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10 Best Ventilated Backpacks of 2022

10 Best Ventilated Backpacks

Ventilated backpacks, also called suspended-mesh backpacks, have a large gap behind the mesh that provides airflow to reduce perspiration. They’re much more comfortable than conventional backpacks when you’re hiking in hot and humid weather or when you’re carrying a heavy load. First …

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Exped Widget Pump Review

Exped Widget Pump Review

The Exped Widget Pump is a combination sleeping pad inflation pump, lantern, and USB battery charger that’s ideal for base camping and car camping trips. Weighing just 6.7 ounces, it’s powerful enough to inflate Exped’s really big MegaMat air mats but still …

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La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Trail Runner Review

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Trail Runner Review

The La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II is a trail runner with mesh uppers and a sticky rubber sole that is great for hiking and backpacking in mountainous terrain. La Sportiva is a climbing shoe company after all, so it figures that they’d …

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NEMO Sonic 0 Sleeping Bag Review

NEMO Sonic 0 Sleeping Bag Review

The NEMO Sonic 0 is a down-insulated sleeping bag that can be comfortably used from zero degrees Fahrenheit up to 40 degrees. (This is the 2022 version which has been significantly updated from previous models.) While the Sonic 0 can be used …

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