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Outdoor Research Couloir Gloves

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great gloves for cold days on the move OR Couloir Gloves Idiot straps, as it turns out, are a very smart idea. The Couloir gloves are tough,…
photo: Outdoor Research Men's Couloir Gloves
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Hilleberg Kaitum 4

rated 5 of 5 stars The Hilleberg Kaitum 4 is a two door, two vestibule, 4 person, 4 season tent that comes in at a more than respectable 8 lbs 10 oz(that’s a…
photo: Hilleberg Kaitum 4
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Klymit Static V

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a solid, lightweight, easy to inflate sleeping pad. Everything it claims to be, and nothing it doesn't claim to be. Decent comfort and…
photo: Klymit Static V
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Adidas Terrex Swift R Mid GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent all-around hiking and trail running shoes. Very rugged, yet comfortable. I bought these shoes to make the transition between hiking…
photo: Adidas Men's Terrex Swift R Mid GTX
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Black Diamond Spot

rated 5 of 5 stars Great value, extremely bright, and adjustable brightness. Black Diamond claims you can see 80m with this light, I haven't measured but I can…
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Morakniv Companion

rated 5 of 5 stars Amazing knife. Razor sharp, incredibly tough, comfortable grip, and very affordable. I bought this knife to see what all the fuss was about…
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Outdoor Research Southback Sensor Gloves

rated 4 of 5 stars The Southback Sensor Gloves by Outdoor Research make it possible to snap photos and stay connected on the trail without risking frozen fingers.
photo: Outdoor Research Men's Southback Sensor Gloves
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Fjallraven Abisko Trekking Tights

rated 5 of 5 stars The Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights are the perfect solution for comfortable and durable trekking pants as well as a thermal baselayer,…
photo: Fjallraven Women's Abisko Trekking Tights
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Pacific Adventures Press The Hungry Spork

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a very practical and useful book focused on long distance hiker meal planning, but is also just as useful to anyone who goes out on…
photo: Pacific Adventures Press The Hungry Spork
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Sierra Designs Clip Flashlight 2

rated 4 of 5 stars A non-freestanding tent that has room for two, and a well sized vestibule, but not much livable interior space. Setup: The Clip Flashlight is…
photo: Sierra Designs Clip Flashlight 2
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Eddie Bauer Goose Down Face Mask

rated 4 of 5 stars A well thought out and useful piece of equipment for really cold weather. I found this beautiful piece of history in a local thrift shop. At…
photo: Eddie Bauer Goose Down Face Mask
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Klymit Static V2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A comfortable lightweight mat ideal for three-season use. Strikes a good balance between comfort and weight. I ordered this using Massdrop,…
photo: Klymit Static V2
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Marmot Alpinist Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Back in 1988, I purchased my first Alpinist Jacket, a yellow and blue one. That jacket has lasted to this day. However, I was ready for a different…
photo: Marmot Men's Alpinist Jacket
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Teva Terra Wraptor XCR

rated 5 of 5 stars Pretty much the best light hikers ever made! Super comfortable, great grip in all sorts of conditions, easy adjustments, waterproof (Goretex),…
photo: Teva Terra Wraptor XCR
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BRS 3000T

rated 5 of 5 stars The must-have stove for the ultralight enthusiast. For under £8 there really is no excuse for not buying one! Bought one of these several years…
photo: BRS 3000T
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Trangia 25-3 UL

rated 5 of 5 stars This stove system cooks anything nicely. It is easy to do real cooking with fresh, healthy ingredients. I like this stove best for car camping.
photo: Trangia 25-3 UL
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Xiaomi Power Bank 20000 mAh

rated 4 of 5 stars Very capable (but large and heavy) power bank with two-way QuickCharge support and dual USB output. Nice and simple design, but no case or pouch…
photo: Xiaomi Power Bank 20000 mAh
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Keen Targhee EXP Waterproof Mid

rated 3 of 5 stars A well-constructed boot that is comfortable with a little break in, and supportive with good traction. The waterproof claim seems good for normal…
photo: Keen Men's Targhee EXP Waterproof Mid
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Merrell Outmost Ventilator

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Lightweight hiking shoes. Good for hot weather, but not as comfortable as expected. In mid-March this year I started doing training walks for…
photo: Merrell Outmost Ventilator
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Julbo Breeze

rated 4.5 of 5 stars These sunglasses are suitable for hiking in many environments. They have a fully adjustable fit and an attractive look, while having photochromic…
photo: Julbo Breeze
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MEC Reactor 3.8

