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Timmermade Waterbear Hood Review (First Look)
Introduction The Timmermade Waterbear Hood is a cottage-crafted down sleeping hood with a twist – a Climashield tunnel for warming the air around your face on extra-cold nights. I used...
Tarptent Aeon Review (First Looks)

The Tarptent Aeon Li is one of the lightest solo (1-person) backpacking tents available. Made with Dyneema Composite Fabrics (DCF), the Aeon is a single-wall design featuring a zippered side-entry with a vestibule. The Aeon requires 4-7 stakes and is pitched with a single trekking pole.

Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra Gear Review
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Mountainsmith Zerk 40L Fastpack Review (First Looks)

This review of the Zerk 40L Fastpack provides a first look at Mountainsmith's new ultralight backpack aimed at thru-hikers.

Nemo Switchback Sleeping Pad Review (First Looks)

A first looks review of NEMO Equipment's Switchback Sleeping pad based on initial impressions at from at home and in the field.

Sport Kilt Review and Kilt Wearing FAQ Companion Guide
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The Atom by Atom Packs PERFORMANCE Review

The Atom is a simple pack with a clear mission, having a minimal design and being built for fast and efficient travel.

First Impressions: Black Diamond Glidelite Ski (“Snow Trekkers”) Review (Video)

I put together a 4-minute video montage with my initial thoughts about the Black Diamond Glidelite skis that includes footage from both tracked and untracked trails, with inclines up to about 15 degrees.

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite Sleeping Pad Review

This Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite review presents our performance assessment of the lightest full-sized air-filled sleeping pad on the market.

Tarptent Stratospire Li Review

Tarptent's Stratospire Li is a two-person DCF shelter with well-considered features and has enough chops for year round use.

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