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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 remaining a solid shelter, winning our Top Pic...


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Apr 05, 2015; 1:26pm
Black Diamond Apollo
 Black Diamond Apollo
After a nice update in 2017, the Apollo remains our Editors' Choice Award for being the best overall lantern for a range of activities. The Apollo scored highest due to its ease of use, durability, an...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Oct 23, 2017; 12:00pm
Petzl Tikkina
 Petzl Tikkina
The Tikkina is the cream of the crop in terms of value. For 20 bucks you get an impressive 150 lumens of light output and a solid battery life. In our battery testing, as well as in normal use, this h...


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May 20, 2017; 12:00pm
Mountain Hardwear Hooded Ghost Whisperer
 Mountain Hardwear Hooded Ghost Whisperer
Paper thin and feather light, the Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Hooded is a minimalist approach to a fully mountain-ready jacket. Whether on a multi-pitch climb or a multi-day expedition, the Ghos...


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Dec 10, 2016; 12:16pm
Black Diamond Firstlight
 Black Diamond Firstlight
The Black Diamond Firstlight is a fantastic bivy tent for alpine climbing, multiday ski touring or any trip where packed size and minimal weight far supersede comfort and livability. This model is the...


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Jul 18, 2016; 12:00pm
Hario V60 Plastic Dripper
 Hario V60 Plastic Dripper
The V60 narrowly edged out the Cafellissimo Paperless Pour Over for the top score. Both win our Editors' Choice award since they are so simple yet also creates a rich cup of coffee. The V60 is the bes...


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100% recommend it (3/3)
Jul 14, 2015; 11:52am
Patagonia Refugio
 Patagonia Refugio
Why are you shopping for a daypack? If you are looking for an all-around pack to bring with you to work, on trips, and on short hikes, then the Patagonia Refugio is a perfect, versatile pack. With its...


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Nov 11, 2016; 12:00pm
La Sportiva Spantik
 La Sportiva Spantik
The Spantik is the boot of choice for cold weather mountaineering in the world's serious mountain ranges, such as Aconcogua and Denali. It is an insulated double boot designed for cold weather mountai...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Jan 16, 2014; 2:17pm
Marmot PreCip
 Marmot PreCip
The Marmot Precip Jacket wins our Best Buy Award again this year. This time-tested jacket, recently updated with NanoPro 2.5 layer coated fabric, delivers the most bang for your buck. Top notch hood a...


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Dec 08, 2016; 8:21pm
Osprey Talon 22
 Osprey Talon 22
The Osprey Talon continues as the top scoring pack in our tests. This pack was upgraded in 2017 and is now even lighter and more comfortable. After buying and testing the latest version, we confirm it...


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Sep 29, 2017; 9:02am
Garmin GPS MAP 64s
 Garmin GPS MAP 64s
If you're a big buttons kind of person, the Garmin GPS MAP 64s may your next handheld GPS. This Top Pick for Reliability blows all other buttoned units out of the water. The quad-helix antenna not onl...


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Dec 26, 2016; 5:35am
Totem Cam
 Totem Cam
The Totem Cams are an awesome aid climbing piece that are bomber where other cams aren't. They can even work where offset cams don't. We recommend a set on your big wall climbing rack but for the bulk...


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100% recommend it (22/22)
Sep 06, 2017; 1:29am
Petzl e+LITE
 Petzl e+LITE
This micro headlamp, the size of a small stack of quarters, is the lightest headlamp we know of and by a large margin. It wins our Top Pick award as the best lightweight headlamp. The Black Diamond Io...


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100% recommend it (4/4)
Jan 29, 2017; 12:00pm
Hilleberg Nallo 2
 Hilleberg Nallo 2
The Hillebeg Nallo 2 is world-class tunnel tent that falls awkwardly between the company's lighter three-season Anjan 2 and the heavier Antarctic exploring Nammatj 2. The Nallo performed well in high ...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Feb 15, 2016; 4:34pm
Lange RX 120
 Lange RX 120
Lange pioneered the plastic shell ski boot in the early 1960's, and has been at the forefront of its design ever since. The Lange RX 120 is a classic all-mountain ski boot. Lange's boots are designed ...


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Nov 30, 2016; 12:00pm
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