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight sleeping pad. Compact and still comfortable for sleeping. Self inflation is mediocre. The back viewFront viewI purchased this pad…
photo: MEC Reactor 3.8
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Fitkicks Originals Men's Edition

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Lightweight shoes great for water crossings or in camp, but maybe not both in the same day. Solid feeling sole protects the bottom of your feet…
photo: Fitkicks Originals Men's Edition
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Kelty Red Cloud 90

rated 4 of 5 stars A heavy hitter. This is my main pack for short or long trips into the wilderness and you will find this pack on my back up until this year.
photo: Kelty Red Cloud 90
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Arc'teryx Squamish Hoody

rated 5 of 5 stars A perfect wind jacket. Not sure why it took me so long to get one! Those who have read my reviews before know that I seem to have an obsession…
photo: Arc'teryx Men's Squamish Hoody
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear UltaMid 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Ultralite secure shelter. I've long been a fan of floorless single wall shelters. To me the advantages of space per weight, dry pitch, flexibility…
photo: Hyperlite Mountain Gear UltaMid 2
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 4400 Windrider

rated 5 of 5 stars Light, rugged, and comfortable. The Hyperlite Mountain Gear packs all reflect the stated HMG design philosophy: "Everything you need, nothing…
photo: Hyperlite Mountain Gear 4400 Windrider
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REI Camp Dome 2

rated 4 of 5 stars A terrific value for the budget conscious camper. While I love taking my Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 tent on backpacking trips, it is a bit claustrophobic…
photo: REI Camp Dome 2
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Enlightened Equipment Enigma

rated 4 of 5 stars Solid lightweight option for those looking to spend a significant amount of time outdoors in a variety of environments. This quilt is also great…
photo: Enlightened Equipment Enigma
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JanSport Bhutan

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Versatile travel bag, simple minimalist design, okay for weekend backpacking trips, nice main pack/daypack combo. Took this bag with me on trips…
photo: JanSport Bhutan
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Random House The Complete Walker IV

rated 5 of 5 stars THE Classic Compendium of Backpacking. In the 1970s Colin Fletcher inspired a generation to get outside with his books The Thousand Mile Summer and The…
photo: Random House The Complete Walker IV
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Warbonnet RidgeRunner

rated 5 of 5 stars A True Flat-Lie Hammock System. I have spent decades looking for a perfect camping hammock, ordered my first "jungle hammock" from an ad in…
photo: Warbonnet RidgeRunner
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Sawyer Select S1

rated 3 of 5 stars The Sawyer Select series is a new line of purifiers/filters that offers a variety of contaminant removal, depending on one’s needs. All three…
photo: Sawyer Select S1
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Gore Bike Wear Countdown GT Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars One of a kind: waterproof cycling jacket, fully suitable for hiking activities. It combines the lightness with high level of protection against…
photo: Gore Bike Wear Countdown GT Jacket
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Toaks Titanium Long Handle Spoon

rated 5 of 5 stars Great for eating out of tall food bags and stirring food over a hot flame. I started out with plastic sporks, and broke them in the cold. Then…
photo: Toaks Titanium Long Handle Spoon
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Muck Boot Arctic Outpost Lace Mid

rated 4 of 5 stars A fully waterproof winter boot with a leather upper. Multi-directional lugs provide excellent grip. Winter conditions become a lot more manageable…
photo: Muck Boot Arctic Outpost Lace Mid
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L.L.Bean Mountain Classic Anorak

rated 4 of 5 stars A simple, inexpensive but highly functional wind shell. The nylon shell is wind and water resistant but will soak through and will let air through…
photo: L.L.Bean Men's Mountain Classic Anorak
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ULA Equipment Circuit

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Simple design and outstanding construction have produced this bomber pack. This pack is light and compact enough to take out for a day hike,…
photo: ULA Equipment Circuit
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Vasque Boot Box

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This box is perfect for folks looking for a corrugated fiber, rectangular paralellopiped, storage solution. Great at home, but really excels…
photo: Vasque Boot Box
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Wilderness Experience Latok 1

rated 5 of 5 stars Purchased the Latok as my first mountaineering bag in 1981 and I still use it today (2018). It has saved me from peril on more than one occasion,…
 
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Appy Trails Mark III

rated 4 of 5 stars Cost-effective lightweight shelter for 1+ The AT MKIII could conceivably shelter three people, but not any of their gear. It is even a bit cozy…
photo: Appy Trails Mark III
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Helly Hansen LIFA Merino Pant

