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Coleman Feather 442 Dual Fuel Stove

parts readily available, runs on unleaded, easy to service bought 2nd hand dated 1992 in good condition.cleaned generator with air sensor cleaner and nichrome wire… Full Review »

Mystery Ranch In and Out

A 19-liter lightweight packable day pack with sternum strap, three outside pockets, an internal hydration sleeve, compression straps, and half-clamshell zippered… Full Review »

Limmer Men's Mid-Weight

Wonderful leather, clearly well made hiking boots. Just pulled the trigger on a pair of the overstock or blemished midweights. I had been working through hotspots… Full Review »

Patagonia Women's PowSlayer Bibs

Patagonia's PowSlayer Bibs are a premium, lightweight yet durable, waterproof snowsports pants for the backcountry-focused skier and rider. They work equally well… Full Review »

Montane Men's Alpine Raid Hoodie

The Montane Alpine Raid Hoodie is a fleece mid-layer designed to be tough, stretchy, and unrestrictive. Its best uses are as part of layering system where its high… Full Review »

Patagonia Women's PowSlayer Jacket

Patagonia's PowSlayer Jacket is a premium, lightweight yet durable, waterproof snowsports jacket for the backcountry-focused skier and rider. It works equally well… Full Review »

Hilleberg Staika

This is a great tent if you regularly experience heavy wind and/or storms. If not it's probably overkill. It sets up extremely quickly, and keeps the interior dry… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Backcountry 60 Pad

While heavier than many other sleeping pads, it is easily packable (no struggling to deflate). The outercover is removable and washable. For those concerned with… Full Review »

Kelty Solstice 2

I liked the tent. You can sit up in it. I use it for one person. After one year of indoor use with a total of two setups and one take-down, one of the aluminum… Full Review »

MySurvivalPack Core PUK Micro Stove

The Core PUK Micro Stove is a fuel-efficient alcohol stove with a titanium base for stability and a titanium pot stand for ease of use. Easy to set up and use,… Full Review »

Mountain Hardwear Men's Kor Strata Alpine Hoody

My opinion, one of the best synthetic insulated jackets for your buck. For ease of use and packability this can't be beat. Mountain Hardwear has, in my opinion,… Full Review »

The North Face Men's Denali Jacket

Not many jackets can be comfortably worn on your couch watching TV after a long day in the woods...this one can though. Couch comfortable. Great pocket placement. Full Review »

Starbucks VIA Ready Brew

What a pleasant surprise from someone who used to pack a small coffee pot, Folgers tea-type bags, and instant powder in earlier times. About 10 years ago on a backpacking… Full Review »

Solo Stove Lite

One consideration that was important to me was the Solo Stove Lite is two pieces—just plop the cap on and you're good. Just practice making your stick fire. My… Full Review »

Gossamer Gear Vagabond Packable

Excellent ultralight and packable 23-liter backpack for EDC, travel, and day hiking. I have owned the Gossamer Gear Type II Summit Pack and the original Vagabond… Full Review »

Outdoor Research Prologue Field Jacket

Medium weight soft shell jacket. Excellent general purpose jacket for travel, work, chores, casual wear. The Outdoor Research Prologue Field Jacket is a good general… Full Review »

Mountain Range Cobra Bivi

This bivi lives in the sweet spot between a simple bag which is simple and tactically sound, but may let rain in and offers no protection from inspects, and those… Full Review »

Mystery Ranch G6000

An indestructible pack made for heavy loads. If you're rough on gear and/or carry a lot this is the pack for you! (If you can find one.) This is my go-to pack from… Full Review »

CS Instant Coffee

CS Instant coffee is competitive with products like Starbucks Via and Alpine Start instant coffee. It's growing in popularity because it's rich in flavor and simple… Full Review »

Mammut Men's Masao Hooded Hardshell Jacket

Three-layer shell...Mammut has been tops for me. I have come back to the Masao hard shell last year after owning one when they were introduced. Been through some… Full Review »

The North Face Cobra 52

Lightweight, bombproof, and well thought out. A keeper for my uses in winter and summer as well. Been through a few nice ski/board packs. All were beautiful for… Full Review »

Sierra Designs Night Watch CD

I purchased this tent in 1999 from REI. It's gone thru Oz, NZ, Mainland West and Hawaii. One of the tent poles broke two days ago. I have a second pair of tent… Full Review »

The North Face VE 24

I was wondering if anybody would know where I could find a footprint and a rainfly with vestibule for my Vintage VE-24 dome tent? Thanks for any help you might… Full Review »

Mammut Magic Guide High GTX

Tried a lot of the best Italian and USA companies. These blow them away dollar for feature. Mammut hits a home run with these. Outta the box comfortable immediately...! Full Review »

Old Town Penobscot 16

A rugged, sturdy, and versatile canoe. Like a brick house this little canoe is a true workhorse and the standard by which other "Expedition" canoes are judged! Full Review »

Outdoor Research Dry Summit Pack LT

Great minimalist waterproof day pack. Simple and light, very underrated! I have many pieces of Outdoor Research gear, and I have been pleased with all of them. Full Review »

Limmer Men's Light-Weight

JUNK—don't do it. First pair leaked like a colander, paid to have them ship me another pair—100 miles later (break in) still getting new blisters in new places. Full Review »

Patagonia Men's SnowDrifter Jacket

Patagonia's SnowDrifter Jacket is a full-featured snowsports jacket that could be stretched for use to hiking or backpacking. I don't remember if this is right… Full Review »

Smartwool Men's Intraknit Merino 250 Thermal 1/4 Zip

The Smartwool Intraknit Merino 250 Thermal Quarter Zip brings 100% Merino wool in a comfortable and warm weave. This shirt works as a base, mid, outer and only… Full Review »

NEMO Astro Lite

Only used it twice, inside a tent, with a ground cloth underneath the tent. It started leaking after that and was flat every morning. Bought this new. Blew it up… Full Review »

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