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NEMO Galaxi 2 Tent Review

The NEMO Galaxi 2 Tent is a spacious and affordable ($199) two-person tent that comes with an included footprint. Setting the tent up is easy because it has a single hubbed pole and inner tent and rain fly can share the same corner grommets, while numerous interior pockets and gear …

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Backpacking a 2Moose Loop

Mt Moosilauke is a massive mountain located in the southwest corner of the White Mountain National Forest. The main summit has an elevation of 4802′, which makes it the 10th highest mountain on the AMC’s 4000-footer list. My goal on this trip was to summit Moosilauke twice, once from the …

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Gossamer Gear Twinn Tarp Review

The Gossamer Gear Twinn Tarp is an ultralight backpacking tarp that can accommodate two people and gear. It covers a generous 47 square feet and is easy to set up with two trekking poles or tied between two trees. The tarp is constructed from 7D high tenacity nylon with a …

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AntiGravityGear Stratum 55 Top Quilt Review

The AntiGravityGear Stratum 55 Top Quilt ($69) is a no-frills, lightweight, and inexpensive backpacking quilt stuffed with 800 fill power down and rated to 55*F, for those nights when it’s too chilly to just sleep in your clothes or a sleeping bag liner, but too warm for a 3-season quilt. …

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Tarptent Aeon Li Dyneema Tent Review

The Tarptent Aeon Li is a one-person Dyneema trekking pole tent that weighs 15.8 oz. It’s basically a half-pyramid shape, modified so that it has more usable headroom and interior space than regular pyramid tents and tarps. It has a built-in bathtub floor sewn to the sidewalls with mesh for …

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