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The 25 inch wide Exped SynMat Winterlite Sleeping Pad is very warm and comfortable to sleep on

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The Exped Synmat Winterlite Sleeping Pad ($199) is a lightweight but luxurious high R-value inflatable sleeping bag (R-Value = 4.9) , that is warm enough for camping on snow, in addition to three season use. Weighing just 18.3 ounces in a 25″ wide (71″ long) model being raffled here, this pad is much wider and more comfortable than […]

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External Daisy Chains can be used to rig custom attachment points using cord, webbing or a carabiner. Exped Thunder 70 Backpack

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The Exped Thunder 70 ($289) is a comfortable and versatile high volume backpack with an adjustable frame that can be outfitted for many different types of adventures. Featuring convenient rear panel gear access, the Thunder is ideal for multi-sport trips that require different clothing or equipment at different times, such as climbing or mountaineering trips, that require long […]

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MSR WindBoiler Stove System

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The MSR WindBoiler is a hot new stove system built using the same radiant burner used in MSR’s famous mountaineering Reactor Stoves. Unlike conventional backpacking stoves, radiant burners don’t have flame jets, which makes them impervious to windy weather so that they burn hotter and longer on the same amount of canister fuel. The WindBoiler is a complete […]

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Vargo Titanium Pocket Cleats

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Weighing just 4.0 ounces, Vargo’s Titanium Pocket Cleats ($69.95) offer excellent traction on snow and ice with the strength and durability of titanium for 1/3 the weight of other popular traction devices, like Kahtoola Microspikes. Specifically designed for trail running and light hiking shoes, the Pocket Cleats provide aggressive grip where you need it most. Extremely compact, […]

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AT Maildrop Resupply Box

Reader Poll: Backpacking Spice Kit Ingredients?

The biggest challenge I face on most backpacking trips is eating enough. The problem is that the food I bring or resupply in towns is boring and doesn’t have that much variety. Ramen noodles, rice sides, couscous, pasta, mashed potatoes, refried beans – they’re all monotonous to eat over a 2-3 week period. I could use a […]

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The AT Guide by David Miller

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Attention Hikers! Like clockwork, David Miller has released a new 2015 version of The AT Guide, which is the most comprehensive and easy to use planning guide for section hiking or thru-hiking the Appalchain Trail. I’ve been using The AT Guide for years now and consider it an indispensable reference for anyone hiking sections of […]

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