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Patagonia Men's Capilene Air Hoody

The Patagonia Capilene Air Hoody is Patagonia’s newest base layer design that utilizes a unique seamless knit construction that is composed of 51% merino wool… Full Review »

Patagonia Men's Capilene Air Bottoms

The Patagonia Capilene Air Bottoms are Patagonia’s newest base layer design which utilize a unique seamless knit construction that is composed of 51% merino wool… Full Review »

Therm-a-Rest Apogee Quilt

A great introductory quilt available (as of spring 2019) at a great introductory price. Neither the lightest nor most compact choice on the market, but this synthetic… Full Review »

Montane Alpha Balance Jacket

A mix of a lightweight, hardwearing, stretch fleece and breathable wind resistant polartec alpha direct. The placement of the Alpha fabric makes it perfect for… Full Review »

Nikon 1 AW1

A trail-proof camera to capture your off-grid moments. The Nikon AW1 is a camera well suited to adventures. It's drop proof, bump proof, dirt proof, freeze proof,… Full Review »

Ozark Trail Atka 28L

This is an incredible deal, but it has been discontinued! Still available online, clearanced! I am a 6-foot tall male, weighing 185 lbs and it fits just as well… Full Review »

Timber Top Tent

Received this tent as a gift from my parents in the early 1990's. Still use it today on every camping trip. Hi all, I received this tent way back in the early 1990's… Full Review »

303 Aerospace Protectant

The best protection available for rubber and plastic. Formula 303 Protectant was originally developed by NASA for use on the Space Shuttle. It looks like milk and… Full Review »

Balega Blister Resist Quarter

Balega's Blister Resist Quarter is a hybrid mohair and synthetic sock from a company that does a great job with running socks. Great wicking properties help keep… Full Review »

Lowa Camino GTX

I’ve found the Lowa Camino GTX to be sturdy, comfortable boots good for use on the toughest terrain. The Flex lacing system allows you to tailor the fit however… Full Review »

Ombraz Classics Armless Sunglasses

The Ombraz armless sunglasses are—without competition—the best pair of shades I’ve worn. And I have owned a lot of shades, because an active lifestyle tends… Full Review »

Metolius Gatekeeper Locking Carabiner

Does well at keeping the carabiner from rotation while belaying. The spin lock is OK but doesn't turn as smoothly as others. The paint on the carabiner wears off… Full Review »

Kelty Folding Cooler

Well insulated for a collapsible cooler, packs down flat for transportation. Setting up / packing down isn't too difficult. Good handles, nice having cup holders… Full Review »

Mammut Multipitch Chalk Bag

Great for multi-pitch climbing, allows me to carry a headlamp, emergency blanket, and a couple snack bars. This is a great chalk bag for multipitch climbers that… Full Review »

BioLite Headlamp 330

Thin, light, balanced, rechargeable, bounce-free—put the Headlamp 330 on the buy-list. The technology is advanced enough that rechargeable headlamps are finally… Full Review »

Moss Tents Stardome III

They don’t make tents like this any more. I’m still using this tent nearly thirty years after I purchased it. A few small repairs along the way and accommodations… Full Review »

Teva Women's Tirra

Lightweight sandal with three points of adjustment. Perfect for walking, hiking, or kayaking. I've worn these sandals for five years and am about to purchase my… Full Review »

Gregory Baltoro 65

I LOVE this pack. Though the older version, the pocket management, versatility, and especially the stability just shine. I got caught in 'pack out' rainstorm on… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Women's Ascendant Hoody

Shockingly warm for the weight and highly breathable with just the right amount of wind protection. This jacket is a great insulation layer for winter activities… Full Review »

BRS 3000T

Excellent small, light, compact, and reliable stove. Plus cheap! This stove is very small and reliable, compact, and light. I compare to Primus Express stove. Full Review »

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