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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…
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…
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…
Topo Athletic 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…
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…
Mountain House Mexican Style Rice and Chicken
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UnderGround Quilts Flight Jacket 40° Top Quilt

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…
UnderGround Quilts Flight Jacket 40° Top Quilt
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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…
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,…
Brooks 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…
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…
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…
Dutchware Flyz Grill Top
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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…
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.
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…
Berghaus VapourLight Hyper Smock
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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
GCI Outdoors PackSeat
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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…
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…
NEMO Cosmo Insulated 20R
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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…
Sea to Summit Escapist Ultra-Mesh Bug Tent
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Cotopaxi Inca 26

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Comfortable bag for traveling in the woods or around town. A wonderful balance of features and function. Quality construction and design make…
Cotopaxi Inca 26
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Sea to Summit Escapist 15D Tarp

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…
Sea to Summit Escapist 15D Tarp
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MSR Lightning Ascent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The MSR Lightning Ascent has the best traction of any snowshoe I've used. The bindings are super secure, easy to use while wearing gloves or…
MSR Lightning Ascent
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Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 42

rated 4 of 5 stars The Lowe Alpine Peak Attack is a 42L classic, single compartment mountaineering -inspired pack. With those uses in mind the pack boasts added…
Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 42
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SOG BladeLight Camp

rated 3.5 of 5 stars An interesting blend of fixed blade knife and flashlight that proves quite capable of executing most camp cutting tasks. While not intended…
SOG BladeLight Camp
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Deuter ACT Lite 75+10

rated 5 of 5 stars Comfortable adjustable pack that can adapt to haul a lot or a little. Quality construction with some thoughtful details. Weighs in at 4 lbs…
Deuter ACT Lite 75+10
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Montane Dragon 20

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Finally a nice pack that allows for multi-day runs. It's not perfect, but in the most important aspect — carry while running — it's great.
Montane Dragon 20
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Vermont Smoke and Cure Real Sticks

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A healthy, responsible product from a cool company that, with a little tweaking could be great. Vermont Smoke and Cure Pepperoni I admit that…
Vermont Smoke and Cure Real Sticks
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Montane Dragon 20

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A well-built and lightweight pack for ultrarunning and fast packing, big enough to carry layers, emergency gear, and food for long mountain…
Montane Dragon 20
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Tick Key The Tick Key

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This product is great way to remove ticks if prevention falls. It is painless and helps reduce disease transmission by reducing the chance a…
Tick Key The Tick Key
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Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A lot of backpackers look at pillows as luxury items and leave them behind because they are too heavy or bulky. The new Sea to Summit Aeros…
Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow
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Berghaus Expedition Light 80

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Berghaus Expedition Light 80 is a large capacity pack with a lightweight design. It has a surprisingly supportive suspension system which…
Berghaus Expedition Light 80
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Aquaclip

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The AquaClip is a clever gadget that I recommend for those using Platypus-style water bottles. While the Ultralightest may cringe at the added…
Aquaclip
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Podsacs Waste Management System L

rated 4 of 5 stars A dry bag with little features that make it ideal for carrying out both synthetic and human waste from the wilderness. Perfect organizational…
Podsacs Waste Management System L
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LuminAID Lantern

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A basic, functional solar-powered lantern at an affordable price-point. The simple design allows for a wide-range of uses and abuses. A prime…
LuminAID Lantern
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MontBell Down Hugger 900 #5

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The MontBell Down Hugger 900 #5 38F sleeping bag is a high quality, super comfortable, accurately rated, very compressible, and lightweight…
MontBell Down Hugger 900 #5
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Kelty TN2

