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Ozark Trail 2 Burner Propane Stove

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Looks like an excellent Item. But it dos NOT work. The regulator is a piece of junk. They should be ashamed to market a product that is WORTHLESS!
Ozark Trail 2 Burner Propane Stove
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Sierra Designs Flashlight 2

rated 2 of 5 stars Great concept that needs more work. I bought this tent after reviewing various choices online. I had also owned the previous Flashlight and…
Sierra Designs Flashlight 2
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Eureka! Pinnacle Pass 3XTA

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great light enough to pack tent, but built to do it all. Huge vestibules on both sides provide room for gear and to cook if needed.
Eureka! Pinnacle Pass 3XTA
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Merrell Sawtooth

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have owned my boots now for almost four years, have hiked much of western Maryland, with these boots using them four times a week, and they…
Merrell Sawtooth
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Optimus Crux Weekend HE Cook System

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Hot water fast with the heat-exchange system on the bottom pot. What do you get? Crux stove, 0.95-liter Heat Exchange pot, a smaller "fry pan"…
Optimus Crux Weekend HE Cook System
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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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Vargo Decagon

rated 5 of 5 stars Soldier approved. This stove is nearly indestructible. I have taken it on two military deployments and it has survived with no damage. I have…
Vargo Decagon
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The North Face Nebula Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the most versatile, spacious, lightweight tent period. I bought my Nebula tent 15 years ago in London. I traveled extensively and camped…
The North Face Nebula Tent
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Purple Rain Activewear Hiking Skirt

rated 5 of 5 stars Love my skirt! The pockets allow for hands-free, purse-free activities. Super comfortable, wears well (can take a beating) and washes up great.
Purple Rain Activewear Hiking Skirt
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Purple Rain Activewear Hiking Skirt

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this skirt! The material is lightweight and comfortable. I wear it backpacking and on my rafting trips as it dries very quickly. It falls…
Purple Rain Activewear Hiking Skirt
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CamelBak Charge LR 70 Oz Hydration Pack

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Awesome pack for biking. Great for day hikes and biking. Lots of room for gear. Only drawback is that the last few oz of water are difficult…
CamelBak Charge LR 70 Oz Hydration Pack
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Walrus Armadillio

rated 5 of 5 stars These tents are awesome. They withstood weather when others were snapping poles and going down! I highly recommend them. I've had mine for ten…
 
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Jetboil Utensil Kit

rated 5 of 5 stars Great product. I'm so glad I got this and did not rely on the other set I got [To-Go-Ware Repeat Bamboo utensils]. Those were such a failure…
Jetboil Utensil Kit
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Osprey Aura 65

rated 5 of 5 stars So comfy. Straps are padded well and the back has air venting. The weight falls on my hips. There are a lot of pockets and tie-offs. I can put…
Osprey Aura 65
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To-Go Ware RePEaT Utensil Set

rated 2 of 5 stars OK, but will replace with something else. I thought this would be great for two uses: camping and my work [a prison] where I can't bring in…
To-Go Ware RePEaT Utensil Set
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Black Diamond Orbit

rated 5 of 5 stars Bright and compact! I love this little light. Worked great on a canoe trip: hang it from the center tent roof, perfect lighting with ability…
Black Diamond Orbit
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Victorinox Swiss Army Sportsman

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Best EDC knife imo. 84mm so it leaves place in pocket. Discrete worn clipped on belt. No useless accessories. After many sak, this is the one!!!
Victorinox Swiss Army Sportsman
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Kelty Red Cloud

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Comfortable shoulder straps, lots of space and pockets to store all your hiking needs. Have had issues with the side pocket zippers failing.
Kelty Red Cloud
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MSR MicroRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars MSR MicroRocket is simply the best lightweight stove bar none! I have had this stove for over one year and it lives in my trout fishing bag,…
MSR MicroRocket
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Injinji Trail 2.0 Midweight Mini-Crew

rated 4.5 of 5 stars These socks are great for hiking! I love these socks! They fit perfectly and really do help prevent blisters. I got some terrible blisters on…
Injinji Trail 2.0 Midweight Mini-Crew
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Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2

rated 4 of 5 stars Very lightweight and great for solo or two-person backpacking. Overall, I really like this tent so far. It is light and packs up quite small…
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2
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Mountain House Beef Stroganoff

rated 4 of 5 stars I admit to having limited experience with backpacking type foods, but I purchased this product and one of a different brand and was amazed at…
Mountain House Beef Stroganoff
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Petzl Ecrin Roc

rated 5 of 5 stars It is one of the best helmets for caving, very strong and durable. All caving clubs in Slovenia use it. It is a slightly heavier than new Petzl…
Petzl Ecrin Roc
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Black Diamond HiLight

