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Columbia River Bear Claw

This thing cuts like nobody's business... For EMS, it's priceless. For "lefties", it makes a great "right handed" fixed blade cutting tool. The blunt tip lets you… Full Review »

Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape

Why I no longer use this as rain gear: In wind it blows all over the place unless tied at the waist. Hand and arms are exposed. Maybe not an issue for some, but… Full Review »

SOL Thermal Bivvy

Turns a light summer bag into an impromptu "colder weather" bag. Very compact, lightweight, and easy to use. Durable, and it's NOT a mummy style for us larger guys/gals. Full Review »

Big Agnes Rabbit Ears 6

Bring the whole family and the dog! Plenty of room for all, ample headroom to maneuver without hindrance...and rainfly awnings over the front door and rear window… Full Review »

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite

The NeoAir UberLite is a welcomed ultralight addition to the NeoAir line-up, filling a niche as Therm-A-Rest's premier summer sleeping pad. It shares the dimensions… Full Review »

Leatherman Rebar

The Leatherman Rebar is a great, high quality multitool. With 17 tools, it’s a great option for the outdoors. The Leatherman Rebar is another high quality product… Full Review »

Kershaw Responder

Great knife that you can attach to a PFD or backpack to have ready when needed. I was looking for a rescue knife to attach to my PFD when kayaking and sailing. Full Review »

Sea to Summit X-Pot 1.4L

I have been looking at these collapsable type pans for a couple of years. Good camping kitchen gear has to be lightweight and packable (in my mind) and should endure… Full Review »

Nature’s Hangout DoubleHang Camping Hammock

The Nature’s Hangout XL Double Hammock is amazing. For a great price, you get a quality product that is super easy to set up. It makes camping or just hanging… Full Review »

Spyderco Bug

This is a great little backup blade for the trail or the city. It can go everywhere with you because it easily fit onto your keychain. The Spyderco Bug is a great… Full Review »

Ozark Trail Headlamp

This is a great little headlamp to take with you whether you’re camping or hiking. It’s nice and bright and is very reliable. (Prior to making this review I… Full Review »

Morakniv Mora Pro S

The Morakniv Mora Pro S is a low budget, high quality cutting tool. It is perfect for doing all sorts of camp chores, and is extremely lightweight, making it perfect… Full Review »

Alpkit Cloud Cover

A lightweight and versatile alternative to a full sleeping bag. 750+ fill power hydrophobic goose down quilt. Can be used as a blanket or, at a pinch, the sides… Full Review »

Yeti Rambler Tumbler Straw Lid

A secure fitting lid with a hard plastic straw, designed for use with Yeti Rambler products. Be mindful to select the correct size for your Rambler. This is a secure… Full Review »

Benchmade Griptilian Family

A great quality blade with a unique and fun locking mechanism. The only downside are the handles. Everything else about this knife is fantastic. The Benchmade Griptillian… Full Review »

Ontario Knife Company RAT II

This is a great affordable knife. It’s great for EDC or taking with you outdoors. It can take a beating and is easy to resharpen. I've had this knife for five… Full Review »

Leatherman Skeletool RX

This tool, although claimed to be designed for EMTs, is a fantastic emergency tool for anyone. It’s perfect for car emergency kits. It’s also a great addition… Full Review »

Alpkit Kraku

According to Alpkit, designed with the ultralight solo adventurer in mind, this high powered camping stove has a tiny pack size but can still deliver the power… Full Review »

Bahco Laplander Folding Saw

This is a super lightweight folding saw. It exceeds expectations at a very affordable price. The Bahco Laplander in one word is EXCEPTIONAL! This product has endured… Full Review »

Leatherman Skeletool KB

This is a lightweight, cheap option for an everday carry (EDC) blade. It’s tiny and simple. The Leatherman Skeletool KB is a great little EDC blade. It’s small,… Full Review »

Spyderco Delica 4

This product is affordable, lightweight, and well made. It makes for a perfect EDC no matter where you are or what you’re doing. The Spyderco Delica folding knife… Full Review »

Leatherman Wave+

A great multitool to have in your pocket everywhere you go. It has everything you’ll need, and nothing you won’t need. Leatherman is known for their quality… Full Review »

Leatherman Style CS

This tool is amazing. For the quality, size, and performance, this tool is worth every cent! For when I don’t have a larger multitool (or any other tool for that… Full Review »

Fjallraven Koster Sweater

A fantastic winter warmer that looks great and is made from natural fibres, though it comes with a hefty price tag. I absolutely love this jumper and I wear it… Full Review »

Edelrid Hexon

Edelrid's answer to the classic MSR Dragonfly that does not disappoint. Lighter, more compact, and compatible with a Trangia pot stand, this multi-fuel stove truly… Full Review »

Osprey Talon 22

A lightweight bag suitable for day trips and commuting, though the lack of a lid to protect from a downpour or two may not suit everyone. I use this bag a lot as… Full Review »

BioLite KettlePot

I never understood why Biolite stove have such a huge following given the stove and kettle is so heavy and bulky and there are other ways to carry extra battery… Full Review »

Montane Men's Terra Pants

Terra pants are designed to be lightweight, hard wearing, weather resistant, highly breathable trousers suitable for a range of outdoor sports. They may be lightweight,… Full Review »

evolv Men's Cruzer Psyche

Well-made shoe that does the job and is super lightweight. Fits well. The Evolv Cruzer Psyche is a very conventionally-designed shoe that came AFTER the Evolv Cruzer,… Full Review »

GSI Outdoors Infinity Insulated Mug

Lightweight and temperature versatile, perfect for coffee and measuring for rehydrating. This mug seals great and with removable innards, you can cool your drinks… Full Review »

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