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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite Review 2019

The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Uberlite is for those who want to be the fastest, the lightest, and don’t mind being the coldest to accomplish their goals.




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The 12 Best Hiking Shorts of 2019

Hiking shorts are the underrated all-stars of gear. The best hiking shorts kick sweat and chafe to the curb, and keep you trekking mile after mile. See our picks.

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The Best Gear Deals at the REI Labor Day Sale 2019

We got a sneak peak at the numbers and products about to hit the discount shelves — here are the best gear deals at the REI Labor Day Sale this year.




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