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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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Double-Wheel ‘Juggernaut’ Tackles Everything

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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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