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Eureka! Timberline 2

rated 1 of 5 stars We have purchased Timberline tents for our Boy Scout troop in the past and found them useful, easy to set up and good quality (lasting many…
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Mountain Hardwear Snowtastic 28 Backpack

rated 3 of 5 stars The Mountain Hardwear Snowtastic 28 pack is a good idea that just wasn't executed very well. Some of the flaws can be fixed with very little…
Mountain Hardwear Snowtastic 28 Backpack
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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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Deuter Aircontact 75+10

rated 5 of 5 stars Wonderful backpack. Very comfortable. Had a lot of room inside and many straps outside that you can attach you gear to them. Will advise that…
Deuter Aircontact 75+10
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MontBell U.L. Down Inner Pants

rated 4.5 of 5 stars So warm and light, there's no reason to leave them at home! I was looking to extend my backpacking season beyond just summer, and wanted to…
MontBell U.L. Down Inner Pants
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Ally's Bar original sweet potato

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Tired of nutrition bars that taste the same as the last one?? This is a tasty and very healthy alternative.   Ally Stacher is a Northern California…
 
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Big Agnes Lone Spring 3

rated 4 of 5 stars Simple structure, spacious interior, and durable materials. Great for two and a dog during cool weather adventures. Highly recommended for car…
Big Agnes Lone Spring 3
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Kelty Grand Mesa 4

rated 4 of 5 stars It's a solid tent. It has perform great in the rain and cold, and has great ventilation during hot weather. There's plenty of room for 4 people.
Kelty Grand Mesa 4
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REI Flash 45 Pack

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a fantastic lightweight pack. It carries well for such a light pack that doesn't have much in the way of a frame. This pack would be…
REI Flash 45 Pack
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Merrell Moab Waterproof

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Not waterproof. Toes get wet just walking through dew on the grass. Overpriced, cheaply made. Chinese junk!!! Do not waste your hard earned…
Merrell Moab Waterproof
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L.L.Bean Trail Model Raincoat

rated 5 of 5 stars I have been using this raincoat for about a year and I highly recommend it. The best part about this raincoat is the hood, in my opinion. It…
L.L.Bean Trail Model Raincoat
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White Sierra Trail Convertible Pant

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Comfortable, fast drying nylon pants which can be converted to shorts by zipping off the legs. Reasonably priced, but fully functional. Great…
White Sierra Trail Convertible Pant
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DMM Revolver Screwgate

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great little pulley biner combo. The revolver is a great piece of kit for top roping and glacier travel. It cuts down on rope drag, and it is…
DMM Revolver Screwgate
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Danner Light II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Best hiking boot ever. Bombproof, replaceable sole. DANNER! Danner boots are pretty rad. I have three pairs now, so I am a little biased. They…
Danner Light II
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Never failed me, reliable, boils fast, small and convenient. I can always rely on MSR products. In fact I will not get any other brand stove.
MSR PocketRocket
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Light My Fire Outdoor Meal Kit

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great set, complete, and easy to carry I love my Meal Kit. It has all I need and is easy to grab and go. The harness makes it easy to hang on…
Light My Fire Outdoor Meal Kit
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Fenix PD32 Flashlight

rated 5 of 5 stars Small, bright, and sturdy. This is what I found with the Fenix PD32 flashlight. The Fenix PD32 is a hand held flashlight that easily fits into…
Fenix PD32 Flashlight
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Kuhl Radikl Pant

rated 5 of 5 stars Absolutely the best clothing item I've ever owned. Kuhl has outdone itself with these pants. The Radikl pants are hands down the best pair of…
Kuhl Radikl Pant
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Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

rated 1.5 of 5 stars I would not recommend this jacket because the lining has completely flaked off and looks like dandruff which gets on everything. The jacket…
Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket
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Asolo Fugitive GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars The Asolo Fugitive GTX has excellent ankle support and a rigid outsole for stability, but not so rigid you feel like you're walking on frostbitten…
Asolo Fugitive GTX
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REI Lite-Core Sit Pad

rated 4.5 of 5 stars If you don't want to carry a chair and you still appreciate relief from the hard ground around your campsites then you might want to consider…
REI Lite-Core Sit Pad
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Light My Fire Swedish FireKnife

rated 5 of 5 stars Good knife, it is very grippy even if it is wet outside. Very bright and colourful. This is a great little knife. The little draining hole at…
Light My Fire Swedish FireKnife
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Light My Fire Spork

