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Cotopaxi is a relatively new player in the outerwear game with goals to help fight poverty around the world. Our tester reviews the Tikal, a lightweight, waterproof-breathable shell that makes for a versatile, affordable layer.

Waterproof Backpack For Fly Fishing Put To Test

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‘Modular’ Sleeping: Kammok Thylacine Sleeping Bag

Three sleeping bags in one. That’s the promise of the new Thylacine sleeping bag from Kammok. This review finds its modular sleeping bag system is a success.

Thumb-Less Warmth: Veyo Simplifies Mittens For Kids

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Tiny, Mighty Knife: GEC #25 Small Jack

This knife is made in Pennsylvania, USA and exemplifies traditional cutlery with a fine fit and finish and useful form.

Electronic Recovery: A Shocking Option For Outdoors Athletes

Electronic stimulation helps muscles recover faster. That’s the theory behind the Marc Pro Plus, a recovery machine we test in this review.

Extreme Test: Gear For AR World Championships

Nothing punishes gear like adventure racing, and this race is the pinnacle event of the year. This is the gear that excelled over seven rough days in the Brazilian jungle.

First Look: Vibram Wrap-On ‘Winter Furoshiki’ Footwear

No laces, no tongue, a shearling wool interior, and an innovative wrap-on design… the Winter Furoshiki footwear from Vibram stands out as perhaps the most innovative “boots” of the year.

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These goggles open up for extreme ventilation and don’t fog while sweating on a strenuous uphill climb.

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