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LightHeart Gear Solo

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Solid lightweight option, price effective. Tent holds great promise, but ultimately falls short of potential. Withstood PCT through hike with…
photo: LightHeart Gear Solo
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Rab Infinity Endurance Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a mid-weight down jacket that can handle all but the coldest weather that most people will ever see. It is fairly lightweight for a…
photo: Rab Men's Infinity Endurance Jacket
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Helly Hansen HH Wool LS Crew

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Sturdy, warm, and straightforward. This is not the most comfortable wool base layer out there, but it performs beautifully in terms of fit,…
photo: Helly Hansen Women's HH Wool LS Crew
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MontBell Frost Smoke Parka

rated 5 of 5 stars Super warm, very light, and durable. Great as a top layer on a super cold day, around a campfire, and as part of a sleeping system. I'd highly…
photo: MontBell Women's Frost Smoke Parka
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Sierra Designs Backcountry Bivy

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great shape and design with functioning waterproof breathable (WPB) material, but just not enough of it. I bought the blue-yellow-black 2017…
photo: Sierra Designs Backcountry Bivy
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GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Steel Vacuum Bottles

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It’s -35° and four hours later the tea is too hot to drink. I purchased two of these 1Lt bottles for treating clients on winter day hikes. …
photo: GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Steel Vacuum Bottles
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ALPS Mountaineering Meramac 6 ZF FG

rated 5 of 5 stars Best bang for the buck. Great car camping design. My tent model is the Meramac 6 ZF FG. This specific submodel is intended for more frequent…
photo: ALPS Mountaineering Meramac 6 ZF FG
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Black Diamond Voyager

rated 4 of 5 stars Compact and effective. Happy with it. UPDATE WITH PHOTOS:  I snapped a few photos while using my Voyager on a second trip. The Voyager compared…
photo: Black Diamond Voyager
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Sea to Summit eVent Compression Dry Sack

rated 5 of 5 stars A necessary accessory for any down sleeping bag, combining water resistance with good compression. A bit heavyweight, but it’s definitely…
photo: Sea to Summit eVent Compression Dry Sack
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Superior Glove Calfskin Leather Extreme Cold Weather Gloves Mitt

rated 5 of 5 stars The company guarantees these mitts to be the warmest you've ever owned. For me, they are. For several years now I’ve been using the Outdoor…
photo: Superior Glove Calfskin Leather Extreme Cold Weather Gloves Mitt
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Gregory Alpinisto 50

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Mountaineers, alpine climbers, and one-backpack-to-do-it-all types should seriously consider the updated Gregory Alpinisto 50 pack. Short Answer: …
photo: Gregory Alpinisto 50
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Tifosi Slip

rated 5 of 5 stars The best value in sport shades going these days. I have actually owned three pairs of these glasses. I still have two of them... one pair for…
photo: Tifosi Slip
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Outdoor Research Alti Mitts

rated 5 of 5 stars The best cold weather protection for your hands. I had my eye on a pair of these for the past year, so I bought a pair last week because of…
photo: Outdoor Research Men's Alti Mitts
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Petzl e+LITE is a great lightweight headlamp that provides more then adequate light for helping you hike along the trail at night or digging…
photo: Petzl e+LITE
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UGQ SilPoly Rectangular Cat Cut Tarp (10x12)

rated 5 of 5 stars Light silicone coated polyester panels held together with sewn tape edges and ridge line make this tarp an easy to carry, yet sturdy shelter.
photo: UGQ SilPoly Rectangular Cat Cut Tarp (10x12)
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Sierra Designs Convert 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Amazing all-around tent for three-season and four-season backpacking. I love this tent! I was in the market for a four-season tent, but I do…
photo: Sierra Designs Convert 2
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Five Ten Team VXI

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Five Ten Team VXi’s are a highly specialized, performance climbing shoe. If you’re at a place in your climbing where you need a little…
photo: Five Ten Team VXI
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Zpacks Duplex Tent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Overall it is a great tent—roomy, light, and comfortable both in the desert and above 12,000 feet. Sturdy when pitched well and stands up…
photo: Zpacks Duplex Tent
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La Sportiva Wildcat 3.0

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Really a thoughtfully designed shoe that is perfect for long-distance days or backpacking trips. The sole of the shoe can handle conditions…
photo: La Sportiva Men's Wildcat 3.0
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Outdoor Research Alti Gloves

rated 4.5 of 5 stars My new go-to gloves for cold weather! Well these are now the gloves against which I compare all other gloves and mittens. They are extremely…
photo: Outdoor Research Alti Gloves
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MSR PocketRocket 2 Mini Stove Kit

