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Outdoor Research Enigma Half Zip

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Enigma Half Zip is a base layer that places wicking moisture and drying quickly at a premium. That's a little unusual for a shirt that's…
photo: Outdoor Research Men's Enigma Half Zip
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Outdoor Research Enigma Boxer Briefs

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Close-fitting as a boxer brief intended for active use should be, the Enigma Boxer Briefs feel good, wick extremely well, and appear to be durable.
photo: Outdoor Research Enigma Boxer Briefs
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear Versa

rated 4 of 5 stars Versatility is implied in the name for good reason. HMG refers to the Versa as a Fanny Pack and Pack Accessory with suggested uses far beyond…
photo: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Versa
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Black Diamond MidWeight WoolTech Gloves

rated 3 of 5 stars I liked the idea of midweight liners to do small camp tasks in and to use while skinning. I’m just not sure these are burly enough for camp…
photo: Black Diamond MidWeight WoolTech Gloves
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Black Diamond Aspect Wool Hoody

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Black Diamond Aspect Wool Hoody uses natural wool wadding as an insulative layer as opposed to goose down, or a synthetic fiber quilted…
photo: Black Diamond Men's Aspect Wool Hoody
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Mountain Equipment Kaniq 33

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Kaniq 33 is a lightweight, 33-liter day pack with a full suite of features for ski alpinism or just plain backcountry skiing. Solidly built…
photo: Mountain Equipment Kaniq 33
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Black Diamond HeavyWeight WoolTech Liner

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Black Diamond HeavyWeight WoolTech glove liners provide good hand dexterity in cool weather (sub 40°F), while also work as a liner under…
photo: Black Diamond HeavyWeight WoolTech Liner
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Gore H5 Gore-Tex Active Hooded Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Gore H5 Gore-Tex Active Hooded Jacket is a lightweight, functional and very comfortable waterproof shell designed for "fast hiking." It…
photo: Gore Women's H5 Gore-Tex Active Hooded Jacket
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Black Diamond Solution 150 Merino Base 3/4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Black Diamond's Solution 150 Merino Base 3/4 is a lightweight, polyester-reinforced merino wool base layer. Cool enough to wear under light…
photo: Black Diamond Men's Solution 150 Merino Base 3/4
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Black Diamond Solution 150 Merino Base Crew

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Black Diamond's Solution 150 Merino Base Crew is a lightweight, polyester-reinforced merino wool base layer. Cool enough to wear under light…
photo: Black Diamond Men's Solution 150 Merino Base Crew
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Black Diamond Storm 375

rated 4 of 5 stars A great all-round headlamp with a broad range of lighting options for different situations, including low intensity flood light for tent and…
photo: Black Diamond Storm 375
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Mystery Ranch 2 Day Assault

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Mystery Ranch 2 Day Assault is a multi-functional, durable pack that is big enough (27L) for day hikes and daylong hunting trips, yet hosts…
photo: Mystery Ranch 2 Day Assault
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Ruffwear Overcoat Fuse Harness Jacket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Ruffwear Overcoat Fuse harness jacket is a unique item in the world of dog gear—a single jacket-harness combination, providing thick and…
photo: Ruffwear Overcoat Fuse Harness Jacket
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Altra Superior 4.0

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Superior 4.0 is a supremely comfortable shoe, with many improvements over its predecessors (better fit, materials, flexibility). Yet the…
photo: Altra Women's Superior 4.0
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Kari Traa Rose Pant

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Kari Traa Rose Pant is a 100 percent merino base layer that is comfortable, warm, and durable. It's thin enough to layer without restricting…
photo: Kari Traa Rose Pant
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Kari Traa Rose Long Sleeve

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Kari Traa Rose Longsleeve is a 100 percent merino base layer that is comfortable, warm, and durable. It's thin enough to layer without restricting…
photo: Kari Traa Rose Long Sleeve
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MSR Thru-Link

rated 4 of 5 stars The MSR Thru-Link inline filter is a two-stage water filter design that MSR has been providing to the U.S. military for more than a decade;…
photo: MSR Thru-Link
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Outdoor Research Inception Aerogel Gloves

