Mountain Hardwear Bunker 1 (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

A 3 lb Tent Withstands 136 mph Winds

Snowpeak Introduces Ultralight for the Masses (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

This Shelter's Made for Dancing

New SteriPEN Adventurer Weighs Half of Original (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

At 4.0 ounces the SteriPEN Adventurer weighs less than most filters and starts to be weight competitive against chemical treatments

C.A.M.P. Snow and Glacier Travel Gear (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

Hybrid aluminum alloy ice axe and crampons with reinforced steel alloys for the business ends. Ultralight, with high performance.

Smaller Lighter High-performance GPS Units (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

Get Used to Smaller Lighter High-performance GPS units with limited navigation features

National Geographic Debuts “National Parks Explorer 3D” (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

Update to CD-based Trails Illustrated national parks maps


Wrist-mounted 2.7 oz GPS unit targeted at done-in-a-day activities, tested with Topo! 4.0 mapping software.

Sierra Designs Isotope Rain Jacket SPOTLITE REVIEW

Full featured rain jacket that is under 6 ounces.

Eureka! Spitfire UL Solo Tent (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

A light and stable solo tent you can sit up in.

Montbell Stretch Wind Jacket (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

A sculpted and well-fitting cross between a soft shell and a wind shirt that is comfortable, stylish, and from a performance standpoint, incredibly versatile.

Big Agnes Lightens Seedhouse SL and Sarvis Tent Lines

Big Agnes makes a few key changes to materials and structure to shave weight off the already light Seedhouse SL and Sarvis product lines.

Valandré Lupine* Down Jacket and Vest (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

It’s art sculpted in down. It’s an incredibly warm jacket that weighs only a few ounces more than a summer down jacket but could find its way into a winter gear list with little afterthought.

Integral Designs eVENT Micro Bivy Sack and Overbag (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Two eVENT bivy sacks lighter than South Col.

Montrail Maui and Kailua Sandals (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Two very light “camp” sandals good enough to do some walking.

Sierra Designs Origami 2 UltraLight Tarp (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Five panel equilateral triangle tarp.

Big Agnes SL3 (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Big Agnes Adds 3-Person Tent, Seedhouse SL 3 to line.

Integral Designs Primaloft Poncho Liner (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

An insulated poncho, full zip rectangular bag, and a 2-person quilt.

MSR Fling Tent (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Two person single wall tent.

Princeton Tec Quad Headlamp (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

More energy efficient than the single 1 watt LED of the EOS.

Outdoor Research NightHaven Shelter (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Palatial bug and rain free area for two people at well under 2 lbs

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