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Stunt Puppy Stunt Runner

rated 4 of 5 stars The Stunt Runner is a two-part leash system, designed for running (or other hands-free activities such as hiking or snowshoeing) with your dog.
photo: Stunt Puppy  Stunt Runner
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Gossamer Gear Hipster

rated 4 of 5 stars This is one tough fanny pack. It can withstand heavy use and abuse, and your sunscreen, camera, keys, or snacks etc. are easy to access. The…
photo: Gossamer Gear Hipster
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RailRiders Adventure Top

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Can't say enough about this shirt. Its UV protection and comfortable, lightweight, and quick drying fabric make this an awesome choice for activities…
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RC Pets West Coast Rain Wear

rated 3.5 of 5 stars For a dog that doesn't conform to "normal" sizes/proportions, this coat does the trick. This coat offers adjustability for a small dog with…
photo: RC Pets West Coast Rain Wear
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Katabatic Gear Alsek

rated 5 of 5 stars The Katabatic Gear Alsek is the most comfortable and functional quilt that I have used. It is well-designed, durable, and conservative in its…
photo: Katabatic Gear Alsek
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Nikwax Down Wash

rated 4 of 5 stars This is an effective product for cleaning and restoring loft to down garments and sleeping bags/quilts. It works for both hand and machine washing.
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Good To-Go Kale and White Bean Stew

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Good To-Go Kale and White Bean Soap is good option for people looking for a reasonably lightweight backpacking food that tastes and looks like…
photo: Good To-Go Kale and White Bean Stew
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MSR WindBurner Personal Stove System

rated 4 of 5 stars Nice compact and efficient system, some quirks need to be addressed. I have used this stove on a couple of trekkings and one vacation now, sometimes…
photo: MSR WindBurner Personal Stove System
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Grand Shelters IceBox Igloo Tool

rated 4 of 5 stars An ingenious system that can be used to build igloos for up to five happy campers. Works as advertised, but using it efficiently requires a…
photo: Grand Shelters IceBox Igloo Tool
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Black Diamond Deploy 3

rated 4 of 5 stars It's a great portable collapsing aluminum snow shovel, that definitely more than pulls its own weight, while still being very robust and easy…
photo: Black Diamond Deploy 3
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My Trail Poncho UL Tarp

rated 3.5 of 5 stars For those willing to accept compromises in the pursuit of a low pack weight, the Poncho UL Tarp provides a reasonably durable, value option…
photo: My Trail Poncho UL Tarp
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Patagonia Nine Trails Pack 14L

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Nine Trails 14-liter backpack is a great fit for mountain bikers looking for a pack that will comfortably carry the essentials for a full…
photo: Patagonia Nine Trails Pack 14L
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Good To-Go New England Corn Chowder

rated 4 of 5 stars With complex flavors and an intoxicating aroma, this meal is particularly well-suited for winter backcountry trips. C'mon, who doesn't love…
photo: Good To-Go New England Corn Chowder
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La Sportiva Crimper Pant

rated 4 of 5 stars The La Sportiva Crimper is a durable and lightweight men's climbing pant that has a little stretch, yet provides comfort in a cotton-blend,…
photo: La Sportiva Crimper Pant
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Kahtoola MICROspikes

rated 4.5 of 5 stars When snowshoes are too much, but you need a little extra confidence on firm snow and ice, these provide the perfect bite. There I was at the…
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Helly Hansen Lifaloft Insulator Jacket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Helly Hansen Lifaloft Hooded Insulator jacket is a synthetically insulated jacket that partners HH’s Lifa fibres with Primaloft’s extensive…
photo: Helly Hansen Men's Lifaloft Insulator Jacket
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Rivendell Mountain Works Jensen

rated 4 of 5 stars An aesthetically delightful and comfortable specialty pack for shorter trips in mild weather for the purists. Utterly miserable if pushed beyond…
photo: Rivendell Mountain Works Jensen
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Cotopaxi Luzon 18

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Minimalist, single compartment pack with features that promote function and comfort. Outer zipped pocket and internal hydration sleeve with…
photo: Cotopaxi Luzon 18
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REI Flash Insulated Air Pad

rated 3 of 5 stars The REI Flash is a compact ultralight pad that performs well. It’s comfortable at 2" (5 cm), insulated (3.7 R-Value), and easy to inflate—all…
photo: REI Flash Insulated Air Pad
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La Sportiva Mythos Eco

