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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.

Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Sleeping Bag Review

It's a $100 DOWN bag. Too good to be true? You may be surprised...

PHD Mountain Software Yukon Down Pullover Review

Featuring 900 fill-power down, baffled construction, high loft, and a nearly waterproof shell, the Yukon Pullover is a well-balanced four-season down parka. Is this the ultimate ultralight down garment for cold weather pursuits?

Katabatic Sawatch 15 Quilt and Crestone Hood Review

Very warm, quality gear from a cottage manufacturer dedicated to innovative lightweight sleeping solutions.

Therm-a-Rest ProLite Air Mat Product Review

Cascade Designs upgraded their ProLite self-inflating mat once again, with another weight reduction. What were the consequences of weight loss on warmth?

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