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GoLite Venture Series Backpacks for 2007 (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

New lightweight full-featured internal frame packs from GoLite come in both men's and women's versions.

GoLite Ultra Series Backpacks (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

GoLite's new backpack lineup for 2007 expands on the success of the Jam with new designs, colors, and smarter feature sets.

SuperUltraLight Backpacks REVIEW SUMMARY

These specialized packs are constructed of high-tech materials, weigh as little as 2.75 ounces, and are capable of carrying your sub-5-pound SUL kit for several days.

Ultralight Adventure Equipment (ULA) Conduit Backpack REVIEW

Looking for a weekend frameless pack that is both lightweight and durable? Check out the new ULA Conduit.

Mountain Laurel Designs 2006 Prophet Backpack REVIEW

Does the perfect frameless backpack exist? The Mountain Laurel Designs Prophet comes pretty darn close.

Dunham Waffle Stomper Alcatraz Shoe SPOTLITE REVIEW

Really lightweight shoes for water sports and hiking in wet conditions, but they tortured my toes on steep downhills.

Six Moon Designs Essence Backpack REVIEW

Panel-loading ultralight frameless backpack with a large top pocket - a great feature set - but it also has a few limitations that affect its field performance.

Danner Agitator 230 XCR Trail Shoe SPOTLITE REVIEW

This low-cut trail shoe performs like a boot – really tough, supportive, and stable.

Dunham Waffle Stomper Terrastryder Extra Boot REVIEW

The feature set of this new boot from Dunham suggests that it might be an ideal lightweight, insulated, waterproof boot for snowshoeing and snow hiking. That would be true, if it were not for one serious problem…

Dunham Waffle Stomper Terrastryder Mid Boot REVIEW

With the new 2006 edition of the Terrastryder, Dunham has corrected the seam failure problem of its predecessor. The new boot merits high marks, except for one annoying carryover problem.

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