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Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Hooded Down Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This amazingly light jacket has the ability to insulate in very low temperatures, and packs down into it's own pocket. It's easy to stash in…
Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Hooded Down Jacket
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Gerber Paraframe I

rated 5 of 5 stars This folder has been a go-to knife in my "sharps box." It has been great for every day carry and has stood up to some rough use on weekend packing…
Gerber Paraframe I
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Black Diamond Stance Belay Parka

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Really excellent belaying parka. Warm, comfortable, packs down small, and doesn't weigh much at all. Great for very cold belaying at the crag,…
Black Diamond Stance Belay Parka
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GoLite UltraLite 1+ Season Quilt

rated 5 of 5 stars For sport motorcycle camping, near ideal. I replaced the straps with elastic straps from REI. They hold the sides close enough for warmth, but…
GoLite UltraLite 1+ Season Quilt
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GSI Gourmet Nesting Mug and Bowl

rated 5 of 5 stars Great, multi purpose mug. I actually went buy the MSR version of this mug, but when I went to the store, I saw this at a much lower price and…
GSI Gourmet Nesting Mug and Bowl
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SmartWool Midweight Crew

rated 5 of 5 stars Great wicking wool top! I've used this as a base layer this winter for daily walks in the ever changing New England weather, on runs and while…
SmartWool Midweight Crew
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Black Rock Gear Foldback Fingerless Mitt

rated 5 of 5 stars The warmth of a mitten with the dexterity of a glove. No more cold hands! Great for skiing, snowshoeing, and cold weather hiking/backpacking.
Black Rock Gear Foldback Fingerless Mitt
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Sven -Saw 21UL-2

rated 5 of 5 stars If you want to take a saw backpacking, this is a fantastic choice. I usually leave it at home for warmer trips, but during the winter it's a…
Sven -Saw 21UL-2
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Gerber Mini Paraframe Tanto

rated 5 of 5 stars An amazing EDC knife for any job and cheap too! The Gerber Mini Paraframe Tanto is a great knife used for day-to-day jobs as well as being prepared…
Gerber Mini Paraframe Tanto
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Kokatat MsFit Tour

rated 4 of 5 stars A great all around PFD for keeping you above water! I grew up wearing the typical orange, uncomfortable, and oversized life jacket that everybody…
Kokatat MsFit Tour
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2 comments
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Mary Janes Farm Organic Chilimac

rated 3.5 of 5 stars MJF strips this backpacking staple down to the bare essentials, offering a chili mac made from pasta, beans, and a cheese sauce that binds the…
Mary Janes Farm Organic Chilimac
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Gregory Wasatch 12

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a small daypack that is great for light loads and moving fast. This product is great for hiking, biking, and trail running. I would…
Gregory Wasatch 12
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Keen Olympus Medium Crew

rated 4 of 5 stars Comfortable hiking sock that's designed uniquely for each foot (right and left foot specific socks). I've worn a lot of different socks for…
Keen Olympus Medium Crew
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Mountain Hardwear SkyLedge 2.1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars If you want an ultralight, 2-person tent that is LIGHT and has 2 doors, 2 huge vestibules—this is it! Each side fits a large pack, boots and…
Mountain Hardwear SkyLedge 2.1
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Sea to Summit Rapid 26L Dry Pack

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Sea to Summit Rapid 26 L Dry Pack is a well-constructed and featured day pack that happens to also double as a dry bag. I was impressed…
Sea to Summit Rapid 26L Dry Pack
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Easton ATR-60

rated 3 of 5 stars These are decent poles for the price but at a 1lb. they're heavy. The powder coat length indicators don't hold up so mark your spots with a…
Easton ATR-60
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MSR Evo

rated 4.5 of 5 stars About the only thing that would hurt these snowshoes is throwing them in a fire! They're made of bomb-proof, injection molded, high impact plastic…
MSR Evo
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MSR Hubba Hubba

rated 5 of 5 stars I am so happy with this tent. As a member of Search and Rescue, it goes with me everywhere, and stands up to the harshest conditions. It's never…
MSR Hubba Hubba
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GSI Bugaboo Backpacker Cookset

