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Garmin GPSMAP 62sc
 Garmin GPSMAP 62sc
The Garmin GPSMAP 62sc is the most accurate and most reliable GPS unit we've tested. Its large external antenna locked on our position faster and plotted slightly more accurate locations than other un...


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57% recommend it (4/7)
Apr 04, 2014; 1:43am
Arc'teryx Alpha SV
 Arc'teryx Alpha SV
The Arc'teryx Alpha SV is tried and true body armor for mountain climbers. It’s ideal for winter alpine climbing and long expeditions, but the shell can be used for everything and anything. The Alpha ...


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86% recommend it (6/7)
Mar 26, 2014; 6:08pm
Hilleberg Anjan 2
 Hilleberg Anjan 2
The Hilleberg Anjan 2's versatility, durability, adaptability, and weather resistance are unmatched for its 3.6 lb. weight. Top-tier materials, poles, and a time-tested tunnel design quickly made the ...


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67% recommend it (2/3)
Feb 09, 2014; 12:00am
Arc'teryx Altra 65
 Arc'teryx Altra 65
The Arc'teryx Altra 65 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 sai...


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100% recommend it (3/3)
Sep 02, 2013; 5:24pm
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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38% recommend it (3/8)
Mar 03, 2014; 2:12pm
Arc'teryx Alpha FL
 Arc'teryx Alpha FL
The Arc'teryx Alpha FL is the highest scoring hardshell jacket in our assessment of 20 and the recipient of our Editor's Choice Award. Trip after trip, for three years, our testers have reached for th...


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67% recommend it (2/3)
Feb 17, 2014; 12:00am
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm
 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm
The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm is the best winter sleeping pad on the planet. It weighs a mere 15 ounces, packs to 1.4 liters, and its internal air baffles and reflective barriers keep you nearly as w...


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100% recommend it (5/5)
Mar 01, 2014; 7:28pm
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 it’s 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
Feathered Friends Hummingbird 20
 Feathered Friends Hummingbird 20
The Feathered Friends Hummingbird is the lightest and most versatile traditional style 20-degree sleeping bag we’ve tested. However, it is only available directly from the manufacturer, the wait time ...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Feb 06, 2014; 8:13pm
Platypus GravityWorks
 Platypus GravityWorks
After some surprising results in our tests, the Platypus GravityWorks took the lead in our comparison, winning the Editors' Choice award. We initially thought this system would be bulky and time-consu...


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100% recommend it (6/6)
Mar 01, 2014; 7:43pm
Asolo Power Matic 200
 Asolo Power Matic 200
The Asolo Power Matic is an extremely well built all-leather boot. We loved it for its snug fit, well-padded insole, and great support. If you are looking for a hiker to keep your ankles safe on an...


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Dec 20, 2012; 10:14am
Five Ten Anasazi VCS
 Five Ten Anasazi VCS
The Five Ten Anasazi VCS is one of the best climbing shoes on the market and one of the most popular among experienced climbers. I call them my "secret weapons." For years I have reached for them ever...


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100% recommend it (9/9)
Dec 11, 2013; 1:49pm
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
Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina 15
 Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina 15
The Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina 15 is our highest rated synthetic sleeping bag. It earns high marks because it's built with high quality materials and constructed in an efficient and innovative way....


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100% recommend it (3/3)
Mar 13, 2013; 6:25pm
Osprey Talon 22
 Osprey Talon 22
Two things stand out about the Osprey Talon 22: ventilation and extra super bonus features. This pack is for people who want clever features and are willing to pay a little extra and carry a little mo...


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50% recommend it (1/2)
Sep 07, 2012; 1:21pm
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