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New Recommended Gear
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Columbia Steens Mountain Full-Zip Fleece 2.0 — Budget Pick for the Car Camper, Urban Hiker, and Day Hiker
If you need a trusty companion at a low price the Columbia Steens Mountain Fleece is a safe bet. Plush fabric, simple design, classically styled.
Patagonia R1 Hoody Fleece — Premium Pick for the Wilderness Backpacker, Ultralight Backpacker, and Day Hiker
The R1 Hoody is a veritable buffet of fleece-awesomeness for the gear addicted backpacker. Comfort, warmth, design, and sheer versatility at your service.
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.
Black Diamond Spot Headlamp — Classic Pick for the Wilderness Backpacker, Day Hiker, Car Camper, and Urban Hiker
The Black Diamond Spot is a superstar that exemplifies all that a headlamp should be. It will help you see a long way, for a long time, in terrible conditions.
The Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp is sleek, comfy, and so bright it may occasionally be mistaken for a Bowing 747 hurtling towards you.
New Outdoor Guides
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