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Three-Season Tents

Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2

Is it light? Absolutely. Set up easy? Pretty much. Durable? Ahh, there's the rub. In 2017 I was looking for something lightweight for back and bike packing. My… Full Review »


Fire Maple Petrel Ultralight Pot

Compact aluminum pot with lid, handle, and built-in heat exchanger/wind screen, especially helpful in windy conditions I recently learned of Fire Maple products… Full Review »

Dry Bags

Sea to Summit Lightweight Dry Bag First Aid

Quick to spot, this easily identifiable dry bag is an ideal way to store one’s First Aid Kit. This waterproof bag is available in 1L and 3L sizes- ideal for the… Full Review »

Compressed Fuel Canister Stoves

Soto WindMaster

Over 45 years of hiking and camping and many, many stoves, this is the best. Over more than 45 years of hiking I have had many many stoves, starting with Trangia… Full Review »

Hiking Boots

Oboz Bridger Mid Waterproof

All round a fantastic hiking boot that is stable, supportive, and with excellent grip, but could be improved with better waterproofing.   After researching boots… Full Review »

Four-Season Tents

Macpac Olympus

Despite being around for a long time, the Olympus remains the golden standard bomb proof alpine tent for the NZ Southern Alps. I bought this tent as an alternative… Full Review »

Food and Drink

Fillo's Walking Tamales

What a great meal for hiking or camping! These taste just like tamales out of the package and are even better if warmed. Just squeeze up from the bottom and eat! Full Review »

Hiking Shirts

Patagonia Light Farrier's Shirt

An excellent and sustainable work-shirt for days in the sun and other weather. I was comfortable in non-summer conditions in the southeast US. This is not a hiking… Full Review »

Hiking Pants

Patagonia Iron Forge Hemp 5-Pocket Pants

A sustainable and durable pair of functional work pants for outdoor jobs. Well constructed and thought out with well placed, deep pockets. They are comfortable… Full Review »

Glove Liners

Black Diamond Trail Gloves

Great lightweight way to protect your hands from the sun and other pokey things outside Because I use poles on most hikes, my hands take a beating. Either from… Full Review »

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