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MPowerd Luci Outdoor 2.0

To sum up this light in one word...fantastic! I have owned two of these lights for several years, and they are FANTASTIC. They weigh next to nothing. I clip one… Full Review »

Swiftwick Pursuit Four Sock

Swiftwick is as good as it gets for scent-free, blister-free comfort, wicking, and durability. I have owned Swiftwick socks of one variety or another for five or… Full Review »

Sawyer MINI

Light, handy, and reliable. Out of several water filters I have and use, this one is the most convenient and sees the most adventures. We have three of these Sawyer… Full Review »

Marmot Calistoga

A very well-made and designed pack for day-to-day utility, cycling, or day trips such as bird-watching on even trails. With the cost of backpacks these days, it… Full Review »

Osprey Talon 22

Lightweight, super comfortable, quality daypack. I would buy it again. My wife and I both have versions of this pack. We both love them. Hers is a blue and green… Full Review »

Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork

Comfortable, durable, and not too heavy. I bought these trekking poles because my knees are getting bad the older I get, and I wish I would have gotten a set sooner. Full Review »

MPowerd Luci Outdoor 2.0

Luci v2.0 solar-powered LED light is a compact, lightweight, super bright, and versatile option that provides lantern-like light. Charges up easily. Nothing fancy...just… Full Review »

Hotshot Sports Shot

Relieves muscle cramps fast! I had returned from several days of backpacking in the Trinity Alps. The last day was long and hot, and I'd probably not drunk as much… Full Review »

Eureka! Tetragon 8

Great tent if you're not walking far... I got this tent for about $199.99 CAD on sale plus tax between 2015-2016, and it was marked down 75 percent on Clearance. Full Review »

Columbia Horizons Pine Interchange Jacket

Nice coat for street and trail. In all I give the Horizons Pine a 4 out of 5; at under 200$ CAD It was a great buy IMO. Just note, I am not the most active person;… Full Review »

Therm-a-Rest Space Cowboy 45F

The Space Cowboy is a nicely featured 45˚F/7˚C sleeping bag for those seeking a highly compressible, lightweight synthetic sleeping bag option. This bag is readily… Full Review »

Ruffwear Float Coat

The best doggie life vest I've ever seen... Meet Griffin. Hood ornament, navigator, trusty companion, river rat. We see him here sporting his Ruffwear Float Coat—a… Full Review »

Eddie Bauer Guide Pro Convertible Pants

Good all around convertible pant. Fabric stretches, fit is very good (lots of sizes), like this pant. These pants are great. Very versatile whether as full pants… Full Review »

Hilleberg Akto

A good tent for long-distance walking trips. I find the Akto easy to pitch, even in high winds. Very stable and strong. I take the extra pole in snow, but I've… Full Review »

Royal Robbins Men's Merinolux Flannel Long Sleeve Shirt

The Royal Robbins Merinolux Flannel Long Sleeve Shirt is a decent option for cool to cold weather hiking. People who like the look of a flannel shirt and want to… Full Review »

Eddie Bauer Men's First Ascent Peak XV Down Jacket

An exceptional buy WHEN PURCHASED ON A SALE. Several good design features, but lacking a robust inside zipper baffle. I wanted a fully baffled expedition level… Full Review »

Skwoosh Fishing Chair Seat Pad

Hard seat? Then add some skwoosh for your tush... Skwoosh is a US company specializing in seat pads. They cover every conceivable option from wheelchairs to motorcycles. Full Review »

Fjallraven Men's Kajka 65

This pack is what I use as a Wilderness Guide in Tasmania. It is durable, adjustable, and holds more gear than it rightly should; all while transferring the load… Full Review »

Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20F

A super warm sleeping bag with some unique features and qualities. I actually won this sleeping bag in a Trailspace competition, so thanks, Trailspace and Therm-a-Rest. Full Review »

Klymit KSB 0 Down

This is a very comfortable, warm bag. It is very stretchy, which makes it ideal for people like me who don't sleep like logs. I would recommend it for any season,… Full Review »

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