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Integral Designs VB Sock SPOTLITE REVIEW

Simple lightweight vapor barrier socks that perform their function well.

Outdoor Research Cascadia Gaiter SPOTLITE REVIEW

A tall trim-fitting Gore-Tex PacLite gaiter that covers the tops of low-cut trail runners and full-height boots equally well, but balks over bulky boots.

Igloo Building for Fun and Shelter, Part 2 – Using an Igloo as a Backcountry Shelter

Tips for igloo living and interior climate graphs to show you why you want to camp in an igloo.

2007 Sierra Designs Isotope Rainwear SPOTLITE REVIEW

The Isotope is the current lightweight champ for backpacking rainwear – and it’s full-featured!

Company Addresses Needs of Hunters and Mischievious Youth with Ultralight Weaponry

Guns, fire, merge into new innovations at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2007.

Snow Peak LandBreeze Solo Original Tent

This two-pole, wedge, solo, double wall tent is quite something at 4 pounds.

Snow Peak Giga Power LI Stove, Metal Crab

Another entry into the expanding remote canister stove market featuring support for canister inversion.

Wild Things Introduces Cuben “Lightweight Bivy Shelter”

Weighing in at just 3.8 ounces, it's a smart application of ultralight Cuben fabric to alpine-style emergency shelters.

New Lightweight Ti Ice Axes from Simond

10.6 ounces (300 grams) for the 54 centimeter B rated model.

Snowshoe Maker Crescent Moon Goes Eco-friendly…

...and saves weight in the process.

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