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April 2012

Enter Trailspace's Backcountry Gear Haiku Contest

We’re celebrating National Poetry Month with a Backcountry Gear Haiku contest. Not only are we giving away $500 to Backcountry.com, but we've rounded up seven top outdoor editors, bloggers, and even a government land manager as judges to read your poetic gear greatness.

Enter your backcountry gear haiku and vote for your favorites today »

Trailspace Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations to Trailspace community member, canoeist, and climber Erich, author of March's most helpful gear review. The community voted Erich's review of his Optimus Svea 123 stove as March's most useful review. Congratulations, Erich!

Could you be next month's winner? Find out how.

Recent User Reviews

Andrew Skurka’s The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide

Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core sleeping pad

CamelBak All Clear UV water purifier

Hunersdorff High Altitude Water Bottle

JanSport D2 pack

Klymit Static V sleeping pad

Leatherman Sidekick multitool

photo: MSR Reactor
MSR Reactor

 

photo: Leatherman Sidekick
Leatherman Sidekick

MSR Lightning Ascent snowshoes

MSR Reactor stove

NEMO Morpho 1P tent

REI Ti Ware Nonstick Titanium Cookset

Snow Peak GigaPower Auto stove

Stanley Camp Cook Set

Valandré Bloody Mary sleeping bag

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Forum Highlights

Electronic aids for dense forest use

Hydration bladder basics

Boots for wet, muddy, slippery trails

Sleeping comfortably, keeping the bag clean

Backcountry first aid preparedness

Backcountry coffee technology

4-Season 1P tent

Love secondhand stores SCORE

Expedition style heavy haulin’

Trip Report: 3 Days on the Palmetto Trail

Trip Report: Meet Virginia

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