Mountain SuperUltraLight Backpacking – Part 4a: Gear Reviews

Adapting SUL for mountain conditions, where frequent weather extremes necessitate more capable gear.

Rab Xenon and Patagonia UL Down Hoody: Comparison and Long-Term Review

New and evolving technologies necessitate a reexamination of the conventional wisdom of down versus synthetic fill insulation.

Integral Designs Traverse 2 Review

Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Mini Reviews

New Balance 889 Multisport Review

These new trail shoes have gone the way of the Vibram sole. How does this development affect performance?

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.

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