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An excellent base layer choice from a company that understands cold and wet weather. The HH LIFA Merino 2-layer construction keeps you warm…
photo: Helly Hansen LIFA Merino Pant
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Helly Hansen LIFA Merino 1/2 Zip

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An excellent base layer choice from a company that understands cold and wet weather. The HH LIFA Merino 2-layer construction keeps you warm…
photo: Helly Hansen LIFA Merino 1/2 Zip
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Jack Wolfskin Stormlock Shapka

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Heavy winter hat made for extremely cold weather. Offers circular protection from the wind. While this hat has the traditional design, the materials…
photo: Jack Wolfskin Stormlock Shapka
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Arc'teryx Rho LTW Neck Gaiter

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A versatile piece of headwear, which may serve not only as a neck warmer, but also as a lightweight hat. Very comfortable to wear, and compact…
photo: Arc'teryx Rho LTW Neck Gaiter
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Osprey Kestrel 28

rated 3 of 5 stars Good backpack with a need for big improvement. I bought this one because I have very good impression of my Kestrel 48 which I purchased one…
photo: Osprey Kestrel 28
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Katadyn BeFree

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a nice simple water filter option that has great flow, is simple to clean, and is very light at only two ounces. The only negative is…
photo: Katadyn BeFree
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prAna Stretch Zion Pant

rated 5 of 5 stars Very comfortable hiking pants, highly recommended! I purchased a pair of the prAna Stretch Zion Convertible pants in the spring of 2016 (see…
photo: prAna Stretch Zion Pant
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prAna Stretch Zion Convertible

rated 5 of 5 stars Super comfortable and stylish pants. Recommended for pretty much everyone! After multiple attempts at finding a great-fitting pair of hiking…
photo: prAna Stretch Zion Convertible
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Snow Peak GigaPower Stove, Titanium, Auto

rated 5 of 5 stars Great three-season backpacking stove with exceptional simmer control. New model is called GigaPower2, essentially the same stove. It's very…
photo: Snow Peak GigaPower Stove, Titanium, Auto
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Mountain Equipment Eclipse Hooded Zip T

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This warm base layer is perfect for those who go where it is really cold and those who just feel really cold whatever the temperature. It wicks,…
photo: Mountain Equipment Men's Eclipse Hooded Zip T
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DryGuy Force Dry Shoe & Glove Dryer

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Combining low heat with air movement speeds drying greatly. Packs down reasonably small when not in use. The DryGuy Force Dry boot and glove…
photo: DryGuy Force Dry Shoe & Glove Dryer
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P-38 U.S. Military Can Opener

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great compact can opener from a different time. I imagine the new ones, like the old, are cheap stampings. I carry the one my dad got in his…
photo:   P-38 U.S. Military Can Opener
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Seattle Sports SurviVolts Power Bank

rated 5 of 5 stars The power bank, 5000 mAh capacity, can recharge a cell phone or power an included set of components useful for lighting or emergency signaling…
photo: Seattle Sports SurviVolts Power Bank
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SealLine BlockerLite Compression Dry Sack

rated 5 of 5 stars Dry bags (also called dry sacks if lightweight parts of packing system) are valued pieces of gear in our outdoor equipment arsenal. We use them…
photo: SealLine BlockerLite Compression Dry Sack
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Montane Quattro Fusion Jacket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Montane Quattro Fusion Jacket has an innovative hybrid design that incorporates both 800 fill down and Polartec Alpha Direct fleece insulation.
photo: Montane Quattro Fusion Jacket
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P-38 U.S. Military Can Opener

rated 3 of 5 stars Well, it works, sort of... One guy in the military said this item was "great if you like the taste of blood in your spam." That is about right.
photo:   P-38 U.S. Military Can Opener
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Mammut Lucido TX1

rated 5 of 5 stars Minimal extrinsic-battery headlamp (meaning a giant step stronger than lamps with emitter/lens and battery all in one housing, but a giant step…
photo: Mammut Lucido TX1
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Sierra Designs Light Year 1

