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Byer TriLite Stool

rated 5 of 5 stars Tall, wide, lightweight and comfy. So I got tired of carrying the over the shoulder "lawn" chair to campouts.  I've tried the 3-legged triangular…
photo: Byer TriLite Stool
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars When I first received the PocketRocket I was a little disappointed it didn't have a piezo ignition. After having used it in countless hikes…
photo: MSR PocketRocket
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Exped Orion

rated 3 of 5 stars Not a 4-season tent! Excellent spring/autumn tent. Too hot in summer, too unstable in winter. Setup: It's a really easy setup. The last pole…
photo: Exped Orion
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MSR Revo Ascent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars MSR has created a good all-around 'shoe which uses spans from a beginner to a serious snowshoer. Its flex, fit, grip, and heel lift bar create…
photo: MSR Women's Revo Ascent
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Black Diamond Orbit

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A durable, little lantern that can add sufficient light to a tent or campsite. Good for car campers, kids, and those of us hikers who don't…
photo: Black Diamond Orbit
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Mountain Hardwear Trango 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent winter tent. Waterproof, bombproof, roomy, lots of pockets, big vestibules, heavy. The Trango 2 is a very durable and reliable tent.
photo: Mountain Hardwear Trango 2
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Feathered Friends Osprey UL 30

rated 5 of 5 stars I highly recommend the FF Osprey for three-season use. This bag weighs less than 2 lbs for the long version, and I have been completely comfortable…
photo: Feathered Friends Osprey UL 30
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Sierra Designs Elite Rain Chaps

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Simple, lightweight, packable, and good ventilation. I have yet to find any real negative to the Elite Rain Chaps (5 oz.). They are lightweight,…
photo: Sierra Designs Elite Rain Chaps
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Jetboil Grande Coffee Press

rated 4 of 5 stars The Jetboil Grande Coffee Press is a nice accessory, increasing the functionality of an already feature-rich MiniMo. It utilizes the infrastructure…
photo: Jetboil Grande Coffee Press
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Sierra Designs Elite Cagoule Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Simple, lightweight, packable, and good ventilation. I have yet to find any real negative to the Elite Cagoule (6.5 oz.). It is lightweight,…
photo: Sierra Designs Elite Cagoule Jacket
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Hammeck ENVY-S

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a multi tool of a hammock that can be used year around. From the Hammeck Web site..... The Envy-S is our premium sewn-channel gathered…
photo: Hammeck ENVY-S
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Baffin Revelstoke

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This high quality winter boot successfully unites warmth, style, and function in a lightweight package. This boot will not cause you to overheat…
photo: Baffin Revelstoke
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Catoma EBNS Enhanced Bed Net System

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Catoma EBNS (military version) has some good qualities about it. If you're looking for something more than a bivy sack and don't mind the…
photo: Catoma EBNS Enhanced Bed Net System
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Luke's Ultralite Accessory Pouch #2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The first waist belt pocket I've found that I can easily access with my waist belt buckled. Roomy, virtually waterproof, and well-made. I have…
photo: Luke's Ultralite Accessory Pouch #2
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Jetboil MiniMo Cooking System

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Jetboil fans rejoice! Satisfying simmer control plus a new pot size/shape make this complete/modular canister stove worthy of adding to or upgrading…
photo: Jetboil MiniMo Cooking System
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Crazy Creek Air Chair Compact

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Easy to inflate, comfortable to sit on, and a breeze to adjust, this air-cushioned chair is a great chair for many occasions, but it's sort…
photo: Crazy Creek Air Chair Compact
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Patagonia Nano Puff Pants

rated 4 of 5 stars Warm and comfortable in action or at rest, these pants bring the insulation and packability expected from the Nano Puff line. A well-tailored…
photo: Patagonia Nano Puff Pants
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MSR Flylite

rated 2.5 of 5 stars A minimalist, 2-person, non-freestanding shelter best suited for lightweight backpacking in mild weather. As with most any single wall shelter,…
photo: MSR Flylite
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SafeRingz

rated 4.5 of 5 stars SafeRingz is a great, low-cost investment that can protect the hands of rock climbers, cavers, and anyone working/playing at height. In the…
photo:   SafeRingz
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AlpineAire Foods Rice Burrito Bowl Flavored with Beef

rated 4 of 5 stars A very tasty and satisfying freeze dried meal. Freeze dried food — some are good, others downright terrible. The AlpineAire Rice Burrito Bowl…
photo: AlpineAire Foods Rice Burrito Bowl Flavored with Beef
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Luke's Ultralite Silnylon Rain Shell

rated 4 of 5 stars A superb, truly waterproof and lightweight rain jacket. I had Luke add two hand pockets, adjustable wrist cuffs, and pit zips for venting and…
photo: Luke's Ultralite Silnylon Rain Shell
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Tamagear Saddleback Jacket

rated 3 of 5 stars The Tamagear Saddleback Jacket performs very well in many situations. The jacket can function well as a mid-layer or outer layer. It sports…
photo: Tamagear Saddleback Jacket
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BioLite KettleCharge

rated 3.5 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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MSR Revo Ascent

