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REI Hobitat 6

rated 2 of 5 stars A little wind tore this tent apart. This tent is great if there is no wind. We used it a few times without problem, but on the fifth time, there…
photo: REI Hobitat 6
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Ozark Trail 12' x 10' Family Dome Tent

rated 3.5 of 5 stars LOOKING FOR A RAINFLY!!! I've had this tent now for 5+ years. It still works great and is in good shape, except for the rainfly. I've had this…
 
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Osprey Aether 70

rated 5 of 5 stars Bullet proof. I have the 2012 model with over 3,000 miles of hard back country California. The custom fit is excellent. I carry over 40 lbs…
photo: Osprey Aether 70
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Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated Mat

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Comfort Light Insulated Mat is part of Sea to Summit’s new line of air mats, which feature quilted patterned “Air Sprung Cells” as…
photo: Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated Mat
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Libby's Seasoned Beef Crumbles

rated 3.5 of 5 stars My son and I actually like this as a complimentary ingredient. Despite the appearance, my son and I like this stuff. We always mix it in with…
photo:   Libby's Seasoned Beef Crumbles
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MontBell UL Down Vest

rated 4 of 5 stars Great for layering! Montbell’s UL Down Vest is a great addition to a layering system that will help keep you warm while weighing about the…
photo: MontBell Men's UL Down Vest
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Big Agnes Insulated Double Z

rated 4 of 5 stars The Big Agnes Insulated Double Z sleeping pad is a moderately lightweight full length sleeping pad that is very comfortable for limited 3-season…
photo: Big Agnes Insulated Double Z
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Nomad Life Titanium Stove

rated 4 of 5 stars This sub 1oz stove puts out some serious heat and packs up small. Only one small problem. Looking for a stove to better fit my GSI Minimalist…
photo:   Nomad Life Titanium Stove
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humangear GoBites Duo

rated 5 of 5 stars GoBites Duo — One spork to rule them all. Ok, maybe just very well thought out, giving it a wide range of capability. Last winter, my job…
photo: humangear GoBites Duo
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humangear GoBites Uno

rated 5 of 5 stars After several breakages of the plastic Light My Fire spork, I decided to try the new GoBites Uno. Human Gear took the idea and improved on it.
photo: humangear GoBites Uno
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Mountain House Beef Stroganoff with Noodles

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent flavor and texture from a freeze dried meal. The price point is a bit heavy considering I might be able to take a spur trail to the…
photo: Mountain House Beef Stroganoff with Noodles
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Mion Ebb Tide Slide

rated 5 of 5 stars Best shoes I've ever worn. Comfortable and long lasting. LOVE the toes protected, lightweight yet still good for easy hiking. I want want want…
photo: Mion Women's Ebb Tide Slide
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Vasque Breeze 2.0 Low

rated 5 of 5 stars The perfect desert/hot climate day-hiking shoe available, specifically for those individuals that have very HOT feet. The original shoe was…
photo: Vasque Breeze 2.0 Low
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Lowe Alpine Vision 40

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent lightweight pack that is versatile for many conditions. I've had this pack for over 12 years now and use the heck out of it. I actually…
photo: Lowe Alpine Vision 40
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No Limits Kings Peak II

rated 2 of 5 stars Woke up Sunday morning a happy camper. The tent had not leaked during a heavy rain, but even though the rain did not have wind, a pole had split.
photo: No Limits Kings Peak II
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MSR Hubba NX

rated 4 of 5 stars The setup and take-down is very quick. It fits into small awkward tent sites and although seemingly made of light material I found it very sturdy.
photo: MSR Hubba NX
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ZPacks Solplex

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An excellent choice for the person who wants to cut pack weight without sacrificing protection from the elements. The Zpacks Soloplex is an…
photo: ZPacks Solplex
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Mountain Hardwear Shifter 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Don't count out the dome tent! The Shifter 2 is a great all-rounder backpacking tent for what most of us do in the mountains, with affordable…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Shifter 2
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Katadyn Hiker PRO

rated 4 of 5 stars Used on several 50 mile+ multi-day kayak float trips pumping ~8 L/day of water (maybe 80 - 90 L total to date). Light and easy to carry and…
photo: Katadyn Hiker PRO
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Katadyn Base Camp

rated 3.5 of 5 stars If your Base Camp leaks, just wrap some plumbers (silicone) tape around the threads before screwing on the cap. In a pinch use a piece of a…
photo: Katadyn Base Camp
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BMS Micro-Rack

rated 5 of 5 stars The BMS Micro rappel rack is one of the best rappel devices for cave use. It lasts a long time due to the stainless steel construction. Not…
photo: BMS Micro-Rack
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TrekSta Granite

