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Backcountry Snowshoes

Atlas Aspect

The Atlas Aspect is a unisex backcountry snowshoe that’s available in 24” and 28” sizes. The frame is a hybrid design, with round tubing from the ball of… Full Review »

Water Bottles

Nalgene 32oz Wide Mouth Ultralite HDPE Bottle

Light weight. Recyclable. Perfect size.   Triple threat system! I concur with the previous reviewer. Thought I'd add my system. I use the Aquamira Red Line for… Full Review »

Jackets

Patagonia R2 hoodie

This is Patagonia's heaviest of the two "R" hoodies and meant for much cooler weather. I got the R2 hoodie as a Christmas present. It has more than lived up to… Full Review »

Headlamps

Fenix HM70R

Rugged, long run time, waterproof headlamp   When doing anything, especially when I will be away from civilization where potential help if is far away if needed,… Full Review »

Sleeping Pad Accessories

Flextail ZERO 1.2

Amazing small and light camp pad pump.   Until about 3 years ago I have always blown my camp pad up with my lungs. I do have one Exped pad that has a pump built… Full Review »

Utensils

Toaks Titanium Long Handle Spoon

Excellent spoon does exactly what you need it to.   So it's a spoon. If you do any amount of backpacking at some point you will likely encounter at least one freeze… Full Review »

Backpacking Boots

Salewa Mountain Trainer Mid GTX

A solid, mid-weight hiking boot for rough trails and off-trail scrambling. Good fit and long-term comfort from the front door to trail's end. Vulnerable seams at… Full Review »

Synthetic Insulated Jackets

Marmot Alt HB Hoody

Stretchy, comfortable and functional, with some flaws, in a bare bones design. I'm a big fan of insulated jackets while hiking. Mainly due to the wider variety… Full Review »

Coolers

REI Pack-Away 12 Soft Cooler

It does what it says it will do, but... Filled with 8.5 lbs. of ice, the Pack-Away 12 will keep 12 cans below 40°F for up to 32 hrs. This is the first line in… Full Review »

Water Bottles

Nalgene 32oz Wide Mouth Ultralite HDPE Bottle

A wide mouth Nalgene at 3.8 ounces (instead 6 oz. for the regular, transparent ones). It's hard not to like this for backpacking. This is Nalgene's lightweight… Full Review »

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