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This small stove kit, designed for minimalist solo backpacking includes the new MSR PocketRocket 2 stove, a pot grabber, a plastic cup/bowl,…
photo: MSR PocketRocket 2 Mini Stove Kit
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Sierra Designs Meteor 2

rated 3 of 5 stars A two-person tent best suited for those that value livability a little more than shaving ounces. Sierra Designs touts it as good for car camping…
photo: Sierra Designs Meteor 2
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UCO Stormproof Matches

rated 5 of 5 stars Dependable flame, every time. At one point in my life I was a professional pyrotechnician and owned my own business. We shot professional shows…
photo: UCO Stormproof Matches
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Cooke Custom Sewing 1.9oz Silicone Tundra Tarp

rated 4 of 5 stars Sturdy materials well put together make the Tundra Tarp perfect for applications where lighter materials might be a liability. Custom made in…
photo: Cooke Custom Sewing 1.9oz Silicone Tundra Tarp
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Mishmi Takin Kameng Mid eVent

rated 5 of 5 stars My experience with a brand new shoe in the Himalayas. I finally got the shoe I had been waiting for. Had to go on a quick trip in the Himalayas,…
photo: Mishmi Takin Kameng Mid eVent
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Goal Zero Lighthouse Mini Lantern

rated 5 of 5 stars Versatile light and power source, especially for emergencies and power failures. Not my first choice for backpacking where a headlamp is preferable.
photo: Goal Zero Lighthouse Mini Lantern
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Macpac Minaret

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A four-season, plus two you never knew existed, tent. Absolutely bomb proof design, but a trifle on the small side for two. My son who works…
photo: Macpac Minaret
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SteriPEN Adventurer Opti

rated 4 of 5 stars I’m sure someone out there could prove me wrong, but the SteriPen Adventurer Opti is a foolproof tool for purifying water in the backcountry.
photo: SteriPEN Adventurer Opti
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Clif Cool Mint Chocolate Bar

rated 4 of 5 stars Clif's Cool Mint Chocolate is the most flavorful Clif Bar I have encountered and has become the box I am most likely to grab off the store shelf.
photo: Clif Cool Mint Chocolate Bar
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Lowa Zephyr GTX Mid

rated 5 of 5 stars I've bought about four pairs of these boots over the last 10 years and I live in them every day of the week, around the office, on the hills…
photo: Lowa Men's Zephyr GTX Mid
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Light My Fire Tinder-on-a-Rope

rated 4 of 5 stars Nothing fancy, but reliably useful. Tinder on a Rope is precisely what the name suggests and is nice to have as a backup for fire starting.
photo: Light My Fire Tinder-on-a-Rope
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Western Mountaineering Puma GWS

rated 5 of 5 stars The Puma GWS lives up to the ratings and is high quality. The zipper works flawlessly and the cinch cord is easy to use. I slept out in -5 degrees…
photo: Western Mountaineering Puma GWS
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Fischer Spider 62

rated 5 of 5 stars If you're looking for an excellent set of XC skis, I recommend the Fischer Spider 62's. These skis can be used on groomed XC trails and especially…
photo: Fischer Spider 62
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Macpac Minaret

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The standard by which other tents could be judged. Capable of keeping you dry and sheltered in gale force winds and torrential rain—this,…
photo: Macpac Minaret
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Goal Zero Lighthouse Mini Lantern

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A compact, lightweight, and versatile camp lantern suitable for short-to-medium length backpacking trips. What weighs 8 ounces, fits in the…
photo: Goal Zero Lighthouse Mini Lantern
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Scarpa Charmoz

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Modern, attractive, affordable, and durable. However they are so stiff and high I never felt sure-footed wearing them in dangerous steep country.
photo: Scarpa Men's Charmoz
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Outdoor Research Advanced Bivy

rated 4 of 5 stars I used this very often for three years and then infrequently for the next eight years. It worked great. Bivy use has its pros and cons, but…
photo: Outdoor Research Advanced Bivy
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Chaco Z/1 Unaweep

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Chaco's Z/1 Unaweep is a great canoeing sandal. While I do list out a number of cons, I would recommend these for anyone searching for a durable…
photo: Chaco Men's Z/1 Unaweep
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The North Face Peregrine

rated 5 of 5 stars 18 years old, and I still love this tent!! Weathered severe thunderstorms/tornados in Wisconsin in August, 1999, and then later on trips in…
photo: The North Face Peregrine
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Zelph's Stoveworks Fancee Feest

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the Zelph Stoveworks Fancee Feest alcohol stove. Best use is for re hydrating meals or making drinks that require boiled water only.
photo: Zelph's Stoveworks Fancee Feest
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Zelph's Stoveworks Venom Super Stove

