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Topic: Gear Reviews

July 5, 2017

Gear Review: Enlightened Equipment Revelation Quilt

Of all of the gear that I’ve purchased since beginning backpacking several years ago, getting the right sleeping bag has been a bit of a struggle.

March 22, 2017

Review: Survival Hax Camping Cooking Kit

If you are looking for a lightweight and inexpensive cookset for camping or backpacking, the Survival Hax Camping Cooking Kit is worth considering. The full kit weighs less than a pound, and everything nests together for ease in carrying in the included stuff sack.

June 4, 2016

Review: Alps Mountaineering Ultra-Light Air Pad

I tested this sleeping pad on a one-night backpacking trip to Siouxon Creek in May.

February 9, 2016

Guest post: Choosing the best hiking footwear

Questions to ask yourself before choosing your hiking footwear

December 12, 2015

Review: Salomon Ellipse Aero Shoe

Trail running shoes aren’t just for runners.