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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…
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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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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…
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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.
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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 Big Agnes has applied their knowledge of down to their foray into apparel. The women’s Late Lunch Vest uses 700 fill power DownTek water repellent…
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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Climb On Bar

rated 5 of 5 stars Not just for climbers!!! This all natural, chemical free product helps repair sore fingers and knuckles. "If you can't eat it, don't put it…
photo: Climb On Bar
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Clif Builder's Chocolate Mint Bar

rated 3 of 5 stars For less demanding pursuits, this is a good-tasting bar. For its intended purposes (post-workout boost), it didn't hit the mark. I purchased…
photo: Clif Builder's Chocolate Mint Bar
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Darn Tough Merino Boot Sock Full Cushion

rated 5 of 5 stars Socks that are comfortable, durable, and odor resistant. ’Guaranteed For Life’ is quite a statement from a sock manufacturer. No strings.
photo: Darn Tough Merino Boot Sock Full Cushion
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MPowerd Luci

rated 4 of 5 stars A lightweight, easy to carry, waterproof solar-powered lantern useful in the backcountry or at home during emergencies. I saw this while standing…
photo:   MPowerd Luci
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Gempler PVC Plain Toe Boots

rated 4 of 5 stars Gempler's PVC Plain Toe Boot is a nearly indestructible, waterproof boot that is perfect for caving and canyoneering. It would also have great…
photo:   Gempler PVC Plain Toe Boots
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Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30 OutDry

rated 3 of 5 stars This backpack wasn't bad. It wasn't my favourite, but I also didn't hate it either. Great pack for wet hiking conditions, a winter snowshoe…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30 OutDry
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The Instaflator

rated 4 of 5 stars Simple, easy to use, human powered tool for filling sleep pads or other inflatable gear. Packs light and small, no batteries required. Would…
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Tarptent Scarp 2

rated 4 of 5 stars This light 2-person tent is roomy and easy to set up. With two doors and two vestibules there is plenty of venting when weather permits. The…
photo: Tarptent Scarp 2
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ZebraLight H600 MK II

rated 5 of 5 stars The H600 MK II is a nearly indestructible headlamp, providing a blinding 1,090 Lumens of light. Combine that with its long battery life and…
photo: ZebraLight H600 MK II
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Nathan Intensity

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Nathan Intensity running vest is an excellent woman-specific pack for running medium to long distances. With a 70-ounce reservoir and pockets…
photo: Nathan Intensity
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Topo Athletic MT

rated 4 of 5 stars Light, minimalist trail runner that still provides a bit of support. Enough lug on the soles to provide pretty good off road traction, but not…
photo: Topo Athletic Men's MT
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Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent is every bit as waterproof and breathable as advertised, very strong also. My other 4-season tent weighs seven pounds and is made…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2
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Mountain House Mexican Style Rice and Chicken

rated 3 of 5 stars This Mountain House entrée offers the backcountry backpacker convenience and calories in 8-9 minutes—just add water for a ready-made meal—but…
photo: Mountain House Mexican Style Rice and Chicken
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UnderGround Quilts Flight Jacket 40°

rated 5 of 5 stars Great value sums up this top quilt made in Michigan by Paul and Missy and their crew at UnderGround Quilts (UGQ). I've had this quilt for just…
photo: UnderGround Quilts Flight Jacket 40°
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Jetboil Joule Group Cooking System

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Jetboil Joule is a canister stove system that is intended for use by “expert backpacking groups and alpinists”, particularly for large…
photo: Jetboil Joule Group Cooking System
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Brooks PureGrit 3

rated 3.5 of 5 stars These spring 2014 Brooks trail runners are tough, yet relatively lightweight. With great bite on rough terrain, be careful on smoother surfaces,…
photo: Brooks Men's PureGrit 3
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TATO Gear AB-13 Hybrid

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, versatile, and seriously cool is exactly how I'd describe this stove from TATO Gear. Built-in feet and pot stand are very well…
photo: TATO Gear AB-13 Hybrid
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Montane Dragon 20