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Not a cookset for ultralighters or even those looking to minimize weight. Perfect for backcountry gourmets who want to do more than boil water.
GSI Bugaboo Backpacker Cookset
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Petzl NAO Headlamp

rated 5 of 5 stars If you are looking for one of the best headlights for a myriad of uses, this is it. From doing the dishes at camp, to spelunking in the darkest…
Petzl NAO Headlamp
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GoLite UltraLite 1+ Season Quilt

rated 5 of 5 stars Great, super light 800+ fill down quilt at a great price. Packs very small. The Purchase:  I bought this quilt because I was looking for a…
GoLite UltraLite 1+ Season Quilt
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humangear capCAP

rated 5 of 5 stars A nice replacement top for large mouth bottles. Provides a smaller drinking area which helps keep the fluid off your body when the ice shifts…
humangear capCAP
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5 comments
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Emmrod Packer Cast Pole

rated 5 of 5 stars A lightweight, tough as nails, fully capable pack rod that you don't have to baby. This is easily capable of taking any fish you encounter.
Emmrod Packer Cast Pole
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REI Sahara Convertible Pants

rated 4 of 5 stars Work as designed. Lightweight and comfortable. I like how the zipper system works where you zip them off the pant leg, but also unzip them vertically…
REI Sahara Convertible Pants
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GSI Ultralight Nesting Bowl and Mug

rated 5 of 5 stars Perfect sized kit for the individual backpacker. Cup holds around 16-20 oz of your favorite hot beverage and the bowl holds the same. The neoprene…
GSI Ultralight Nesting Bowl and Mug
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Stoic Ti Long Spoon

rated 5 of 5 stars Great spoon for digging deep into your dehydrated meal pouches. Long enough to keep your grimy hands out of the pouch when eating. Very light,…
Stoic Ti Long Spoon
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Eddie Bauer Accelerant Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars This jacket is a very versatile layer for the outdoor enthusiast. It is breathable, wind resistant, comfortable, and surprisingly warm for the…
Eddie Bauer Accelerant Jacket
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Vapur Shades

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Between my girls and me, we have six of these soft bottles. The concept is pretty nice and they pack up small. We usually bring them along in…
Vapur Shades
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Eagles Nest Outfitters Twilights

rated 3.5 of 5 stars While not a replacement for any flashlight, this makes a great atmosphere piece for your tent or hammock in the backyard or backcountry. I received…
Eagles Nest Outfitters Twilights
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Patagonia Activist

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a review of the second of two pairs of Patagonia shoes I won here at Trailspace. These are some really cool looking shoes and they are…
Patagonia Activist
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Patagonia EVERlong

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I've used these for about three months now and have some mixed feelings. They are extremely light and comfortable and I wear them fairly often.
Patagonia EVERlong
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Big Agnes Helinox Chair

rated 5 of 5 stars Reviewed several lightweight chairs before choosing this one. Glad I chose the Helinox. It's great for backpacking and for music festivals.
Big Agnes Helinox Chair
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Gerber Suspension

rated 3 of 5 stars A decent value given the tool set, but recognize that this is a physically heavy multitool intended for light or medium-duty use. The Gerber…
Gerber Suspension
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Silva Lensatic 360

rated 5 of 5 stars Sturdy, reliable version of the Engineer's liquid-damped lensatic compass. My Silva Lensatic 360 compass has proven to be sturdy, reliable,…
Silva Lensatic 360
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Hennessy Hammock Explorer Deluxe Asym

rated 4 of 5 stars Good hammock for the price. Some call HH a starter hammock, but I don't think so. It is not for gram conscious ultralight backpacking. With…
Hennessy Hammock Explorer Deluxe Asym
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Jack Wolfskin Touch the Clouds

rated 5 of 5 stars Comfortable sleeping bag with good insulation and weight. Warmth Yes, it is warm, and keeps that way all night long. I've used it on vivac with…
Jack Wolfskin Touch the Clouds
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Gregory Pace 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The PERFECT pack for trail running adventures. You will forget you are wearing it until you need it. This pack rides BEAUTIFULLY!!! ZERO bounce…
Gregory Pace 3
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Kelty Red Cloud 5000

