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Arc'teryx Atom SV - Men's
 Arc'teryx Atom SV - Men's
A great all around mid-weight synthetic insulated jacket the Atom SV is warmer and more featured than its little brother, the Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody. At 16.8oz the Atom SV is very-slightly lighter t...


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100% recommend it (5/5)
Apr 23, 2014; 5:39pm
Keen Targhee II
 Keen Targhee II
The Keen Targhee is a ridiculously comfortable light hiker with heavyweight hiker intentions. Its snug, light, and durable, and offers a surprising amount of support. Its well constructed, has a perfe...


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33% recommend it (3/9)
Apr 23, 2014; 4:11pm
Mountain Hardwear Hooded Ghost Whisperer
 Mountain Hardwear Hooded Ghost Whisperer
The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer was the down jacket of choice for many of our testers. It is impressively light, only 7.5oz, very warm for its weight, and has all the features we like in a lig...


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25% recommend it (1/4)
Apr 23, 2014; 5:00am
The Best Softshell Jacket Review
 The Best Softshell Jacket Review
What's the best softshell jacket? To find out, we took 20 top models and used them for three years of skiing, ice climbing, alpine climbing, mountaineering, rock climbing, showshoeing, running, and hi...


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Best Softshell Jacket

Apr 22, 2014; 5:28am
SolarMonkey Adventurer
 SolarMonkey Adventurer
This is our favorite compact solar panel for charging iPhone/smartphones and iPads/tablets. It is only rated to three watts of power (a relatively small number) but that doesn't seem to matter...


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25% recommend it (1/4)
Apr 22, 2014; 4:24am
Prana Stretch Zion Convertible Pants
 Prana Stretch Zion Convertible Pants
The Prana Stretch Zion Convertible Pants win the Editors' Choice award as the go-to pair of pants for just about every sport, activity or social affair while traveling or adventuring outdoors. These p...


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Apr 21, 2014; 3:41pm
Samsonite Luggage Winfield 2 20 Spinner Bag
 Samsonite Luggage Winfield 2 20 Spinner Bag
In this review, we tested out four hard-sided, four-wheeled bags and in the process, we grew to love these sophisticated, lightweight pieces for city to city travel. Throughout our testing process, on...


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Apr 21, 2014; 6:57am
Kodiak Canvas 6-Person Flex-Bow
 Kodiak Canvas 6-Person Flex-Bow
For being the most durable and well-made tent we tested, we chose to give a Top Pick award to the Kodiak Canvas 6p Flex-Bow Canvas Tent. It's also a really comfortable tent and with all that comfort c...


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Apr 20, 2014; 9:11pm
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Square Flat Tarp
 Hyperlite Mountain Gear Square Flat Tarp
The Hyperlite Mountain Gear Square Flat Tarp offers the ultimate blend of low weight, bomber storm protection and versatility for ultralight trips in all conditions and all locations. The tarp weighs ...


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Apr 19, 2014; 5:12pm
Outdoor Research Magnate
 Outdoor Research Magnate
The Outdoor Research Magnate was our OutdoorGearLab Top Pick for more moderate temperatures because it scored high in every category of our criteria for evaluation. Though it was a tough call between ...


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Apr 18, 2014; 7:18pm
Five Ten Anasazi Lace-Up Blanco
 Five Ten Anasazi Lace-Up Blanco
The Anasazi Lace-Up Blanco is one of the highest performing sport climbing shoes out there. Five Ten claims more 5.14's have been climbed with the original Anasazi Lace-Up than any other shoe. We can'...


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86% recommend it (6/7)
Apr 18, 2014; 4:31pm
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite
 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite
The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite is the most comfortable lightweight sleeping pad in existence. A Regular size weighs only 12 ounces and the Small a mere 8 ounces. Both pack down ludicrously tiny. The XL...


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44% recommend it (4/9)
Apr 18, 2014; 3:15pm
Omega Pacific Jake
 Omega Pacific Jake
Omega Pacific's Jake is a solid belay, rappel and top rope carabiner. It is not perfect for multi-pitch or mountaineering if weight is a factor. For that we would go with something like the Petzl Atta...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Apr 18, 2014; 12:57pm
Metolius Master Cam
 Metolius Master Cam
The Metolius Master Cam is not only one the best small camming devices for the money, it is one of the best smaller s.l.c.d.'s (spring loaded camming devices) at any price. It wins our Best Bu...


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70% recommend it (7/10)
Apr 18, 2014; 8:31am
REI Flash 18
 REI Flash 18
This pack is a minimalists dream daypack. The Flash 18 scored the best of all the packs in three ares: weight, packed size, and versatility. It also was surprisingly comfortable when loaded. All this,...


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91% recommend it (10/11)
Apr 18, 2014; 8:27am
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