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Falcon Guides The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking

While no book about sea kayaking is enough to make you a pro paddler (this requires training and experience), "The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking" provides a comprehensive… Full Review »

Patagonia Provisions Organic Green Lentil Soup

Excellent balance of flavors and a delightful texture. I really enjoy this soup; it's probably my favorite on the trail. It has bulgur wheat along with the lentils,… Full Review »

Maine Guide Snowshoes Rabbit Hunter

I tend to like going through non-traditional trails or breaking my own trails. These snowshoes go through brush and as they claim have reverse. These shoes allow… Full Review »

Wilcox and Williams Ojibwa

Great snowshoes for deep powder, heavy weight, speed, and easier non-wooded terrain. I recently purchased a new, unused but secondhand pair of these snowshoes cheap. Full Review »

Stunt Puppy Stunt Runner

The Stunt Runner is a two-part leash system, designed for running (or other hands-free activities such as hiking or snowshoeing) with your dog. This well-made and… Full Review »

Gossamer Gear Hipster

This is one tough fanny pack. It can withstand heavy use and abuse, and your sunscreen, camera, keys, or snacks etc. are easy to access. The Hipster is great for… Full Review »

Mountain Equipment Vega Jacket

Decent alpine ascending jacket, but not very warm when sitting in camp. This is my first serious down jacket and I have no experience prior to that. I'm expecting a… Full Review »

Ruffwear Trail Runner Bowl

The Ruffwear Trail Runner Bowl is a compact bowl that fits in your pocket and gives your pup a way to stay hydrated during outings. So small, there is no excuse… Full Review »

RailRiders Women's Adventure Top

Can't say enough about this shirt. Its UV protection and comfortable, lightweight, and quick drying fabric make this an awesome choice for activities in a variety… Full Review »

RC Pets West Coast Rain Wear

For a dog that doesn't conform to "normal" sizes/proportions, this coat does the trick. This coat offers adjustability for a small dog with a huge rib cage. It's… Full Review »

Ruffwear Web Master Harness

Great harness for active dogs! I will purchase again, if it ever wears out. Ease of Use: This harness is a little clumsy to put on and take off (if your dog doesn't… Full Review »

Katabatic Gear Alsek

The Katabatic Gear Alsek is the most comfortable and functional quilt that I have used. It is well-designed, durable, and conservative in its temperature rating,… Full Review »

Marmot Expedition Mitt

Product is good. Runs way large. Customer service is non-existent in trying to exchange. Purchased the gloves for winter photography. I usually wear XL mittens,… Full Review »

Nikwax Down Wash

This is an effective product for cleaning and restoring loft to down garments and sleeping bags/quilts. It works for both hand and machine washing. The price for… Full Review »

Good To-Go Kale and White Bean Stew

Good To-Go Kale and White Bean Soap is good option for people looking for a reasonably lightweight backpacking food that tastes and looks like real food (because… Full Review »

MSR WindBurner Personal Stove System

Nice compact and efficient system, some quirks need to be addressed. I have used this stove on a couple of trekkings and one vacation now, sometimes carrying it… Full Review »

Hilleberg Enan

Replaces my bivy sack. I will not give a detailed review because an excellent detailed review (by Mike Gartman) has already been posted. I just want to add some… Full Review »

Stunt Puppy Puff Doggy

Now your best friend can have the same quality materials and workmanship that your insulated jacket has. Stunt Puppy Puff Doggy If your dog lives in your house… Full Review »

Grand Shelters IceBox Igloo Tool

An ingenious system that can be used to build igloos for up to five happy campers. Works as advertised, but using it efficiently requires a lot of experience, especially… Full Review »

Black Diamond Deploy 3

It's a great portable collapsing aluminum snow shovel, that definitely more than pulls its own weight, while still being very robust and easy to use. Advertised… Full Review »

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