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Built for climbing, but make a great all terrain snowshoe; these work well on or off trail. Great traction in most conditions including on hidden…
photo: MSR Men's Revo Ascent
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Trail Designs Caldera Keg-F Stove System

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a complete ultra-lightweight alcohol cook kit for water-boil only. It uses a 750ml Fosters beer can as the pot and comes with the Caldera…
photo: Trail Designs Caldera Keg-F Stove System
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Canada Goose Trenton Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Trenton is Canada Goose's newest venture into a hybrid softshell. The water resistant (waterproof?) exterior is bonded to a stretchable…
photo: Canada Goose Trenton Jacket
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Vargo Titanium Ti-lite Mug (900 ml)

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Ti mug/cook pot with lid. Lid has plastic knob lifter and vent/pour holes. Vargo's Ti-lite 900ml mug and lid (119g + 27g = 146g) is large enough…
photo: Vargo Titanium Ti-lite Mug (900 ml)
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Columbia Sleeker Rain Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars A lightweight, breathable/waterproof jacket, durable enough for three-season use. Ideal for the budget conscious. Conditions: I received this…
photo: Columbia Men's Sleeker Rain Jacket
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Arc'teryx Acrux FL Shoe

rated 5 of 5 stars A very impressive shoe with a design unlike any other shoe I have used previously because of the unique inner and outer construction. I would…
photo: Arc'teryx Men's Acrux FL Shoe
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Easton Hike

rated 2.5 of 5 stars The Easton Hike is a sturdy, entry-level snowshoe that is at its best on groomed or well-tracked trails. However, it does not perform as well…
photo: Easton Women's Hike
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Voormi Access Pullover

rated 0.5 of 5 stars The Access Pullover is a sharp-looking merino wool mid-layer that is perfect for being active on cooler days. Unfortunately, after testing two…
photo: Voormi Access Pullover
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Woolx X704

rated 4 of 5 stars The Woolx X704 1/4 zip heavyweight merino pullover made from 100% Australian Merino Wool (400g/m2, 18.5 Micron) is impressively warm for its…
photo: Woolx X704
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Pacerpole 3-Section Alloy

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent trekking poles that have helped reduce stress on knees and wrists, encouraged proper posture, better breathing and efficient movement.
photo: Pacerpole 3-Section Alloy
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Nite Ize S-Biner MicroLock

rated 4 of 5 stars A locking mini S-biner that can secure items while providing a quick-release option. Great for adding a tool to your keychain or a lightweight…
photo: Nite Ize S-Biner MicroLock
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Mountain Hardwear Hooded Phantom Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Like wearing a cloud of warmth, the Phantom Hooded Jacket keeps you toasty in the coldest temperatures and packs down small enough to bring…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Men's Hooded Phantom Jacket
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Exped Schnozzel

rated 4 of 5 stars A dual-purpose pack liner that works incredibly well as a fill bag for your sleeping pad. While designed to only work with Exped pads, a simple…
photo: Exped Schnozzel
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Trailspace Innate Motus Top Reviewer Water Bottle

rated 5 of 5 stars This container is best used by the most experienced of Trailspace’s gear reviewers as a recognition of their multifold achievements in the…
photo: Trailspace Innate Motus Top Reviewer Water Bottle
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Mountain Hardwear Kelvinator Hooded Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars The Kelvinator is a warm, lightweight, compressible down jacket that has become my go-to in the backcountry this winter! The abundance of snow…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Women's Kelvinator Hooded Jacket
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ULA Equipment Ohm 2.0

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, yet plenty of room for gear. Designed for comfort and durability. Unusual and useful ability to carry water bottles on shoulder…
photo: ULA Equipment Ohm 2.0
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Schrade Frontier

