton Tec Torrent LED
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Limmer Light-Weight

rated 5 of 5 stars Best hiking boot. These boots are far superior to any of the high tech crap (aka low manufacturing cost boots). One of the only remaining leather…
Limmer Light-Weight
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REI Lookout 40 Pack

rated 4 of 5 stars Great day hiking and travel pack. Overnight, though, it's lacking. My version of the lookout is about 3/4 years old. Back then, REI did place…
REI Lookout 40 Pack
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Stanley Adventure Camp Cook Set

rated 4 of 5 stars Great for lightweight hiking or compact car based BOB. Love this thing! Its best use is heating water. Second best is heating canned items.
Stanley Adventure Camp Cook Set
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NEMO Obi 2P

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great, two-person, backpacking tent that packs down small. It was easy to put up and easy to pack. I used it backpacking a section…
NEMO Obi 2P
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Big Agnes Big House 6

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a great car camping tent for small family or a couple who like a little extra room. It is very waterproof, roomy, and has some great…
Big Agnes Big House 6
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Grundig Aviator G6

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a tough little radio with pretty good reception for its size (3" x just under 5"). It has a great feature set with the ability to pick…
Grundig Aviator G6
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Old Town Heron 9XT

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A lot of boat in a small affordable package! I should start off by saying that I really love this boat...and every piece of gear (even that…
Old Town Heron 9XT
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Morakniv Mora Classic II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Just a great knife overall! Basically...if I think I might be building a fire...I bring this knife...it splits small logs and makes feather…
Morakniv Mora Classic II
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Therm-a-Rest Down Pillow

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Comfortable and warm, but very thin. Best when used in conjunction with an air pillow. I've used this pillow on over 50 trips now, and it's…
Therm-a-Rest Down Pillow
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Deuter Aircontact 75+10

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I'm a woman who has used this pack for many years. Its adjustable straps and padded harness are super comfy. This backpacking mother needed…
Deuter Aircontact 75+10
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Petzl Grigri 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great belay device. Ease of use:  Very easy to use. Difficult for left handers. Makes belaying more relaxing especially when the leader sepnds…
Petzl Grigri 2
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Cocoon Air-Core Ultralight

rated 5 of 5 stars Absolutely essential for comfort and a superior night's rest. Highly adjustable for precise comfort. It is perfectly sized for any sleeping…
Cocoon Air-Core Ultralight
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Black Diamond Epic 35

rated 4 of 5 stars Fine backpack for hiking and climbing. Fit It fits great even when carrying heavy load. Shoulder straps have special design and it improves…
Black Diamond Epic 35
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Keen Newport H2

rated 5 of 5 stars Outstanding sport sandal for all conditions...well maybe not snow and ice, but I haven't tried that yet! I bought these the day before I left…
Keen Newport H2
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Klymit Inertia X-Lite

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightest pad in the world AND it is stupid comfy! Lasted me the PCT and still going... I've used this for over 100 nights now in night temps…
Klymit Inertia X-Lite
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Therm-a-Rest RidgeRest

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great closed cell foam, very comfortable, lightweight. Only disadvantage is the price. Great product!!
Therm-a-Rest RidgeRest
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GSI Hard Anodized Extreme Mess Kit - 6 pc

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Despite its limitations...I really love this cookware set. This cook-set has a number of limitations...but I have not yet found the perfect…
GSI Hard Anodized Extreme Mess Kit - 6 pc
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Scarpa Inverno

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Standard double-plastic mountaineering boot with high altitude liner is good enough for technical ice climbing and comfortable enough for snow…
Scarpa Inverno
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Mountain House Sweet & Sour Pork with Rice Pro-Pak

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Reasonable taste, good variety of textures, rice is poor. Mountain House Pro-Pak Sweet & Sour Pork with Rice is a dehydrated meal, and like…
 