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Mythos Eco is a great all-day climbing shoe that has been redesigned, using 95 percent recycled materials, without compromising quality…
photo: La Sportiva Men's Mythos Eco
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MontBell EX Light Down Anorak

rated 4 of 5 stars This ultra-lightweight down jacket is a great mid-layer for backpacking and thru-hiking, filling the niche of a three-season camp “puffy”.
photo: MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
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Patagonia Middle Fork Packable Waders

rated 5 of 5 stars The Patagonia Middle Fork Packable waders make venturing into the backcountry on fly fishing trips much easier. Ideal for hikers who like to…
photo: Patagonia Middle Fork Packable Waders
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Toaks Titanium Long Handle Spoon with Polished Bowl

rated 5 of 5 stars My trusty Long Handle Titanium spoon is the only eating utensil that I need in the backcountry. It is simple and functional, and does a much…
photo: Toaks Titanium Long Handle Spoon with Polished Bowl
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Patagonia Dirt Roamer Bike Shorts

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Patagonia women's Dirt Roamer Bike Shorts pack a host of straightforward, well thought out features into a simple pair of shorts. The material…
photo: Patagonia Women's Dirt Roamer Bike Shorts
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Helinox Ground Chair

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A well-engineered balance of light weight, comfort, and functionality. Gets you off the ground, but low enough to use in a tent or vestibule.
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Limmer Standard

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A solid, full leather boot built to handle rugged terrain. German made from the original Limmer lasts. Heavy duty construction along with amazing…
photo: Limmer Men's Standard
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Dirty Girl Gaiters Gaiter

rated 5 of 5 stars Dirty Girl gaiters are a lightweight, simple, and affordable accessory designed to be worn with trail runners and low-top hiking shoes. They…
photo: Dirty Girl Gaiters Gaiter
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Altra Superior 3.5

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Altra Superior 3.5 (and 3.0) are the best pair of shoes for thru-hiking that I have tried. With over 2,700 miles covered in them (four different…
photo: Altra Women's Superior 3.5
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ENGO Blister Prevention Patches

rated 5 of 5 stars An exceptional addition to your foot-care arsenal. One of the best investments I've ever made was the book Fixing your Feet by John Vonhoff.
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Mountainsmith Circuit 5400

rated 4 of 5 stars I’ve been using the Circuit 5400 for two years now in all four seasons. It is reliable, comfortable, and has a couple of unique features that…
photo: Mountainsmith Circuit 5400
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Sierra Designs Sweet Suite 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Spacious three-person shelter with lots of vestibule space. Light enough to carry for two or even solo, yet sturdy enough to take on the elements.
photo: Sierra Designs Sweet Suite 3
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Smartwool PhD Ultra Light Sport Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars The Smartwool PhD Ultra Light Sport Jacket is an extremely lightweight, portable, and comfortable shell for chill and windy days that might…
photo: Smartwool Women's PhD Ultra Light Sport Jacket
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Dutchware Hookworm

rated 5 of 5 stars Less than a gram, but these tiny titanium hooks make a huge impact. Super fast setup, adjustment, and take down are the norm with these on your…
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Dutchware Continuous Ridgeline

rated 5 of 5 stars As usual, Dutchware took something simple and made it even simpler. 35' of ridgeline with a Dutch Hook on one end plus a Dutch Tarp Wasp that…
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Marmot Taku

rated 4 of 5 stars The Taku is a Goretex, single-walled tube style tent made to keep the cold out and the warmth in. The lack of vestibule, inability to free-stand,…
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Eddie Bauer First Ascent Guide Gloves

rated 4 of 5 stars An insulated, (mostly) leather glove which balances warmth with excellent dexterity. Adequate weather protection for all but the worst weather,…
photo: Eddie Bauer First Ascent Guide Gloves
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Nomad Nutrition Irish Shepherd's Pie

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A very familiar tasting and well-balanced meal, this one is like the backpacking equivalent of comfort food. A great bonus is the 225 calories…
photo: Nomad Nutrition Irish Shepherd's Pie
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Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket is a three-layer hardshell jacket that uses OR’s new AscentShell membrane. This is the most comfortable…
photo: Outdoor Research Men's Interstellar Jacket
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Patagonia Sunshade Technical Hoody

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Fantastic option for sunny summer days when sunscreen is either not an option or not enough. I had the opportunity to test the Patagonia Sunshade…
photo: Patagonia Sunshade Technical Hoody
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La Sportiva Forward T-Shirt

rated 4 of 5 stars The Forward T-Shirt from La Sportiva is a well-made, comfortable, technical quarter zip tee for trail running and other “high-output aerobic…
photo: La Sportiva Forward T-Shirt
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Nomad Nutrition Kathmandu Curry

