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NEMO Hornet Elite 2P Review

The NEMO Equipment Hornet Elite 2P (33 oz / 935 g, $499.95) is a semi-freestanding, double-walled, ultralight tent. It features design touches meant to increase the volume of the tent while not adding additional weight.

Xero Shoes Mesa Trail Review

The Xero Shoes Mesa Trail (8.5 oz / 241 g, $119.99) is a minimalist trail runner best used for fastpacking. Huarache-inspired straps on the midfoot and instep allow for precisely dialed fit without causing compression.

Big Agnes Scout 1 Platinum Tent Review

The Big Agnes Scout 1 Platinum (13 oz / 369 g, $349.95) is a single wall, single-entrance, trekking pole-supported, silnylon, one-person tent from Big Agnes. It is one of the lightest shelters in its class.

CrazyCap LED Water Purifier Review

The CrazyCap 2 ($59, 1.9 oz/56 g) is an ultraviolet water treatment device that takes the form of a bottle cap. At first glance, this little multi-use item seems like the perfect invention for ultralight backpackers on the fly. But how does it perform in the field with its bottle compatibility issues?

Vargo Bot 700 Review (First Looks)

The Vargo Titanium Bot 700 is a 0.7-liter cooking pot made of titanium with a watertight, screw-top lid with a silicone gasket.

Fozzils Foldable Dishware: Useful or Not?

Fozzils Solo Pack dishware is a unique, folding, ultralight, compact set of dishes which at first blush are a luxury-seeking, ultralight backpackers dream. But we ran into problems when testing them with hot liquids.

Elemental Horizons Kalais XT Pack Review

The Elemental Horizons Kalais XT backpack (42.8 oz / 1213 g, $336) is a 60.4-liter pack meant to handle the harshest and most rugged conditions.

Enlightened Equipment Torrid Apex Jacket Review

This Enlightened Equipment Torrid Apex Jacket Review features an ultralight hooded jacket insulated with Climashield Apex that weighs 8.4 oz (238 g).

Enlightened Equipment Rev-HOLE-ation Quilt Review (First Looks)

Enlightened Equipment’s new Rev-HOLE-ation Quilt ($335, 24 oz / 686 g) is a fresh take on a classic: The Revelation Quilt.

Goosefeet Custom Down Sweater First Looks

This first look at the Goosefeet Gear Custom Down Sweater summarizes features, specifications, and photo details of an ultralight down garment that weighs less than 6 oz (170 g).

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