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Montbell Versalite Pants Review

Montbell Versalite Pants Review

Montbell’s Versalite Pants are 2-layer ultralight waterproof/breathable pants that weigh just 3.7 oz (in a men’s XL.) They can be used as rain pants or wind pants or when you want lightweight layer to keep your legs warmer in camp. Montbell’s Versalite …

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Klymit Motion 60 Backpack Review

Backpacking with the Klymit Motion 60 Backpack

The Klymit Motion 60 is a multi-day backpack that uses a removable inflatable pad to augment its frame providing increased comfort and support. A 60-liter alpine-style pack with a top lid and four tiers of side compression, the Motion 60 can haul …

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Light My Fire – Fire Steel

Fire Steel

Every backpacker or hiker should carry a fire steel with them in their emergency gear repair kit. This is one emergency preparedness and survival tool that you should never be without. If you’re not familiar with fire steels, they consist of two components …

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