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the Zelph Stoveworks Venom Energy alcohol stove. Best use is for re hydrating meals or making drinks that require boiled water only.
photo: Zelph's Stoveworks Venom Super Stove
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Arc'teryx Alpha AR Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars The Alpha AR Jacket is a lightweight shield against the elements. High wind, heavy rain, and frozen precipitation just won’t penetrate this…
photo: Arc'teryx Men's Alpha AR Jacket
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Outdoor Research Foray Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight waterproof jacket with excellent price-to-quality ratio. The Gore-Tex fabric makes it durable and resistant to elements. Well suited…
photo: Outdoor Research Foray Jacket
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Outdoor Research Highcamp 3-Finger Gloves

rated 5 of 5 stars Great cold weather hybrid, keeps my fingers warm and I am able to do with them just about everything. My fingers always run cold. Always. I…
photo: Outdoor Research Highcamp 3-Finger Gloves
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Sierra Designs DriDown Pillow

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Seeking a little more luxury and comfort in the backcountry? At around USD $25, the Sierra Designs DriDown pillow is a comfortable, reasonably…
photo: Sierra Designs DriDown Pillow
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Houdini Alpha Houdi

rated 5 of 5 stars Houdini calls it a base layer, but this super lightweight, hoodie style fleece works well in many applications. Top, bottom, or middle it breathes…
photo: Houdini Men's Alpha Houdi
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Ultimate Survival Technologies Survival Blanket 2.0

rated 5 of 5 stars I too have used this product and love it for an entirely different reason, but basically the same functionality with a twist. This is a very…
photo: Ultimate Survival Technologies Survival Blanket 2.0
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Patagonia Nano Puff Bivy Pullover

rated 5 of 5 stars A staple. Easily one of my favorite pieces of winter gear.   I don’t wear it to hike unless it’s really cold, but I take it in my pack…
photo: Patagonia Women's Nano Puff Bivy Pullover
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Smartwool Corbet 120 Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Perfect hiking jacket for cool weather hikes. It appears I got the newer model, which seems to be better fitting overall.   The back and sleeves…
photo: Smartwool Women's Corbet 120 Jacket
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My Trail Backpack Light 50L

rated 3.5 of 5 stars My Trail Co. has redesigned the Jam series backpack from the GoLite days, with improvements to its lightweight and frameless design. This water-resistant…
photo: My Trail Backpack Light 50L
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My Trail Storm UL Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars My Trail's Storm UL Jacket is a waterproof and breathable shell that gives you a lot for a budget price. With two low zippered pockets, an adjustable…
photo: My Trail Storm UL Jacket
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Coghlan's Reflective Guy Line

rated 5 of 5 stars A 50' length of reflective 2mm cord which can be cut up to make guy lines or used full length as a ridge line or for a bear hang. Includes a…
photo: Coghlan's Reflective Guy Line
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Zelph's Stoveworks Modified Starlyte

rated 5 of 5 stars The Modified Starlyte alcohol stove from Zelph’s Stoves is a great stove mainly for water boil that is ultralight, very fuel efficient, and…
photo: Zelph's Stoveworks Modified Starlyte
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Osprey Exos 58

rated 5 of 5 stars I recently completed a 223-mile hike with an Osprey Exos 58. Not only did it easily accommodate 35 lbs, but I carried 4 liter-sized water bottles…
photo: Osprey Exos 58
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Garmin inReach Explorer+

rated 4.5 of 5 stars If you're looking to combine your messaging and GPS needs into one device, this is it. I've acquired this GPS for a solid price of $300 through…
photo: Garmin inReach Explorer+
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Proster Anemometer

rated 3 of 5 stars A great lightweight gadget for folks who like to carry thermometers and are interested in wind speed as well—it has almost permanently replaced…
photo:   Proster Anemometer
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Gerry Sweater Down Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Gerry is a well-known brand that has been making outdoor clothing for more than seven decades. This jacket is well made and is being sold at…
photo: Gerry Sweater Down Jacket
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Sea to Summit X-Cup

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, convenient, and seemingly durable for hot or cold beverages at camp or on a backpacking trip. The Sea To Summit X-Cup is a good…
photo: Sea to Summit X-Cup
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Marmot Sanctum

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A well built four-season tent that touts some nice creative features. Setup: It's a classic four-pole winter design. This adds a great deal…
photo: Marmot Sanctum
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3F Gear 56L Backpack

rated 4 of 5 stars For the money this is a solid pack with many of the features other ultralight manufacturers charge hundreds for. Update 3/2018: I have been…
photo: 3F Gear 56L Backpack
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Woolx Fearless Socks Crew Length Full Cushion

