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Suunto Core
 Suunto Core
The Suunto Core is the most fully featured altimeter watch we tested. The Core has something for everyone: waterproof buttons for snorkeling and shallow diving, more accurate altimeter and barometer f...


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25% recommend it (4/16)
Jul 22, 2016; 6:23pm
Salomon Ellipse GTX - Women's
 Salomon Ellipse GTX - Women's
Our Editors' Choice award goes to the best women's hiking shoe of all. We gave this award to the Salomon Ellipse GTXs for their versatility in a variety of terrain and conditions, excellent traction, ...


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100% recommend it (3/3)
Jun 30, 2016; 3:08am
The North Face Base Camp Duffel
 The North Face Base Camp Duffel
The Base Camp Duffel wins our Editors' Choice award for the sixth straight year. It's the only product we've tested to achieve this distinction. It scored high marks in every category, especially dura...


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94% recommend it (15/16)
Nov 26, 2016; 10:25pm
Osprey Atmos 65 AG
 Osprey Atmos 65 AG
The Osprey Atmos 65 AG is our new OutdoorGearLab Top Pick for Shorter Trips because of its ultra comfortable frame and suspension combined with one of our favorite overall pack designs. Once you put t...


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100% recommend it (5/5)
Nov 15, 2016; 1:45pm
The North Face Ultra 109 GTX
 The North Face Ultra 109 GTX
We've awarded The North Face Ultra 109 GTX our Editors' Choice again this year! This is the best shoe we tested for folks that both hike and trail run. If you are accustomed to the fit and feel of run...


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22% recommend it (2/9)
Dec 01, 2016; 5:36pm
Warbonnet Blackbird
 Warbonnet Blackbird
Of all 11 hammocks tested, none are as comfortable or as feature heavy as the Warbonnet Blackbird, our Editors' Choice award winner. Whether in campgrounds or out in the backcountry, this model turned...


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100% recommend it (4/4)
Sep 06, 2016; 3:51am
Coast HL7
 Coast HL7
The Coast HL7 is our top scoring headlamp and an Editors' Choice winner. It has arguably the best close proximity lighting as well as one of the highest measured brightnesses. And somehow it did all t...


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33% recommend it (1/3)
Oct 18, 2016; 3:38am
Black Diamond ReVolt
 Black Diamond ReVolt
The ReVolt wins our Editors' Choice award as the best rechargeable headlamp by far, and an overall excellent product. While other than in battery life it does not stand out for any one attribute, it i...


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40% recommend it (2/5)
Oct 02, 2016; 11:03pm
Hilleberg Jannu
 Hilleberg Jannu
The Hilleberg Jannu is the panacea for the worst conditions imaginable while mountaineering and alpine climbing. Due to its fast setup, bombproof storm protection, and slightly lower than average weig...


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Oct 26, 2016; 10:59am
Camp Chef Everest
 Camp Chef Everest
The Camp Chef Everest rocks - this compact, portable, two-burner stove really packs a lot of power. It scored so highly across all our metrics that it was the runaway winner of our Editors' Choice awa...


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75% recommend it (3/4)
Aug 19, 2016; 12:52pm
OluKai Ohana Sandal
 OluKai Ohana Sandal
The OluKai Ohana is our favorite flip flop tested and gets our Editors' Choice Award for its overall quality, comfort, durability, traction, style and versatility. It scored top marks for comfort, sup...


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0% recommend it (0/2)
Nov 17, 2016; 12:00pm
Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Tarp Duo
 Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Tarp Duo
The Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Tarp Duo in SilNylon, is the best value ultralight shelter that we've tested. It is larger than most two-person, A-frame style tarps, and the pronounced catenary-cut ...


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Oct 03, 2016; 12:00pm
MSR Windburner
 MSR Windburner
The MSR Windburner is new on the scene, and we think it is a vast improvement to the standard integrated canister stove. MSR took the best pieces of the Reactor and Jetboil’s designs and melded them i...


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100% recommend it (4/4)
Oct 12, 2016; 12:53pm
Grand Trunk Double
 Grand Trunk Double
The Grand Trunk Double hammock does it all, and does it well. It is very spacious, comfortable, lightweight, and built of high-stretch parachute nylon. The hammock comes ready to go with included acce...


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Mar 12, 2016; 4:27pm
Teva Terra-Fi Lite
 Teva Terra-Fi Lite
The successor to Teva’s original shoe, the Hurricane, the Terra-Fi Lite is essentially a beefier, sturdier version of the Teva Hurricane XLT. In addition to having more padding around the webbing, rei...


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Oct 25, 2015; 3:44am
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