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Atom Packs Nanu X25 Review

This First Looks review of the Atom Packs Nanu X25 examines the standout features and multi-use potential of a durable and aesthetically-pleasing daypack.

Mindfulness Meditation for Backpacking

Andrew Marshall explores an ancient life skill that is surprisingly applicable to backpacking - meditation.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Pod Review

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Pods are clamshell design, waterproof stuff sacks designed to fit perfectly inside backpacks.

Staff Picks 2021

Each year, our staff selects their favorite hiking, backpacking, and other backcountry gear that they’ve used this year - our infamous Staff Picks!

Tarptent ProTrail Li Review

The Tarptent ProTrail Li (17.7 ounces / 502 g, from $529) is a single-wall, double trekking-pole, single-vestibule, front-entry Dyneema Composite Fabric (DCF) 1-person shelter.

I’m Breaking Up with the West

Andrew Marshall uses a trip around the Collegiate Peaks Loop in Colorado to ponder his future in the American West.

BioLite Headlamp 750 Review

The BioLite Headlamp 750 (MSRP $99.95, 5.3 ounces / 150 g) is a performance-oriented USB-rechargeable headlamp with several unique features but crippling reliability issues.

Vargo Titanium Water Bottle Review

I bought the $85 Vargo titanium water bottle to see if it was worth it. The answer? It's complicated. Here's my review.

Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 Trail Running Shoes Review

The Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 (9.5 oz / 270 g, MSRP $160) is a moderately-cushioned, zero drop, wide toebox trail running shoe with better-than-average durability and fantastic fit.

Using a New Sport to Refine Your Ultralight Philosophy

Single-speed all the way, baby.

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