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, high quality tent with lots of room. The footprint is impossible to find at the moment so either make your own out of Tyvek, or…
Kelty TN2
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Big Agnes Pumphouse

rated 3 of 5 stars The BA Pumphouse is too low-volume to be a good inflation device, and that property is the main feature that differentiates it from any other…
Big Agnes Pumphouse
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Outdoor Research Clairvoyant Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Overall, I LOVE this coat! It's a soft, attractive, great layer piece. But the coat has a design issue that can work against its purpose, which…
Outdoor Research Clairvoyant Jacket
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Leatherman Style PS

rated 4 of 5 stars At 1.6 oz, the Style PS is an ultralight multi-tool that has EVERYTHING a hiker could want…except a knife blade. (Oops!) Let me start with…
Leatherman Style PS
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Klymit Motion 60

rated 3 of 5 stars The Motion 60 is a lightweight, large capacity backpack built around the Airbeam Framesheet, that Klymit has become famous for. Its best features…
Klymit Motion 60
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Outdoor Research Helium Hybrid Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The OR Helium Hybrid is a lightweight, no-frills wind jacket that has additional protection from rain on the hood and shoulders. The minimalist…
Outdoor Research Helium Hybrid Jacket
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Evernew Titanium Mug 400

rated 4 of 5 stars Evernew's Ti Mug 400FH is a ultra-lightest's dream. This single-wall titanium mug is the perfect companion for the backpacker whose cooking…
Evernew Titanium Mug 400
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U-Dig-It Folding Hand Shovel and Trowel

rated 4 of 5 stars A sturdy folding trowel for doing trowel-related business. Not exactly UL, but it won't break or bend even when prying rocks or chipping at…
U-Dig-It Folding Hand Shovel and Trowel
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Ortlieb Snack Pack

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight and waterproof food grade storage. OK, I have just bought two A6 and two A5 Ortlieb snack packs. The two A6 (passport size) are…
Ortlieb Snack Pack
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BaroCook BC-003 (850ml)

rated 3 of 5 stars A reliable alternative cooking system without a flame, BaroCook uses a common and relatively safe chemical reaction using Calcium oxide (quicklime)…
BaroCook BC-003 (850ml)
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Morakniv Companion Knife

rated 5 of 5 stars Can’t beat the price for what you get! Very sharp right from the start, it’s a great multi-purpose carbon steel knife, very functional drop…
Morakniv Companion Knife
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Vasque ShapeShifter Ultra

rated 2 of 5 stars The Vasque Shapeshifter is a heavily padded running shoe that attempts to buck the trend of minimalist footwear. It comes up unsuccessful however,…
Vasque  ShapeShifter Ultra
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Mountainsmith Lookout 50

rated 5 of 5 stars This isn't an ultralight pack by any means, but it's a great pack for weekend warriors or extended trip backpackers who want to go minimalist…
Mountainsmith Lookout 50
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Avex Highland AUTOSEAL Stainless Travel Mug 20oz

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The perfect double-walled, vacuum-insulated mug for backcountry day trips or daily commutes. Actually, truly leak-proof, exquisitely designed,…
Avex Highland AUTOSEAL Stainless Travel Mug 20oz
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Honey Stinger Organic Waffle

rated 4.5 of 5 stars These soft little waffles, serve up tasty energy (160 calories each) that’s easy on the stomach for endurance athletes, and other active outdoor…
Honey Stinger Organic Waffle
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The North Face Verto Storm Jacket

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Silent Orange Is The New Black! This is a high quality waterproof, breathable storm jacket that is very useful for (dare I say) fast and light…
The North Face Verto Storm Jacket
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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P

rated 5 of 5 stars More room than I thought possible from a tent weighing just 3 pounds 7 ounces. Perfect for two people (and a dog). Highly recommended. The MSR…
MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P
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Coleman Camp Stove Toaster

rated 4 of 5 stars Coleman camp stove toaster. Compact and user friendly. The design will toast up to 4 pieces of bread at a time. Just place on your camp stove…
Coleman Camp Stove Toaster
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Montane Shark Ultra Tee

rated 5 of 5 stars The Montane Shark Ultra Tee is a most impressive garment! It fits well, it breathes very well, it remains virtually odor free, and it wears…
Montane Shark Ultra Tee
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Black Diamond Gizmo

rated 2 of 5 stars Hands down the poorest quality headlamp I have ever used. A flimsy, nearly paper-thin plastic housing makes this unit one battery change away…
Black Diamond Gizmo
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Poweradd Apollo

