New Balance MR740TR Review

Another fine member of the lightweight low-cut New Balance jogger family.

Terra Nova Laser Ultra 1 Tent Review

Terra Nova maintains their reputation with the latest “lightest double-wall shelter in the world,” weighing just over 1 pound. This one has a Cuben Fiber canopy and floor.


German innovation hits the frameless backpacking market: water resistant with a volume that manages to work well for overnighters and week-long expeditions. Is it too good to be true?

GoLite Tumalo Storm Jacket & Pants Review

The Tumalo line is GoLite's most affordable WPB rain gear, yet only gives up a little weight on their top-of-the-line offerings. How does it perform?

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider Backpack Review

A lower volume frameless pack constructed of a Cuben fiber/ripstop nylon laminate that’s cutting edge and raises the bar for frameless backpack elegance.

Ultralight Adventure Equipment (ULA) CDT Backpack Review

The CDT is a really nice frameless backpack that would be even better with a few revisions. And there is one thing you really need to know…

Big Sky International Evolution 2P Tent Review

Creation vs Evolution: one of the thorniest questions ever and one I prefer to stay away from most of the time. But Bob Molen’s latest creation is the ever-evolving Evolution 2P, and one I feel comfortable tackling. It is almost divine...

MSR Carbon Reflex 3 Tent Review

Dropping two full pounds from my current tent weight to use a sub-five-pound three-person double-wall tent all summer sounded too good to be true. How did MSR's lightest 3P shelter work for the Estrella family?

Integral Designs eVent Pullover Review

Does the strong appeal, on paper, of the Integral Designs eVent Pullover materialize in real-world use?

Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus Backpack Review

A higher volume (59 L) durable fabric frameless backpack with superb design, construction, and options.

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