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Big Agnes Sleeping Giant Memory Foam Pillow

rated 4 of 5 stars Cushy comfort and modest packability make this a solid purchase for car camping. It's a bit too bulky for backpacking. My wife and I rode through…
Big Agnes Sleeping Giant Memory Foam Pillow
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Coleman PerfectFlow InstaStart Fold N Go 2-Burner Stove

rated 4 of 5 stars The Coleman Fold-n-Go stove is a compact, highly packable stove that performs, and manages to be pretty good at it. A forenote: I've owned mine…
Coleman PerfectFlow InstaStart Fold N Go 2-Burner Stove
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Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL3

rated 2.5 of 5 stars It is a light and functional backpacking tent that works well for 2 and a dog. There are a few areas of weakness, that could compromise a trip.
Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL3
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High Peak Enduro

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent is reliable, inexpensive, and great for all 4 seasons. I have used this in multiple situations, weather conditions, and on multiple…
 
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Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip

rated 4 of 5 stars Over-all a pretty sweet rig. Overall a pretty sweet rig. I've used it as intended, also when the need arises it makes a pretty decent Bivy on…
Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip
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Mountain House Chili Mac with Beef Pro-Pak

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An old standard improved even more. This is one of the standards for dehydrated food and the Propak version retains all the advantages of the…
Mountain House Chili Mac with Beef Pro-Pak
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Mountain House Beef Stroganoff

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, tasty, good texture, filling, rehydrates well. Excellent taste, good texture, filling. Lightweight and packs well. Boil-in-a-bag…
Mountain House Beef Stroganoff
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Backpacker's Pantry Pad Thai Noodles

rated 1 of 5 stars Pasty texture, tasteless. I bought a bunch of dehydrated meals to feed a couple of clients while on a week-long trip in the Canadian Rockies.
Backpacker's Pantry Pad Thai Noodles
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Deuter Aircontact 75+10

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Deuter Aircontact 75+10 is extremely comfortable, especially when it comes to ventilation for such a large pack. It has a huge carrying…
Deuter Aircontact 75+10
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Salomon Super Mountain 9 Guide

rated 4 of 5 stars A fantastic boot that still works well into the future of mountaineering, ice climbing and mixed climbing..etc. The SM 8 and 9 boots are good…
Salomon Super Mountain 9 Guide
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Osprey Exos 46

rated 4 of 5 stars This is an almost-full-feature pack at an almost-ultralight weight (just under 2 lbs with the top part removed). Osprey did a good job of striking…
Osprey Exos 46
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3M Ultrathon 33 Insect Repellent Sponge Applicator

rated 2 of 5 stars A bug repellent in a little package, with a lot of promise, that ultimately turned into a lot of disappointment. If you want to lose ten bucks…
3M Ultrathon 33 Insect Repellent Sponge Applicator
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The North Face Ultra 105 GTX XCR

rated 4 of 5 stars Waterproof and not very breathable, my foot often gets pretty sweaty. This is great for light trail day hiking and for running in general. I…
The North Face Ultra 105 GTX XCR
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OllyDog Dog Pack

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great pack to keep your dog as part of the team. Well made with reasonable storage space that is compatible with your dog's size. Can be used…
OllyDog Dog Pack
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SolHuma VitalGrill Survival Stove

rated 5 of 5 stars Just got the stove a month ago and have been using it religiously ever since, hasn't let me down yet! It's small, and very compact. I admit…
SolHuma VitalGrill Survival Stove
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Arc'teryx Alpha SV Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Use this on all my alpine climbs and winter endeavours with the slightest hint of wind. Great adjustment possibilities and fantastically tailored…
Arc'teryx Alpha SV Jacket
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GSI Infinity Insulated Mug

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, keeps drinks hot, fun to use. Mug in use at the Hoh Rainforest, WA I ordered this item from Amazon, thinking I was getting the…
GSI Infinity Insulated Mug
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Primus Litech Coffee/Tea Kettle

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, fast boil time, and just enough outdoor "snootiness" to be fun. I've had my Primus Tea Kettle for several years now and I continue…
Primus Litech Coffee/Tea Kettle
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Primus MultiFuel

