Inov-8 Roclite 285 Shoes (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

10-ounce shoes for trail and adventure racers that a few hardy "soles" may find useful for lightweight backpacking.

GoLite Virga Rain Jacket (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

A simple, low cost jacket that is the new lightweight standard in woven rainwear

GoLite Whim Pants (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

A 4 ounce wind pant with a polyester/carbon fabric

News, Muse, and Reviews – January 28 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Kites, sustainability, and why not: MORE NEW GEAR.

Western Mountaineering Summerlite Sleeping Bag (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

A 19 ounce bag designed for the ultralight enthusiast

Inov-8 Roclite 335 Gtx Shoe (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

11.2 oz Gore-Tex XCR adventure racing shoe with slick, integrated Gore-Tex gaiter.

Jetboil Group Cooking System (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Jetboil introduces a 1.5 L capacity cooking system suitable for group cooking

Inov-8 F-lite 300 Shoe (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

10.5 oz supportive running shoe with claimed improved propulsion efficiency.

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

Lightweight overshoe and gaiter all in one!

Coast LED Lenser Revolution Headlamp (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

1.25 Watt single LED headlamp powered by 3 AAA batteries that weighs just 4.2 ounces

National Geographic Topo! Version 4 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

A major upgrade to a top of the line mapping program for both Macintosh and Windows users.

Pacific Outdoor Equipment max-tropic Sleeping Pad (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Sleeping pad for hot, humid weather that helps keep you cool.

NEOS Stabilicer Navigator 5 Overshoe (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

NEOS adds steel studs for more traction to their insulated overboots.

Western Mountaineering Tamarak Sleeping Bag (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

A 15 ounce half bag from Western Mountaineering

Hammerhead Sled (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

High performance winter recreational sled that can double as a pulk.

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!

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.

Patagonia Houdini Full Zip Windshirt SPOTLITE REVIEW

3.8 ounces, good features, soft and comfortable fabric - how does it work in the field?

Backpacking Scotland – Dealing With the Wet and Cold (Photo Essay & Gear List)

What kinds of gear and clothing are optimal for wet, windy, and cold Scottish weather?

The Unconventional Sleep Systems Manifesto

A Comprehensive Primer and Market Analysis of Top Bags, Quilts, and Wearable Systems

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