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Eureka! Alpine Meadows

30+ years and going strong My father bought me this tent as a teenager over 30 years ago.  The two of us spent countless nights on the Appalachian Trail, Foothills… Full Review »

MEC Nunatak 2P

Hard core tent, not light but can be split up for backpacking trips amongst the group. Not recommended for solo trips. Strong, durable, and great for two people… Full Review »

The North Face Dolomite Double Down 20F/-7C

Roominess, warmth, possibility for snuggling. Late May Algonquin Park trip. It was my wife's idea to change it up from individual bags to one, double bag. I was… Full Review »

MPowerd Luci Original

Lightweight inflatable solar lantern. We have four of these solar lanterns. I purchased them a couple of years ago at a Bob’s Store for $14.95 each to use as… Full Review »

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 »

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1

This is a high priced tent with horrible weak tent poles that will eventually crack. It is like a ticking time bomb. This is a high priced tent with horrible poles… 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 »

Gregory Matia 28

Not for any serious outdoor use. Limited by poorly designed zippers and compartments. Straps are not comfortable and it isn't a piece of kit that I enjoy using. 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 »

MPowerd Luci Connect

MPowered's Luci Connect is a solar powered light that features a wide array of colors and settings. If you live in a place where the sun shines regularly, this… Full Review »

Lowa Men's Renegade GTX Mid

Not what they used to be. Unfortunately within two or three years, three pairs of Renegade Lowa GTX (two Mids and one Lo), have had their Vibram soles detach and… 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 »

Asolo Yukon

I agree, BEST boots ever and BEST I've ever owned. I got some FOR SALE right now on E-Bay. 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 »

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