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Outdoor Research Inception Aerogel Gloves are warm, flexible, and comfortable gloves. They have become go-to gloves that I use on my daily…
photo: Outdoor Research Inception Aerogel Gloves
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Therm-a-Rest Vesper 32F/0C Quilt

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Therm-A-Rest Vesper 32 Quilt is a good ultralight quilt...if judged on its Comfort temperature rating and not its Lower Limit. As such,…
photo: Therm-a-Rest Vesper 32F/0C Quilt
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Inov-8 All Terrain Gaiter

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Inov-8 All Terrain Gaiter is an accessory that is designed to keep debris from entering footwear at the ankle. This product is ideal for…
photo: Inov-8 All Terrain Gaiter
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Bridgedale Hike Ultra Light T2 Boot

rated 4 of 5 stars A well-cushioned pair of hiking socks that are designed for warmer temps. The cushioning makes for a very comfortable wear, while the non-wool…
photo: Bridgedale Hike Ultra Light T2 Boot
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Outdoor Research Interstellar Bivy

rated 4 of 5 stars The Outdoor Research Interstellar Bivy is a four-season packable, lightweight bivy that utilizes OR’s highly successful AscentShell to boast…
photo: Outdoor Research Interstellar Bivy
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Bridgedale Hike Lightweight T2 Boot

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A well-made pair of socks that have ample cushioning, but run a little warmer than I had expected. The non-wool Coolmax technology has its pros…
photo: Bridgedale Hike Lightweight T2 Boot
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MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Fast & Light Body

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Fast and Light Body is a replacement option for the Carbon Reflex 1 tent body. It provides greater protection from the…
photo: MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Fast & Light Body
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Kelty Camp Kitchen

rated 4 of 5 stars My husband and I camp together a few weekends each month, and take two week-long trips each September. We have been camping our entire lives,…
photo: Kelty Camp Kitchen
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Inov-8 Mudclaw G 260

rated 4 of 5 stars An aggressive, deep-lugged tread and snug fit make the Mudclaw G-260 a prime choice for muddy trails and other soft surfaces. Comfortable enough…
photo: Inov-8 Mudclaw G 260
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Helly Hansen Verglas Light Jacket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Helly Hansen Verglas Light Jacket is a hybrid soft shell (double weave) and down insulated (800 fill goose down) midlayer meant to bridge…
photo: Helly Hansen Men's Verglas Light Jacket
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Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo

rated 4 of 5 stars The Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo is a well thought out design that provides a lightweight, roomy, and reasonably priced shelter option for the…
photo: Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
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Inov-8 Roclite G 345 GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars The Inov-8 Roclite G 345 GTX is a very high quality mid-ankle boot that offers superb traction, while still being very lightweight. Inov-8 classifies…
photo: Inov-8 Men's Roclite G 345 GTX
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Helle Trofé

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Trofé is a mid-sized Norwegian utility knife made from a quality, triple-laminated steel for durability and good edge retention. The knife…
photo: Helle Trofé
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Six Moon Designs Minimalist

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Six Moon Designs Minimalist is a backpack engineered to let you change configurations easily to match your changing needs. The frame and…
photo: Six Moon Designs Minimalist
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Mountain Equipment Echo Hooded Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars The Mountain Equipment Echo is an unlined soft shell jacket designed for active pursuits with specific designs for the climber, including articulated…
photo: Mountain Equipment Men's Echo Hooded Jacket
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Inov-8 Terraultra G 260

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Terraultra G-260 is a «colorful» shoe for running on hardpacked trails, with Inov-8’s reliably tough uppers and a grippy, but not necessarily…
photo: Inov-8 Men's Terraultra G 260
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Outdoor Research Alpine Onset Bottoms