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A 7200mAh Li-polymer battery with a 5V/180mA solar charger to recharge your devices in the backcountry or during power outages. Easy to use,…
Poweradd Apollo
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Therm-a-Rest Z-Rest

rated 4 of 5 stars The Z-Rest is a Therm-a-Rest product, but it's not an air-filled type — rather it's closed cell foam. It's light, durable, and versatile.
Therm-a-Rest Z-Rest
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Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest

rated 4 of 5 stars A versatile, portable, comfortable and easily accessible option for overnight sleeping or just a quick rest. Compresses to a size slightly larger…
Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest
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SmartWool Hiking Ultra Light Mini

rated 4 of 5 stars After dismissing this sock as sub-par, I have a new found appreciation of them. They are not a great hiking sock, but they are pretty decent…
SmartWool Hiking Ultra Light Mini
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Good To-Go Herbed Mushroom Risotto

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a fresh, healthy, and tasty alternative to the every growing line of pre-packaged backpacker meals. While the recommended re-hydration…
Good To-Go Herbed Mushroom Risotto
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SOLKOA Fastfire Fire Starting Kit

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A good fire kit for anyone who may need to light a fire—camper, backpacker, hunter, or stranded traveler—especially under adverse conditions.
SOLKOA Fastfire Fire Starting Kit
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MSR MicroRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars I'd love to tell you something bad about this stove, but I can't. This spring/summer I have been using the Micro Rocket as my go-to stove in…
MSR MicroRocket
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TurboPUP Complete K9 Meal Bar

rated 5 of 5 stars TurboPUP bars are nutrient dense meal bars that can be used to feed your furry friend on backpacking trips, day hikes, while traveling, or any…
TurboPUP Complete K9 Meal Bar
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Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip

rated 4 of 5 stars An excellent all-in-one hammock system that won't break the bank. A little on the heavy side, and improved with some slight modifications. Overall…
Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip
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Kind Fruit & Nut Bar

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The best way to think about this is as a trail mix in bar form. Nice amount of calories for the weight of the bar. A little sticky so watch…
Kind Fruit & Nut Bar
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Outdoor Research Sparkplug Gaiters

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, super breathable, minimalist gaiters that keep your feet and socks in good condition. Function: The Outdoor Research Spark Plug…
Outdoor Research Sparkplug Gaiters
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Salomon X-Scream

rated 4 of 5 stars Transitioning from road to trail is a tough thing to do for a shoe. The Salomon X-Scream does an incredible job of providing rugged support…
Salomon X-Scream
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Eagles Nest Outfitters Fast Fly Rain Tarp

rated 3 of 5 stars A tarp that is quick to deploy and offers an inventive tightening system. However, it is poorly cut and does not stretch flat at the ridge/crown…
Eagles Nest Outfitters Fast Fly Rain Tarp
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Good To-Go Thai Curry

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a fresh, healthy and tasty alternative to the every growing line of pre-packaged backpacker meals. The taste and ingredient list are…
Good To-Go Thai Curry
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Good To-Go Smoked Three Bean Chili

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a fresh, healthy and tasty alternative to the every growing line of pre-packaged backpacker meals. The taste and ingredient list are…
Good To-Go Smoked Three Bean Chili
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SmartWool PhD Run Medium Mini Sock

rated 5 of 5 stars SmartWool's PhD Run (medium cushion) is hands down the best hiking sock I have ever used. After 100+ miles on the same pair, there is virtually…
SmartWool PhD Run Medium Mini Sock
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Merrell Proterra Sport

rated 4 of 5 stars An excellent lightweight, minimalist styled hiking shoe from Merrell. The combination of great design, high quality materials, and sound construction…
Merrell Proterra Sport
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Easton Slickrock 2P

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This spacious free standing tent has a lot going for it. It is stable in gusty wind, it has plenty of head and elbow room, there are two entries,…
Easton Slickrock 2P
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Trailspace Trail Runner Cap

rated 5 of 5 stars Who doesn't want to look fly, feel cool, and represent Trailspace? It's a comfortable, lightweight, and well-fitting hat that drys quickly and…
Trailspace Trail Runner Cap
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Granite Gear Vapor Day

rated 5 of 5 stars Medium size and full featured day hiking pack, large enough for winter excursions, lightweight enough for any walk. Super comfortable padded…
Granite Gear Vapor Day
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Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest

rated 5 of 5 stars The lightweight DoubleNest hammock is easy and fast to put up anywhere. I love that it can fit two adults comfortably. It is perfect for camping,…
Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest
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Black Diamond Venom Hammer Ice Axe

rated 5 of 5 stars When you need a second tool, but not necessarily a technical ice tool. "You know when it's good picket snow when you drive one in and you really…
Black Diamond Venom Hammer Ice Axe
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Lansky Blademedic Knife Sharpener

