Backpackers.com — For many, the new year brings new challenges, new goals and new resolutions. We’re resolving to appreciate every moment outdoors, and we hope you do too. We passed out our last 2017 awards over the holidays, and we’re stoked about these Picks. While we’re getting our 2018 Picks ready for you, we’re sharing our favorites from the end of last year.
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Rarely do you find such cozy activewear. From pajamas to potato sack races to the summit of many Colorado fourteeners, you just might want the Pataonia Nano-Air on you at all times.
The Patagonia Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T fleece allows you to stay comfy in camp and extra lazy in public. If you value coziness, it’s hard to do better.
From overnight trips to multi-day excursions anywhere your feet can take you, the Gregory Baltoro 65 has the features and supreme comfort to take you there.
For a stellar start to your day, grab a cup of coffee and wrap yourself in the cozy Marmot Reactor fleece jacket. Run, walk, or chill at camp and on the trail.
Warmth, solid zippers, and a crazy lightweight package make the REI Magma 850 perfect for any cold city-dweller that wants to hike on the regular.
The Coleman Triton Stove is a hardy piece of equipment that’s capable of cooking a damn good meal. It’ll be a centerpiece in your camping outdoor kitchen.
The Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Parka is a great budget pick for daily wear around town and weekends in the mountains with a style that transitions as you do.
Next level your bag game. Get practical and satisfy that hipster-style with the Kilimanjaro 20L backpack for your urban trekking.
Looking for a backpacking tent that floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee? Check out the NEMO Hornet 2P tent for ultralight solo adventures.
The Arc’teryx Bora AR 50 backpack is for the hardcore backpacker. It can take a beating and will go for years, but be prepared to throw down some change.
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