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Approach shoes are trail hikers that are also intended for diversions such as easier rock climbs and scrambling that require good traction,…
photo: TrekSta Granite
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Northwest Territory Trail Hawker Mid

rated 0.5 of 5 stars I've worn the shoes for two months and the shoes are falling apart already. The shoes feel good when I wear them and fit good.
photo: Northwest Territory Trail Hawker Mid
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Gregory Deva 85

rated 4 of 5 stars Very comfortable pack that can carry a heavier load and fit smaller (petite) lady hikers (xs size). As a petite (5'2") hiker, I was having a…
photo: Gregory Deva 85
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Big Agnes Air Core

rated 4 of 5 stars Sleeping comfort is worth the hassle. Great pad to sleep on during warmer months (there is an insulated version for colder temperatures). The…
photo: Big Agnes Air Core
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4 of 5 stars Easy to use, lightweight burner stove. I've had a liquid fuel stove for years (MSR SimmerLite), but wanted something more compact and lighter…
photo: MSR PocketRocket
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Osprey Aether 70

rated 5 of 5 stars Great pack for larger loads. I received this pack as a gift for Christmas, and now that the weather has been warmer I have been able to put…
photo: Osprey Aether 70
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La Sportiva Synthesis Mid GTX

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I didn't expect to like these boots, but I do. A lot. They are constructed such that they feel like they're wrapped around my feet. The footbed…
photo: La Sportiva Men's Synthesis Mid GTX
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Lowe Alpine Ophir

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I have had mine for more than 8 years, taking on many camping trips, backpacking, as well as several canoeing trips. iIt has lasted me the entire…
 
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Ozark Trail 2-Person Junior Dome Tent

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Uh, nice little play tent for the kids. Adults: get a real tent. Found it in the stuff left behind when a pal moved away. Set it up for the…
photo: Ozark Trail 2-Person Junior Dome Tent
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DMM Renegade 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Not the lightest or the comfiest harness out there, but if you're looking for a good all rounder, this is possibly the best one on the market!
photo: DMM Renegade 2
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Pat's Backcountry Beverages Brew Concentrate

rated 4 of 5 stars Perfect companions to their highly acclaimed Carbonator Bottle, these flavors give the user the ability to "brew" fresh adult beverages. I'm…
photo: Pat's Backcountry Beverages Brew Concentrate
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Camp Chef COVEN12

rated 4 of 5 stars Well made unit with a nice finish, this is the only camp stove I have found that has an oven. It is rather bulky and will take up as much space…
photo:   Camp Chef COVEN12
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Rab Flashpoint Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars In point, this jacket is all one needs for a fast and light, fully protected hardshell. See detailed review below. Testing: I tested the Flashpoint…
photo: Rab Flashpoint Jacket
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Ozark Trail 2 Burner Propane Stove

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Don't do it! If you have purchased one of these, look for your receipt and return it to Walmart or wherever you bought it.  Bought one new…
photo: Ozark Trail 2 Burner Propane Stove
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Helinox Ground Chair

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Very disappointed in this chair. It looked good quality. It's certainly lightweight and packs down to a tiny package...but it broke immediately…
photo: Helinox Ground Chair
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Salewa Wildfire Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars The Salewa Wildfire Pro is, as its name implies, an approach shoe. As such it bridges the gap between a hiking shoe and a climbing shoe. This…
photo: Salewa Men's Wildfire Pro
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Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought these boots a month ago and they are great. Right out of the box comfortable, no break-in period. Fully waterproof, I sat with my feet…
photo: Salomon Men's Quest 4D 2 GTX
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Teva Omnium

rated 5 of 5 stars I completed my first 100-mile ultra marathon this past weekend. The hard terrain was too much for my lightweight running shoes and the ball…
photo: Teva Men's Omnium
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BearPaw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 2

rated 4 of 5 stars A good little net tent, but roomy enough for 1+gear or for two shoulder to shoulder. Needs external support—hiking poles or trees at the least,…
photo: BearPaw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 2
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SteriPEN Classic

rated 5 of 5 stars Best device for the money. Had it for four years now and it's never failed me. Even when I dropped it and the battery cover cracked, it still…
photo: SteriPEN Classic
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Coleman Exponent 4AA Pack-Away Lantern