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a high-value, fixed blade knife suitable for heavy duty camp use. While lacking in flawless fit and finish, the SCHF 37 offers excellent…
photo: Schrade Frontier
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Trailspace Innate Motus Top Reviewer Water Bottle

rated 5 of 5 stars Received my 2014 Top 25 Reviewer Award Trophy (water bottle) today and it has found a home next to my Academy Award, Nobel Peace Prize, and…
photo: Trailspace Innate Motus Top Reviewer Water Bottle
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Kupilka 21

rated 4 of 5 stars A drinking vessel for home, work, or the wilderness for those who prize traditional styling. Not for ultralighters except as a luxury item,…
photo: Kupilka 21
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StickPic

rated 5 of 5 stars The StickPic turns your trekking pole into the original "selfie stick." It is a little doohickey that screws onto the bottom of your camera…
photo: StickPic
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Tubbs Wilderness Series

rated 4 of 5 stars Impressive hiking/backcountry snowshoe from long-time maker of snowshoes, Tubbs. Great weight-to-size/flotation with easy on and off buckling…
photo: Tubbs Men's Wilderness Series
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Primus Eta Spider

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Very well made, stable, dependable, rugged, super-quiet and efficient stove. Delivered from Primus to work with canister (LP) gas, but will…
photo: Primus Eta Spider
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ZPacks Arc Blast

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great UL pack that is smartly designed, comfortable within its load limits, customizable, and about as light as you will find in a…
photo: ZPacks Arc Blast
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Marmot Trestles 15

rated 4 of 5 stars At entry-level price and above entry-level quality, this is an excellent 3-season bag that can withstand mild winter temps. It's just not very…
photo: Marmot Men's Trestles 15
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Exped Synmat WinterLite

rated 4 of 5 stars We all know that winter camping gear can really weigh our packs down. Exped thinks your winter sleeping pad shouldn’t have to! This spring,…
photo: Exped Synmat WinterLite
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OtterBox 1000

rated 4 of 5 stars The Otter Box is a low-cost investment that protects high-cost electronic devices and other important items that need to stay dry. This reviewer's…
photo: OtterBox 1000
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Leki Tour Stick Trigger S

rated 5 of 5 stars I must say, it would never occur to me to spend $200 for a pair of poles...but I will certainly accept them as a contest prize, and will put…
photo: Leki Tour Stick Trigger S
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Bear Naked Peanut Butter Energy Bar

rated 4 of 5 stars Basically a moist peanut butter no-bake cookie in energy bar form. At a lower cost than most, it is a fine alternative to other energy bars,…
photo:   Bear Naked Peanut Butter Energy Bar
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Grand Trunk Nano-7

rated 3 of 5 stars Grand Trunk's Nano-7 is an ultralight hammock that is well-made. However, this user found the dimensions too small to be of any value to me.
photo: Grand Trunk Nano-7
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Mile High Mountaineering Salute 34

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This daypack has many features that give you the versatility to store your gear in many configurations for your next adventure. If this is your…
photo: Mile High Mountaineering Salute 34
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Montane Super Terra Pants

rated 4.5 of 5 stars These are rugged outdoor pants which can be used for many different activities. Durable, yet stretchy, Montane’s Super Terra Pants are comfortable…
photo: Montane Super Terra Pants
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The North Face Fuse Uno Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars The North Face Fuseform Uno is a lightweight (12oz), 3-layer HyVent Alpha, alpine designed shell which boasts an industry changing innovation…
photo: The North Face Fuse Uno Jacket
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Salomon S-Lab X Alp Carbon GTX

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Good for three-season mountaineering from trail head to summit. Now you don't need approach shoes any more. Light is fast and fast is safer.
photo: Salomon S-Lab X Alp Carbon GTX
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Pat's Backcountry Beverages Carbonator Bottle

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a product for those for whom a little extra expense and a little extra weight is money well spent and weight well carried if it can…
photo: Pat's Backcountry Beverages Carbonator Bottle
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Tubbs Flex ALP

rated 5 of 5 stars I will review my shoes, the 24 inch model, but my husband has the 28 inch version, and his review is the same as mine...we love these snowshoes!
photo: Tubbs Men's Flex ALP
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Sea to Summit Big River Dry Sack

rated 4 of 5 stars Sea-to-Summit's 35 liter Big River Dry Bag is a voluminous stuff sack that is good for situations where keeping gear dry is top priority. While…
photo: Sea to Summit Big River Dry Sack
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Bergans Tufto Pants

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Except in the case of extreme cold or heat the Tufto Pants do everything I need pants to — from hiking and climbing to skiing and biking.
photo: Bergans Men's Tufto Pants
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Swaygo Push Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars The Push Pack by Swaygo is a completely waterproof, nearly indestructible day pack that proves once again that anything big companies can do,…
photo: Swaygo Push Pack
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Omnibar Energy Bar