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great big hauler starter pack. This was my very first "women's" pack, and I purchased it back in 2008.  It was a great starter pack but way…
Kelty Red Cloud 5000
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1 comment
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Mountain Hardwear Masherbrum Mitt

rated 5 of 5 stars I found the Masherbrum Mitten excellent for the Winter Camping course I originated and still help teach, as well as during rest stops and snow…
Mountain Hardwear Masherbrum Mitt
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Mountain Hardwear Epic Gloves

rated 5 of 5 stars The Epic Glove is an excellent all around climbing glove for cold weather conditions when encountering wet rain or snow and when doing vigorous…
Mountain Hardwear Epic Gloves
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Eastman Outdoors Food Dehydrator

rated 4 of 5 stars A low priced dehydrator that has a few features normally found on the higher priced models. After a couple months of usage, this unit has already…
Eastman Outdoors Food Dehydrator
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Nikwax Down Wash

rated 5 of 5 stars Have a down filled jacket or sleeping bag? A bit dirty or has it lost it loft? Look no further! If you want to take care and make your expensive…
Nikwax Down Wash
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Granite Gear Kahiltna 29

rated 3 of 5 stars Multi-use bag for outdoors or indoors. Use as a laptop bag or throw some water and snacks for a comfortable daypack. Hip belt and pockets may…
Granite Gear Kahiltna 29
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Gander Mountain Guide Series Thundercloud II Rain Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars For those who don't want to "shell" out $80 or $100 for a hard shell waterproof jacket, this'll be for you. While the sizing may be off, this…
Gander Mountain Guide Series Thundercloud II Rain Jacket
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Jacks 'R' Better Greylock 3

rated 5 of 5 stars As a lightweight bottom insulation this is great! I purchased it because it was the 3/4 length and it works well for the way I hammock sleep.
Jacks 'R' Better Greylock 3
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Suunto Arrow 20

rated 4 of 5 stars Simple, effective baseplate compass with fast-settling needle. I purchased the Suunto Arrow-20 for general wilderness navigation and occasional…
Suunto Arrow 20
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Vasque Breeze 2.0 GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars Great shoe for hiking or backpacking! The Gore-tex is a great feature of this product, making it waterproof. Strong sole, which is great for…
Vasque Breeze 2.0 GTX
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ALPS Mountaineering Mystique 1.5

rated 4 of 5 stars Great value in a quality 1-person tent. Alps Mystic 1.5 on bicycle tour at Perrot State Park. Other equipment in the photo includes JetBoil…
ALPS Mountaineering Mystique 1.5
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MSR Fury

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent moderate priced 1- or 2-person mountaineering tent or winter tent for backpacking or kayaking situations. I have the pre-2008 non-orange…
MSR Fury
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3 comments
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Jacks 'R' Better Greylock 3

rated 5 of 5 stars A high quality, 3/4-length, down UnderQuilt demonstrating exceptional craftsmanship. Exceeds similar products I have tested. The Greylock 3…
Jacks 'R' Better Greylock 3
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Kelty PK 50

rated 4 of 5 stars The Kelty PK 50 is a near perfect backpack for someone new to backpacking who is looking for one versatile, all-round pack. The ability to strip…
Kelty PK 50
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3 comments
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Exped Andromeda II

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tent for space and weatherproof performance. I really enjoy using my Andromeda tent. Especially if I know the weather is going to be poor.
Exped Andromeda II
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CAMP X-Dream

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Ice climbing dream. For pure WI these are my favorite ice tool to date. The slim pick usually is a one swing wonder, which makes steep climbs…
CAMP X-Dream
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Black Diamond Ultra Distance

rated 5 of 5 stars These lightweight poles have extended my hiking into an age where arthritis has wrecked my knees. Let me start by saying that Mike Gartman's…
Black Diamond Ultra Distance
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Sierra Designs Stretch DriDown Hoody

rated 4 of 5 stars The Sierra Designs Stretch DriDown Hoody is not your average puffy jacket. It not only has 800 fill hydrophobic DriDown, but it also has a shell…
Sierra Designs Stretch DriDown Hoody
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Epic Bar

rated 4 of 5 stars The Epic Bison, Turkey, and Beef bars are marketed as a food bar, made with either, organic bison, organic turkey and organic beef, with the…
Epic Bar
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American Trekking Pole Green Hiker Cork Grip Poles

rated 5 of 5 stars Great lightweight poles that can withstand the rigors of the trail. Very comfortable to hold on short or long treks, lightweight, and gives…
American Trekking Pole Green Hiker Cork Grip Poles
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The North Face Casimir 36

rated 5 of 5 stars I am completely in love with this pack! I call it my "bug out bag" for long hiking days or peak bagging days, but could easily use it for an…
The North Face Casimir 36
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Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2

rated 5 of 5 stars Bought this tent to cut down on weight for camping trips to the Grand Canyon. Saved me over 5 pounds vs. old tent and much to my surprise the…
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2
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Eberlestock G4 Operator

