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Tarptent introduces the 1+ person Contrail, a throwback to the original minimalist Tarptent, but loaded with refinements and new design elements.
Fibraplex carbon fiber tent poles can save ounces of tent weight - are they durable enough?
Lots of nice features, climbs like a goat, and would be near perfect if they were lighter.
Radically different snowshoes using an injection-moulded flexible deck with all-over grip, a fast webbing binding and tough crampons, claiming great agility on all slopes.
The Gatewood Cape has the same dual functionality as a poncho/tarp, but promises better shelter.
If you can fit your gear into 30 liters, for 1 pound 5 ounces you get a bomber pack with almost every conceivable feature (except a frame).
Beautifully constructed, lightweight, and highly-efficient mummy for three-season conditions. But does it have the versatility you need?
These two outstanding tents vie for the title of best two-person ultralight single-wall shelter – which one has the edge?
Possibly the finest 2-pound two-person shelter on the market - providing you don't intend to use it above tree line in intense winds.
Winner of the 2005 Lightitude Award for best single wall shelter, the Squall 2 improves on the classic Squall with several important updates.
With a massive total area of 58.3 square feet and a weight of less than 6 pounds, the Hilleberg Kaitum delivers serious livable space for the weight. But how does it stand up to the rough alpine and winter environments it was designed for?
If you’re looking for a lightweight backpack to carry 25 to 35 pound loads, this is one you gotta check out. It rocks!
Amazingly light and compact sleeping pad. Just be prepared for giggles from your friends.
Treat your water using this robust, 3.9-ounce, ultraviolet light based, water purifier.
While the Komperdell C3 Airshock poles are not the lightest trekking poles around, they pack adjustability, grips with comfortable straps, and an antishock system into a very lightweight pole.
Strong, light, fixed-length carbon fiber poles with one useful extra feature - the ability to break the poles down into two sections for easy transport.
The first carbon trekking pole from Leki - top quality and very expensive.
Super stiff, super strong, these are bomber fixed-length mountaineering and bushwhacking poles!
The Goat Poles rock for simplicity, stiffness, and light weight - but there are a few flaws that need attention.
Unique molded grips add extreme comfort and power to these heavier two-section aluminum/carbon fiber hybrids. But are they worth the weight?