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Ruffwear Hi & Light Harness

The Ruffwear Hi and Light Harness is a durable, lightweight harness that has been a fantastic fit for our active Vizsla, Roland. It allows for unrestricted movement… Full Review »

3F Gear Lanshan 2

When it comes to quality/weight versus price, I don't think this tent can be beaten. Great for one-person backpacking. First, some housekeeping. There are one or… Full Review »

NEMO Punk 20

Child-sized comfortable and cozy bag with adjustable length to keep little ones from getting lost in the bottom. Partially hooded and made of soft materials for… Full Review »

Montane Dart T-Shirt

The Montane Dart is a short-sleeved, synthetic shirt that is an ideal year-round base layer (a long sleeved, quarter zip is also available). It wicks moisture away… Full Review »

Grayl Ultralight

I purchased this water filtration bottle primarily to take canoeing, for day trips and canoe camping outings. It is small, easy to carry, and can provide clean… Full Review »

Petzl Actik

It's your definitive all-purpose headlamp, plus two red modes (solid and strobe). The manufacturer specs are as follows:   Range: I think the manufacturer overstated… Full Review »

Salomon Men's Quest 4D 3 GTX

Salomon continues to up its game with the Quest 4D 3 GTX backpacking boot! Durability, stability, and rigidity, while increasing all-day comfort and stylish appearance! Full Review »

Sierra Designs Cloud 800 / 20 Degree

A bag with the magic of 800 fill DriDown for about $100 less than the other bags in the same weight category. Sierra Designs Cloud 20 800 fill down Regular: 1 lb… Full Review »

Black Diamond Distance Plus FLZ

The Black Diamond Distance Plus FLZ Trekking Poles are a well thought out design that is very easy to assemble and adjust, but it also is just as easy to break… Full Review »

Volkl Attiva Aurora

"Strong enough for a man, but made for a woman" just like SECRET deodorant used to be! Ha Ha. If you read my intro and thought "Oh no, he's reviewing women's deodorant",… Full Review »

Estwing Leather Sportsman's Axe

I used to only take a saw along on my outdoor adventures, but recently I've added a small hatchet to my backcountry tool kit. I was gifted with the Estwing Sportsman's… Full Review »

MEC T3 Zip-T

Excellent thermal base-layer top. This review is for the standard (Synthetic) T3 Zip-T, not the more expensive Merino Wool version. The photo shows the 2-tone Eclipse… Full Review »

Coleman Dual Fuel 2-Burner Stove

An old school stove that works well and is cheap on fuel. I have used this stove for years from summer fishing trips to camping at above 8,000 feet in Colorado… Full Review »

MSR WindPro

A little heavier than some, but worth its weight for several reasons. I have used all sorts of stoves, liquid fueled and canister types. For weight and convenience… Full Review »

The North Face Hightail 3S 15

Perfect. A great find after lots of research. I did a lot of research on bags of this temperature rating that were under one kilo. This bag replaced a much heavier… Full Review »

Larabar Cashew Cookie

A straightforward, no-nonsense trail snack that has become a personal favorite. Taste: With only two ingredients (cashews and dates), the taste is as one might… Full Review »

MEC Deluxe Pillow

This is my dream pillow for camping. Compacts small, and inflates large and firm. Colours: "Cardinal Red Foliage Print" or "Asphalt" Sizes: Medium is 27.5 x 39… Full Review »

P-51 U.S. Military Can Opener

I used it in the Marines and it works great and seems to get sharper with use. I have opened hundreds of C rations with it. Nowadays just camping.  A great can… Full Review »

Ikea RÅDIG Espresso Pot

If you like your coffee strong, there's nothing stronger than moka-pot!! Do you like the GSI single-shot espresso maker? Well this makes six shots of that same… Full Review »

GSI Outdoors Highland Fifth Flask

To bring the key ingredient for making your favourite bush martinis. Capacity (10/10): This is advertised as a fifth [ie. 25oz (750mL)]. Turns out it'll hold that,… Full Review »

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