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Compact light with a punch. If you're looking for a small compact light, this won't disappoint you. This small light will perform just as good…
photo: Coleman Exponent 4AA Pack-Away Lantern
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Vasque Inhaler Low

rated 0.5 of 5 stars If these shoes are trail shoes then I must not have any good trails in Eastern Oregon! I hike 3 plus miles twice a week on trails and cross…
photo: Vasque Men's Inhaler Low
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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Gobi 60

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I've used this pack on numerous canyoneering trips and two trips down the Colorado River thru the Grand Canyon. It's stlll like new with some…
photo: Pacific Outdoor Equipment Gobi 60
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Jetboil Zip Cooking System

rated 5 of 5 stars The Jetboil Zip is a great choice for anyone wanting an affordable and highly effective personal cooking system that works well on overnights…
photo: Jetboil Zip Cooking System
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Eureka! Isis 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Nice little compact tent. Easy free standing cross-pole design. Leaks water. The Isis is a nice compact option for its price point. It tapers…
photo: Eureka! Isis 2
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Clif Organic Energy Food

rated 4 of 5 stars I was provided with four flavors of CLIF organic energy food: pizza margherita, banana mango with coconut, banana beet with ginger, and sweet…
photo: Clif Organic Energy Food
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Coleman Apollo Dual Fuel Stove

rated 0.5 of 5 stars A fire bomb that will soot up your pots and drain your fuel bottles. I bought one of these several years ago in the hopes of getting something…
photo: Coleman Apollo Dual Fuel Stove
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Sierra Designs Bedouin 4

rated 4 of 5 stars Simple common cross pole design made with high quality materials and a few more accoutrements than the average 4P tent. A reliable 3-season…
photo: Sierra Designs Bedouin 4
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Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus FS

rated 5 of 5 stars My first frameless pack. I chose wisely. This is the first frameless pack I've owned. My older pack is a Kelty Coyote 80L, which works well…
photo: Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus FS
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Merrell Continuum

rated 5 of 5 stars Brilliant, tough shoe! I found these shoes to be very tough. Walking, DIY working in the wet or dry. They are very good. I have had mine for…
 
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Malone Stax Pro2 Kayak Carrier

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Malone Stax Pro2 kayak carrier is a rooftop collapsable single or double kayak tie-down system. It's simple to install and folds down when…
photo:   Malone Stax Pro2 Kayak Carrier
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Rugged Outback Waterproof Hikers

rated 1 of 5 stars Only had boots for three months and the front sole is coming off. I have been wearing work boots for well over 30 years and as far as I'm concerned…
 
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Patagonia Nomad Gore-Tex

rated 3 of 5 stars Comfortable, good support, slip proof, but vibrant sole wears quickly. These boots are super comfortable right out of the box. They provide…
photo: Patagonia Men's Nomad Gore-Tex
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Rab Baseline Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Baseline immediately became a staple of my front side skiing and backcountry kit. Billy O’Donnell – Pro Skier, Coach, Guide Founder…
photo: Rab Baseline Jacket
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Grand Trunk Ultralight Hammock

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A basic hammock. Not great, but not bad either. The material seems somewhat plastic-ish, sort of like the material that cheap tents are made…
photo: Grand Trunk Ultralight Hammock
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Northwest Territory Olympic Cottage Deluxe Cabin Tent

rated 4 of 5 stars Love it. Love this tent, bring it back with minor upgrades. When properly set up it is sturdy. Very spacious.  I would cancel the closets.
 