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Bought a Primus Multi-Fuel Stove (not the same as an Omni-Fuel) at REI in 1997 to to take to Saudi Arabia. (Primus Isobutane gas was available…
Primus MultiFuel
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Boreas Gear Lost Coast 60

rated 4 of 5 stars A solid, lightweight pack with a set of well thought out features; not only in what it includes, but also in what it excludes. Fit: This is…
Boreas Gear Lost Coast 60
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Marmot Limelight 3P

rated 5 of 5 stars After 25 years I finally retired my Moss and searched for a new tent. I selected the Marmot Limelight 3P after reading previous reviews and…
Marmot Limelight 3P
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Western Mountaineering HighLite

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I really wanted this bag to work out since it was made in the USA and at 16 oz along with small size would make it perfect for lightweight backpacking.
Western Mountaineering HighLite
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Coleman FI Powerboost Stove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a great canister stove. It's a bit heavier than some of the other compact stoves, but it has plenty of BTU power and simmers well. The…
Coleman FI Powerboost Stove
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REI Half Dome 4

rated 3.5 of 5 stars REI Half Dome 4 was a very easy, seemly sturdy set-up tent. But does have some flaws. REI Half Dome 4 was a seemly sturdy, very easy set-up…
REI Half Dome 4
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Primus Drinking Bottle

rated 2 of 5 stars Aluminum bottle with neat features but overall not durable enough for backcountry use. Bought these bottles to try something other than plastic,…
Primus Drinking Bottle
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Buck Trio

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Buck Trio is a nice little knife suited for everyday carry. It has 3 blades for an assortment of cutting tasks. The blades are 420J2 stainless…
Buck Trio
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Klymit Static V

rated 4 of 5 stars Great, comfy pad that packs up small. This is a great sleeping pad for the money. It's easy to inflate with an innovative design. I've slept…
Klymit Static V
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New Balance MT610

rated 5 of 5 stars Great trail running shoe. Lightweight, flexible, and breathable. Highly recommended for trail runners or just those who want athletic shoes…
New Balance MT610
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Native Lynx

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Well-made sunglasses with interchangeable lenses. Good for outdoor use if you are physically active. More on the expensive side ~$150. For those…
Native Lynx
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Simond Spider Screwgate

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, excellent screwgate locker that has a perfectly shaped nose to make clipping extremely easy. The best locking beiner for personal…
Simond Spider Screwgate
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Osprey Escapist 30

rated 4 of 5 stars Letting me escape successfully for a little over a year now. No major faults and great features. Osprey is the leader in packs for a reason:…
Osprey Escapist 30
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Mountain House Scrambled Eggs with Ham, Red & Green Peppers

rated 2.5 of 5 stars I've had worse... Let's face it. Dehydrated food is never going to have the taste and texture of fresh food. Some of it comes closer than others,…
Mountain House Scrambled Eggs with Ham, Red & Green Peppers
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Backpacker's Pantry Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce with Rice and Vegetables

rated 5 of 5 stars OMG. So I assume that most of you have tried quite a few Backpackers Pantry meals — this one is the bomb.  I would eat this even if I'm…
Backpacker's Pantry Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce with Rice and Vegetables
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Light My Fire Spork

rated 5 of 5 stars The biggest possible bang you will ever get for your buck when it comes to a lightweight, durable, multifunctional eating utensil. I bring this…
Light My Fire Spork
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OverBoard Waterproof SLR Camera Bag

rated 4 of 5 stars The OverBoard Waterproof SLR bag is a roll-top dry bag designed for SLR cameras. It is simple but smartly featured; including a smooth camera…
OverBoard Waterproof SLR Camera Bag
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Herman Survivor

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Shoes fell apart within hours of putting them on. I got a pair of Herman Survivors as a gift from my father-in-law. The sole completely fell…
 
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GSI Compact Scraper

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A double-sided tool, with a hard, plastic edge for more difficult scraping, and a soft, silicone edge to lightly scrape leftover liquid or softer…
GSI Compact Scraper
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Terramar Helix Crew Tee

rated 4 of 5 stars I was looking for a wicking, synthetic, lightweight, warm-/hot-weather t-shirt that I could wear on the trail as well as on the town. Found…
Terramar Helix Crew Tee
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Petzl Grigri 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent auto locking belay device. The Grigri is ubiquitous, you see them everywhere you go, and for good reason.  It's just about as good…
Petzl Grigri 2
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GSI Pivot Spoon

rated 5 of 5 stars Opting to use pivoting hinges instead of a retractable design, GSI Outdoors succeeds in creating a packable spoon that feels neither too weak…
GSI Pivot Spoon
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GSI Pivot Spatula