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A tasty curry dish that surprised me with its freshness; this one doesn’t taste rehydrated. I’ve never knowingly had a Nepalese-style curry,…
photo: Nomad Nutrition Kathmandu Curry
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The North Face Denali Etip Glove

rated 5 of 5 stars Warm, lightweight, wind and water-resistant gloves. The e-tips work every time, and for me at least they’re warm at temps much lower than…
photo: The North Face Men's Denali Etip Glove
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Nomad Nutrition Hungarian Goulash

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A delicious and simple dehydrated meal with good caloric density (176 calories per ounce) for backpackers that prepares easily and satisfies.
photo: Nomad Nutrition Hungarian Goulash
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Mystery Ranch Urban Assault 21

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A relatively small, highly durable daypack that moves easily from commuting to the trail. While this is no lightweight for a backpack this small,…
photo: Mystery Ranch Urban Assault 21
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Fiskars Chopping Axe 28"

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Fiskars Chopping Axe (WALMART $34.47) is basically just a longer handled version of the Fiskars X15 axe (Amazon $33.98) with a new paint…
photo: Fiskars Chopping Axe 28"
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GSI Outdoors Microlite 1000 Twist

rated 4 of 5 stars Wide mouth and attached lid make this insulated 1L bottle easy to use on trail. Keeps contents hot or cold for longer than you’ll likely need.
photo: GSI Outdoors Microlite 1000 Twist
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Patagonia Endless Ride Liner Shorts

rated 5 of 5 stars The Patagonia Women’s Endless Ride Liner Shorts are a straightforward padded liner designed specifically for mountain biking. My personal…
photo: Patagonia Women's Endless Ride Liner Shorts
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Patagonia Nine Trails Bike Jersey

rated 4 of 5 stars The Patagonia women's Nine Trails Bike Jersey is a versatile shirt that keeps me comfortable throughout long days on the trail. It layers well…
photo: Patagonia Women's Nine Trails Bike Jersey
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Big Agnes McKinnis

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Big Agnes McKinnis is a lightweight, down insulated sleeping bag designed for minimalist trips, bike packing, or any time some extra insulation…
photo: Big Agnes McKinnis
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Patagonia Provisions Organic Green Lentil Soup

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A very simple organic soup, spiced right, that summons the memory of Americanized Indian food to my palate. It’s a little pricey for dehydrated…
photo: Patagonia Provisions Organic Green Lentil Soup
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Petzl Bindi

rated 4 of 5 stars A small, rechargeable headlamp that takes up minimal space. Modes and Run Times: Three white beams: 5 lumens (50 hours run time), 100 lumens…
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La Sportiva Laspo Chalk Bag

rated 5 of 5 stars This climber’s essential has all of the necessary features of a chalk bag, at a great price point. This chalk bag works well for any type…
photo: La Sportiva Laspo Chalk Bag
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REI AirRail 1.5 Self-Inflating Pad

rated 4 of 5 stars The REI AirRail Self-Inflating pad really does help keep you centered and gives the user a slight edge on keeping out the cold with the concave…
photo: REI AirRail 1.5 Self-Inflating Pad
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Big Agnes AXL Air

rated 3.5 of 5 stars An extremely light and comfortable sleeping pad suitable for its intended use—warm summer nights. Besides comfort and being extremely lightweight,…
photo: Big Agnes AXL Air
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Montane Dart Zip-Neck

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Montane Dart Zip-Neck is a long-sleeved synthetic shirt that is an ideal year-round base layer (a short-sleeved tee is also available).
photo: Montane Dart Zip-Neck
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Nathan Hipster

rated 4.5 of 5 stars After hundreds of miles of use, the simple, stretchy Hipster waist belt has earned its spot among my essential running gear. Basically four…
photo: Nathan Hipster
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REI Quarter Dome Air Hammock

rated 4.5 of 5 stars After spending several years in parachute double hammocks, the Quarter Dome Air feels like a trip to the Holiday Inn. The REI Quarter Dome Air…
photo: REI Quarter Dome Air Hammock
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Ruffwear Hi & Light Harness

rated 4.5 of 5 stars 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…
photo: Ruffwear Hi & Light Harness
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NEMO Punk 20

rated 3 of 5 stars Child-sized comfortable and cozy bag with adjustable length to keep little ones from getting lost in the bottom. Partially hooded and made of…
photo: NEMO Punk 20
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Montane Dart T-Shirt

rated 4 of 5 stars 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).
photo: Montane Dart T-Shirt
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Sierra Designs Cloud 800 / 20 Degree

rated 4.5 of 5 stars 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…
photo: Sierra Designs Cloud 800 / 20 Degree
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Black Diamond Distance Plus FLZ

rated 4.5 of 5 stars 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…
photo: Black Diamond Distance Plus FLZ
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Larabar Cashew Cookie

