Gear Reviews

Exped MegaMat 10 Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Sleeping Pads
Recommended For: Car Camper

The Exped MegaMat 10 is the most comfortable outdoor sleeping experience around. If you’re considering a new mattress for your bedroom, get this instead.

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Patagonia Micro Puff Review

The Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody weighs next to nothing, packs down to nothing, breathes like you’re wearing nothing, and is a whole lot warmer than nothing.

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Camp Chef Everest Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Stoves
Recommended For: Car Camper

The Camp Chef Everest stove performed admirably. Its ease of use, powerful burners, and stable design meant that no food was burned, undercooked, or covered dirt.

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Patagonia R1 Hoody Review

The R1 Hoody is a veritable buffet of fleece-awesomeness for the gear addicted backpacker. Comfort, warmth, design, and sheer versatility at your service.

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Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Jacket Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Down Jackets
Recommended For: Urban Hiker

Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Jacket Review: A staple down jacket for city life or mountain life. It holds up to crazy adventures and looks stylish as hell.

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Zpacks Vertice Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Rain Jackets
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker

Zpacks Vertice Review: This may just be the most breathable rain protection on the market, and it weighs about 6 ounces. Unparelleld rain shell protection.

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YETI Rambler 36 Review

The YETI Rambler 36 is a bottle you can throw around and beat up, that will still love you and never leak. Cold, hot, and seriously huge. Drink up.

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The North Face Denali 2 Review

The North Face Denali 2 reimagines a classic in all the best ways. It keeps you toasty, performs admirably as a wind blocker, and feels like home, if home were a fleece jacket.

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Katabatic Gear Sawatch 15 Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Quilts

Katabatic Gear Sawatch 15 Review: Unparalleled warmth to weight, durable craftsmanship, innovative features. This quilt is as lean mean sleeping machine.

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Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Review

Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Review: built by backpackers, for backpackers. Thoughtful design elements and a spacious interior make this tent a second home.

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