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Outdoor Research Alpine Onset Bottoms are soft on the skin and easy to maneuver in. They're best when on the move in cool/chilly temps like…
photo: Outdoor Research Men's Alpine Onset Bottoms
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Outdoor Research Alpine Onset Crew

rated 4 of 5 stars The Outdoor Research Alpine Onset Crew is a comfortable baselayer that blends merino wool with nylon and spandex to form a highly flexible,…
photo: Outdoor Research Alpine Onset Crew
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite

rated 4 of 5 stars The NeoAir UberLite is a welcomed ultralight addition to the NeoAir lineup, filling a niche as Therm-A-Rest's premier summer sleeping pad. It…
photo: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite
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Outdoor Research Illuminate Down Hoody

rated 3 of 5 stars SO light and SO compressible! I wish it weren't quite SO drafty. Down is great. 800 fill down is next-level great. I bring down into the mountains…
photo: Outdoor Research Men's Illuminate Down Hoody
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Atlas Spindrift

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Atlas Spindrift, designed to handle technical terrain, is a great snowshoe for anything varying from flat towards vertical. Good balance…
photo: Atlas Spindrift
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Swiftwick Pursuit Four Sock

rated 5 of 5 stars Swiftwick is as good as it gets for scent-free, blister-free comfort, wicking, and durability. Updated!! I have owned Swiftwick socks of one…
photo: Swiftwick Pursuit Four Sock
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Therm-a-Rest Space Cowboy 45F

rated 4 of 5 stars The Space Cowboy is a nicely featured 45˚F/7˚C sleeping bag for those seeking a highly compressible, lightweight synthetic sleeping bag option.
photo: Therm-a-Rest Space Cowboy 45F
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Royal Robbins Merinolux Flannel Long Sleeve Shirt

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Royal Robbins Merinolux Flannel Long Sleeve Shirt is a decent option for cool to cold weather hiking. People who like the look of a flannel…
photo: Royal Robbins Men's Merinolux Flannel Long Sleeve Shirt
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Patagonia Capilene Air Hoody

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Patagonia Capilene Air Hoody is Patagonia’s newest base layer design which utilizes a unique seamless knit construction that is composed…
photo: Patagonia Men's Capilene Air Hoody
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Patagonia Capilene Air Bottoms

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Patagonia Capilene Air Bottoms are Patagonia’s newest base layer design which utilizes a unique seamless knit construction that is composed…
photo: Patagonia Men's Capilene Air Bottoms
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Balega Blister Resist Quarter

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Balega's Blister Resist Quarter is a hybrid mohair and synthetic sock from a company that does a great job with running socks. Great wicking…
photo: Balega Blister Resist Quarter
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BioLite HeadLamp 330

rated 4 of 5 stars Thin, light, balanced, rechargeable, bounce-free—put the Headlamp 330 on the buy-list. The technology is advanced enough that rechargeable…
photo: BioLite HeadLamp 330
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Falcon Guides Paddling America: Discover and Explore Our 50 Greatest Wild and Scenic Rivers

rated 4.5 of 5 stars “Paddling America: Discover and Explore Our 50 Greatest Wild and Scenic Rivers” showcases some of the best paddling experiences in the USA.
photo: Falcon Guides Paddling America: Discover and Explore Our 50 Greatest Wild and Scenic Rivers
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Heroclip Small

rated 4 of 5 stars Heroclip is a hybrid gear clip that is now available in a Small size in addition to the original size, which has now been labeled as Medium,…
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Heroclip Mini

rated 4 of 5 stars Heroclip is a hybrid gear clip that is now available in a Mini size in addition to the original size, which has now been labeled as Medium and…
photo: Heroclip Mini
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Hillsound Armadillo LT

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Hillsound Armadillo LT gaiters provide full length protection from the wet and yuck, but are breathable and light enough to wear all year…
photo: Hillsound Armadillo LT
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Falcon Guides Paddling the John Wesley Powell Route: Exploring the Green and Colorado Rivers

rated 4 of 5 stars "Paddling the John Wesley Powell Route" is a meta-guidebook to 1,700 miles of river and reservoir in the footsteps (well, oarstrokes) of Powell,…
photo: Falcon Guides Paddling the John Wesley Powell Route: Exploring the Green and Colorado Rivers
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Danner Raptor 650