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A straightforward, no-nonsense trail snack that has become a personal favorite. Taste: With only two ingredients (cashews and dates), the taste…
photo: Larabar Cashew Cookie
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MEC Deluxe Pillow

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is my dream pillow for camping. Compacts small, and inflates large and firm. Colours: "Cardinal Red Foliage Print" or "Asphalt" Sizes:…
photo: MEC Deluxe Pillow
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Purple Lizard Maps Rothrock State Forest Trail Map

rated 5 of 5 stars Not all maps are created equal. This map does everything you need and more. It encourages exploration to a degree that is impressive. I buy…
photo: Purple Lizard Maps Rothrock State Forest Trail Map
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Patagonia Provisions Apricot + Almond Bar

rated 4 of 5 stars A non-GMO, organic energy bar that tastes great and has a backpacker-acceptable caloric density of 100 calories per ounce. The small size lends…
photo: Patagonia Provisions Apricot + Almond Bar
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MSR Carbon Reflex 1

rated 4 of 5 stars The MSR Carbon Reflex 1 is a one-person, very light, and robustly constructed, three-season double wall tent that would make a great choice…
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Trail Designs Kojin Stove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An excellent alcohol stove and my current favorite paired with my Trail Designs Sidewinder Ti-Tri system. The Kojin is sturdy, heats quickly,…
photo: Trail Designs Kojin Stove
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Revant F1L

rated 4.5 of 5 stars They fit, protect, and look nice. A great all-around set of sunglasses Revant F1L Sunglasses I used to think that sunglasses were all pretty…
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Jetboil Flash Cooking System

rated 4 of 5 stars The new 2018 Jetboil Flash is designed to boil water even faster than the original Flash. Jetboil’s Flash cooking system is a convenient option…
photo: Jetboil Flash Cooking System
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GSI Outdoors Microlite 500 Twist

rated 4 of 5 stars Small and light, yet a fully functional thermos bottle. Keeps contents hot or cold for longer than expected with a low volume container. Easy…
photo: GSI Outdoors Microlite 500 Twist
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Hilleberg Mesh Tent 1

rated 3 of 5 stars While marketed as a Mesh Inner Tent, this should instead be thought of as a mesh bivy. Like every Hilleberg product I’ve seen or tested, this…
photo: Hilleberg Mesh Tent 1
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Aqua Quest Trail Map Case

rated 4 of 5 stars A lightweight relatively durable and excellently waterproof case for your most important navigation aid—a map! It has versatile clip/carry…
photo: Aqua Quest Trail Map Case
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Five Ten Guide Tennie

rated 4 of 5 stars The Five Ten Guide Tennie is an approach shoe best suited to light hiking that involves scrambling on rocks. It has features common to many…
photo: Five Ten Men's Guide Tennie
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Exotac titanLIGHT

rated 4 of 5 stars This dependable lighter/fire starter quite simply gets the job done! The Exotac TitanLIGHT is ideal for one who frequently lights fires in the…
photo: Exotac titanLIGHT
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Médique Medi-Lyte

rated 4 of 5 stars Medi-Lyte is a low cost electrolyte supplement in tablet form that allows you to easily manage your electrolyte replacement with your activity…
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REI Vaporush Windstopper Pants

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Comfortable soft-shell hiking pants that do what they say—keep wind and even light rain and most snow off your legs and keep warm in cooler…
photo: REI Men's Vaporush Windstopper Pants
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GooseFeet Custom Down Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Goosefeet Gear makes the lightest warmth-to-weight down jacket on the planet, period. All jackets are customized for each client, based on multiple…
photo: GooseFeet Custom Down Jacket
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Patagonia RPS Rock Pants

rated 5 of 5 stars I really like these pants. They are durable and comfortable, and they aren’t restrictive when you’re trying to move around over rocks or…
photo: Patagonia Men's RPS Rock Pants
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Fjallraven Keb Gaiter Trousers

rated 4 of 5 stars Zip-off hiking pants that work well in a variety of conditions, both as full-length pants and as shorts. Lots of features and able to withstand…
photo: Fjallraven Men's Keb Gaiter Trousers
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Kurgo Mud Dog Travel Shower

rated 5 of 5 stars A rubber shower head for standard thread bottles, meant for dogs but works great for dog owners too! Backpacking in hot weather is great if…
photo: Kurgo Mud Dog Travel Shower
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MSR Groundhog Tent Stakes

rated 5 of 5 stars Ditch those cheap stakes that came with your tent, and replace them with these bomber stakes! If you've ever bought a tent, you know the drill.
photo: MSR Groundhog Tent Stakes
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Evernew Water Carry

