Gregory Arreba Women’s Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

New for 2006, the Arreba is a women-specific lightweight pack with a very nice feature set, including huge hipbelt pockets.

Origo Multi-Sensor Watches (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

New manufacturer, with a suite of reasonably priced multi-sensor watches that are claimed to be user-friendly.

Big Agnes Mountain Booty (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Lightweight PrimaLoft insulated down booty to wear in a backcountry hut or in your sleeping bag.

Updated Dunham Waffle Stomper Terrastryder (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Rated as “best fit” by another magazine, the Terrastryders have been updated for 2006.

Atlas Backcountry 24 Snowshoe (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Now this is more like it – a lighter weight backcountry snowshoe from Atlas with a full feature set and good packability.

Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian Internal Frame Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

A great balance of durability, comfort, convenience, versatility, and light weight.

Injinji Socks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Gloves for your feet!

Darn Tough Vermont Socks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Darn strong claims, and a lifetime warranty!

Granite Gear Northern Light Tarp (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

A premium quality one or two person tarp with catenary sides, sidewalls, and optional end vestibules.

ULA Conduit Frameless Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

In the uncrowded 3,000 cubic inch ultralight backpack category, the Conduit will make the ultralight enthusiast smile.

GV Carbon Tech Solstice Snowshoe (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

How’s this, a carbon fiber frame that weighs only 1 pound per shoe!

Atlas 13 Series Snowshoes (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

New top of the line snowshoe with a carbon fiber foot plate and a binding that clamps to the welt of your boot, eliminating the heel strap.

ULA Relay Frameless Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

An ultralight, yet durable daypack or overnight backpack.

Neos Trekker and Villager Overshoes (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Lightweight overshoe and gaiter all in one!

Kahtoola Flight Snow Travel System (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Move over Northern Lites and MSR, there’s a new kid on the block with lightweight snowshoes!

MSR Lightning 30 Snowshoe REVIEW

Wanna be Spider Man on snow? Here’s part of your outfit.

Vaude Ferret 1 Ultralight Tent REVIEW

Two-person, double wall tunnel tent with one small door, good usable space, and high quality construction at just over 4 lbs.

Six Moon Designs Essence Backpack SPOTLITE REVIEW

This 3,200 cubic inch, 13-ounce ultralight pack has loads of innovation and hits a sweet spot for one to three night ultralight backpacking trips.

GoLite Galaxy Backpack REVIEW

Lightweight for the volume, plenty of weight-carrying capacity, and user-friendly features, although the water bottle pockets could be more easily accessible.

Vaude Cross Ultralight 35 Backpack REVIEW

For those with short torsos, this is a lightweight and durable pack, with some clever design features.

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