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Manzella Tahoe Glove (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Manzella Tahoe Glove

Golite Hooded Inferno Jacket (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Golite Hooded Inferno Jacket

Big Sky International Shadow Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

This first lightweight backpack from Big Sky seems to be very well thought out, and has some unique features.

Keen Growler (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Keen Growler

Big Sky International Convertible 4P (Light 4-Season) and Montana 2P (4-Season) (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Both tents have multiple configurations available. The summer version of the Montana is a two-person double-wall tent that weighs as little as 2 pounds 1.7 ounces and the winter version is just 3 pounds 9.5 ounces!

GoLite Pinnacle Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: GoLite Pinnacle Backpack

Outdoor Research Highpoint Cap (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Outdoor Research Highpoint Cap

Montbell Ex Light Down Jacket (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Ex means Extra Light baby! 7-denier shell, 900-fill down, 5.4 ounces - this jacket is a highlight of the show.

A Custom Backpack – Designed by You

I worked with R2 Packs to design and build my dream pack, and report on my experience.

Gossamer Gear Miniposa Backpack REVIEW

Removable carbon fiber stays make it the lightest and most versatile internal frame backpack in its size class, but curved stays would markedly improve its fit and comfort.

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