This Seek Outside Tipi Review investigates a shelter that is more like a cabin with a stove, increasing comfort during cold nights.
Performance Gear Reviews
Performance reviews provide an in-depth evaluation of lightweight backpacking gear based on extensive use in a backcountry environment and/or performance testing in a controlled environment. In addition to comprehensive field testing, Performance Reviews compare the specific product’s performance to the key competitors in its niche. Some Performance Reviews have been assigned a formal rating that reflects the standards of our Gear Review Awards Program.
This Nemo Equipment Blaze 2P Tent review features a product comparison and photo spread of the sub two pound five ounce tent dome style.
This Hyperlite Mountain Gear Ultamid 4 review features a lightweight shelter that can be used for mountaineering or family backpacking trips.
This Patagonia M10 Anorak review features a minimally-featured, simply-styled waterproof-breathable rain jacket that weighs 7 oz.
This Montane Minimus 777 Jacket Review investigates the ultralight design, waterproofness, breathability, durability, and comfort of this sub-6-oz jacket in sustained rain.
The Kokopelli Nirvana packraft performs well in whitewater, it is durable, well made, and competitively priced.
This MSR WindBurner Review determines if this canister stove is a good choice for backpacking trips as well as if it is “windproof.”
Primus released a new blend of gas known as Winter Gas. Does this blend increase fuel efficiency? Is it worth the cost?
Tunnel tents are known for their robust frames and thriving in inclement weather. Does this tent from outdoor industry newcomer Nigor uphold to these standards?
Replace stock parts in your Jetboil PCS with a carbon fiber lid and sub-one-ounce stove burner, and save nearly 3 oz on the weight of your cook system.