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Therm-a-Rest ProLite Air Mat Product Review

Cascade Designs upgraded their ProLite self-inflating mat once again, with another weight reduction. What were the consequences of weight loss on warmth?

POE Ether Elite 6 2/3 Length Air Mat Product Review

We know plain air mats tend to be rather cold, but can this be alleviated by including a very thin layer of synthetic insulation inside the mat on one surface? This is what Pacific Outdoor Equipment have attempted to do with this very light Ether Elite 6 air mat.

Ex-Officio Give-N-Go Briefs Review

Most of us (males) want to wear something under our trousers, but what? Ordinary cotton underpants have several disadvantages: the waist band often conflicts with the hip-belt on the pack, and when they get wet they can take a very long time to dry. The Ex-Officio Give-N-Go Briefs largely solve those two problems.

SteriPEN Opti Review

The SteriPEN UV wands have been through several generations of development, reaching a very satisfactory state with this SteriPEN Opti unit.

Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report – Part 2: The Packs

A rundown of all the packs tested in the 2010 Lightweight Internal Frame Pack SOTM.

REI Flash 65 and REI Flash 50 Packs

Mini-review for the 2010 State of the Market Report on Internal Frame Backpacks.

One Planet Shadow Pack (Australia)

Mini-review for the 2010 State of the Market Report on Internal Frame Backpacks.

MontBell Versalite 50 and MontBell Versalite 50 Short (Japan)

Mini-review for the 2010 State of the Market Report on Internal Frame Backpacks.

Granite Gear Escape AC 60, Granite Gear Vapor Flash Ki, and Granite Gear Nimbus Ozone Packs

Mini-review for the 2010 State of the Market Report on Internal Frame Backpacks.

Lightwave UltraHike 60, Lightwave Fastpack 50, and Lightwave Wildtrek 55w Packs (UK)

Mini-review for the 2010 State of the Market Report on Internal Frame Backpacks.

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