Mainstream manufacturers are catching on, and competition in the ~2lb tent range is fierce. The SuperMegaUL2 is a brilliant addition to this growing field.
A predominantly well engineered sleeping bag that suffers from a small, yet serious design flaw.
A merino wool layering system to keep you dry and comfortable on cool summer nights.
A 29 oz sleeping bag featuring vertical baffles and Insotect technology... is it worth the weight?
Sure they look nice, but how do these clean, uncomplicated packs from new manufacturer Boreas handle the trails?
At 5 ounces less than its predecessor, is the new Fly Creek worth the extra price?
With its polka-dots and odd shape, can this unique 3-season shelter be taken seriously?
Has Timberland found a niche the lightweight market?
A critical look at seven lightweight rain pants to keep you dry this spring.
Will it light the trails on fire?
On paper, the Malpais has everything a gear junkie could possibly want, but does real-world experience with the jacket remind us of the disparity between some online dating profiles and the actual person?
Investigating the lightest-weight options on the market and assessing ease-of-use, reliability, fuel efficiency, and time to boil.
Can a lighter, easier hammock hang convert this avowed tent user?
Created to eat up miles without eating up your feet, but is Brad suitably impressed?
Does the strong appeal, on paper, of the Integral Designs eVent Pullover materialize in real-world use?
It's a $100 DOWN bag. Too good to be true? You may be surprised...
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010: The Morning After – Reflections on OR and the State of the Market
The dust has settled, sleep has been snatched, and I've processed the more intriguing themes of the Show.
The daily perspective: NEED. MORE. ESPRESSO.
The daily perspective: Can I just live here? Hang out and drink... beverages, talking super-tech about gear with the coolest people in the world?
The daily perspective: I wish that everyone could truly understand just how much brilliance and passion go into the outdoor products we buy and use.