rated 5 of 5 stars I was in a rainstorm from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m. (7 hrs). I expected to be wet and my gear soaked. On the contrary, I stayed dry during a 7-hr downpour…
Black Diamond HiLight
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Coleman LED Micropacker Lantern

rated 4 of 5 stars Great little compact light, durable and lightweight. This is an efficient little light that didn't cost an arm and a leg. Great for your kids…
Coleman LED Micropacker Lantern
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Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Simple, lightweight, and comfortable. Great for a weekend car camping adventure or a backpacking trip in the backwoods. I've been using the…
Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite
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Dry Pak GPS/PDA/Smart Phone Case

rated 5 of 5 stars Great little pouch for protecting your cellphone or GPS unit. I bought this item to use on my overnight canoe trip down the Delaware River this…
Dry Pak GPS/PDA/Smart Phone Case
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Light, compact, efficient cooking solution. Both the stove and the fuel are fairly inexpensive and widely available. Super easy setup (literally…
MSR PocketRocket
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MSR PocketRocket

rated 5 of 5 stars This lighweight stove is perfect for backpacking, camping, fishing or any outdoor activity. It boils water in a matter of minutes, is quick…
MSR PocketRocket
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Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter LT

rated 4 of 5 stars Basic shelter at a basic price. The Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter LT sets up with trekking poles, which means it is light, about 2 pounds,…
Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter LT
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Darn Tough Team Micro Crew

rated 5 of 5 stars Hiking or running, these socks will keep your feet comfortable for miles and miles. Highly recommended! My wife got me these socks as a Valentine's…
Darn Tough Team Micro Crew
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Northwest Territory Family Cabin 8-Person Tent 14' x 14'

rated 4 of 5 stars Love this tent. Hate that the zippers and hooks are corroding and falling apart. They should be made of something besides what they are made…
 
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Benchmade 940 Osborne

rated 3.5 of 5 stars An excellent, lightweight knife with a reasonable blade length and a unique tip design. The 940 Osborne is great for everyday carry, and is…
Benchmade 940 Osborne
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Leatherman LED Lenser SEO7 Headlamp

rated 5 of 5 stars 160 lumens of rechargeable power, multiple light functions, water resistant and light enough for most applications, best light out there in…
Leatherman LED Lenser SEO7 Headlamp
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Coleman 8-Person Instant Tent

rated 2 of 5 stars I will never buy a Coleman product again. They use to be the number one name in outdoor stuff. Now nothing lasts. Used the tent twice before…
Coleman 8-Person Instant Tent
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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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Rossignol SOUL 7

rated 5 of 5 stars Does nearly everything brilliantly. There was a time when I took three pairs of skis with me to the mountains: piste, powder, and touring skis.
Rossignol SOUL 7
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REI Standard Blue Foam Pad

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Better than the ground. Competitive weight. Does add some insulation. Should go great combined with another pad for winter use. So, to start…
REI Standard Blue Foam Pad
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Hamhock Outdoor Gear Feed Bag

rated 5 of 5 stars This product has me super stoked. Not only does it keep your hands from getting burned while cooking backpacking food, but it keeps the food…
Hamhock Outdoor Gear Feed Bag
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Outdoor Research Incandescent Hoody

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great for climbing/belaying. Warm. Light. Simply wow! Bought this jacket last year just in time for a whole week at -42 degrees Celsius in Banff,…
Outdoor Research Incandescent Hoody
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L.L.Bean Mountain Light XT 3-Person Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars We actually have a prior year's model (rust and light grey), which supposedly has been improved for this year's green model. Hard to imagine…
L.L.Bean Mountain Light XT 3-Person Tent
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Hillary 3 Room 13 x 8

rated 4 of 5 stars This tent is easy to set up and only has 4 poles. Does not leak. Good for a family to go camping in. I bought this tent four years ago. I love…
 
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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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Keen Targhee II

rated 3 of 5 stars Good looking hiking shoe that is great for every day, but my ankle was killed on my last hike. I had been shopping for a new pair of hiking…
Keen Targhee II
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Mountain Hardwear Hunker Down Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an ideal for lightweight visits to the town. The lightness of it, you won't believe really, unless it comes in your hands. It packs…
Mountain Hardwear Hunker Down Jacket
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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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The North Face Tadpole 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This tent is based on the ever popular Tadpole. The design is a definite improvement over the regular Tadpole mostly in the weight dept. It…
The North Face Tadpole 2
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Princeton Tec Vizz

