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Tubbs Elevation Snowshoe REVIEW

Clever, simple, user-friendly, and durable; but heavy.

Tarptent Virga 2 REVIEW

This upgrade to the classic Virga is a quarter pound heavier and includes some nice improvements, and some changes that need more tweaking.

Tubbs Catalyst Snowshoe REVIEW

An asymmetric frame and lightweight durable materials - like titanium crampons - give these racing shoes a lot of attitude, but they're not cut out for general backcountry use.

Jetboil French Press and Companion Cup REVIEW

Two accessories to add utility to your Jetboil Personal Cooking System.

Dion Model 168 Rec/Fitness Snowshoe REVIEW

Modular design allows you to customize these snowshoes to the person and snow conditions, or upgrade instead of buying new snowshoes.

Comparison: Brunton Liberty Mantleless and Vaude/Markill Peak Illuminator Canister Lanterns – Is Mantleless Better?

A mantleless canister lantern is breakthrough technology, but how does it compare with a conventional mantle-type lantern?

Performance Comparison Testing of Lightweight Canister Stoves Fall 2005: Controlled Data Evaluating Key Variables of Temperature, Wind, and Windscreen Use for Four More Canister Stoves

Backpacking Light stove testing follows strict scientific protocols to ensure testing conditions are controlled and repeatable, and that our results accurately reflect stove performance you can expect in the field.

Kovea X2 Canister Stove REVIEW

A good value for a sturdy, but heavy canister stove at approximately $27 US (where it’s available).

Brunton Raptor Canister Stove REVIEW

Wide pot supports and rugged - but heavy - stainless steel construction, for only 40 bucks.

Kovea Camp 3 Canister Stove REVIEW

Titanium stove - identical twin to the Markill Peak Ignition, and sister to the Vargo Jet-Ti - that has some problems in wind.

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