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November 2010

We've Passed 20,000 Reviews: Hooray!

On November 8, the 20,000th user gear review was added to our backcountry gear guide. That monumental review by XterroBrando was for the ever useful, ubiquitous, common spork (he gave it four stars).

Meet XterroBrando
Our 20,000th (and most prolific) Reviewer

Meet Arson
Our "Most Helpful" Reviewer


Recycle Old Outdoor Gear

Hike Safely During Hunting Season

Write a Killer Gear Review

Recent User Reviews

Cree 3 Watt Zoom Ultra Bright Headlamp

Eureka! Spitfire 2 tent

Gregory Baltoro 70 pack

Honey Stinger Waffle

Kelty Coyote 4750 pack

La Sportiva Karakorum mountaineering boots

MSR GroundHog Stake

photo: Cree 3 Watt Zoom Ultra Bright Headlamp
Cree 3 Watt Zoom Ultra Bright Headlamp



photo: Primus ExpressSpider
Primus ExpressSpider

MSR WindPro stove

Optimus Hiker+ stove

Osprey Aether 85 pack

Outdoor Research BackStop Gloves

Primus ExpressSpider

Sierra Designs Vapor Light 2 tent

Yaktrax XTR Extreme traction device

Browse all user reviews by date, type, or brand.

Do you have a favorite -- or least favorite -- piece of gear? Write a review.

Trailspace Blog Hits

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Vintage gear collecting for anyone

The Alpinist's Alphabet: ABC's for climbers

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Aron Ralston movie 127 Hours opens

Sir Edmund's used Rolex: yours for just $20K

One Tough Mother: Columbia's Boyle foils home invader

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Forum Highlights

Sleeping bag: full vs half zip

Storing compasses properly

Shrinking wool gloves

To snow camp or not to snow camp

Hiking with strangers

Uneducated hikers/climbers

Dog sled experience

Trip Report: 20 Days In Late October

Trip Report: Sept/Oct Mt. Adams ski mountaineering

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