Gear Reviews

REI Flash 55 Review 2020

Outdoor Gear Type: Backpacks

REI Flash 55 review: an extremely solid backpacking pack for quick overnights and extended lightweight backpacking adventures.

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NEMO Fillo Elite Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Pillows

NEMO Fillo Elite review: micro-adjustments, a bit of insulation, and under 3 oz. You’ll sleep so well you should set an alarm to hit the trail.

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BioLite PowerLight Mini Review

BioLite PowerLight Mini review: the Swiss Army Knife of camp lanterns. A versatile, practical light that is ideal for use in a variety of applications.

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Kelty Coyote 85 Review 2020

Outdoor Gear Type: Backpacks
Recommended For: Wilderness Backpacker

Kelty Coyote 85 review: Comfortable carry, ample storage, and a wallet-friendly price make the Coyote 85 a strong contender for the cash-strapped backpacker.

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Patagonia Baggies Review

The Patagonia Baggies thrive in the “chill” department. They are no-fuss, good-looking, surprisingly quick-drying shorts that you can wear for days on end.

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Deuter Speed Lite 20 Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Backpacks
Recommended For: Day Hiker

A do-it-all medium-sized lightweight day pack that can handle a multitude of outdoor adventures.

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Therm-a-Rest Compressible Pillow Review 2020

Outdoor Gear Type: Pillows

The Therm-a-Rest Compressible Pillow is a foam backpacking pillow that packs up like a burrito. It’ll last forever, and gives you enough support to sleep through the night.

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Outdoor Research Helium II Review

The Outdoor Research Helium II rain jacket is an ultralight storm shell distilled to elemental purity: functional, simple, and it won’t break the bank.

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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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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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