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a great little tool. It is lightweight, but still strong. It is very handy because you don't need to carry three utensils, just one.
Light My Fire Spork
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Columbia Vixen 22L

rated 4 of 5 stars Light, comfortable day pack designed for women. Ample pockets for water bottles, poles, camera etc. on side, top, and back of pack as well as…
Columbia Vixen 22L
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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…
Tarptent Scarp 2
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Gaia GPS App & Offline Topo Maps

rated 5 of 5 stars Gaia offers up-to-date and detailed GPS topo maps for Android or IOS devices. Best of all the maps are downloadable so your phone can be your…
Gaia GPS App & Offline Topo Maps
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Nuun Hydration Tablets

rated 5 of 5 stars Nuun Active has become my all-season, all activity, go-to electrolyte drink. I picked up my first tube of Nuun this summer after being drawn…
Nuun Hydration Tablets
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Salomon Trail 20

rated 2 of 5 stars Though personal, I think it can be said this pack has poor fit. Even if tightened down it will bounce. Does not carry the weight well. This…
Salomon Trail 20
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Morakniv Companion Heavy Duty Knife

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great price for a sturdy, sharp knife. I was looking for a decent low-cost trail knife and many folks all over the 'net recommended Morakniv…
Morakniv Companion Heavy Duty Knife
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Western Mountaineering MegaLite

rated 5 of 5 stars Warm and comfy to 30°, survival rating to much lower. I thru hiked the AT with this bag, starting in April and ending in October. I saw snow,…
Western Mountaineering MegaLite
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Marmot Never Summer

rated 3 of 5 stars Good budget down bag. 650 fill down is just as warm as the lighter stuff but heavier. Fits true to size, normal is for 6'0'' and shorter. Has…
Marmot Never Summer
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The North Face Inferno -40F/-40C

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent choice for winter camping, very packable for its size and true to its warmth. Have used it in a lean-to with no tent in miserable…
The North Face Inferno -40F/-40C
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Kokatat Tropos Light Drift Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a reasonably priced paddle jacket, very roomy and comfortable for paddling. I use to for cool weather canoeing, and it has served me…
Kokatat Tropos Light Drift Jacket
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MSR PanHandler Pot Lifter

rated 5 of 5 stars Just a little item, but one that makes camp stove cooking a bit easier. Used it primarily with Jetboil stove, so pots with long handles affixed…
MSR PanHandler Pot Lifter
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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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Lowa Tibet Pro GTX

rated 2 of 5 stars Returned the boots after two days. I was looking for a new pair of boots, preferably a more robust boot than the one I’ve been using for the…
Lowa Tibet Pro GTX
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SOL Emergency Blanket

rated 3 of 5 stars Best when new. I used this once to keep my butt dry while I sat on a riverbank while my son played in the water. It is not a very good thermal…
SOL Emergency Blanket
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Adventure Medical Kits Travel Medic

rated 2 of 5 stars Save your money and put your own kit together. After taking a wilderness first aid course I decided to put together a backcountry first aid…
Adventure Medical Kits Travel Medic
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Coleman Hooligan 4 Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tent overall for car camping. Rain proof out of the box. Lots of room and easy to set up. Definitely not a backpacking tent, but a great…
Coleman Hooligan 4 Tent
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Clif Sierra Trail Mix Bar

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Simply put, it's trail mix in bar form. A hearty supply of peanuts (and peanut butter), yummy chocolate bits, a mix of seeds (pumpkin and sunflower)…
Clif Sierra Trail Mix Bar
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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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Leki Micro Vario Titanium

rated 5 of 5 stars Strong and compact. SOBO on the AT right now, just waiting for a gear exchange to get going again. In the meantime, I'd like to share input…
Leki Micro Vario Titanium
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Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1

rated 5 of 5 stars A great lightweight tent for someone over 6 feet tall. It sets up fast, kept me dry through some serious downpours and didn't feel claustrophobic.
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1
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Salomon XT Twin Belt

rated 2.5 of 5 stars in my opinion, this pack is more suitable for hiking than running. The first time I ran with the Salomon XT Twin belt on I had to alter my arm…
Salomon XT Twin Belt
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CEP Compression Running Sock

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A sock that speeds up recovery and keeps your legs/feet stable and feeling fresh during a long run. The first thing I noticed about CEP socks…
CEP Compression Running Sock
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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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Salomon Active glove

rated 3 of 5 stars Lightweight, breathable gloves that offer protection from the elements and a comfortable fit. Order one size smaller for the perfect fit. I…
Salomon Active glove
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Salomon SpeedCross 3

rated 3.5 of 5 stars If you are in the market for a shoe that can conquer technical trails and rough terrain, this is the shoe for you. I wouldn't recommend this…
Salomon SpeedCross 3
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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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Hennessy Hammock SuperShelter Insulation System

rated 3.5 of 5 stars If you own a Hennessy hammock, and want to camp in the cold you might want to check out Hennessy Hammock's Super Shelter (HHSS) an economical…
Hennessy Hammock SuperShelter Insulation System
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Dynafit MS Feline Gore-Tex