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a very well thought out internal frame pack that is designed for multiday hunting trips and can be used for hiking as well. Lots of…
Eberlestock G4 Operator
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Soto Pocket Torch

rated 3 of 5 stars The Soto Pocket torch is an excellent concept for turning a cheap butane lighter into a super hot wind resistant torch. I have found this lighter…
Soto Pocket Torch
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Teva Omnium Leather

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Very comfortable shoe for camp use, water use, or everyday use. I bought these shoes about 2 years ago at Academy. I originally bought these…
Teva Omnium Leather
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Bates Hot Weather Combat Hiker

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent all around hiking boots. These boots are durable, comfortable, breathable, and provide good support. I got these boots after searching…
Bates Hot Weather Combat Hiker
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Tarptent StratoSpire 2

rated 5 of 5 stars You can spend more, but you'll get less. I've also started using trekking poles as a replacement for the tent poles, and I have to say the tent…
Tarptent StratoSpire 2
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Garmin Fenix

rated 5 of 5 stars The Garmin fenix GPS watch is almost in a category all it's own (the Suunto Ambit series is the only other real competition from what I could…
Garmin Fenix
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1 comment

Mad River Journey 156

rated 4 of 5 stars Great price. Nice seats and finish. Good for camping. Seems easily damaged. Bought this boat to replace an Old Town Camper. Was a great looking…
Mad River Journey 156
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Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody

rated 5 of 5 stars This piece is one of my favorites, and its versatility is impressive. Light enough to take with me everywhere. So this is a piece of gear that…
Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody
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5 comments
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Big Agnes Hole In The Wall Jacket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A little tweaking and this jacket will be one of the greats. The Hole in the Wall Jacket is the Big Agnes entry into the water resistant down…
Big Agnes Hole In The Wall Jacket
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Icebreaker Bodyfit 150 Long Sleeve Crewe

rated 5 of 5 stars Women's version, really lives up to the hype. Definitely worth the money. Merino wool keeps sheep warm in winter and cool in summer. Period. …
Icebreaker Bodyfit 150 Long Sleeve Crewe
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The North Face Thunder Micro Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great for active use, use mine mostly for strenuous hikes and layering up for winter fishing. Great as a shell when not wet out, use it most…
The North Face Thunder Micro Jacket
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JOOS Orange

rated 5 of 5 stars Solar charger for iPhone, digital cameras, camcorders, iPad, Kindles and more! Lightweight, compact, durable, and effective. Amazingly capable,…
JOOS Orange
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Lowe Alpine Saracen

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Though this is no lightweight pack it is a comfortable pack that can easily handle loads well north of 80 lbs. It has lots of straps to help…
Lowe Alpine Saracen
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SteriPEN Sidewinder

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Works well but is better suited for base camp or cabin use rather than backpacking. This is my third Steripen, I also use an Adventurer and…
SteriPEN Sidewinder
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Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Knife

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a good solid knife for the money. There are better out there, but they will cost a lot more and it is debatable truly how much better…
Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Knife
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Bag Balm

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome product that surpasses any other balm I have used. This product was recommended to my wife by a rancher's wife. She stated it made her…
Bag Balm
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High Sierra Bobcat 65

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Good pack for the budget minded hiker. Not the best on the market, but a good deal for the price. I bought this pack about 6 months ago and…
High Sierra Bobcat 65
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TAD FAST Pack Litespeed

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A slimmed down, lighter weight version of Triple Aught Designs Fast Pack series of backpacks, while still maintaining all the great features…
TAD FAST Pack Litespeed
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Esbit Pocket Stove

rated 5 of 5 stars Packable stove with excellent heating capability, fire steel ignition, sturdy stand and replaceable fuel tablets. Works well with canteen cups…
Esbit Pocket Stove
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Sorel Caribou

rated 4 of 5 stars Growing up in the north and on a horse farm, it was always important to ensure we had good, warm boots to get us through until the spring thaw.
Sorel Caribou
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MontBell U.L. Down Parka

