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Hyperlite Mountain Gear Contour 35 Backpack Review

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Contour 35 Backpack Review

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear Contour 35 is a waterproof frameless backpack designed for thru-hiking by more experienced backpackers carrying minimal gear. With 43.5L of total volume (35L internal and 6.5L external), it’s been stripped down to a minimal feature set to reduce …

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Trail Runners and Ankle Mobility for Hiking

Ankle Mobility and Trail Runners

When choosing between hiking boots and trail runners, consider your ankle mobility and whether you want hiking footwear that can enhance it with time or whether you need more support because your ankle mobility is compromised. Ankle mobility is a valuable asset …

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Sea-to-Summit Telos TR2 Plus Tent Review

Sea to Summit Telos Tr Plus Review

The Sea to Summit Telos TR2 Plus is a two-person freestanding backpacking tent with numerous pitching options. The “Plus” version differs from the Standard Telos TR2 version by using a solid inner tent instead of a mesh one to block the wind …

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Outdoor Research Ferrosi Hiking Pants Review

Fording Stream in Ferrosi Pants

Outdoor Research Ferrosi Hiking Pants are full-length soft-shell hiking pants with a lot more stretch (14% spandex) than most hiking pants. I like to wear them in warm to hot weather on and off the trail because they are comfortable and look …

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