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Arc'teryx Altra 65
 Arc'teryx Altra 65
This is our Editors' Choice backpack because it is supremely comfortable, light, has great organizational ability and it is easy to pack and retrieve deeply buried items. That said, it is by far the...


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100% recommend it (5/5)
Jul 28, 2015; 8:45am
Tingley General Purpose Knee Boot
 Tingley General Purpose Knee Boot
If there is an odd product out in this review, it’s the Tingley General Purpose Knee rain boot. None of the boots we tested really compares to this one. It's a heavy boot made of PVC rubber, and it co...


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Jul 26, 2015; 12:00pm
Patagonia Adze
 Patagonia Adze
The Patagonia Adze is a remarkably successful softshell that looks good, performs admirably, and costs less than $150. It's great for commuting, use around town, day hikes, and occasional aerobic acti...


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Jul 25, 2015; 4:42pm
Sea to Summit Aeros
 Sea to Summit Aeros
The Sea to Summit Aeros pillow earned our Top Pick for Backpacking. It was the highest scoring pillow according to our metrics, scoring very well in several categories. We loved its minimal weight and...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Jul 25, 2015; 5:24am
Exped DownMat 9
 Exped DownMat 9
The Exped DownMat 9 is the warmest “portable” sleeping pad we’ve tested. It puts 700-fill down inside 3.5” thick air chambers. The result is very warm and comfortable pad. Unfortunately, however...


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100% recommend it (5/5)
Jul 25, 2015; 5:14am
Exped SynMat 7
 Exped SynMat 7
The Exped SynMat 7 is a moderate quality synthetic insulated air core sleeping pad. Unfortunately, the pad is less comfortable, heavier (though slightly warmer), and more expensive than the Ne...


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88% recommend it (7/8)
Jul 25, 2015; 5:07am
The Best Backpacking Backpack Review
 The Best Backpacking Backpack Review
We took fifteen of the highest rated and most popular backpacking backpacks on the market and tested them side-by-side for over five months of in-the-field days. We picked versatile packs that an aver...


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Jul 24, 2015; 12:00pm
Keen Targhee 2
 Keen Targhee 2
Superior comfort, traction, and foot support - all delivered at a light weight and an affordable price - make the Keen Targhee 2 our Best Buy Award winner. This shoe is comfortable from day one and af...


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Jul 23, 2015; 6:15pm
Asolo Power Matic 200
 Asolo Power Matic 200
The Asolo Power Matic 200 is a lifetime investment for most hikers and backpackers that will handle rough terrain with heavy loads. The second heaviest boot we tested, it received the highest scores w...


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50% recommend it (1/2)
Jul 23, 2015; 4:47pm
Burley Nomad
 Burley Nomad
The Burley Nomad was designed for bike touring, but I liked that it wasn't limited to just that one specific use. I was very pleased with how versatile it actually was once we started to put it to the...


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Jul 23, 2015; 12:00pm
Arc'teryx Alpha FL
 Arc'teryx Alpha FL
The Arc’teryx Alpha FL is our Editors’ Choice Award winning jacket because it perfectly combines everything we want out of a harshell: light weight, a perfect fit, incredible features, and long-term d...


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86% recommend it (6/7)
Jul 23, 2015; 8:40am
Petzl Corax
 Petzl Corax
From Yosemite big walls to grungy climbing gyms, this harness has what you need to get the job done. For years, the Petzl Corax has been a popular harness for good reason. It is the winner of our Best...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Jul 23, 2015; 3:48am
Arc'teryx AR-395a
 Arc'teryx AR-395a
Every tester that used the Arc'teryx AR-395a loved it. Combine this with great versatility and features, and we couldn't help but give it our Editors' Choice award. While it isn't as padded as other h...


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Jul 23, 2015; 12:32am
Rab Latok
 Rab Latok
The Rab Latok is a tank-like hardshell for the most brutal of expeditions. This jacket has some outstanding attributes, like the best expedition style pocket design of all the shells tested. It also ...


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Jul 22, 2015; 12:00pm
Rab Zephyr
 Rab Zephyr
The Rab Zephyr is the lightest hooded softshell jacket we tested and one of the highest rated jackets in our assessment of 20. This jacket is where it's at if you want a highly breathable hooded softs...


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Jul 21, 2015; 5:46pm
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