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The tiny Olicamp Ion Micro Titanium Stove might be the lightest canister stove in the world, but is it Stupidlight?

Olicamp Ion Micro Titanium Stove

The Olicamp Ion Micro Titanium Canister Stove is tiny and cute, but is quite limited in the value it provides. Under-powered, over-priced, with a very small pot stand, and poor wind resistance, you’d be better off getting a slightly heavier, more powerful, and safer-to-use canister stove. Burner The Olicamp Ion Micro has a very small burner […]

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Outdoor Herbivore Vegan Cheddar Herb Sauce with Ramen Noodles

Outdoor Herbivore: Vegan Cheddar Garden Herb Sauce

Outdoor Herbivore’s Vegan Cheddar Herb Sauce is a great way to dress up ramen noodles or instant mashed potatoes and turn them into a tasty powerhouse of a meal. Entirely vegan and non-dairy, you’ll swear there’s cheddar cheese  in this sauce even though it’s just a mix of nutritional yeast, whole wheat flour and spices. […]

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Mt Garfield and its western subpeak

Backpacking the Three Garfields in the Pemigewasset Wilderness

There are three Garfield Mountains along the Garfield Ridge Trail in the Pemigewasset Wilderness (of New Hampshire’s White Mountains), although you’re probably only familiar with the tallest one on the four thousand footer list. The other two peaks, West (3667′) and East Garfield (3590′), are short bushwhacks off the main trail, both on the more esoteric […]

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Granite Gear V.C. Crown 60 Backpack

Which Granite Gear Backpack is Right for You?

Granite Gear backpacks are popular packs for long distance backpacking in the United States and are a common sight on the Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trails. I really like Granite Gear’s packs because I think they strike an excellent balance between weight and function, many have adjustable frames, and because they’re quite affordable, which is a rare quality these days if […]

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