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Frustrating product. Would not recommend. This headlamp has the listed FEATURES as are advertised, but are useless when the lamp fails to light.
Princeton Tec Vizz
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MSR WhisperLite Universal

rated 5 of 5 stars Portable, easy setup, and versatile. Multiple fuel capabilities gives this the edge over compatible stoves. Love this stove. I can use canister…
MSR WhisperLite Universal
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Black Diamond Cosmo

rated 3 of 5 stars Good lighting configuration. Switches on in your pack easily. Difficult to load batteries in low light (starlight or moonlight) and difficult…
Black Diamond Cosmo
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Sea to Summit Solution Gear Access Deck Bag

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Good deck bag for keeping bare essentials at hand. Minimizes wind/water drag over bulkier designs. I've used this deck bag in high-wind situations,…
Sea to Summit Solution Gear Access Deck Bag
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Black Diamond Voyager

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Great features, low output, poor construction. This lantern has all the right ideas, but awkward execution and poor construction keep this lantern…
Black Diamond Voyager
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Spyderco Para-Military2

rated 4 of 5 stars This is an excellent slicing knife with a very clever locking mechanism. The blade is thin, but very capable. For every day use, this knife…
Spyderco Para-Military2
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Sierra Designs Electron RC 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars It's a very well designed tent, but I find that sometimes the quality of the materials aren't too great. I had to patch the window with duct…
Sierra Designs Electron RC 2
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A functional headlamp for weight-conscious backpackers, who don't do a lot of night hiking. This lamp has been my go-to backpacking light for…
Petzl e+LITE
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Asolo Khumbu

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent boot all-around. Excellent traction in all terrain, completely waterproof. Comfortable and cool. Very good impact resistance, very…
Asolo Khumbu
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The North Face Havoc Mid GTX XCR

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Very lightweight hiking boot, almost sneaker-like boots. Was enjoying until it leaked. I am a newbie to hiking and it has been only 2,5 months…
The North Face Havoc Mid GTX XCR
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BearVault BV450 Solo

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Bear Vault Solo is a quality product that satisfies its functional requirements well. The BV450 serves its purpose well. I have heard of…
BearVault BV450 Solo
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Sterno Folding Stove

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A real back pack-able solution to your food cooking problems. A simple folding design that folds flat for easy carrying. Stove will hold a heavy…
Sterno Folding Stove
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Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600

rated 5 of 5 stars This bag is the perfect combination between a sleeping bag and a backpacking quilt. It allows you to sleep on your back, side, or stomach with…
Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600
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Katadyn Pocket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This product, although one of the more robust filters I have used, is by far the easiest to field maintain and produces a significant higher…
Katadyn Pocket
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Exped SynMat UL 7

rated 4 of 5 stars It was lightweight and quiet and because of outside sections being bigger than inside, created a nice hollow in the center where you would less…
Exped SynMat UL 7
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The North Face VE 25

rated 5 of 5 stars Represents a legacy of quality and customer satisfaction that I've maintained for over 35 years. My first NF tent was the original Oval Intention…
The North Face VE 25
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Polar AXN300

rated 0.5 of 5 stars I used the AXN300, which was a load of rubbish. I wouldn't trust Polar ever again. My watch was repaired four times and constantly let me down…
Polar AXN300
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Katadyn Hiker PRO

rated 5 of 5 stars Simple and reliable, a must have for every trek. Even in high sediment content of the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon the same…
Katadyn Hiker PRO
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Katadyn Hiker PRO

rated 5 of 5 stars Simple and reliable, a must-have for every trek. Even in high sediment content of the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon the same…
Katadyn Hiker PRO
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ALPS Mountaineering Cascade 5200

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Nice pack for the price, roomy. Good for long term backpacking. Held all my gear for a 10-day trip plus 5 days food. In preparation for a 10-day…
ALPS Mountaineering Cascade 5200
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MSR Hubba

rated 4 of 5 stars This tent is durable and performs great in wet conditions. The vestibules are kind of small, but very easy to open and close. I have had this…
MSR Hubba
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Snow Peak GigaPower Auto

rated 5 of 5 stars If you're think you're too old-school to go with a canister stove, put your scruples aside. I finally gave my Svea a break and started packing…
Snow Peak GigaPower Auto
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Sierra Designs Night Watch CD

rated 5 of 5 stars Best tent ever!!!!! I have had this tent for several years. It is a great lightweight tent. It is very very sturdy. We have camped in this tent…
Sierra Designs Night Watch CD
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GSI Ultralight Dualist Cook System

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Bought this to get out of the trail mix and beef jerky diet I was used to on the trail. Love it, and use it every time I leave home. My wife…
GSI Ultralight Dualist Cook System
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ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 1.0

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great little one-person tent. I have had this tent for a while and have only used it a couple handfuls of times when flying solo.
ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 1.0
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RTG R-PAL

rated 5 of 5 stars For practical everyday scenarios, this device beats a flashlight hands down in every case. The small size and lightweight make it perfect for…
RTG R-PAL
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Vasque Breeze Low GTX XCR

rated 2 of 5 stars Did they change the shape of the Breeze?? Used to be wonderful...now painful. I had the old Vasque Breeze GTX low hikers for years and adored…
Vasque Breeze Low GTX XCR
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Grivel Salamander