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Opting to use pivoting hinges instead of a retractable design, GSI Outdoors succeeds in creating a packable spatula that feels neither too weak…
GSI Pivot Spatula
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GSI Pivot Tong

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Opting to use pivoting hinges instead of a retractable design, GSI Outdoors succeeds in creating a packable set of tongs that feels neither…
GSI Pivot Tong
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Kelty Coyote 80

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It's like being hugged by a green friend. Very much adjustable to fit YOU. Top and front loading for easy filling and access. Sweet side pockets…
Kelty Coyote 80
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High Sierra Sentinel 65

rated 2.5 of 5 stars This is a pretty simple internal frame pack that has a couple of nice features. It's not as comfortable as other more expensive packs with better…
High Sierra Sentinel 65
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MSR Reactor

rated 5 of 5 stars We had three different stoves fail on successive years while hiking and camping Grand Canyon. Bought the MSR Reactor and no more failures at…
MSR Reactor
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Coleman Exponent 4AA Pack-Away Lantern

rated 3.5 of 5 stars While not ultra light, this collapsible lantern provides good wide area lighting. Good for those times when a static, area light is better than…
Coleman Exponent 4AA Pack-Away Lantern
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Tarptent Rainshadow 2

rated 4 of 5 stars Very roomy, very easy to set up, very lightweight. So we got the tent and me and the two boys set it up quickly and easily in the yard. It looked…
Tarptent Rainshadow 2
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MSR MiniWorks EX

rated 5 of 5 stars Great reliable water filter that is easy to clean and maintain. The Miniworks is a pump style water treatment system that has a ceramic filter…
MSR MiniWorks EX
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir AirTap Pump Kit

rated 4 of 5 stars Will fit Big Agnes valves. Makes inflating your mattress pad easy and quick. I am happy to say that it fits the Big Agnes valve, but it is a…
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir AirTap Pump Kit
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Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Perfect ultralight alternative to a tent! I never thought I would turn to hammocks until I borrowed a friend's on an overnight trip in the Appalachians.
Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest
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REI Flash 18 Pack

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Perfect convertible pack for day hikes or ultralighting! Day hikes, bike trips, or just needing a good stuff sack...this pack is perfect! It…
REI Flash 18 Pack
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Klymit Inertia X-Lite

rated 3 of 5 stars It would probably work for a very small person who does not move around too much while sleeping. I am trying to go as ultralight as possible,…
Klymit Inertia X-Lite
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Craghoppers Basecamp Shorts

rated 3 of 5 stars The Craghoppers Basecamp are a well constructed pair of lightweight hiking/walking shorts for the budget conscious outdoor enthusiast. They…
Craghoppers Basecamp Shorts
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Therm-a-Rest RidgeRest

rated 2.5 of 5 stars My ideal pad, inexpensive, durable and warm. Unfortunately not comfortable. This pad seemed to be perfect for me, it reflected heat for those…
Therm-a-Rest RidgeRest
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Gerber Big Rock Camp Knife

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great knife that you won't be afraid to abuse as a reliable tool. After considering purchasing a more expensive knife like an Ontario or KaBar…
Gerber Big Rock Camp Knife
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Teva Hurricane XLT

rated 4 of 5 stars Comfortable and easy put-on-and-go sandals that are great for anything from a casual work environment to randomly hitting a trail for a day…
Teva Hurricane XLT
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Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60

rated 5 of 5 stars Overall, this bag was an excellent fit for me — a lightweight bag which still has a large capacity and excellent suspension. Additionally,…
Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60
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Osprey Exos 46

rated 5 of 5 stars The Osprey Exos 46 was surprisingly versatile for me (57-year-old female) as I moved into lighter backpacking on a 9 day solo trip in California's…
Osprey Exos 46
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