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Merrell Moab Speed Thermo Mid WP Hiking Boots Review

Merrell Moab Speed Thermo Mid Review

Merrell’s Moab Speed Thermo Mid Waterproof Hiking Boots are 200g insulated waterproof winter boots with aggressively lugged Vibram soles that are perfect for cold weather and winter hiking. They have wide toe boxes so your toes can splay out naturally and rock …

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Winter Boots: 200g vs 400g Insulation

Winter Hiking Boots 200g vs 400g Insulation

Winter boots are usually insulated with 200g or 400g synthetic insulation which is very thin but warm. The insulation varies but is usually Thinsulate, Primaloft, or a comparable synthetic fill or fiber. In addition, winter boots are almost always waterproof with waterproof/breathable …

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Warbonnet Diamondback Quilt Review

Warbonnet Diamondback Quilt 10F Review

The Warbonnet Diamondback Quilt is a well-designed, high-quality backpacking quilt for use either in hammocks or on the ground. It has a 15D shell and liner, comes in a number of sizes, and has several color configurations. With 19.5 oz of 900-fill …

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Zpacks Arc Haul Ultra 60L Backpack Review

Zpacks Arc Haul Ultra 60 Backpack Review

The Zpacks Arc Haul Ultra 60L Backpack is an ultralight, ventilated, and adjustable-length backpack made with Ultra, a woven fabric made from Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) fibers that is ultralight, waterproof, and more durable than Dyneema DCF. Weighing 21.7 oz …

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