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Therm-a-Rest Alpine Down Blanket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Therm-a-Rest sleep systems include various combinations of insulation, pads, and pillows for different temperatures, climates, and activities.
Therm-a-Rest Alpine Down Blanket
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Backpacker's Pantry Scrambled Eggs

rated 4.5 of 5 stars For a comparative Instant Camp Eggs Cook-Off, I tested and reviewed the following packaged plain egg products: Adventure Egg Anywhere Scrambles,…
Backpacker's Pantry Scrambled Eggs
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MSR Fury

rated 4 of 5 stars (I am using the upgraded 2010/2011 Fury without the pole sleeves and instead using the pole clips-—much better). NIGHT FALLS IN THE BLACK…
MSR Fury
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Osprey Talon 22

rated 5 of 5 stars The Talon 22 was exactly was I was looking for in a pack. I needed a lightweight pack for 3 purposes: 1. Day hikes - I have a laptop pack already…
Osprey Talon 22
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Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I purchased the Gatewood Cape Poncho-Tarp with the Serenity Net Tent interior screen-tent with bathtub floor. I love this concept, and in practice…
 
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SteriPEN Traveler

rated 4.5 of 5 stars by now, the technology is no mystery - UV light kills the DNA in whatever bacteria, protozoans, even viruses may be in your water bottle. …
SteriPEN Traveler
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Gerber Exchange-A-Blade Saw

rated 1.5 of 5 stars A lightweight folding saw great for backpacking, hiking, camping, or any other general outdoors use. The saw is actually produced and manufactured…
Gerber Exchange-A-Blade Saw
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Valandré Shocking Blue

rated 5 of 5 stars Well, here’s a review telling you how I took my size long Valandre Shocking Blue, a 3lb bag EN comfort rated at 16F, to a verified -15F, and…
Valandré Shocking Blue
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Gregory Baltoro 65

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a load-hauler for a backpack of this size. It has proved to be not only comfortable but also very durable. Plethora of features is nice.
Gregory Baltoro 65
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Keen Pyrenees

rated 3 of 5 stars Initial impression of the Keen Pyrenees (Bison)- Build quality seems pretty good. No blemishes in the leather, stitching seems of decent quality,…
Keen Pyrenees
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MSR SimmerLite

rated 4.5 of 5 stars For a small, light, liquid fuel stove I am very happy with this piece of camp equipment. It is Most compact of many brands I was considering.
MSR SimmerLite
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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1

rated 4 of 5 stars Overall, I am very pleased with this tent. It's the lightest tent I've owned and it packs really small. I've even got it packed down with a…
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
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The North Face Double Headed Toad 44 BX

rated 4 of 5 stars I backpack short mileage for 3-4 day trips with my wife and two girls, 7 and 9 years old. After a few trips with two 3-person tents, I decided…
The North Face Double Headed Toad 44 BX
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Starbucks VIA Ready Brew

rated 5 of 5 stars I am a coffee snob. If you've ever had instant coffee, forget that traumatic experience; this stuff is actually pretty good. Perfect for camping…
Starbucks VIA Ready Brew
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 2 of 5 stars I bought this pack in early 2010, I forget when exactly, I bought it to replace my old ALICE pack I had been using. I was on a budget, so when…
Kelty Coyote 4750
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Osprey Aether 85

rated 5 of 5 stars I never take the time to write a review, matter of fact this is the first time. I used the reviews on this site and others to help point me…
Osprey Aether 85
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Mountainsmith Dog Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this pack!!! This thing has made it through hell and back and keeps goin. I sprayed a little silicone waterproof on and it can handle…
Mountainsmith Dog Pack
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Guyot Designs MicroBites

rated 5 of 5 stars I already own the standard sized version or this set, but for solo trips I thought this would be a better choice. I figured correctly. Total…
Guyot Designs MicroBites
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Snow Peak LiteMax Titanium

rated 5 of 5 stars The lightest canister stove in the world, sounds to good to be true right? At 1.9 oz it's near a full ounce lighter than its competitors. With…
Snow Peak LiteMax Titanium
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La Sportiva Trango S Evo GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the greatest overall boot I've found in 30 years of climbing. It is amazingly light and comfortable (no blisters out of the box) yet…
La Sportiva Trango S Evo GTX
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Keen Pyrenees