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent is bomb proof and lightweight! I think the only drawback is the smaller vestibule. That being said it is still all you will need in…
photo: Sierra Designs Light Year 1
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P-38 Can Opener with Blade Lock

rated 4 of 5 stars Best P-38 for keychain, carabiner, or pocket due to blade lock. If packed tight in a container, blade lock is unnecessary. The most common P-38…
photo:   P-38 Can Opener with Blade Lock
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Galibier Super Rando

rated 5 of 5 stars Old school perfection! This is the "1970's" heavy duty backpacking boot. It has all the same quality and features you would have found on a…
photo: Galibier Super Rando
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Aegismax Wind Hard Quilt

rated 4.5 of 5 stars If you're looking for a quilt that won't break the bank and you don't expect cold temperatures (sub 40° F / 5° C ), this Aegismax Wind Hard…
photo:   Aegismax Wind Hard Quilt
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Teva Grecko

rated 5 of 5 stars Best sandals I've ever owned, hands down. I wore these hard for almost 13 years before the soles separated for the second time and could not…
photo: Teva Men's Grecko
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Marmot PreCip Pant

rated 3 of 5 stars Overall these pants do what I want them to do—if you see them on sale go for it, otherwise they are little pricey. I'm happy with them, but…
photo: Marmot Women's PreCip Pant
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Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great lightweight tent, but you have to know how to set it up to make it work. Bought this to lighten my gear, upgrading from my beginner Half…
photo: Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL2
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Fjallraven Bergtagen Longjohns

rated 5 of 5 stars The Fjallraven Bergtagen Long Johns is a base layer pant that utilizes wool in three different weaves to maximize heat retention in key areas…
photo: Fjallraven Bergtagen Longjohns
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MSR WindBurner Ceramic Skillet

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is the pan for WindBurner Stove System owners who want to add a frying pan to their cook kit, one that offers nonstick convenience and…
photo: MSR WindBurner Ceramic Skillet
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Crescent Moon Eva All-Foam Snowshoe

rated 3 of 5 stars I first saw the Crescent Moon EVA snowshoes at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City. That first glance was intriguing with the…
photo: Crescent Moon Eva All-Foam Snowshoe
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Marmot Exum Guide Undercuff Glove

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A glove for enhanced dexterity in cold weather. Very good in terms of ability to use your fingers. Warmth is limited—if you aren't moving…
photo: Marmot Exum Guide Undercuff Glove
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Tecnica Forge GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars The Tecnica Forge hiking boot is a first of its kind boot borrowing fitting techniques from the ski industry to heat mold the inside of the…
photo: Tecnica Men's Forge GTX
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MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit is a versatile water treatment device with easy pump and gravity flow setups built in. It could conceivably…
photo: MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit
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Outdoor Research Rocky Mountain High Gaiters

rated 5 of 5 stars Study gaiters for all of your trudging needs! They keep snow and mud out, stay in place, and repel water. Only drawback, sweaty calves. Fit/Comfort/Adjustability:…
photo: Outdoor Research Women's Rocky Mountain High Gaiters
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Bedrock Sandals Cairn Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars Bedrock's Cairn Pro is an unusual take on a minimal sandal. The most important distinction is the strapping, which is unlike any other sandal…
photo: Bedrock Sandals Cairn Pro
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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra is a comfortable, well-made mattress that has a number of unique features. Those features and price make…
photo: Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra
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Tecnica Forge GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars The Tecnica Forge hiking boot is a heat moldable boot, integrating technology similar to that which is used in moldable ski boot liners. The…
photo: Tecnica Women's Forge GTX
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Big Agnes Copper Hotel HV UL2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The addition of a huge vestibule to Big Agnes's tried and true Copper Spur series provides a garage for stowing gear, wet dogs, or foul-weather…
photo: Big Agnes Copper Hotel HV UL2
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Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Pro

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Very good hammock. Best symmetrical hammock of its class. I would have given it 5 stars, but I don't like the stock suspension. See below for…
photo: Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Pro
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Fjallraven Bergtagen Woolmesh Sweater

rated 5 of 5 stars The Fjallraven Bergtagen Woolmesh Sweater is a base layer top that utilizes wool in three different weaves to maximize heat retention in key…
photo: Fjallraven Bergtagen Woolmesh Sweater
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Fjallraven Vidda Pro Trouser

rated 5 of 5 stars Fjällräven’s Vidda Pro Trousers are a functional and durable pair of pants that hit the mark in virtually every category. Robust yet svelte,…
photo: Fjallraven Men's Vidda Pro Trouser
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Merrell Continuum

rated 4 of 5 stars I have been using these boots for four winters now and have put many Km on them over various surfaces. I have used these boots for four seasons…
 
