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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 (4/4)
Oct 06, 2014; 4:21pm
Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork
 Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork
This wins our OutdoorGearLab Editors' Choice award. They are light, strong, versatile poles with comfortable cork handles. Climbers and hikers alike will enjoy using these poles on everything from the...


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100% recommend it (3/3)
Jan 02, 2015; 12:45am
Specialized Phenom Expert
 Specialized Phenom Expert
The Specialized Phenom is the winner of our Editors Choice Award. It received our highest comfort rating, while maintaining a competitive weight of 248g, but it can be difficult to find. If you're loo...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Apr 12, 2015; 12:00pm
REI Kingdom 8
 REI Kingdom 8
The Kingdom 8 wins our Editors' Choice award because it's the most comfortable tent we tested and comes loaded with great bonus features. It features best-in-class head room, convenient dividers, and ...


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Mar 23, 2015; 12:00pm
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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May 10, 2015; 12:00pm
Osprey Farpoint 55
 Osprey Farpoint 55
A 55-liter travel pack with a detachable daypack, the Osprey Farpoint has our testers excited to book a flight to somewhere far, far away. The Editor's Choice winner, the Farpoint has a taller, slimme...


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Jul 23, 2014; 11:37am
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper
 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper
The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper is the most comfortable compact inflatable sleeping pad we've tested. It's rectangular shape combined with 3" of cushion make it a fantastic choice for those that value ...


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Mar 23, 2015; 12:00pm
Black Diamond Mesa
 Black Diamond Mesa
The Black Diamond Mesa was once a top performing two door tent. In the years since its 2007 release numerous other tents have come to overshadow it, and Black Diamond has yet to update it. The pole de...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
May 10, 2015; 12:00pm
Marmot PreCip
 Marmot PreCip
The Marmot Precip wins our Best Buy Award. This time-tested jacket, recently updated with NanoPro 2.5-layer coated fabric, delivers the most bang for your buck. Top notch hood and cuff closures, and s...


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Apr 16, 2015; 3:40pm
Mammut Infinity
 Mammut Infinity
Your rope is your line to safety while perilously perched on the side of a rock face, so selecting the right one is no small decision. After reviewing a wide selection of climbing ropes on the market ...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
May 28, 2013; 12:00pm
MSR Hubba Hubba NX
 MSR Hubba Hubba NX
The MSR Hubba Hubba has had a mega makeover, and this new version wins our Top Pick Award for the most versatile, lightweight two-door tent. MSR has gone to great lengths to lighten up this classic te...


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100% recommend it (4/4)
May 17, 2015; 3:10pm
Western Mountaineering Ultralite 20
 Western Mountaineering Ultralite 20
The Western Mountaineering Ultralite 20 is a lightweight, highly compressible, and well-featured three-season bag. Itís one of our favorite traditional style sleeping bags on the market and it compete...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
May 07, 2015; 12:00pm
La Sportiva Solution
 La Sportiva Solution
The La Sportiva Solution has one of the more aggressive and unique designs out there. It is designed for performance on sport climbs and boulder problems. It edges well while retaining great sensitivi...


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100% recommend it (4/4)
Jul 08, 2014; 2:59pm
Mountain Laurel Designs DuoMid
 Mountain Laurel Designs DuoMid
The DuoMid is a bombproof safe house for year-round backcountry travel in exposed areas. This is one of the best pyramid shelters we've tested and it's ideal for people that mostly venture solo or wan...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Apr 13, 2015; 12:00pm
Big Agnes Flying Diamond 8
 Big Agnes Flying Diamond 8
If you are looking for a tent that will keep you comfortable all year long, then the four-season Big Agnes Flying Diamond 8 is for you. This tent allows you to go camping whenever you want, regardless...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Mar 23, 2015; 12:00pm
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