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I purchased these boot to replace a very worn out pair of Merrell low top hikers. I was looking for something a bit tougher, though it didn’t…
Keen Pyrenees
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Therm-a-Rest ProLite 4

rated 3 of 5 stars I have both the ProLite 4 long (for winter use) and the ProLite 3 shorter version for summer/all around. Obviously I like the pads enough to…
Therm-a-Rest ProLite 4
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Eureka! Apex 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I've had this tent for 5 years now and though I don't use it every weekend, it's seen a lot of ups and downs with plenty of rain and wind. I'm…
Eureka! Apex 2
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Bought this expensive pad to help me sleep, as I don't sleep well on the trail. The pad took longer than I expected to blow up and was a chore…
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir
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Optimus Svea

rated 5 of 5 stars This stove model debuted in 1955, so it isn't 100 years old, despite what you read on the web. People like to obsess over gear weight, but do…
Optimus Svea
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Primus OmniFuel

rated 4.5 of 5 stars update 7-17-2013: After 3 years of using this stove for group backpacking trips as well as car camping with the family I would like to say this…
Primus OmniFuel
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MSR HyperFlow Microfilter

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Under ideal conditions - i.e. practicing with it using my tap water - it did work great. Very fast, easy to pump, lightweight, the back flushing…
MSR HyperFlow Microfilter
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MSR E-Wing

rated 5 of 5 stars I recently purchased an MSR E-Wing Shelter/Tarp and couldn't be happier with it! I trawled the internet searching for some information and a…
MSR E-Wing
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Osprey Hydraform 2 Liter Reservoir

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased this bladder for my wildlife research job that requires long hikes every day in the Canyonlands of Utah. Ten times better than any…
Osprey Hydraform 2 Liter Reservoir
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NRS Pilot Knife

rated 4 of 5 stars
NRS Pilot Knife
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The North Face VE 25

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent is like the shark, crocodile and turtle all rolled into one. So perfectly evolved the TNF has been making it for 20 years or something.
The North Face VE 25
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Adventure Medical Kits Ultralight / Watertight .3
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Black Diamond Orbit

rated 5 of 5 stars Here's my review of Black Diamond's Orbit lantern: Enjoy!
Black Diamond Orbit
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Eureka! Mountain Pass 3XTE

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this after realizing my 2xte was better suited as a solo (for me.) Everything I have stated (my review of the 2xte) holds true for…
Eureka! Mountain Pass 3XTE
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Killer Review

Eureka! Mountain Pass 2XTE

rated 4 of 5 stars A great entry level tent if you are going to split the load with a hiking companion. If you are carrying this yourself look elsewhere. There…
Eureka! Mountain Pass 2XTE
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MSR E-Wing

rated 5 of 5 stars When a buddy of mine first bought an E-Wing I laughed in his face. "Who needs a tarp? Just wear a rain coat." That's what I said. Well the next…
MSR E-Wing
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Ruff Wear Approach Pack

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Of course, as I often am w/ K9 products, I was skeptical at first. My concerns were soon gone. This pack fits well on my medium sized terrier…
Ruff Wear Approach Pack
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La Sportiva Trango Prime

rated 2 of 5 stars I am a lifetime La Sportiva loyalist, however, the Trango Prime fell short on performance in my opinion. This spring on an attempt on the Liberty…
La Sportiva Trango Prime
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REI Kingdom 6 Tent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great tent! Summary: Unique options for using the fly (folded half back over one "room", or folded half way up for shade/rain protection with…
REI Kingdom 6 Tent
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Jacks 'R' Better Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock

rated 5 of 5 stars I liked hammocks. I liked camping. I couldn't get completely comfortable in standard non-spreader bar hammocks due to the arc that exists even…
Jacks 'R' Better Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock
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Tarptent Rainbow

rated 5 of 5 stars Hard to beat this tarptent. It is super light (2 lbs) and super roomy for 1 (could hold 2 in a pinch) and it pitches very tight and storm-worthy.
Tarptent Rainbow
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Primus OmniFuel

