Mountain Hardwear SuperMegaUL 2 Review

Mainstream manufacturers are catching on, and competition in the ~2lb tent range is fierce. The SuperMegaUL2 is a brilliant addition to this growing field.

Mountain Hardwear Speed 32 Sleeping Bag Review

A predominantly well engineered sleeping bag that suffers from a small, yet serious design flaw.

Ibex Clothing Review

A merino wool layering system to keep you dry and comfortable on cool summer nights.

Sierra Designs Cloud 15 Review

A 29 oz sleeping bag featuring vertical baffles and Insotect technology... is it worth the weight?

Westcomb Focus LT Hoody Review

Superb fit and finish, high breathability, and nice mix of features, but durability insurance doesn't come with the $280 price tag - and at 9 oz, is it light enough?

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter 4400 Backpack Review

Durable lightweight packs that can carry a larger volume (and higher weight) expedition kit.

Alpacka Stowaway Dry Suit Review

A 22-ounce waterproof dry suit designed for packrafters with an eye towards saving weight and bulk on longer expeditions.

Boreas Buttermilks 55 Review

Sure they look nice, but how do these clean, uncomplicated packs from new manufacturer Boreas handle the trails?

Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review

Finally, a remote-canister stove without the extra weight.

Tools for Human Powered Oversnow Travel – State of the Market Report

Fat bike, skis, or snowshoes? A discussion of the most efficient tools for oversnow travel.

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