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Omnibar has created a high quality, great tasting food bar with grass-fed beef to take into the outdoors. A variety of unique flavors keep your…
photo: Omnibar Energy Bar
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Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody

rated 4 of 5 stars If you are a serious four-season outdoor junkie, consider using this jacket. It hits a perfect sweet spot: (from the company) “From trailhead…
photo: Patagonia Women's Nano-Air Hoody
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Mystery Ranch Terraplane Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars The new Terraplane is an excellent pack for expedition use and other “heavy hauler” users, where it is necessary to haul loads up to 80…
photo: Mystery Ranch Terraplane Pack
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Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15°

rated 5 of 5 stars This is indeed a 15° sleeping bag when used with an appropriate R-Value pad.   I have read a lot of very favorable and very negative reviews…
photo: Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15°
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InstaFire

rated 1 of 5 stars Insta-Fire Fire Starter is product that did not live up to its claims. This user was provided a package of Insta-Fire that was suppose to light…
photo: InstaFire
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MontBell EX Light Down Anorak

rated 4.5 of 5 stars While simple in design and weighs little, the Mont-bell Down Anorak is unexpectedly warm when needed. The jacket packs down small, taking up…
photo: MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
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The North Face Hedgehog GTX XCR

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Note, this is a prior version of the shoe, used pretty hard for a few years. Good support, use of running shoe technology, and foot protection…
photo: The North Face Men's Hedgehog GTX XCR
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Titanium Innovations Illuminati

rated 5 of 5 stars The best ultralight single AAA 132 lumen light for 2015. At 12 grams (0.4 oz), with the clip attached, there is no lighter headlamp on the market.
photo:   Titanium Innovations Illuminati
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Kestrel DROP D2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Kestrel Drop 2 Datalogger is a tiny sensor that links with your iPad or iPhone to provide environmental measurements remotely. It is handy…
photo: Kestrel DROP D2
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Ibex Nomad Full Zip Hoody

rated 4 of 5 stars A warm and low-profile insulating layer for active pursuits. It has the benefits of the warmth, versatility, and odor resistance of merino wool,…
photo: Ibex Men's Nomad Full Zip Hoody
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Gregory Denali 100

rated 3 of 5 stars The standard-bearer for long walks and hard climbs gets a worthy redesign. The ability to still carry 70lb-loads while shedding a pound of weight…
photo: Gregory Denali 100
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REI Folding Utensil Set

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I originally bought these out of curiosity, but I have learned to respect these utensils. I bought these utensils as a curiosity, but I have…
photo: REI Folding Utensil Set
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La Sportiva Bushido

rated 4 of 5 stars Nimble, light, but robust trail runner. Narrow last, great protection. Fit: This shoe fits narrow. If you have wide feet you can stop reading…
photo: La Sportiva Men's Bushido
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Mountainsmith Tour TLS

rated 5 of 5 stars Some people might think a fanny pack will make you look like a nerd. But its durability and comfort make the Mountainsmith Tour TLS pack a great…
photo: Mountainsmith Tour TLS
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Adidas Terrex Swift Climaheat Frost Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars An insulated jacket that isn’t afraid of getting a little wet. Designed and fitted for active use this hooded jacket uses a blend of synthetic…
photo: Adidas Terrex Swift Climaheat Frost Jacket
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MSR WindBoiler

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The MSR Windboiler is a one-trick pony — it boils water efficiently even in high winds — and it does that one trick extremely well. But…
photo: MSR WindBoiler
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Kelty Continental Divide 5300 (External)

rated 4 of 5 stars Some people will look at this pack and say it has an identity crisis. It is basically an internal frame bag attached to a narrow external frame.
photo: Kelty Continental Divide 5300 (External)
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P-38 U.S. Military Can Opener

rated 5 of 5 stars Swiss army of the can openers. Actually, it was a gift from a fellow eBay seller many years ago. I've kept it all these years in a slit like…
photo:   P-38 U.S. Military Can Opener
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ZPacks Triplex

rated 5 of 5 stars The ZPacks Triplex tent combines wonderfully lightweight and compact packing with roominess for two (and adequate for three). It would work…
photo: ZPacks Triplex
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Montane Trail Stretch Gaiter