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an extremely tough, durable, and comfortable pair of socks! I have used these socks for three-season wear, hiking, and snowshoeing in…
photo: Woolx Fearless Socks Crew Length Full Cushion
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Boulder Denim Athletic Fit Jeans

rated 5 of 5 stars The Boulder Denim jeans are aimed at the office to outdoor crowd—those people who are looking for a pair of pants to go from the job to the…
photo: Boulder Denim Athletic Fit Jeans
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Purcell Trench Voyageurs Grill

rated 5 of 5 stars The largest of the Purcell Trench line, yet still easy to carry. This grill works well as a pot support or for direct cooking and can be used…
photo: Purcell Trench Voyageurs Grill
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Pakboats XT-15 Solo

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A 15' solo folding, skin-on-frame kayak. I had been looking at Pakboats for a few years now and was tossing around my options, canoe or kayak?
photo: Pakboats   XT-15 Solo
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Simond Alpinism 55+10

rated 4 of 5 stars An internal-frame backpack for weekend trips, mostly oriented on alpine climbers. It has convenient main storage compartment, high quality,…
photo: Simond Alpinism 55+10
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Outdoor Research Echo L/S Duo Tee

rated 5 of 5 stars The Outdoor Research Echo Duo long sleeve shirt is a fantastic shirt for backpacking. It is lightweight, breathable, wicks moisture, dries quickly,…
photo: Outdoor Research Echo L/S Duo Tee
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Zpacks Classic 20° 900 Fill Power Down

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is an ultralight three-season sleeping bag (20 oz total). It works great during warmer nights unzipped and open as a quilt. It can be zipped…
photo: Zpacks Classic 20° 900 Fill Power Down
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Jetboil Flash Cooking System

rated 5 of 5 stars Simple, effective. The Jetboil Flash is a lightweight and efficient stove that will quickly boil water for tea. We have also used this beautiful…
photo: Jetboil Flash Cooking System
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Toaks Light Titanium 550ml Pot (D95mm)

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, compact small titanium pot. Large enough to nest a 4-oz fuel canister and the rest of my solo cook kit. Works for me! My review…
photo: Toaks Light Titanium 550ml Pot (D95mm)
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Sawyer Squeeze

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great light water filter for use for up to three people. Need to be careful not to drip dirty water into the clean container you are filling.
photo: Sawyer Squeeze
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Oboz Luna Low

rated 4 of 5 stars Supportive and wear well. Fit and Comfort:I purchased these shoes specifically because they have good arch support. They do, and I am very…
photo: Oboz Luna Low
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Mountain Hardwear Bozeman Torch 0

rated 4.5 of 5 stars BIG BANG FOR THE BUCK! HIGH END FEATURES for a low-priced, quality, 0 degree bag. Great whether backpacking or car camping. Cool night comfort…
photo: Mountain Hardwear Men's Bozeman Torch 0
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Ultimate Survival Technologies Survival Blanket 2.0

rated 5 of 5 stars This emergency blanket/tarp is the best bang for your buck, hands down. Tough and durable at a price that anyone can afford. The UST Survival…
photo: Ultimate Survival Technologies Survival Blanket 2.0
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Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat

rated 4 of 5 stars With the wide brim all the way around and the back flap, constructed of UPF 50+ soft nylon fabric, with multiple sizings and an adjustable strap…
photo: Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat
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Gossamer Gear SpinnShelter

rated 5 of 5 stars Ultralight and very weatherproof tarp. Late to the dance with my Spinnshelter. Got it used on eBay. Weight is 8 ounces on my scale. Can use…
photo: Gossamer Gear SpinnShelter
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Equip Mosquito Hammock

rated 4 of 5 stars An economical hammock setup for those not willing to spend a fortune on a hammock. Tough material and a well made mosquito net make this hammock…
photo: Equip Mosquito Hammock
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Stanley Adventure Camp Cook Set 24oz

rated 4 of 5 stars With all the hype about expensive high end gear, this set is a refreshing relief for the budget minded. The pot is extremely tough and I have…
photo: Stanley Adventure Camp Cook Set 24oz
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The North Face Ibex

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought an Ibex sleeping bag from The North Face over near the Stanford shopping center in 1974 or '75. I used it for years and years. Finally…
 
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La Sportiva Mutant

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A versatile shoe, that can be useful to both sky runners and lightweight treckers. Can be a good choice for whoever wants to be agile while…
photo: La Sportiva Men's Mutant
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Garmin Foretrex 601

