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Product performance review of the MSR Superfly lightweight canister stove for backpacking and mountaineering.
Product performance review of the Coleman Exponent F1 Ultralight canister stove - a performance underdog among small stoves on the market.
Product performance review of the Brunton Crux canister stove for backpacking and hiking.
Product performance review of the Primus Micron ultralight backpacking canister stove.
Review of one of the smallest and lightest - and now classic - canister stoves on the outdoor market.
Performance comparison of two lightweight liquid fuel backpacking stoves.
Product performance review of the Wild Things Belay Jacket, a synthetic insulated backpacking jacket with Epic shell.
Review of one of the most coveted "top" bags from premium U.S. manufacturer Western Mountaineering.
Comprehensive review of the Garmin Foretex 101 GPS Review.
Comprehensive review of the Garmin Geko 201 and Garmin Geko 301 ultralight GPS units.
Lightweight Polarguard Delta-insulated pullover.
Insulated jacket with integrated shell hood - lots of features to boot.
Synthetic, no-frills, ultralight insulating vest.
Lightweight synthetic high loft insulating jacket.
High loft insulating vest - warm enough for winter use.