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An ultralight tenkara rod with a very high level of finesse
Fishing Tenkara Rhodo Fishing Rod
Rating: 4.83 / 5.00 by Ryan Jordan June 2, 2021
Very bright, long-lasting charge, no dimming feature
Headlamps and Flashlights Petzl Actik Core 450 Headlamp
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by Ben Kilbourne May 26, 2021
Good sleeping pad, but I prefer the rectangle shape from previous years
Sleeping Pads Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad
Rating: 3.83 / 5.00 by Mark Wetherington May 26, 2021
This kettle is king
Cookware MSR Titan Kettle
Rating: 5.00 / 5.00 by Mark Wetherington May 26, 2021
Great all-around down jacket for chilly backpacking
Insulation - High Loft Down Feathered Friends EOS Down Jacket (Men's size medium (fits true to size for me))
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by Mark Wetherington May 26, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Sleeping Pads Therm-a-Rest Z Lite SOL Sleeping Pad (Z Lite)
Rating: 3.83 / 5.00 by matthew k May 26, 2021
“Gold Standard” for difficult conditions.
Tent Stakes MSR Groundhog Tent Stakes (MSR Groundhog Full Size)
Rating: 4.50 / 5.00 by matthew k May 26, 2021
Very useful
Sleeping Pads Gossamer Gear Thinlight Sleeping Pad (1/8 ThinLight (seconds))
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by matthew k May 26, 2021
an upright canister stove for inclement weather
Canister Stoves - Upright MSR Pocket Rocket Deluxe
Rating: 4.17 / 5.00 by Ryan Jordan May 26, 2021
My favorite “winter” sleeping bag for temps down to 0 deg F
Sleeping Bags Feathered Friends Lark 10 UL (regular length, left zip)
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by Ryan Jordan May 26, 2021

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