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Clever, simple, user-friendly, and durable; but heavy.
This upgrade to the classic Virga is a quarter pound heavier and includes some nice improvements, and some changes that need more tweaking.
Not the lightest snowshoes we tested, but wonderful performers.
Durable, resistant to compression, and very comfortable for the weight, but a couple of extra inches would be nice.
Puffy down quilt/underquilt/poncho - so nice! Just trim the footbox please.
Modular design allows you to customize these snowshoes to the person and snow conditions, or upgrade instead of buying new snowshoes.
Two accessories to add utility to your Jetboil Personal Cooking System.
A sprinter's dream with lightweight - although less durable - materials, narrow tapered tails, and an aggressive toe cleat.
An asymmetric frame and lightweight durable materials - like titanium crampons - give these racing shoes a lot of attitude, but they're not cut out for general backcountry use.
Innovative, with traction - and weight - to spare.
A durable small volume pack for SuperUltraLight backpacking or day hiking that would benefit from load control features.
Comparison: Brunton Liberty Mantleless and Vaude/Markill Peak Illuminator Canister Lanterns – Is Mantleless Better?
A mantleless canister lantern is breakthrough technology, but how does it compare with a conventional mantle-type lantern?
A good value for a sturdy, but heavy canister stove at approximately $27 US (where it’s available).
Wide pot supports and rugged - but heavy - stainless steel construction, for only 40 bucks.
Titanium stove - identical twin to the Markill Peak Ignition, and sister to the Vargo Jet-Ti - that has some problems in wind.
Compact and lightweight but sensitive to wind. Identical twin to the Kovea Camp 3, and sister to the Vargo Jet-Ti sold in the US.
The original top bag is state-of-the art in some ways, and an antique in others.
This waterproof/breathable polyurethane laminate pullover is light, but could lose more weight by eliminating extra features.
A full featured rain shell with pit zips that weighs only 11.2 ounces (size L), but how does the fabric - MontBell Breeze Dry-Tec three-layer waterproof/breathable - perform?
Full-featured multi-purpose eVENT rain jacket that weighs less than 13 ounces, but what's the deal with the wire brim on the hood?