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Hilleberg Akto Tent REVIEW

A four-season solo tent that weights just 3 pounds, offers excellent usable space, is very durable, and provides full storm protection...does the Hilleberg Akto have a down side?

Vaude Lightwing Ultralight Tent REVIEW

Two-person, three-season, double wall tent with a high price but a sturdy build.

Lightweight Metal Frame Snowshoes Review Summary and Gear Guide Overview

Backpacking Light staff apply lightweight principles to rate eleven snowshoes based on field testing and lab measurements.

Vaude Hogan Ultralight Tent REVIEW

Two-person semi-freestanding double-wall tent that weighs less than 4 lbs but sacrifices in some areas to achieve that weight.

Leki Carbon 12, 10, and 8 Poles (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

3 single-segment, carbon fiber, poles from Leki

Leki Mountain Unlimited and Venom Vario Poles (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

2-Segment, less than 10 ounces per pole, carbon fiber and aluminum construction

Vargo 0.9 and 1.3 Liter Non-Stick Ti Pots (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

0.9 and 1.3 liter non-stick titanium pots

Primus Gravity MF Stove (Outdoor Retailer WInter Market 2006)

A multi-fuel stove with manual ignition for 12 ounces.

Coleman Fyrestorm Ti Stove (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

The multi-fuel capable Fyrestorm can fill all niches.

ABS Avalanche Airbag Backpacks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Float to the surface of an avalanche and increase your survival chances 10 times.

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