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Polar Wrap Toasty Feet Insole SPOTLITE REVIEW

Lightweight Insoles containing Aerogel for underfoot insulation.

Keen Growler Boot SPOTLITE REVIEW

Lightweight synthetic fabric waterproof boot with Primaloft insulation - perfect for active snow travel and cold weather hiking.

Forty Below Light Energy TR Overboot and Simple Slipper SPOTLITE REVIEW

An extremely versatile and warm footwear system for snowshoeing and snow camping in frigid conditions.

Seirus NeoSock SuperSock and StormSock SPOTLITE REVIEW

Breathable neoprene socks and weatherproof/breathable socks designed to keep feet warm in cold weather pursuits.

RBH Designs VaprThrm Socks SPOTLITE REVIEW

Vapor barrier socks with a good fit and loads of versatility, but slower to dry out when snow camping.

Forty Below Synthetic Fill Camp Booties SPOTLITE REVIEW

Ultra warm non-slip booties for snow camping, and they coordinate well with daytime snow travel footwear.

STATE OF THE MARKET REPORT: LED Headlamps (2007)

Three years ago, LED lights couldn't compete with incandescent headlamps in demanding conditions. Today, it's a whole different ballgame.

Montrail Hurricane Ridge XCR Shoe SPOTLITE REVIEW

An old favorite gets a makeover, making it better than ever, but also a little heavier.

The eVENT Single Wall Tent: Here, Then Gone – What’s Replacing It?

Single wall tents made of the more-breathable-than-Gore-Tex eVENT fabric caused a lot of excitement upon their introduction a few years ago. At last, a nearly condensation free single wall tent was possible. Then suddenly, eVENT tents were no longer available. Now a new wave of fabrics touted as “highly breathable” are appearing in single wall tents. What happened? Are these new fabrics as good as eVENT?

MontBell U.L. Thermawrap Action Jacket SPOTLITE REVIEW

A synthetic-fill, full-zip jacket with highly breathable stretch panels and thumb-hole wrist sleeves

Rocky Gore-Tex Sock SPOTLITE REVIEW

Creates a very versatile footwear system when worn in lightweight trail runners for snow or wet conditions.

MontBell Versalite 20 Backpack SPOTLITE REVIEW

An 11.5 ounce lightweight toploading daypack with top pocket, side panel pockets, and hydration compatability.

Gregory Iso Backpack SPOTLITE REVIEW

A full-featured and comfortable daypack using lightweight materials to keep the weight down.

MontBell U.L. Alpine Down Hugger #3/#5 SPOTLITE REVIEW

Lightweight 725 fill power down filled sleeping bags with unique draw corded foot section.

Kamik Force Boot SPOTLITE REVIEW

A comfortable and warm ightweight insulated boot with OutDry WP/B technology.

Integral Designs VB Sock SPOTLITE REVIEW

Simple lightweight vapor barrier socks that perform their function well.

Patagonia Lightweight Travel Pack SPOTLITE REVIEW

A lightweight travel/daypack with 3-point compression, pockets, and hydration compatability.

SealSkinz ChillBlocker and Over The Calf Socks SPOTLITE REVIEW

Durable and reliably waterproof socks, but have a couple of distinct drawbacks.

NEOS Trekker Overshoe SPOTLITE REVIEW

A versatile and durable waterproof/non-breathable overshoe suitable for snowshoeing, snow play, and snow camping in frigid temperatures, but heavier than we would like.

Manzella Silkweight Windstopper Glove SPOTLITE REVIEW

Stretchy, grippy, warm gloves that weigh only 1.6 ounces per pair.

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