rated 4.5 of 5 stars You will amaze your friends with how quickly it boils water, although you may not be able to hear their "oohs" and "aahs" over the burner roar.
Primus OmniFuel
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Primus Litech Trek Kettle

rated 5 of 5 stars This set is great for the money. It weighs about half of a pound, and has a very strong non-stick coating. It is very small, and just enough…
Primus Litech Trek Kettle
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MSR Mutha Hubba

rated 4.5 of 5 stars So I just got this tent the day I was going on a trip and pretty much tested it in every Canadian summer condition. I usually steer towards…
MSR Mutha Hubba
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The North Face Tadpole 23

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought my Tadpole in 1994. It's the only piece of my travelling kit remaining from then. I've cycle toured in S.E. Asia extensively, France,…
The North Face Tadpole 23
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Primus OmniFuel

rated 5 of 5 stars The best stove to-date. This little puppy ignited first time immediately. Even when playing around adjusting the flame and the flame went out,…
Primus OmniFuel
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Princeton Tec Apex

rated 2 of 5 stars Eight people used the Apex on an expedition to Papua New Guinea to explore remote caves. Upon receipt of the headlamps several of them were…
Princeton Tec Apex
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Western Mountaineering Caribou MF

rated 5 of 5 stars What can I say about Western Mountaineering, I first heard about these products through an online talk group and I must say I'm impressed. To…
Western Mountaineering Caribou MF
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Hennessy Hammock Hennessy vs. Clark

rated 4 of 5 stars I switched over to hammock camping a couple of years ago. I have several tents and 2 Hennessy Hammocks and a Clark Jungle Hammock. I love them…
 
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars If you're still using your WhisperLite for three-season solo or two-person backpacking, you need to upgrade to a good canister stove. The MSR…
MSR PocketRocket
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L.L.Bean Explorer Sandals

rated 4 of 5 stars Women's footwear made by L.L Bean. Whether they're for hitting the trail, strolling along the boardwalk, gardening, these athletic sandals keep…
L.L.Bean Explorer Sandals
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Morakniv Companion F Rescue

rated 5 of 5 stars Another great, inexpensive knife from Morakniv. I purchased this knife to go into my car as a safety/rescue tool. With its blunt tip and razor…
Morakniv Companion F Rescue
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GSI Compact Scraper

rated 5 of 5 stars The backcountry tool you never knew you needed. Scrape clean bowls and pots before washing. Worth 10 times its weight in recovered calories…
GSI Compact Scraper
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Evernew Ti Alcohol Stove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This stove does not put itself at the top of the alcohol burner class unless you combine it with the Evernew Titanium wind stand. It does not…
Evernew Ti Alcohol Stove
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NiteCore SRT7 Revenger

rated 5 of 5 stars The SRT7 is a 1x18650, 2xCR123A/RCR model that is distinguished by several additional features, including multi-color secondary LEDs. I believe…
NiteCore SRT7 Revenger
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Fremont Knives Farson Blade

rated 4 of 5 stars Super sharp edged unique blade for everything from chopping to skinning. The design for this survival blade came from a stone knife found near…
Fremont Knives Farson Blade
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Finn Comfort Garmisch

rated 5 of 5 stars Very expensive boots, but these could be what makes the difference for middle-aged feet. A year ago I got back into backpacking after 20 years…
Finn Comfort Garmisch
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Outdoor Research Mesh Ditty Sacks

rated 5 of 5 stars Super light and sturdy ditty sacks, do the job! In stark contrast to the way I live at home and work, I am an organization freak when it comes…
Outdoor Research Mesh Ditty Sacks
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Slumberjack Slumberloft Camp Pillow

rated 2.5 of 5 stars A pillow that is worth the price and not much else. Its best feature is its quietness. This is a prime example of getting what you pay for.
Slumberjack Slumberloft Camp Pillow
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The North Face Angstrom 20

rated 4 of 5 stars An excellent lightweight (709g) panel loader daypack from The North Face. Great use of lightweight fabrics, intelligent, well thought out design…
The North Face Angstrom 20
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Patagonia Synchilla Snap-T

