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Hiking Shirts

Patagonia Light Farrier's Shirt

An excellent and sustainable work-shirt for days in the sun and other weather. I was comfortable in non-summer conditions in the southeast US. This is not a hiking… Full Review »

Hiking Pants

Patagonia Iron Forge Hemp 5-Pocket Pants

A sustainable and durable pair of functional work pants for outdoor jobs. Well constructed and thought out with well placed, deep pockets. They are comfortable… Full Review »

Glove Liners

Black Diamond Trail Gloves

Great lightweight way to protect your hands from the sun and other pokey things outside Because I use poles on most hikes, my hands take a beating. Either from… Full Review »

Trail Shoes

Merrell Moab 3 Gore-Tex

Great waterproofing, better stitching and traction compared to moab 2 Bought these to get me through the winter hiking season, and so far they have performed admirably. … Full Review »

Four-Season Tents

Hilleberg Keron 3

Sold my wonderful Nammatj 3 GT and replaced it with this Keron 3. I have no regrets about the swap. Both tents have very easy setup but the Keron has 2 opposing… Full Review »

Fleece Tops

Swanndri Ranger Wool Bushshirt

It's extremely versatile and made well enough you'll only ever need to buy one.   Winter hike in Bryce Canyon NP. This was 2011 and I'd had it a couple of years. Full Review »

Insect Repellent

Sawyer Permethrin Insect Repellent Treatment for Clothing, Gear, and Tents

Oddly I have been hiking and backpacking through my life but never started to use Permethrin until about 4 years ago. From what I can see it is amazing and I absolutely… Full Review »


NiteCore LA10 CRI Lantern

Lipstick size, light weight, common battery type, excellent performance, high color accuracy, magnetic tailcap. 9/30/85 lumens, up to 23 hours runtime at 9 lumens… Full Review »

Outdoor Apps

Gaia GPS Hiking, Offroad Maps App

The more they "develop" it, the worse it performs. I have been a Gaia GPS user since the app was first launched (using it for wildland fire fighting) and continue… Full Review »

Down Insulated Jackets

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer/2 Down Jacket

Outstanding lightweight insulation from Mountain Hardwear. I love this jacket’s light weight and ability to pack small, and the versatility it offers. It’s… Full Review »

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