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Teva Original Universal

rated 3 of 5 stars Teva is an authentic icon in the outdoor industry. Founded in the early 1980s by a Colorado River guide, Teva pioneered the sport-sandal category.
photo: Teva Women's Original Universal
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GoLite Jam2

rated 5 of 5 stars Superb pack for lighter warm-weather and "shoulder-season" traveling. (Not the bag I use for winter camping, when I use my 0-degree synthetic…
photo: GoLite Men's Jam2
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GoLite Hex 3 Shelter

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Hex (no longer available) and update ShangriLa (can still find it) is a great adaptable shelter to accommodate multiple living things (people,…
photo: GoLite Hex 3 Shelter
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Osprey Finesse Pro

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The simplest, most versatile sack Osprey has ever made. Like a Timex, it keeps on ticking. My Finesse is from 1992, made in Dolores, CO. Repaired…
 
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Vargo Titanium Pocket Cleats

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Vargo Pocket Cleats are a front foot traction option for light hiking and running. I found that they are best for trail running on level…
photo: Vargo Titanium Pocket Cleats
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Merrell Capra Sport

rated 5 of 5 stars Capra, where have you been all my life?? The holy grail (for me, anyway) of light hikers. I have always had a difficult time finding hiking…
photo: Merrell Men's Capra Sport
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La Sportiva Core High GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars A light, all-fabric boot from one of the world's premier footwear makers, the La Sportiva Core High GTX competes well against similar offerings…
photo: La Sportiva Men's Core High GTX
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MindShift Rotation180° Professional 38L

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack is specifically purposed for day hiking through the mountains with photographers in mind. It is very roomy and comfortable and built…
photo: MindShift Rotation180° Professional 38L
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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Light and roomy for one, cramped for two, poor design features. I own two Big Agnes tents. I am an experienced light/ultralightweight backpacker.
photo: Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
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Mountain Hardwear Haven 3

rated 2 of 5 stars Like most other reviews.  Nice tent, but the rain fly delaminates at the seams. Weird that all went at the same time. I took it out of the…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Haven 3
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BioLite KettleCharge

rated 5 of 5 stars A kettle with a built-in thermoelectric generator that can charge USB-powered devices off-grid. Heat water, get a charge. A superb option for…
photo: BioLite KettleCharge
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Carinthia HIG 3.0 Trousers

rated 5 of 5 stars Best cold weather gear on Earth! Check out my video review!
 
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Carinthia HIG 3.0 Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Best cold weather gear on Earth! Check out my video review!
photo: Carinthia HIG 3.0 Jacket
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Fenix CL20

rated 5 of 5 stars My favorite camping lantern. Watch my review! Have fun.
photo: Fenix CL20
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Alocs Mini Alcohol Stove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A great knockoff Trangia Mini stove without the pots from China. If like me you are finding the escalating cost of fossil fuels for your stove…
photo:   Alocs Mini Alcohol Stove
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Ozark Trail Elevated Anywhere Bed Air Mattress

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Sat new unused for about a year till needed. As I opened the package pieces of black plastic fell out of the bag. It looks like the foot part…
 
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Hillary 10 Person Rio Grande 4 Room Family Dome Tent

rated 4 of 5 stars I wish I could find another one of these. It is by far the best tent I've owned as being the first tent up and room for everyone on trip. First,…
 
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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2

rated 5 of 5 stars A high-quality, lightweight, dependable performer. I've had this tent out about 40 times in a variety of weather and I couldn't be happier with…
photo: Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
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Moonstone Optima

rated 3 of 5 stars I was cold at Camp Verde, AZ, campground in February and the zipper snagged the nylon backing. Good for spring camping in dry weather at Havasupai…
 
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Outdoor Research Bug Bivy

rated 3 of 5 stars Very lightweight, delicate, and tight. Setup: If you wish to guy it out properly, it takes longer than most tents. A single fiberglass pole…
photo: Outdoor Research Bug Bivy
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Eddyline Sea Star

rated 5 of 5 stars Solid kayak with a nice balance of volume, speed, and stability. Glad to see that these fine kayaks are still out there.  After trying various…
photo: Eddyline Sea Star
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Gregory Z55

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great backpack. Lightweight and comfortable. Great backpack, I use the size S and amber orange color. Live in Indonesia that has a lot of humid…
photo: Gregory Z55
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Salewa Mountain Trainer GTX