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The North Face Banchee 65

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Very comfortable carry with efficient weight transfer to hip belt and an airy suspension, plus excellent load management and organization: as…
photo: The North Face Men's Banchee 65
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Enlightened Equipment Revelation APEX

rated 4 of 5 stars Revelation APEX 20 and 40 degree Fahrenheit quilts. 40-degree quilt: Good winter top layer so far. 20-degree quilt: F.O.B. (fresh out of box),…
photo: Enlightened Equipment Revelation APEX
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Keen Targhee II

rated 3 of 5 stars I've really wanted to love these shoes...but just can't. I've owned a pair of these boots for about four years now, and I've really wanted to…
photo: Keen Men's Targhee II
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MEC Tarn 3 Plus

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A great tent that I've been using for many years, and hope/expect to get many more years of use from it. Story Time: Okay, first off, I should…
photo: MEC Tarn 3 Plus
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The North Face Venture 2 Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars This jacket is breathable, ventable, and cut for a more relaxed fit making it the rain jacket for folks who hate rain gear. Waterproof ripstop…
photo: The North Face Men's Venture 2 Jacket
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Outdoor Research Ascendant Hoody

rated 4.5 of 5 stars OR questioned everything, took a couple risks, and ended up making my new favorite mid-weight jacket. "It’s cute, but it looks like you skinned…
photo: Outdoor Research Men's Ascendant Hoody
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Outdoor Research Shiftup Zip Top

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The women's Shiftup Zip Top by Outdoor Research is a versatile mid-layer that keeps me warm and comfortable across a wide range of outdoor activities.
photo: Outdoor Research Shiftup Zip Top
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ALPS Mountaineering Nimbus Jacket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The ALPS Mountaineering Nimbus is a rain jacket that I’ve found to be waterproof and also very breathable. It’s cut a little large for layering.
photo: ALPS Mountaineering Nimbus Jacket
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DMM Wallnut

rated 5 of 5 stars Great multi-purpose passive pro. The DMM Wallnut is a superb nut for nearly all types of climbing. I've used these in gneiss, granite, and limestone.
photo: DMM Wallnut
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Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles

rated 3.5 of 5 stars These Montem poles have shown that they may function well as a good, dependable choice of trekking poles for the economy-minded adventurer.
photo: Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles
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Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A solid, comfortable pack that is easy to adjust. I won this Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15 (lime green and black version) from a photo contest…
photo: Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15
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Kelty Red Cloud 6650

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A comfortable pack that never seems to run out of space! I would recommend this pack (or one of its smaller sibling packs) for backpackers who…
photo: Kelty Red Cloud 6650
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Ridge Merino Inversion Heavyweight Crew

rated 5 of 5 stars A merino wool baselayer that is soft and warm. Perfect for cold-weather activities of all kinds. Fit and Comfort: Finally, a baselayer top that…
photo: Ridge Merino Inversion Heavyweight Crew
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Ridge Merino Inversion Heavyweight Bottoms

rated 4 of 5 stars A warm and comfortable pair of baselayer pants that work particularly well below freezing temps, but they do have sizing limitations. Fit and…
photo: Ridge Merino Inversion Heavyweight Bottoms
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Ridge Merino Balaclava

rated 4 of 5 stars A full face balaclava that is a strikes a nice balance between light weight, comfort, and warmth. Fit: I have a rather large, bald head, measuring…
photo: Ridge Merino Balaclava
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mKettle

rated 5 of 5 stars A portable hot pot for morning joe anywhere in the world...and a little oatmeal. Purchased online via Massdrop although have had and used other…
photo: mKettle
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REI Silk One Liner Sock

rated 4 of 5 stars This liner sock improved my ability to hike and remain blister-free, as advertised. If you're looking to pair a liner sock with wool socks to…
photo: REI Silk One Liner Sock
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DIY: Collapsible Cylinder Wood Stove

rated 5 of 5 stars DIY wood burning cylinder stove offers the same functionality as commercial models at 1/10th the cost. Most suitable for family sized tents…
photo: DIY: Collapsible Cylinder Wood Stove
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Ryders Nelson

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Ryders Nelsons are a very light and comfortable pair of sunglasses that are well suited to high energy activity. Designed for cyclists,…
photo: Ryders Nelson
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Optimus Crux

rated 3 of 5 stars I brilliant idea that has its drawbacks. Suited for summer conditions in sheltered areas. This seems like a stroke of genius—make use of the…
photo: Optimus Crux
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Tarptent StratoSpire 1

rated 5 of 5 stars The Stratospire 1 is lightweight, able to withstand severe weather, roomy, and well-constructed. An ingenious design brings together many of…
photo: Tarptent StratoSpire 1
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