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Lightweight but not without issues
Trekking Poles Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z Trekking Poles (per pair)
Rating: 2.83 / 5.00 by Dan Amundson February 27, 2022
Cured my foot and blister problems
Trail Running Shoes Altra Lone Peak Trail Running Shoe (men's size 9, v5)
Rating: 4.67 / 5.00 by Terry December 30, 2021
An oversized mitt with excellent durabillity and no leaks.
Handwear Black Diamond Waterproof Overmitts (medium)
Rating: 3.83 / 5.00 by Petter Öberg December 8, 2021
My standby shoe for on- and off-trail
Trail Running Shoes Inov8 G270 Trail Running Shoes (Men's size 10.5)
Rating: 4.50 / 5.00 by Taylor GW September 29, 2021
XERO Trail Mesa- Women’s- Too slippery
Trail Running Shoes Xero Shoes Mesa Trail (Women’s 10.5)
Rating: 4.00 / 5.00 by Bonnie Ackerman September 16, 2021
A very well-balanced, versatile shoe
Trail Running Shoes Inov8 G270 Trail Running Shoes (men's size 9)
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by Ryan Jordan August 6, 2021
Most comfortable shoe in a decade
Trail Running Shoes Altra Lone Peak Trail Running Shoe (men's size 9, v5)
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by richard lee July 25, 2021
Ultralight and Ultraweak
Trekking Poles Gossamer Gear LT5 Trekking Poles (per pair)
Rating: 2.00 / 5.00 by John McInnes July 11, 2021
The ultimate base layer
Clothing Systems Smartwool Merino 150 L/S Crew (medium)
Rating: 4.67 / 5.00 by Mikaela MacKenzie June 29, 2021
Comfortable, Durable and only 20+ ounces, Zpacks Arc Blast Backpack
Packing Systems ZPacks Arc Blast Backpack (size M)
Rating: 4.83 / 5.00 by Bob Fink June 29, 2021

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