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Ex Officio BugsAway Sandfly Pants Review

Ex Officio’s BugsAway SandFly Pants are the coolest pants I own. They’re perfect for hot and humid weather since the material they’re made with is very thin and they have mesh vents along the inside of the thighs to help vent sweat …

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Sierra Designs Tensegrity 1 Ultralight Tent Review

The screened walls in the Sierra Designs Tensegrity 1 FL tent provide excellent ventilation and airflow.

The Sierra Designs Tensegrity 1 FL (feather-lite) is a lightweight trekking pole tent that provides the benefits of ultralight tarp camping with the comfort of a screened-in and rain-proof tent. A single wall shelter without a separate rainfly, (you can pitch it …

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Backpacking Old Speck Mtn and the West Grafton Loop

Old Speck Mountain and Grafton Notch in Southwestern Maine

Grafton Notch is a magnificent mountain pass in Southwestern Maine, a short drive from Gorham, NH, the last major trail town that Appalachian Trail thru-hikers visit before leaving New Hampshire. Crowned by towering Old Speck Mountain, which has a viewing tower at …

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