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Eureka! Amari Pass 3

A great, easy to set up tent if light weight is not your primary concern. I stands up to wind and rain and is a roomy place for two people and their gear. I bought… Full Review »

Limmer Men's Ultra-Light

Great boots, lighter than other Limmers but nubuck leather gets cut up by trail rocks. Not for rough mountain trails—for those choose Midweight or Standard. Have… Full Review »

Merrell Women's Outmost Ventilator

I find these shoes really comfortable, lightweight, and cool. I use them for hiking in good weather. I struggle to find shoes to fit my feet. I often find shoes… Full Review »

Ruffwear Hi & Light Harness

The Ruffwear Hi and Light Harness is a durable, lightweight harness that has been a fantastic fit for our active Vizsla, Roland. It allows for unrestricted movement… Full Review »

Petzl Shunt

I highly recommend the Shunt. Use with extreme caution like any piece of equipment. Warning: Never attach a lanyard to the little hole at the back to be used as… Full Review »

3F Gear Lanshan 2

When it comes to quality/weight versus price, I don't think this tent can be beaten. Great for one-person backpacking. First, some housekeeping. There are one or… Full Review »

NEMO Punk 20

Child-sized comfortable and cozy bag with adjustable length to keep little ones from getting lost in the bottom. Partially hooded and made of soft materials for… Full Review »

RōM Outdoors RōM Pack

A backpack that has a few specific applications and performs very well for those situations. Perfect for picnic adventures or a backup car poncho/blanket. The pack… Full Review »

Montane Dart T-Shirt

The Montane Dart is a short-sleeved, synthetic shirt that is an ideal year-round base layer (a long sleeved, quarter zip is also available). It wicks moisture away… Full Review »

REI Flash Insulated Air Pad

->Light 15 oz. air insulated mattress with a 3.7 R value. ->Fast to inflate with a Sea to Summit valve-compatible inflator dry bag. ->Comfortable and warm… Full Review »

Grayl Ultralight

I purchased this water filtration bottle primarily to take canoeing, for day trips and canoe camping outings. It is small, easy to carry, and can provide clean… Full Review »

The North Face Ibex

Great bag for winter camping used on a mat. My wife and I each purchased an Ibex in the mid 1970s. Have used on many winter backpacking trips in the Smoky Mountains,… Full Review »

Petzl Actik

It's your definitive all-purpose headlamp, plus two red modes (solid and strobe). The manufacturer specs are as follows:   Range: I think the manufacturer overstated… Full Review »

Oboz Men's Sawtooth Low

Good fit, poor wear. The fit is perfect, no break in required. My first pair lasted three years and approximately 700 miles. The soles on my second pair wore out… Full Review »

Black Diamond Distance Plus FLZ

Great design; lousy black greasy powder. I bought these poles for a long walk across Spain where I needed to break down the poles every night when coming into the… Full Review »

Salomon Men's Quest 4D 3 GTX

Salomon continues to up its game with the Quest 4D 3 GTX backpacking boot! Durability, stability, and rigidity, while increasing all-day comfort and stylish appearance! Full Review »

Silva Ranger CL

It failed out of the blue and could have got me killed. Warranty is dependent on the merchant. Not impressed. Could have bought cheap Chinese and had same experience. Full Review »

Sierra Designs Cloud 800 / 20 Degree

A bag with the magic of 800 fill DriDown for about $100 less than the other bags in the same weight category. Sierra Designs Cloud 20 800 fill down Regular: 1 lb… Full Review »

GSI Outdoors Micro Table

I purchased this table in January of 2017. It was very easy to set up and packs very small. When set up it give enough room to set up your meal without having to… Full Review »

Black Diamond Distance Plus FLZ

The Black Diamond Distance Plus FLZ Trekking Poles are a well thought out design that is very easy to assemble and adjust, but it also is just as easy to break… Full Review »

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