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Review: 5 Favorite ‘Post-Adventure’ Flip-Flops

It’s hard to choose a best flip-flop for the outdoors, but of the ones I’ve worn, these are 5 top picks.

‘Dolfin Pack’ Delivers Hydration on Land and Sea

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A new lacing system distinguishes the Arc’teryx Norvan VT trail running shoes. We put it to the test in high mountains for this review.

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With no-frills design, the line of backpacks, duffels, and bike panniers from North St. Bags appear to be from another era.

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Amazingly light, durable, and useful, a thin sheen of Dyneema Composite Fabrics comprises the entirety of this top-tier pyramid tent. Read on for a full review of the UltaMid 2 by Hyperlite Mountain Gear.

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Spending some time in the sun? The ActiveIce Cap from Outdoor Research as a neck flap will leave your head ensconced in a shadow.

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This modular camping shelter allows for multiple configurations for ‘roughing it’ feel, for any season. It can even be used with a wood stove.

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