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The surprisingly lightweight and versatile Danner Raptor 650 handled everything I threw at it this winter, all while keeping my feet warm and…
photo: Danner Men's Raptor 650
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Helly Hansen Odin Huginn Pant

rated 4 of 5 stars The Helly Hansen Odin Huginn Pant is a mid-weight soft shell pant that, when layered properly, works well for all four seasons. They are both…
photo: Helly Hansen Odin Huginn Pant
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Falcon Guides The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking

rated 3.5 of 5 stars While no book about sea kayaking is enough to make you a pro paddler (this requires training and experience), "The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking"…
photo: Falcon Guides The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking
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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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Ruffwear Trail Runner Bowl

rated 4 of 5 stars The Ruffwear Trail Runner Bowl is a compact bowl that fits in your pocket and gives your pup a way to stay hydrated during outings. So small,…
photo: Ruffwear Trail Runner Bowl
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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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Stunt Puppy Puff Doggy

rated 4 of 5 stars Now your best friend can have the same quality materials and workmanship that your insulated jacket has. Stunt Puppy Puff Doggy If your dog…
photo: Stunt Puppy  Puff Doggy
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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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Stunt Puppy Sub Woofer

rated 4 of 5 stars The Stunt Puppy Sub Woofer is a soft shell dog jacket intended for the active outdoor dog, providing wind and thermal protection in a breathable,…
photo: Stunt Puppy  Sub Woofer
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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 Chowdah

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 Chowdah
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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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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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Black Diamond StormLine Stretch Rain Pant

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A light and waterproof pair of rain pants that have some nice stretch to them, making them easy to move in and take along for multiple outdoor…
photo: Black Diamond Men's StormLine Stretch Rain Pant
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Black Diamond StormLine Stretch Rain Shell

rated 4 of 5 stars A well-engineered rain jacket that kept me dry throughout a historically wet summer, autumn, and early winter while hiking and camping. While…
photo: Black Diamond Men's StormLine Stretch Rain Shell
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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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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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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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Therm-a-Rest Slacker Suspenders Hanging Kit

rated 4 of 5 stars A quick and easy cinch-buckle hammock suspension system that provides a robust suspension with excellent adjustment capability. While not the…
photo: Therm-a-Rest Slacker Suspenders Hanging Kit
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Patagonia Provisions Organic Breakfast Grains

rated 2.5 of 5 stars A fully organic hot breakfast cereal, packing 400 calories and 7 grams of protein per package, this is the earthiest of cereals I’ve tried.
photo: Patagonia Provisions Organic Breakfast Grains
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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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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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Nomad Nutrition Indian Red Lentil Stew

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A tasty Indian stew that reminds me of a classic (but slightly less spicy) Dal. As I’ve written with the other Nomad reviews: this is my new…
photo: Nomad Nutrition Indian Red Lentil Stew
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Patagonia Provisions Organic Savory Grains Mushroom + KAMUT

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a tasty organic grain blend with a nice earthy flavor and good protein (15 grams per package). I think it's best suited as a side dish.
photo: Patagonia Provisions Organic Savory Grains Mushroom + KAMUT
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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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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 Provisions Organic Red Bean Chili

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A fully organic chili with high protein and a flavor profile dominated by red chili, this meal will fill you up and provide good energy, but…
photo: Patagonia Provisions Organic Red Bean Chili
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper Duo

rated 4 of 5 stars Comfort is king (according to my wife), and this sleeping pad delivers! For three-season camping, it works great and allows us to sleep together…
photo: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper Duo
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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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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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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…
photo: Petzl Bindi
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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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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 Men's 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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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 Men's 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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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…
photo: MSR Carbon Reflex 1
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