rated 5 of 5 stars I've had this fleece since 5th grade. I'm now four years out of college (that's 15 years!) and it hasn't begun to show wear. Just buy one. For…
Patagonia Synchilla Snap-T
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Eagles Nest Outfitters SlapStrap

rated 3 of 5 stars The SlapStraps are ENO's most basic suspension system. They work fine but lack versatility — a much desired characteristic in the backcountry…
Eagles Nest Outfitters SlapStrap
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Benchmade 940 Osborne

rated 3.5 of 5 stars An excellent, lightweight knife with a reasonable blade length and a unique tip design. The 940 Osborne is great for everyday carry, and is…
Benchmade 940 Osborne
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Snow Peak GigaPower Auto

rated 5 of 5 stars If you're think you're too old-school to go with a canister stove, put your scruples aside. I finally gave my Svea a break and started packing…
Snow Peak GigaPower Auto
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La Sportiva Karakorum

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Replaced a pair of long lived Asolo TPS 520s with these in preparation for a mountaineering climb that required crampons. I loved the Asolos…
La Sportiva Karakorum
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Montrail Torre GTX

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Lightweight and breathable because of the Gore-tex materials, but extremely tough. I've taken these boots through every terrain and temperature.
Montrail Torre GTX
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Katadyn Base Camp

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Not meant for day or thru hikes, but as the name implies, it's a really good gravity filter for base camping. Make sure you carefully seat the…
Katadyn Base Camp
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NiteCore SRT7 Revenger

rated 5 of 5 stars A do-it-all flashlight that is as bright as the sun. Right size, the right features, and an all around perfect flashlight. I am not a flashlight…
NiteCore SRT7 Revenger
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Merrell Barefoot Trail Glove

rated 3 of 5 stars A very expensive water shoe that takes a long time to dry. Covers your bare feet enough to protect from the elements. The ankle material/fit…
Merrell Barefoot Trail Glove
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JanSport WatchTower

rated 3 of 5 stars It's a nice looking bag that falls short in its design. By adding too many compartments, they've lost valuable space. I liked the construction,…
JanSport WatchTower
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Atsko Sno-Seal

rated 5 of 5 stars For chrome-tanned boots, I've never found anything better to keep the water out. It's hard to beat LoneStranger's review of Sno-Seal! I've only…
Atsko Sno-Seal
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Marmot Firefly 2P

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I bought this tent for my wife and me to have some room. This is definitely roomy and with us both being 5'8" we can sit up with room to spare.
Marmot Firefly 2P
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Black Diamond Soloist Lobster Glove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Good glove/mitt hybrid that is a great base for a waterproof winter glove layering system. Use: The Black Diamond Lobster is a cross between…
Black Diamond Soloist Lobster Glove
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HawK VittleS Hash Browns with Eggs, Sausage, and Cheese

rated 4 of 5 stars A simple, light, and filling breakfast for a reasonable price. The meal comes in a heat sealed package that you only have to cut the top off…
HawK VittleS Hash Browns with Eggs, Sausage, and Cheese
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MSR MicroRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A great little stove. Recommended for backpackers! I've had this stove for the past two years and have yet to have a problem with it. Aside…
MSR MicroRocket
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Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest

rated 5 of 5 stars I own the Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest (and use w/ the ENO SlapStrap Pro) and love it! Light to carry and easy to throw in a backpack for…
Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest
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REI Flash 62 Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars I would recommend this pack for someone who casually or seriously hikes multiple day trips. It is extremely comfortable, has all the features…
REI Flash 62 Pack
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Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest

rated 5 of 5 stars The DoubleNest hammock is a very versatile hammock that can go anywhere on one or two stable objects that are about 12 feet apart. I like it…
Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest
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Macpac Minaret

rated 5 of 5 stars Used a roughly 12- or 14-year-old Minaret tent last year when crossing the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean (the High Route,…
Macpac Minaret
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Leatherman Squirt PS4