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a review of the 2 Liter Evernew Water Carry reservoir but also of my gravity filtering system, incorporating a Sawyer Squeeze filter,…
photo: Evernew Water Carry
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Enlightened Equipment Revelation

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Enlightened Equipment Revelation offers a versatile and highly customizable quilt design at an economical price. My quilt has met my expectations…
photo: Enlightened Equipment Revelation
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Idahoan Premium Hash Browns

rated 5 of 5 stars Shredded potato in a light, easy to carry dehydrated form. Used alone or with other ingredients it creates a genuine potato experience that…
photo:   Idahoan Premium Hash Browns
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Swing Trek Liteflex Umbrella

rated 5 of 5 stars A hiking umbrella may not be for everyone but it has certainly earned its place in my pack over the course of several long thru-hikes. The Swing…
photo: Swing Trek Liteflex Umbrella
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent versatile tarp that is extremely rain and wind resistant. Every camper/backpacker should own at least one of these! I own this tarp…
photo: Kelty Noah's Tarp 12
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Zpacks Solplex

rated 5 of 5 stars The Solplex is the most functional and spacious tent at around 1 pound. It has been my #1 favorite piece of gear for several years and my treasured…
photo: Zpacks Solplex
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Big Agnes Third Degree

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a nice lightweight sleeping pad that packs down relatively well (compared to similar foam pads) and provides excellent insulation. I…
photo: Big Agnes Third Degree
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MSR WindBurner Duo Stove System

rated 4 of 5 stars While pricy and a bit more bulky and heavy than some stove systems, the WindBurner Duo System with remote canister is a stable, weather-resistant…
photo: MSR WindBurner Duo Stove System
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SealLine Blocker Compression Dry Sack

rated 5 of 5 stars This dry sack has become an integral part of our canoe camping equipment. Though we use it primarily for canoe camping, it has also proven worthy…
photo: SealLine Blocker Compression Dry Sack
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Altra Lone Peak 3.5

rated 5 of 5 stars The Altra Lone Peak 3.5 is a lightweight, zero drop, well cushioned and protective trail running shoe that features an extra wide toe box and…
photo: Altra Men's Lone Peak 3.5
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Sawyer Select S2

rated 3 of 5 stars The Sawyer Select series is a new line of purifiers/filters that offers a variety of contaminant removal, depending on one’s needs. All three…
photo: Sawyer Select S2
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Fjallraven Forest Jacket No. 3

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a throwback to when jackets were made to last a very long time (a lifetime, perhaps), coupled with modern day conveniences and fabrics…
photo: Fjallraven Forest Jacket No. 3
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Oboz Wind River III Waterproof

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Wind River III is a beast of a boot. Rough terrain, lousy weather, large person looking for extra support, and/or toting a heavy pack? This…
photo: Oboz Men's Wind River III Waterproof
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The 2400 Southwest internal frame, DCF backpack is a minimalist’s dream. It holds just enough for an overnight or for a multi-month journey,…
photo: Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest
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Larabar Apple Pie

rated 5 of 5 stars Larabar makes an outstanding trail bar that comes in a variety of flavors that all taste great, and have a very high calorie per ounce. Sometimes…
photo: Larabar Apple Pie
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3F Gear Lanshan 2

rated 4 of 5 stars The 3F Ul Gear Lanshan 2 is a two-man, double wall trekking pole tent. It has many features, construction, and materials as tents twice its…
photo: 3F Gear Lanshan 2
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Oboz Campster

rated 4 of 5 stars A lightweight slip-on water shoe with strong arch support and a grippy sole. Really good for walking on waterside trails—the polyester webbing’s…
photo: Oboz Men's Campster
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Crescent Moon Gold Series 10

rated 4 of 5 stars Good all around shoe that excels in backcountry use. Fresh snow and off-trail adventuring benefit from the excellent float. Easy on and off…
photo: Crescent Moon Gold Series 10
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