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Inexpensive, small knife sharpener. From pocket knives to serrated edges to gut hooks, it comes in handy for many uses. Has brought two pocket…
Lansky Blademedic Knife Sharpener
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Klymit Motion 35

rated 5 of 5 stars Klymit has hit a homerun with its 35-liter Motion pack! This lightweight day hike/overnighter pack is very easy to wear, tough, and comfortable!
Klymit Motion 35
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MontBell Tachyon Anorak

rated 4 of 5 stars Ultra light wind shirt, great protection, folds up tiny, not superb on breathability. Construction: I can be short with this review — The…
MontBell Tachyon Anorak
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Mountain Equipment Eclipse Hooded Zip Tee

rated 4 of 5 stars Great grid fleece mid layer or cold weather base layer for active use. Of the grid layer fleeces Patagonia's R1 is the one you see the most…
Mountain Equipment Eclipse Hooded Zip Tee
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Leki Makalu Ultralite

rated 4 of 5 stars Superbly built poles allow confident use in a variety of conditions--creek crossings, uphills, downhills, as shelter supports, etc. Leki Speedlocks…
Leki Makalu Ultralite
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Sierra Designs Silicone Trail Skirt

rated 3 of 5 stars The Sierra Designs Silicone Trail Skirt is a fun and feminine outdoors garment and can be very practical in certain circumstances. In conceding…
Sierra Designs Silicone Trail Skirt
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NEMO Cosmo Air 20R

rated 5 of 5 stars A comfortable, quieter, and less expensive alternative to the Therm-a-Rest NEOAir and similar ground pads. This is one you should definitely…
NEMO Cosmo Air 20R
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Buff Original Buff

rated 3 of 5 stars After getting used to it, wearing the Buff has added a layer of protection from the elements, while doing a fine job of wicking away moisture.
Buff Original Buff
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Vasque Scree 2.0 Low UltraDry

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Vasque Scree 2.0 Low UltraDry hiking shoe is a great shoe for anyone who prefers a low-cut hiking shoe yet wants the sturdiness and protection…
Vasque Scree 2.0 Low UltraDry
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NEMO Astro Air Lite 20R

rated 4 of 5 stars The Nemo Astro Air Lite 20R is a compact, lightweight, well-designed backcountry mattress. A great choice for those minimalist warm weather…
NEMO Astro Air Lite 20R
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Falcon Guides Ultralight Backpackin' Tips

rated 2 of 5 stars The good/beneficial advice presented in this book simply cannot make up for the REALLY BAD opinions that the author brings forth as part of…
Falcon Guides Ultralight Backpackin' Tips
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BIAS Hammock Gear Buginator

rated 5 of 5 stars A portable and hugely versatile bugnet for traditional hammock camping. It's lightweight, and can be used with multiple hammocks. Once set up,…
BIAS Hammock Gear Buginator
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Mad River Outrage X

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It is faster than some others and with the soft chines very forgiving for beginning and intermediate paddlers. Larger than its younger cousin…
Mad River Outrage X
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Rab Siltarp 2

rated 4 of 5 stars This tarp has been a great introduction into tarp camping for me. It is much lighter than a conventional tent, as well as being much roomier.
Rab Siltarp 2
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Sawyer Mini Filter

rated 3 of 5 stars A viable option to lighten your load. Solo hikers will enjoy the convenience and protection this filter provides. The Sawyer Mini is  probably…
Sawyer Mini Filter
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Injinji Performance Crew Sock

rated 4 of 5 stars Used as a liner sock with a pair of mid-weight merino wool hikers, I found the Injinji Performance Crew to be exactly what I need for blister…
Injinji Performance Crew Sock
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Leatherman Style CS

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Leatherman Style CS is an inexpensive, good quality basic multi-tool. It comes with a knife, scissors, tweezers, nail file, flat screw driver…
Leatherman Style CS
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