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I am a seasoned boot user, but after reading a number of opinion blogs I thought I would try a hiking shoe. The Salewa Mountain Trainer has…
photo: Salewa Men's Mountain Trainer GTX
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Gossamer Gear G4

rated 4 of 5 stars Ultralight, simple, effective, comfortable, proven over many years. I've used my first and only G4 for almost a decade on many short ultralight…
photo: Gossamer Gear G4
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Kelty Tuck 20 / EN 22

rated 4 of 5 stars Great bag at a great price. Just received it. I also own the Kelty Mistral 20 degree bag. The Tuck is 11 ounces lighter, and compresses to fit…
photo: Kelty Tuck 20 / EN 22
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Patagonia Merino 3 Midweight Hoody

rated 5 of 5 stars Encapsulating warmth, anti-stink, relatively quick drying, wicking, optional thumb loops, light weight, and recently on sale! Is that possible?
photo: Patagonia Men's Merino 3 Midweight Hoody
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Clif Berry Pomegranate Chia Bar

rated 4 of 5 stars Clif bars in general are great for people on the go, who can't always plan ahead for every meal. They are great for kids' snacks between meals…
photo: Clif Berry Pomegranate Chia Bar
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The North Face VE 25

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Good tent, but my 1997 model leaks in two places where the indoor reenforcement/clothing lines can be attached and that is a major problem.
photo: The North Face VE 25
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Eureka! Amari Pass 1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars As for the packabilty of this tent, I found that it gets much smaller and manageable on long treks if you pack the poles on the side of your…
photo: Eureka! Amari Pass 1
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L.L.Bean King Pine HD 4-Person Dome

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great tent. My wife and I bought it about three years ago and have used it a half dozen times. It is superb. We have used this tent…
 
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Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Mat

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Lightweight comfy pad, gives a great night's sleep. I was intrigued by Sea to Summit's new line of sleeping pads, so when the REI dividend and…
photo: Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Mat
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Kelty Loveseat

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Quality, comfort—great for cuddling up by the campfire :) We love this for sitting by the campfire. Best for car camping of course. It sits…
photo: Kelty Loveseat
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Northwest Territory Olympic Cottage Deluxe Cabin Tent

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Water pools during rain and no replacement parts available. Poles punctured holes in the canopy and we cannot find a replacement canopy ANYWHERE.
 
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Loki Mountain Hoodie

rated 3 of 5 stars Great ideas (built-in balaklava and mitts) and could be a game changer, but the quality is not there yet. I love the design of the hoodie. Adding…
photo: Loki Men's Mountain Hoodie
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Sea to Summit Aeros Pillow Ultra Light

rated 4 of 5 stars I used to have a lot of problems with camping pillows: not anymore. I used to use clothes as a pillow. Problem: my head would always slide off…
photo: Sea to Summit Aeros Pillow Ultra Light
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Mountain Hardwear Exposure II Parka

rated 3 of 5 stars Great waterproofing and an overall good shell, but after less than six months one of the chest zippers ripped. Not something you expect when…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Men's Exposure II Parka
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Eureka! Equinox 6

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Camping would not be the same without a Eureka tent, a smokey joe, and a lovely wife! This tent has been a lot of places, even to Washington,…
photo: Eureka! Equinox 6
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DMM Belay Master 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent product, vey well designed and made. it's perfect for the job (belaying/rappelling carabiner). Bought the Master 2 exclusively for…
photo: DMM Belay Master 2
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Klymit Insulated Static V

rated 4 of 5 stars Very light and packable full length pad, comfortable. For the size and weight of this pad, it's hard to beat. Packs compact and light. Not self-inflating,…
photo: Klymit Insulated Static V
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Grivel G10

rated 4 of 5 stars High quality, good fitting steel crampon; excess strap annoying. I use these for hiking and scrambling when there is enough slope that I need…
photo: Grivel G10
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Old Town Dirigo 106

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great rec kayak for lakes and slow rivers, capable of light overnight trips. Have had this kayak almost three years. I've dragged it, banged…
photo: Old Town Dirigo 106
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Oboz Teewinot Low

rated 5 of 5 stars Oboz introduces a very capable hybrid that is part low trail shoe and part approach shoe. It is somewhat heavier and less cushioned than most…
photo: Oboz Teewinot Low
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Ozark Trail Hikers

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Not high quality, but then, they are not high price. I bought these a couple of years ago on sale and as I had no immediate need put them away.
 
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