Greg Pehrson

ZenBivy Ultralight Bed 10 Review

ZenBivy Ultralight Bed Review

The ZenBivy Ultralight Bed 10 consists of a sheet and quilt that integrate into a bed-like system that is draft-resistant, supremely comfortable, flexible, and non-restrictive, especially for “rotisserie” sleepers who change positions frequently in the night. For a backpacking sleep system, one …

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NEMO Mayfly OSMO 2 Tent Review

NEMO Mayfly OSMO 2 Person Tent Review

The NEMO Mayfly OSMO 2-Person Tent is a semi-freestanding, lightweight backpacking tent with a heavy-duty floor. Sized for two, it’s also suitable for solo hikers who want to bring their dog or camp on rough surfaces without bringing a separate footprint. The …

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REI Magma 30 Down Trail Quilt Review

This quilt is lofty! Box baffles are vertically oriented at the torso to prevent the down from shifting to the sides

The REI Magma 30 Down Trail Quilt is a lightweight backpacking quilt with a zippered footbox that lets you open the quilt flat like a comforter. It is conservatively temperature-rated to 30F, uses water-resistant down, and has draft collars at both the …

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Durston Gear Kakwa 40 Backpack Review

Durston Gear Kakwa 40 Backpack Review

The Durston Gear Kakwa 40 Backpack is an ultralight, internal frame pack that weighs well under 2 pounds with a total volume of 55L including 40 liters in its main compartment plus 15 liters of additional external storage. It provides excellent weight …

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Six Moon Designs Pack Pods Review

Six Moon Designs Backpacking Packing Pods Review

Six Moon Designs Pack Pods are silnylon storage cubes, with a zippered clamshell lid, that stack one on top of the other in your backpack. I found them to be highly effective for organization and efficiency on-trail and in-camp, and reasonably priced …

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