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First Look: Patagonia 2017 ‘Hyper Puff’ Parka

Hyperpuff or hyperbole? New for 2017, Patagonia’s accordion-style insulation lofts outward to create a unique synthetic puffy piece.

Real Hikers Wear Tights: Fjallraven’s Abisko Trekkers Reviewed

Hikers take note: Tights offer a better option than pants for tackling miles on the trail.

First Look: Eureka Gonzo Grill Aims For All-In-One Cooking

Pancakes for breakfast. Steak and veggies for dinner. The Gonzo aims to be a single cook set that can cook everything so we had to try it out.

2,000-Mile Test: Granite Gear Crown2 Backpack

We packed, hefted, and hiked with the Granite Gear Crown2 for a five-month test along the Pacific Crest Trail.

REI Magma Sleeping Bag: A Top Value In Down

REI upgrades its classic sleeping bag with one of the best warmth-to-weight-to-price bags on the market today.

First Look: Sea To Summit ‘World’s Lightest Hammock’

At 4.9 ounces, Sea to Summit’s Ultralight Hammock is so airy you’ll forget it’s there. We tested it for our first-look review.

Review: Mukluks Made For Coldest Places On Planet

We tested Steger Designs’ Yukon Jack mukluks this month in the dank cold of a Minnesota winter. The boots are modeled after footwear worn long ago by Arctic tribes.

Hammock Head-To-Head: ENO TechNest Vs. DoubleNest

This review breaks down the differences between ENO’s DoubleNest and TechNest hammocks to help you decide which is better for you.

Taste Test: ‘Gourmet’ Beef Jerky Comes In Sriracha

With flavors like Sriracha, honey dijon, and sweet jalapeno, this beef jerky packs some serious flavor.

Super Friction: Edelrid ‘Mega Jul’ Belay Device Review

Durable and multifunctional, Edelrid’s Mega Jul belay device makes belaying rock climbers safer and more efficient.

Fill, Drink, Repeat: LifeStraw Go Review

The LifeStraw Go is a bottle that carries and filters your water. Fill it up in a stream, and drink with confidence. We put it to the test for this review.

5-Year Test: Leatherman ‘Style CS’ Doesn’t Fail

Carrying the Leatherman Style CS everywhere for five years, including on two trans-national trails, the only problem I experienced was solved by a drop of oil.

5.11 Reinvents The Cargo Pant

They look like a normal pair of khakis or blue jeans, but the Defender-Flex pants have more storage space than you’d imagine possible.

No Trees, No Problem: ENO Roadie Hammock Stand Review

Great news dirtbags, with the ENO Roadie hammock life no longer requires trees.

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