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Peak Performance Frost Down Long Hooded Jacket

This long winter jacket combines duck down insulation to keep you feeling snug inside. Even with its coziness, however it's made big for a medium size. I bought… Full Review »

EMS Men's Summit Gloves

The Eastern Mountain Sports Summit Gloves are warm, waterproof gloves suitable for all outdoor winter activities. Primaloft Silver insulation keeps your hands warm,… Full Review »

Helly Hansen Men's Lifaloft Insulator Jacket

The Helly Hansen Lifaloft Hooded Insulator jacket is a synthetically insulated jacket that partners HH’s Lifa fibres with Primaloft’s extensive knowledge of… Full Review »

Patagonia Men's Capilene Air Crew

Feels comfortable. Arms are pilling. Costly. Been wearing for three weeks. Shirt is comfortable to wear all day, under another shirt or by itself. Crew neck is… Full Review »

Rivendell Mountain Works Jensen

Great design and great construction. Got one of Eric Hardee's current-version Jensens about four years ago. Stupendous pack for backcountry hut touring on skis. Full Review »

Rivendell Mountain Works Jensen

An aesthetically delightful and comfortable specialty pack for shorter trips in mild weather for the purists. Utterly miserable if pushed beyond its weight/capacity… Full Review »

Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Mat

Supremely comfortable. Comfort: This is with no doubt the most comfortable pad I have ever used. It simply feels like a nice mattress. Size: I have the Regular… Full Review »

ULA Equipment Circuit

This pack works for everything. It is the most comfortable pack I have ever used. It has good pockets on the waist belt, good pockets for water bottle that can… Full Review »

Helinox Chair One

These chairs are light, pack small, and are pretty comfortable. Who says they are not for backpacking? I take mine on every trip. Just wait until you get a little… Full Review »

Black Diamond Men's Cold Forge Down Hoody

My everyday puffy. I bought a medium almost 5 years ago now, and couldn't be more happy for this acquisition. This jacket is a down/synthetic blend (70% down,… Full Review »

Black Diamond Men's StormLine Stretch Rain Pant

A light and waterproof pair of rain pants that have some nice stretch to them, making them easy to move in and take along for multiple outdoor pursuits. I found… Full Review »

Black Diamond Men's StormLine Stretch Rain Shell

A well-engineered rain jacket that kept me dry throughout a historically wet summer, autumn, and early winter while hiking and camping. While not super technical,… Full Review »

Patagonia Men's Capilene Air Crew

A relatively loose, very stretchy, and ridiculously breathable base layer. Due to the loose weave, wind runs almost literally right through it. This is a combination… Full Review »

Kahtoola MICROspikes

Lightweight traction for winter hiking. A great solution unless you see enough ice or snow conditions that require crampons. Best worn with a boot that has a reasonably… Full Review »

Purple Lizard Maps Rothrock State Forest Trail Map

A hardy map that can withstand punishment and inspire exploration. The Purple Lizard Rothrock State Forest map thoroughly covers the forest, as well as areas north… Full Review »

MSR Guardian Purifier

It's a very high quality portable hand purifier, with a high level of filtration (small enough for viruses) and has fast flow rate, as it pumps very quickly. It… Full Review »

The North Face McMurdo Parka II

Love this parka for its length and camo pattern. I bought the McMurdo II for two specific reasons: It is a long down parka. Not many down parkas around in this… Full Review »

Helly Hansen Men's Warm Ice Crew

Best winter base layer period! This base layer is made with polypropylene inside and merino wool outside. It's just a merino wool without the wool itching. I own… Full Review »

Cotopaxi Luzon 18

Minimalist, single compartment pack with features that promote function and comfort. Outer zipped pocket and internal hydration sleeve with a drawstring top. Makes… Full Review »

Galibier Super Guide

Great boots, flawless execution. The quality is fantastic with respect to stitch work, stitches sealing, leather quality, finishing, inside of the boots. Since… Full Review »

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