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Though small in size, this is still a serious tool. It is well-made and has the diminutive heft of pocket-sized tool that is meant to be more…
Leatherman Squirt PS4
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Outdoor Research Echo L/S Zip Tee

rated 4 of 5 stars Thinnest, lightest, most breathable long sleeve shirt. Deep zip adds a lot to usability. Bit fragile. Thin Grid: I live in Japan, where the…
Outdoor Research Echo L/S Zip Tee
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Tarptent Scarp 1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Fantastic tent, lightweight (1.3kg), great design for all round strength, and the great venting features mean it deals well with condensation…
Tarptent Scarp 1
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Bison Designs Capsule

rated 5 of 5 stars I use a statin for elevated cholesterol and it comes in the form of small pills. I needed a way to carry the pills in all weather all the time…
Bison Designs Capsule
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Chaco ZX/2 Unaweep

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Four years ago my girlfriend started working at a summer camp in North Georgia. She was told by many that in order to survive the summer being…
Chaco ZX/2 Unaweep
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Therm-a-Rest Alpine Down Blanket

rated 5 of 5 stars Cost effective, lightweight, ultra-compressible 3-season down blanket. Great for light-weight hikers, campers, backpackers, and hammock hangers.
Therm-a-Rest Alpine Down Blanket
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Aerobed PakMat

rated 1 of 5 stars This review is based on our experiences with two of these inflatable beds; the first was unsatisfactory, and the company sent us a second; however,…
Aerobed PakMat
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Superfeet Green

rated 5 of 5 stars A nice option to have for those who are looking for an insole that provides great arch support. They are MUCH less expensive than shelling out…
Superfeet Green
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Deuter Futura 30 SL

rated 3 of 5 stars WOMAN'S version: I am reviewing this solely on its sizing. It is a Deuter pack and quality made. All the great features are present, but the…
Deuter Futura 30 SL
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Sawyer Mini Filter

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The filter is very lightweight, along with the straw, bag, and cleaning plunger it comes with. It's good for backpacking, and filters up to…
Sawyer Mini Filter
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H204K9 Insulated Dog Water Bottle

rated 5 of 5 stars We have both the un-insulated and insulated version, and find the insulated version a bit nicer...it seems more durable and easier to grasp…
H204K9 Insulated Dog Water Bottle
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Black Diamond Trail Shock

rated 5 of 5 stars Sturdy, lightweight hiking poles that utilize Black Diamond's FlickLock technology for securing the poles to whatever length you need for all…
Black Diamond Trail Shock
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REI Hiker Shocklight Staff

rated 5 of 5 stars A sturdy lightweight staff that provides plenty of support for the backpacker who wants a hand free while hiking. When my much loved Leki Makalu…
REI Hiker Shocklight Staff
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WrightSock Coolmesh II Crew Sock

rated 5 of 5 stars A blister-free guarantee that I have tested and found to be true. It seems like the minute I let my guard down and forget to wear decent socks…
WrightSock Coolmesh II Crew Sock
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Katadyn Vario Microfilter

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent filtration device for backcountry camping and expeditions. Easy to use, small compact design allows storing to be a breeze and not…
Katadyn Vario Microfilter
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BioLite CampStove

rated 5 of 5 stars The heat from the fire generates electricity via a thermoelectric generator to power a fan creating airflow for improved combustion. Surplus…
BioLite CampStove
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Princeton Tec Fred

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A light, well-made headlamp with bright, focused beams, and a red light mode. An intelligent switching pattern becomes intuitive with use. Made…
Princeton Tec Fred
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Eureka! Timberline 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Simple, effective, and functional. I've had two of these: both an American-made one bought in 1987 and an Asian one that I purchased around…
Eureka! Timberline 2
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Trangia 27-8 UL/HA

rated 5 of 5 stars Such a great stove for everything...except high altitude mountaineering. I'm an "Outdoor Professional" having worked as an Outward Bound instructor,…
Trangia 27-8 UL/HA
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Valandré Thor

rated 4 of 5 stars Ce n'est pas un examen de sac de couchage ;) This is not a full review but more some random notes for potential buyers. I feel there's not too…
Valandré Thor
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GSI Infinity Insulated Mug

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Reasonably light mug that works well as a cup or even a small bowl. I own the older version of this mug which had a removable lid and an insulated…
GSI Infinity Insulated Mug
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