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Another year has gone by and it is time once again for the BackpackingLight staff to pick their three favorite pieces of gear. Some have commented that it is getting noticeably tougher to come up with three pieces of gear that have become most favored and most depended upon over the past year. But in due time the staff came up with their lists and this is the result.

This isn’t an “Editor’s Choice” or formal endorsement, just a list of gear we like.


    • 2007 Staff Picks of Favorite Gear
    • Ryan Jordan, Publisher - Bozeman, Montana
    • Ben Smith, Managing Editor - San Antonio, Texas
    • Roger Caffin, Technology Editor - Sydney, Australia
    • Alan Dixon, Editor-at-Large - Washington, D.C.
    • Rick Dreher, Gear Editor - Sacramento, California
    • Doug Johnson, Trekking Systems Editor - Redmond, Washington
    • Mike Martin, Techniques Editor - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
    • Alison Simon, Editorial Assistant - Washington, D.C.
    • Don Wilson, People/Places Editor - Tucson, Arizona

# WORDS: 4540
# PHOTOS: 27

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