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A very comfortable helmet that has multiple sizes available. A great helmet for ice climbing, rock climbing, and mountaineering. Comes in multiple…
Grivel Salamander
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L.L.Bean Gore-Tex Cresta Hikers, Fabric/Leather

rated 3 of 5 stars Shank not stiff enough; Toe scuffed badly after one hike; Upper lace hooks cut my finger. This is a review of the Fabric/Leather Cresta. I weigh…
L.L.Bean Gore-Tex Cresta Hikers, Fabric/Leather
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Hilleberg Staika

rated 5 of 5 stars I am impressed with my new Hilleberg Staika. The evident durability of the materials, fully free standing design, 36 square foot floor space,…
Hilleberg Staika
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Montrail Mountain Masochist

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I torture tested this shoe on the JMT for 150 miles over one 12k rock pile after another. Wear on the soles was noticeable, but they gave excellent…
Montrail Mountain Masochist
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Spyderco Squeak

rated 5 of 5 stars A slipjoint knife that is legal almost anywhere. The quality is excellent! I've been carrying this every day for a few months, and I love it.
Spyderco Squeak
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Deuter Aircontact 75+10

rated 5 of 5 stars The Deuter Aircontact 75+10 pack is a great pack. It is a very comfortable pack with tons of features. The suspension is great and can carry…
Deuter Aircontact 75+10
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Vasque Snowblime UltraDry

rated 5 of 5 stars I usually buy Merell products. Bought these because they were on sale. Do not regret it for a second. Excellent fit and feel...really robust.
Vasque Snowblime UltraDry
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ProBar Superfood Slam Bar

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Fat, carbs, fiber, AND protein? Sign me up for a great meal on the go: urban, backcountry, and everywhere in between. These bars are pretty…
ProBar Superfood Slam Bar
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Ozark Trail 14' x 12' 7-Person Family Tent With Porch

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I like it. I like mine. I've had no problems. Not bad to set up and held out well in extreme weather. Porch accumulated some water, but was…
 
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MSR WhisperLite Internationale

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Too heavy...but I chose to buy a second. I loved my Whisperlight (and the second one I frantically brought as the priming pan fractured on the…
MSR WhisperLite Internationale
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Ozark Trail 12 x 14 Screen House

rated 4.5 of 5 stars We bought this screen house at an auction for $5. Great for our buffet line for family camping. Sadly it blew over over in a storm last night…
 
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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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Lowa Vertex GTX

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Comfortable, super-squeaky boot. Comfortable boot, little break-in period required. I tend to roll my ankles easily and so was attracted to…
Lowa Vertex GTX
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La Sportiva Karakorum

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Replaced a pair of long lived Asolo TPS 520s with these in preparation for a mountaineering climb that required crampons. I loved the Asolos…
La Sportiva Karakorum
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The North Face Merlin 33

rated 5 of 5 stars Still bombproof in its 9th backcountry season. Spacious, light, and never a worry about what the weather is doing. I purchased the tent in 2006…
The North Face Merlin 33
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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 3.5 of 5 stars A very good hybrid shoe. When I'm running my local trails, I have to run about a mile or so to get to a trailhead. That mile can be a pain when…
Salomon X-Scream
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Salomon XA Trail Pro Running Socks

rated 5 of 5 stars The second most important piece of running equipment. So, who writes a review about socks? You can get them anywhere—drugstores, Target, even…
Salomon XA Trail Pro Running Socks
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Salomon Trail T

rated 4 of 5 stars Very lightweight and well made shirt. I bought two of these in the medium size, which turned out to be a little too small in the chest and length.
Salomon Trail T
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Salomon EXO Motion Short

rated 4 of 5 stars Great pair of shorts for running or even swimming. These are the most comfortable pair of shorts that I've ever worn for running on the trails.
Salomon EXO Motion Short
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Osprey Mira 34

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I love the mesh back panel, which is like the one on my Osprey Aura 65, for keeping me cool on the long day hikes in town. This is a great pack…
Osprey Mira 34
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Katadyn Hiker PRO

rated 5 of 5 stars Compact, lightweight, and field cleanable, the Katadyn Hike PRO is in the top three of my favorite pieces of backpacking/hiking equipment. It's…
Katadyn Hiker PRO
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The North Face Asylum Bivy

rated 4 of 5 stars Good for what it is: a super lightweight shelter; not quite a bivy, not a tent. I got the Asylum "bivy" for a week-long trip along the JMT.
The North Face Asylum Bivy
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