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Ozark Trail 10-Piece Easy Storing Camp Cook Set

This product is designed as a two-person cook set. It is similar to the GSI brand, except more budget-friendly. I picked up this set from Wal-Mart for less than… Full Review »

Exotac titanLIGHT

This dependable lighter/fire starter quite simply gets the job done! The Exotac TitanLIGHT is ideal for one who frequently lights fires in the backcountry (the… Full Review »

Médique Medi-Lyte

Medi-Lyte is a low cost electrolyte supplement in tablet form that allows you to easily manage your electrolyte replacement with your activity level. This summer… Full Review »

Jetboil milliJoule Cooking System

Best thing about this stove is that it can be used with the fuel inverted for cold weather (below freezing) or at high altitude (+12k). I bought this to replace… Full Review »

REI Men's Vaporush Windstopper Pants

Comfortable soft-shell hiking pants that do what they say—keep wind and even light rain and most snow off your legs and keep warm in cooler temps while also allowing… Full Review »

Altra Men's Superior 3.5

Best hiking shoes I've found yet! I am really loving these shoes! I've probably worn them almost 100 miles now this hot dry southern California summer. I have been… Full Review »

GooseFeet Custom Down Jacket

Goosefeet Gear makes the lightest warmth-to-weight down jacket on the planet, period. All jackets are customized for each client, based on multiple body measurements… Full Review »

Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3

A great lightweight, three-season backpacker's tent: tight for three, roomy for two, light, easy to pitch, plenty of headroom, dual side entrances with vestibules… Full Review »

Eureka! Spitfire 1

A lightweight 1-person shelter with adequate room for the average person and gear, with very durable materials that appear to be a long-lasting product in a very… Full Review »

La Sportiva Men's Akasha

A burly trail runner meant for mountain runs or hikes. I'm on my second pair of La Sportiva Akashas and figured it was time for a review. I've owned several pairs… Full Review »

Patagonia Men's RPS Rock Pants

I really like these pants. They are durable and comfortable, and they aren’t restrictive when you’re trying to move around over rocks or downed trees or whatever… Full Review »

Fjallraven Men's Keb Gaiter Trousers

Zip-off hiking pants that work well in a variety of conditions, both as full-length pants and as shorts. Lots of features and able to withstand a good deal of scuffs… Full Review »

The North Face VE 24

GREAT TENT! Have one of the first ones from the '60s or early '70s—I can't recall. It survived a 200' flight in a windstorm with stuff in it. Busted a pole, but… Full Review »

Mountain House Homestyle Turkey Dinner Casserole

A meal that conjures up memories of sitting around Mom's dining room table at Thanksgiving! I have used Mountain House products over the years for front and backcountry… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Men's Mobile Mummy 600 3-Season

Who came first, the chicken or the egg? Was it Sierra Designs or Exped? I dunno, but I like it. It's hard to say though whether it's an overstuffed extra long down… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Zissou Plus 700 2-Season

The design is innovative and the bag bag is warm and roomy made with excellent materials. 5-star warranty, design, materials, and comfort. Minus 1 star for quality… Full Review »

Kurgo Mud Dog Travel Shower

A rubber shower head for standard thread bottles, meant for dogs but works great for dog owners too! Backpacking in hot weather is great if your day ends at a lake… Full Review »

Matador Camera Base Layer

Was great at keeping my camera dry, even during some rainstorms. I am a big fan of how lightweight it is, but it comes at the expense of providing what I feel is… Full Review »

Merrell Men's Moab 2 Mid Ventilator

I needed a breathable hiking boot to wear as my daily shoe in the office and in the field. In one year of ownership, my Moab 2 Ventilators have kept my feet comfortable… Full Review »

Harmony House Heavy-Duty Clear Zip Pouches

Tough, reusable food and condiment storage bags with a reliable seal. Heat sealable and free-standing when full. Cost and weigh a bit more more, but last longer… Full Review »

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