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is an excellent GPS for outdoor, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, backpacking, and military type use. The small form factor, good battery…
photo: Garmin Foretrex 601
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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P

rated 5 of 5 stars Very lightweight and capable tent with room for two people and a vestibule on each side. Quick and easy setup and take down. The MSR Hubba Hubba…
photo: MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2P
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MSR Dromedary Bags

rated 5 of 5 stars I have two of these, the 4 litre and the 2 litre. They are the older Cordura type and I was kind of hesitant to review them at first because…
photo: MSR Dromedary Bags
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Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Insulated

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Comfort Plus Insulated mat carries a thoughtful, durable design that focuses on delivering the plushest night's sleep. If you're not focused…
photo: Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Insulated
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Arc'teryx Thorium AR Hoody

rated 5 of 5 stars The Thorium AR does exactly what it intends to, which is keep you very very warm and comfortable for a low weight penalty. Buy this jacket if…
photo: Arc'teryx Men's Thorium AR Hoody
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Heroclip Medium

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The HeroClip is a very versatile accessory clip that can be used in a number of applications both in the outdoors and around the house. OverviewYears…
photo: Heroclip Medium
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Borah Gear eVent Rain Mitts

rated 5 of 5 stars The Borah Gear eVent rain mitts are waterproof, ultralight, and breathable to provide protection for your hands from rain, snow, wind, and cold.
photo: Borah Gear eVent Rain Mitts
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Exped Travel Box II Plus

rated 5 of 5 stars Large bug net with a built-in floor for full protection. Great for use in shelters or under a tarp. Zippers on two sides make for easy access…
photo: Exped Travel Box II Plus
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Patagonia Crosstrek Bottoms

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A great option for cold weather activity or under a shell pant in colder weather. Polartec Power Stretch moves and wicks well, yet is pretty…
photo: Patagonia Men's Crosstrek Bottoms
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REI AirRail 1.5 Self-Inflating Pad

rated 5 of 5 stars We've owned these for about five years now and would do it all over again. With just a few puffs of air, my REI AirRail 1.5 Self-Inflating Pads…
photo: REI AirRail 1.5 Self-Inflating Pad
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BRS 3000T

rated 5 of 5 stars If you're looking for a functional, ultralight canister stove, this is your stove. It's extremely light and compact, but sturdy enough to get…
photo: BRS 3000T
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Paramo Taiga Fleece

rated 5 of 5 stars Super warm and very soft and comfortable jacket with a silk-like lining and lots of pockets. Fit and comfort is great. It's not too tight and…
photo: Paramo Taiga Fleece
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Helinox Chair Zero

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Having made fun of such chairs carried by other backpackers, I had to eat my words this summer when I caved in and bought the Helinox Chair…
photo: Helinox Chair Zero
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NEMO Tensor Insulated

rated 4 of 5 stars Very comfortable for sleepers who roll or side sleep, and super lightweight and compact. So I have had the Tensor for a month now and had it…
photo: NEMO Tensor Insulated
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Helinox Chair Zero

rated 4 of 5 stars Beautiful design, very well-made, and light enough for backpacking; a bit low for tall people Sometimes I get the impression that UL hikers…
photo: Helinox Chair Zero
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Altra Superior 2.0

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Lightweight, comfortable, fast drying trail shoe with limited durability and support. Comfort and Support The Superior 2.0 is a very comfortable,…
photo: Altra Men's Superior 2.0
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Outdoor Research PL 400 Sensor Gloves

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Extra warm liner gloves that work great alone or under a shell. As a big fan of liner gloves for the shoulder seasons I've worn a handful (pun…
photo: Outdoor Research Men's PL 400 Sensor Gloves
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Xero Shoes Z-Trail

rated 4 of 5 stars Xero’s Z-Trail is a minimalist sandal in a number of ways. The sole and midsole together are less than a centimeter thick, with no thick heel…
photo: Xero Shoes Men's Z-Trail
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Buff Visor

rated 3 of 5 stars Beautiful, but pricey! Buff Visor. The popular headband company that wanted to make a hat with the addition of a totally useless neoprene visor…
photo: Buff Visor
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Komperdell Contour Titanal Power Lock

rated 3.5 of 5 stars These poles balance nicely between weight and strength, being sturdy without being too sturdy. Three-piece poles with flick locks lets them…
photo: Komperdell Contour Titanal Power Lock
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OMeals Brown Rice, Quinoa & Lentils

rated 3 of 5 stars It's good food, heats very well, but despite company claims as the backpacking food that'll change backpacking, each meal is so heavy that they…
photo: OMeals Brown Rice, Quinoa & Lentils
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