Steripen Journey (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Steripen Journey

Outdoor Research Ninjaclava (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Outdoor Research Ninjaclava

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!

MontBell UL Down Inner Pants (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: MontBell UL Down Inner Pants

GoLite Pinnacle Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: GoLite Pinnacle Backpack

Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest Deluxe (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest Deluxe Sleeping Pad

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.

Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide – Deadly or not?
Part 6: Measurements on Liquid Fuel Stoves

A range of liquid fuel stoves are surveyed at different power levels to assess their carbon monoxide emissions.

Ibex Balance Seamless Sport Bra SPOTLITE REVIEW

Finally, the magic of wool is available in a bra.

Explorations into Candle Stoves

Wax has a reasonably high energy density and unlike other fuels it does not spill (when cold): can you make an adequate DIY stove with it?

Hennessy Hammocks Supershelter SPOTLITE REVIEW

A lightweight system for using a Hennessy Hammock in the shoulder and winter seasons.

Out of Your Comfort Zone: Through the Beartooth Mountains with Backpacking Light’s Wilderness Trekking III Program

BPL members and staff trek - off trails and off maps - through the snowy Beartooth Mountains

Coleman Powermax Fuel Adapter Spotlite Review

An adapter to allow you to use your Coleman Xtreme stove in winter with screw-thread canisters rather than the hard-to-find Powermax canisters.

Rite in the Rain Weatherjet Paper SPOTLITE REVIEW

A waterproof paper you can use in your ink-jet printer to copy maps for field use.

Bringing up the Rear: An Ultralighter Hikes across the Weminuche with a “Mixed” Group

Ultralighters love replacing old gear with new. But what gets lost when you get new hiking buddies to go with your new kit?

2007 Feathered Friends Grouse Sleeping Bag SPOTLITE REVIEW

A women-specific bag that’s properly sized for a women’s body and uses an ultralight Schoeller NanoSphere shell.

Indigenous Designs Terra Sport SPOTLITE REVIEW

A performance sweater made from all natural fabrics

Sleeping Bag Roundup (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2007)

Noteworthy new bags from Golite, Big Agnes, The North Face, and Rab.

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