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Tread like a buzzsaw and tears up the trails. I finally decided to get a new set of trail shoes since the old ones had been worn bald and were…
Dynafit MS Feline Gore-Tex
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Petzl Zipka

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Zipka 2 is a great little, and I do mean little, headlamp that will serve hikers who are not prone to find themselves walking long after…
Petzl Zipka
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Merrell Moab Mid Gore-Tex

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This boot is very good for both day hikes and longer backpacking trips. I would definitely recommend it. This is a good boot. It has a good…
Merrell Moab Mid Gore-Tex
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GoLite Jam 50L

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Very uncomfortable and non-lasting pack. Not worth your money! My husband and I hiked the PCT this year and we bought some gear from GoLite…
GoLite Jam 50L
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Katadyn Base Camp

rated 2 of 5 stars After two weekend backpacking trips, I really liked this bag/filter. My buddy and I would fill it the day we got there, and it'd provide water…
Katadyn Base Camp
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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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Thermo Soles Rechargeable Heated Insoles

rated 1 of 5 stars I have just bought the ones with control unfortunately. They are not for people with cold feet, so I have wasted my money which is very hard…
Thermo Soles Rechargeable Heated Insoles
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AKU Utah Top GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars Best backpacking boots I've ever had. Well, since this doesn't seem to be a popular boot company and there are no reviews on it, let me be the…
AKU Utah Top GTX
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Outdoor Research PL Base Gloves

rated 4 of 5 stars Great for adding a few more degrees of warmth to winter gloves. Good simple liners. Definitely not a stand-alone glove, but they do their job…
Outdoor Research PL Base Gloves
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Marmot Trestles 15

rated 4 of 5 stars Works great, stays warm, even when partially wet. Heavy and bulky for backcountry, which is enough inconvenience for the star deduction. Synthetic,…
Marmot Trestles 15
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Outdoor Research Aurora Bivy

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great product for a minimalist backpacker. Super lightweight and takes up very little space. Setup is as easy as unrolling a sleeping…
Outdoor Research Aurora Bivy
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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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New Balance 810v3

rated 3 of 5 stars Great tread, smaller than usual fit, started falling apart after four days. The 810 trail runner is a good shoe, except for a couple things.
New Balance 810v3
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The North Face Base Camp Duffel

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It's huge!! Excelent for an expedition or for travel anywhere without concern of dust, or an angry cargo man dropping it. Use it for packaging…
The North Face Base Camp Duffel
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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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Cave Man Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut Bar

rated 4 of 5 stars Wooyah gomunu khoiyo wuluwulu wayah komoyu sziliya wadah! (Translation from the Neanderthal: A tasty bar that will keep you going on the hunt!)…
Cave Man Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut Bar
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ESEE Knives Junglas

rated 4 of 5 stars The knife is great. The sheath leaves much to be desired, but still works. "This is a knife." - M. Dundee If I had to choose one item to take…
ESEE Knives Junglas
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Cyclops Atom

rated 4 of 5 stars Headlamps can be used for hobbies, projects, and fun stuff to do. Outdoors and gear. It is a staple item of gear among outdoor enthusiasts.
Cyclops Atom
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Wilderness Logics Summer Series Under Quilt

rated 5 of 5 stars OUTSTANDING, sums up my thoughts about this quilt from Wilderness Logics. The Summer Series Under Quilt is really an outstanding value. And…
Wilderness Logics Summer Series Under Quilt
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Marmot Limelight 2P

rated 5 of 5 stars I own two tents and this is always my go-to tent. Love this tent. It sets up fast and easy. Great for three-season camping and I like the raindrop…
Marmot Limelight 2P
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Coleman Micro Backpack Stove

rated 5 of 5 stars Best backpack stove for the money and more. I used mine in Colorado above 10,000 ft and camped above 9,000 ft and it works perfect as well as…
Coleman Micro Backpack Stove
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Rugged Outback Waterproof Hikers

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Would never touch these again — total waste of money. Heel collapsed and the sole left the shoe second time out. Do not bother buying these…
 
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Salomon Toundra Mid WP

rated 5 of 5 stars The best winter boot in my life! I was looking for warm boots to walk in town, with usual winter temperatures from -20 to -30 °C (-4 to -22…
Salomon Toundra Mid WP
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Lowe Alpine Appalachian 60+15

rated 5 of 5 stars Got this used from work the other day and it will now be my primary pack. It is by far better then my North Face, and it was free. Great pack,…
Lowe Alpine Appalachian 60+15
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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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Sea Eagle Sport 370

