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Sierra Designs Nitro UL 0 Sleeping Bag Review

Sierra Designs Nitro UL 0 Sleeping Bag Review

The Sierra Designs Nitro UL 0 is a lightweight winter sleeping bag that strikes an excellent balance between cold weather features and gear weight. Weighing just 2 lbs 8 oz, the Nitro UL 0 is insulated with 800 fill power DriDown. It also has a draft collar, which is arguably …

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Montbell Mirage Down Parka Review

Montbell Mirage Down Parka Review

The Montbell Mirage Parka is an ultralight 900 fill power hooded down jacket, perfect for winter hiking or backpacking trips when you want to get warm fast and stay warm. Weighing just 14.4 oz in a size men’s XL, this jacket is loaded with features from box baffles to a …

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Best Lightweight Backpacking Gifts for 2018

10 Non-Essentials Backpacking Gifts

The biggest benefit of lightweight backpacking gear is that you can add a few luxury items back in without having to worry so much about the extra weight. So, after you’ve cut your toothbrush in half and removed all of the tags from your clothing, here are some lightweight backpack …

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10 Best Snowshoes for Winter Hiking in 2018-2019

10 Best Snowshoes for Winter Hiking

For serious winter snowshoeing over hiking trails and in the backcountry, you’ll want a winter hiking snowshoe that is durable, with aggressive crampons for traction, and a secure binding system that locks your boots to the snowshoes. If you’re interested in getting off the grid and snowshoeing through steep terrain …

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