rated 4 of 5 stars A low trail gaiter that finds a pleasing blend of light weight, durability, and functionality. This product is especially good for trail routes…
photo: Montane Trail Stretch Gaiter
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Sierra Designs DriDown Rain Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars The Sierra Designs DriDown Rain Jacket is billed as "a single solution for wet, cold environments." It is a waterproof rain shell insulated…
photo: Sierra Designs Men's DriDown Rain Jacket
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Big Agnes Late Lunch Vest

rated 4 of 5 stars ** Please see the addendum at the end of this review Big Agnes has applied their knowledge of down to their foray into apparel. The women’s…
photo: Big Agnes Late Lunch Vest
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Icebreaker Flexi Chute Neckwarmer

rated 5 of 5 stars This neck gaiter is a winter companion that will keep you warm (and happy) for years! Made of soft/non-itch Merino wool, this accessory is an…
photo: Icebreaker Flexi Chute Neckwarmer
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Outdoor Research Lucent Heated Mitts

rated 5 of 5 stars The Outdoor Research Lucent is a battery powered heated mitten that boasts impressive dexterity, warmth and durability. There is extra attention…
photo: Outdoor Research Lucent Heated Mitts
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Clif Berry Pomegranate Chia Bar

rated 2.5 of 5 stars A new flavor from Clif, the Berry Pomegranate Chia bar is an exciting addition to the Clif bar line. The flavor and consistency is very much…
photo: Clif Berry Pomegranate Chia Bar
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Fällkniven PXLwh

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Does exactly what I want and need for what I consider to be an essential hiking tool. Safe, reasonably light, durable, and sharp. For those…
photo: Fällkniven PXLwh
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Hydro Flask 64 oz Wide Mouth Bottle

rated 4.5 of 5 stars More than just an oversized water bottle, this vessel goes everywhere with me. Keeps soups and hot drinks hot, and keeps cold adult and non-adult…
photo: Hydro Flask 64 oz Wide Mouth Bottle
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Eureka! Spitfire 2

rated 4 of 5 stars A spacious one-person-and-dog to two-person tent for most conditions. The Eureka Spitfire 2 is my first tent. I've had it for almost four years,…
photo: Eureka! Spitfire 2
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Cotopaxi Nepal 65

rated 3 of 5 stars The Cotopaxi Nepal 65L pack has a number of innovative features, and is appropriate for trips of a few days or longer. While it didn’t work…
photo: Cotopaxi Nepal 65
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ECWCS Gen II Brown Bear Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an old school fibre pile jacket made for extreme cold weather. It's not pretty, but it works! I purchased this item a few years ago…
photo:   ECWCS Gen II Brown Bear Jacket
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Deuter Pace 36

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Pace 36 is a weight-shaving daypack with a very light frame and wide mesh hip belt. I applaud Deuter for figuring out how to make a bag…
photo: Deuter Pace 36
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Friendly Swede Paracord Bracelet

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Officially called "The Friendly Swede Adjustable Premium Paracord Bracelet with Fire Starter and Sharp Eye Knife," this paracord bracelet includes…
photo:   Friendly Swede Paracord Bracelet
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Tarptent Double Rainbow

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a very lightweight, single wall, two-door tent that is very durable, easy to set up and withstands inclement weather (especially high…
photo: Tarptent Double Rainbow
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Asolo Piuma

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Asolo Piuma is a light, articulate mid-height boot well suited to hiking, backpacking, and general outdoors use. Despite some minor issues…
photo: Asolo Piuma
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Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Hooded Down Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars A super light and deceptively warm down sweater. Moderately roomy cut allows some layering underneath. In keeping with the jacket's absurdly…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Men's Ghost Whisperer Hooded Down Jacket
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Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Some help with your decision whether to purchase the UL1. And it is freestanding! First start with the specs: Fly 9 oz; Inner 10.2 oz; Poles…
photo: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1
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UnderGround Quilts Flight Jacket 30°

rated 5 of 5 stars Warm, comfortable, excellently made and made in the U.S. So, back in August, Missy at UnderGround Quilts (UGQ) posted to their Facebook page,…
photo: UnderGround Quilts Flight Jacket 30°
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Helly Hansen Odin Minimalist Rain Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars For under 6 ounces, this rain shell makes a lightweight addition to a pack. Used as an emergency layer, it breathes as well as a waterproof…
photo: Helly Hansen Odin Minimalist Rain Jacket
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Altra Lone Peak 2.0

rated 4 of 5 stars If you're looking for a zero drop, distance trail shoe, this is it! This shoe has been a great long distance trail shoe for me. First stepping…
photo: Altra Men's Lone Peak 2.0
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