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Finally a small pack that fits like a race vest. Super comfortable, carries the weight really well. Probably warm in height of summer, bladder…
photo: Montane Dragon 20
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Dutchware Flyz Grill Top

rated 3.5 of 5 stars If you already have a compact wood stove like a TATO Gear Element I recently reviewed and you think you'd enjoy a grilled bit of protein that…
photo: Dutchware Flyz Grill Top
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Mariani Cranberry Honeybar

rated 5 of 5 stars Mariani's Cranberry Honeybar is 40 grams of deliciousness. Made from REAL foods, there are no artificial flavors, coloring, or ingredients.
photo:   Mariani Cranberry Honeybar
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Trader Joe's Pound Plus 72% Cacao Dark Chocolate

rated 5 of 5 stars Mountaineers, hikers, and other adventurers have long known the magical properties of good dark chocolate. Rejuvenating to both body and spirit…
photo:   Trader Joe's Pound Plus 72% Cacao Dark Chocolate
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Clif Mojo Dark Chocolate Almond Sea Salt

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Tasty energy on the go. Great for a fast snack that won't slow you down. Lots of fat calories to give the belly a break from heavy carb loads.
photo: Clif Mojo Dark Chocolate Almond Sea Salt
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Berghaus VapourLight Hyper Smock

rated 3.5 of 5 stars With its claim as the lightest rain jacket in the world — if you are looking for the absolute lightest weight rain jacket you can find, this…
 
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HammockGear Standard Cuben Fiber Tarp with Doors

rated 5 of 5 stars Ultra light, ultra coverage that even wind driven sideways rain can't penetrate! I've been camping all my life, so I know what it is like to…
photo: HammockGear Standard Cuben Fiber Tarp with Doors
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Jacks 'R' Better Greylock 3

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Proven comes to mind when considering products from Jacks R Better, and the Greylock 3 demonstrates that to a tee. The Jacks were there with…
photo: Jacks 'R' Better Greylock 3
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TATO Gear Element Titanium Wood Stove

rated 4 of 5 stars What hiker doesn't enjoy a campfire? With the Element twig stove, a bit of your favorite fire starter, fire source, and a handful of twigs you…
photo: TATO Gear Element Titanium Wood Stove
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Big Agnes Double Z

rated 4 of 5 stars For a summer-only pad, the Big Agnes Double Z offers big comfort and durability with a relatively light weight. At 4 inches thick, it absorbs…
photo: Big Agnes Double Z
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Scarpa Mont Blanc Pro GTX

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Solid classic gets several small but innovative upgrades. I found myself on a different continent with sudden opportunities to go up to the…
photo: Scarpa Mont Blanc Pro GTX
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Barry Farm Cheddar Cheese Powder

rated 5 of 5 stars Cheddar cheese in powder form with flavor comparable to boxed mac and cheese or cheesy popcorn. Good base for cheesy trail dinners. I would…
photo:   Barry Farm Cheddar Cheese Powder
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GSI Halulite Ketalist Cookset

rated 4 of 5 stars Bulletproof, might be a word that one would think of when using one of these, and if not for a couple of minor details great would be another.
photo: GSI Halulite Ketalist Cookset
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GCI Outdoors PackSeat

rated 4.5 of 5 stars GCI Outdoor's Packseat Portable Stool is a fairly lightweight seat that spares a camper from sitting on the ground, pointy rock, or wobbly log.
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Falcon Guides Hiking North Carolina

rated 4 of 5 stars If you are hiking in North Carolina and want to visit as many trails as possible, than this is the book for you. It covers a lot of the trails…
photo: Falcon Guides Hiking North Carolina
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NEMO Cosmo Insulated 20R

rated 4 of 5 stars A comfortable insulated pad that has an integrated foot pump which allows for quick and easy inflation without having to huff and puff or bring…
photo: NEMO Cosmo Insulated 20R
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ZonePerfect Fudge Graham Bar

rated 1 of 5 stars If you consider artificially flavored Soy Protein Nuggets as a real food, and your choices lie between starvation and eating ZonePerfect's Fudge…
photo:   ZonePerfect Fudge Graham Bar
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Sea to Summit Escapist Ultra-Mesh Bug Tent

rated 4 of 5 stars A non-free standing shelter by design that works well with a variety of conditions and platforms. It can be pitched with a pair of trekking…
photo: Sea to Summit Escapist Ultra-Mesh Bug Tent
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