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome addition for just about anything outdoors. I bought this parka while in town waiting for a climbing buddy to arrive. I had several friends…
MontBell U.L. Down Parka
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Eureka! Floor Saver Square Medium

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Very durable ground cloth for the backpacker that is going to use their tent regularly. I am impressed with the thickness of this floor saver…
Eureka! Floor Saver Square Medium
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Asolo Broad Peak GV

rated 4 of 5 stars Pretty good boot for snow/ice. The Broad Peak GV is a pretty good boot for use on snow or ice. I have used them on Mt Hood, Mt Shasta, Mt Rainier,…
Asolo Broad Peak GV
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Yellowstone Fast Boil Backpacker Pot

rated 5 of 5 stars 1-litre ul/ha pot with heat exchanger, lightweight attractive finish. This photo shows the test boil setup. I used a Westwind Trangia with Trangia…
Yellowstone Fast Boil Backpacker Pot
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Vibram FiveFingers KSO

rated 4 of 5 stars I really like these minimalist shoes for trail running, paddling, and casual wear. They take time to get used to, but once I embraced the minimalist…
Vibram FiveFingers KSO
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Maglite Solitaire LED

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Keychain-sized powerful little light. With one AAA battery powering it, it won't last as long as some, but excellent brightness and value. I…
Maglite Solitaire LED
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Snow Peak GigaPower Manual

rated 5 of 5 stars Perfect lightweight backpacking stove! It packs up into a very small size and works with many different brands of fuel. It is easy to light…
Snow Peak GigaPower Manual
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ExOfficio BugsAway Adventure Hat

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great hiking or paddling hat when you are out in the sun. It is light and breathable but I have not had any luck with it keeping away mosquitoes…
ExOfficio BugsAway Adventure Hat
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Small lightweight headlamp great for backpacking. Unfortunately, longevity is not good and after a year the LEDs are get dimmer much more quickly…
Petzl Tikka XP 2
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Sea to Summit Reactor Thermolite Liner

rated 5 of 5 stars True-to-spec 15°F of added warmth and lightweight make this bag liner a winner. It's better than my old silk bag liner in that it's lighter…
Sea to Summit Reactor Thermolite Liner
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Kelty Ignite DriDown 16

rated 5 of 5 stars If you look for a sale, you can get this down bag for an incredible price! It's accurately rated to 16° F (men's EN lower limit). It's a high…
Kelty Ignite DriDown 16
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MSR DragonFly

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a high quality stove with the advantage of having simmer functionality. It's a liquid fuel stove with MSR's simplicity and reliability,…
MSR DragonFly
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Coghlan's Camp Axe

rated 3 of 5 stars Cheap, car camping axe is worth the 11 bucks you will spend on it. Cons Let's start with the cons. There are many cons. It does not come sharpened.
Coghlan's Camp Axe
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Inov-8 Terroc 330

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great lightweight trail runner that’s light on cushioning support, yet is very comfortable to wear on long-distance treks. I’ll…
Inov-8 Terroc 330
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Native Watercraft Ultimate 12

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Lightweight, stable hybrid kayak with a comfortable seat that can be used in lakes, rivers, or oceans. Great kayak for a female who may not…
Native Watercraft Ultimate 12
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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great 3-season lightweight backpacking tent that is easy to put up if you have the proper ground for many stakes. Excellent at keeping out rain…
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
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Cocoon Air-Core Ultralight

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight and compact pillow that is perfect for backpacking since it is not only comfortable but also ultralight. Rounded top keeps the pillow…
Cocoon Air-Core Ultralight
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Obenauf's Heavy Duty LP

rated 5 of 5 stars Fantastic product for keeping your leather well conditioned.
Obenauf's Heavy Duty LP
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RIO Adventure One-Piece Camp Table

rated 4 of 5 stars This is an excellent portable, sturdy table for base camping or canoeing. For the lux adventurer, this little table is perfect for camp's table…
RIO Adventure One-Piece Camp Table
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Voile Mini Shovel

rated 5 of 5 stars If you are going winter camping and not carrying one of these (or a comparable model), you are not carrying an essential winter survival tool.
Voile Mini Shovel
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CamelBak Rim Runner

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Comfortable pack with decent storage for a day outing. I've used the Rim Runner for about a year now.  I had been using a day pack that would…
CamelBak Rim Runner
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