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Can a new type of Gore-Tex fabric revolutionize shell jackets? We test the HyperAir GTX Jacket from The North Face to find out.

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Tested for two months in the BWCA, our reviewer finds the durable, versatile windshirt made in Ely, Minnesota, to be a perfect companion for cold weather in the Frozen North.

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Tough, waterproof, and bright, the HL55 headlamp by Fenix is a workhorse of a light.

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

High-Output: 2016 Arc’teryx Atom SL Jacket Review

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