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Sea Eagle 370 is everything I hoped it would be, and more. The Sea Eagle 370 is everything I hoped it would be, and more. This inflatable…
Sea Eagle Sport 370
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Salomon Quest 4D GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, comfortable, minimal maintenance in comparison to all-leather boots. Purchased a pair from a local outdoor dealer in Kent, Ohio.
Salomon Quest 4D GTX
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Mountainsmith Morrison 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great tent for solo usage. Kudos. First time usage was in early October, 2014, in NW Pa., Allegheny National Forest. Two nights of rain surely…
Mountainsmith Morrison 2
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Black Diamond Orbit

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great little backpacking light. Small but powerful. My initial impressions upon taking the lantern out of the box was "IT'S SO TINY". I almost…
Black Diamond Orbit
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Keen Voyageur Mid

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A lightweight, comfortable hiker, Keen Voyageurs are great for multi-day backpacking and day hikes on all terrain. The tread is fine for steep…
Keen Voyageur Mid
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Marmot Limelight 3P

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Perfect size for two plus gear. Great backpacking tent; yes, there are some that are smaller and lighter but we got a great deal on this one…
Marmot Limelight 3P
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Wilderness Systems Ripper

rated 5 of 5 stars Ripper kayaks are easy to transport, extremely maneuverable, and stable even in rougher waters. These 8-ft kayaks can take your water enjoyment…
Wilderness Systems Ripper
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Grand Trunk Ultralight Hammock

rated 4 of 5 stars Very well constructed lightweight hammock. This hammock weighs about 9 oz and packs down smaller than a football. I have slept in it before…
Grand Trunk Ultralight Hammock
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Mountain Hardwear Compressor Pant

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great winter coverover pants. Easy to put on/off. Would recommend to others. I purchased the Mt Hardwear Compressor Pants as overpants for…
Mountain Hardwear Compressor Pant
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Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great 3-season tent that sleeps 1+. For those traveling light, the packed size and weight are most important. I would recommend this…
Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2
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Crown Prince Sardines in Spring Water

rated 4 of 5 stars Great used as a mix-in protein source in meals or for snacking right out of the bag. Single serving portion in an easy to open bag. Worth their…
Crown Prince Sardines in Spring Water
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Exped Andromeda II

rated 4 of 5 stars This spacious tent is incredible for two people! There is an option for a third person, although that would be a little crowded. A really convenient…
Exped Andromeda II
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Crown Prince Sardines in Soy Bean Oil

rated 4 of 5 stars Great used as a mix-in protein source in meals or for snacking right out of the bag. Single serving portion in an easy to open bag. Worth their…
Crown Prince Sardines in Soy Bean Oil
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Crown Prince Sardines in Lousiana Hot Sauce

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Not an especially great hot sauce, but it has plenty of kick. Great used as a mix-in protein source in meals or for snacking right out of the…
Crown Prince Sardines in Lousiana Hot Sauce
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Mystery Ranch Sweetpea

rated 3 of 5 stars Bomber construction, with decent features, but lacks in carry comfort. I have long been a fan of Mystery Ranch products, and the earlier incarnation…
Mystery Ranch Sweetpea
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Gregory Makalu Pro 70

rated 4.5 of 5 stars One of the best large capacity packs ever made! Load-carrying comfort is not sacrificed, as the tried and true Gregory suspension system is…
Gregory Makalu Pro 70
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Rugged Outback Waterproof Hikers

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Lasted less than two months. The whole heel collapsed. Throw in the garbage...
 
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Merrell All Out Blaze Mid Waterproof

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this boot!!! I've been wearing this book for about 6 months. During this time I've been through some serious rainstorms and even a few…
Merrell All Out Blaze Mid Waterproof
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REI Sub Kilo +15

rated 5 of 5 stars This bag was one of my favorite pieces of gear for my 21 days on the the Appalachian Trail. I would recommend it for anyone looking for a good…
REI Sub Kilo +15
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Marmot Limelight 4P

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this tent! I am a 5 foot female who typically camps with the Boy Scouts as a leader/chaperone. Therefore, I needed something that I could…
Marmot Limelight 4P
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The North Face Blue Kazoo

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a fantastic, lightweight bag for backpacking and general camping. I've had my Blue Kazoo for over 20 years, and it has never let me…
The North Face Blue Kazoo
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Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir

rated 5 of 5 stars A great reservoir! And easy maintenance. Here is another great product by Osprey! This product comes in both 2L and 3L, mine of which being…
Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir
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Kershaw Chill

rated 5 of 5 stars Fantastic knife that won't break the bank, or your heart, if you lose it. I've had a knife in my pocket since Junior High. I see them as tools…
Kershaw Chill
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Jetboil Flash Cooking System

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I love this stove! Boils water so fast you won't believe it and uses very little fuel to do so. Compact when packed up and very easy to use.
Jetboil Flash Cooking System
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Merrell Moab Mid Waterproof

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Nice day hike boot, but not as comfortable right out of the box as my other Merrells. Good support for a narrow foot. I purchased these to replace…
Merrell Moab Mid Waterproof
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