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Feathered Friends Penguin 20
 Feathered Friends Penguin 20
The Feathered Friends Penguin is the one of the most comfortable down sleeping bags we’ve ever tested. It transforms from its spacious semi-rectangular single person shape into a luxurious two-person ...


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100% recommend it (3/3)
Oct 01, 2014; 12:53am
POC Trabec
 POC Trabec
Due to its popularity, the POC Trabec was the most anticipated helmet by our testers. Unfortunately it proved to be the most disappointing helmet in our test. Its biggest disappointment is the rear ad...


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Sep 29, 2014; 12:34am
Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy
 Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy
Can a bivy sack provide all of the protection of a tent without sacrificing comfort? The OR Alpine Bivy does a fantastic job of keeping weather out while remainng a solid shelter, winning our Editors'...


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Sep 28, 2014; 11:00pm
REI Minimalist
 REI Minimalist
Is there a simple and lightweight bivy sack on the market that works well in three seasons but won't break the bank? The REI Minimalist Bivy is a high quality product with fun features to enhance the ...


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Sep 28, 2014; 7:22pm
Outdoor Research Bug Bivy
 Outdoor Research Bug Bivy
What is the best way to camp out in the open while still avoiding nasty bugs? The OR Bug Bivy is a unique item in our Bivy Sack Review, trading a waterproof shell for a nylon bug net designed to keep ...


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Sep 28, 2014; 7:22pm
MSR AC Bivy
 MSR AC Bivy
There are so many bivy sacks to choose from on the market and many specialty products, yet what to choose for versatility? Where weight and space are at a premium, the MSR AC-Bivy shines, as it can pa...


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Sep 28, 2014; 7:22pm
Black Diamond Big Wall Hooped Bivy
 Black Diamond Big Wall Hooped Bivy
Which bivy sack is designed for climbers? The rigors of a big wall or alpine climb place unique stresses on gear, and the Black Diamond Big Wall Hooped Bivy is burly and designed specifically to deal ...


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Sep 28, 2014; 7:22pm
The Best Bivy Sack Review
 The Best Bivy Sack Review
What is the best bivy sack? Throughout a stormy summer, five of the best models were tested in a variety of environments, from deserts to swamps to mountains. A handful of hard-core campers, climbers,...


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Best Bivy Sack

Sep 28, 2014; 7:22pm
Asolo Fugitive GTX
 Asolo Fugitive GTX
The Asolo Fugitive GTX tries very hard to be a mountaineering boot. In some respects it succeeds at this. It is very waterproof, it has decent insulation, and all the styling of the La Sportiva Trango...


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90% recommend it (9/10)
Sep 28, 2014; 3:20pm
La Sportiva Miura
 La Sportiva Miura
The Miura is the AK-47 of the La Sportiva arsenal, 10 years on the market and still holding its own against more modern designs. The Miura’s terrain recommendations – overhanging sport routes, boulder...


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Sep 28, 2014; 12:23pm
La Sportiva TC Pro
 La Sportiva TC Pro
The vaunted La Sportiva TC Pro comes close to living up to the rock star, climb-anything-anywhere hype surrounding it. It features phenomenal edging, a flat toe, ankle protection for cracks, decent sm...


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Sep 28, 2014; 11:58am
Five Ten Anasazi VCS
 Five Ten Anasazi VCS
The Anasazi VCS is more at home on granite than welded tuff or limestone pockets. They trade in a little in the edging department for their incredible sensitivity. When contrasted to the La Sportiva M...


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Sep 28, 2014; 11:43am
SmartWool PhD Outdoor Medium Crew Socks
 SmartWool PhD Outdoor Medium Crew Socks
The Smartwool PhD is a high-performing, fitted wool sock. It is at its best when used alone, a bonus for minimalists but a fact that might dissuade buyers used to a dual layer sock system. The PhD is ...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Sep 27, 2014; 1:46pm
Scarpa Zen
 Scarpa Zen
Mendel would be all over this shoe. The Scarpa Zen is a hybrid of hybrids. A casual combination of a light hiking boot and an approach shoe, the Zen moves a bit farther along the shoe-to-boot spectrum...


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80% recommend it (4/5)
Sep 27, 2014; 10:25am
Hilleberg Anjan 2
 Hilleberg Anjan 2
The Hilleberg Anjan 2 keeps coming back to the top of the heap each time we update our Backpacking Tent review, and once again it wins our Editors' Choice Award. Its versatility, durability, adaptabil...


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83% recommend it (5/6)
Sep 27, 2014; 9:36am
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