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MTI AdventureWear Journey Ultralight PFD Review

The MTI Journey Type III PFD

The MTI AdventureWear Journey PFD life vest is a lightweight Type 3 PFD that weighs just 14.4 ounces (in a size L/XL – smaller sizes are also available), making it an excellent option if you’re looking for a well-tested and bombproof commercially …

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Backpacking to Flat Mountain Pond

Flat Mountain Pond, deep in the Sandwich Wilderness Area of the White Mountain National Forest

“I can’t imagine any fisherman hiking five miles to fish here,” said the fisherman I met at Flat Mountain Pond in the Sandwich Wilderness. Ironically, he and his buddies were the only people I encountered on a backpacking, packrafting, and fishing trip I …

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Tenkara Rod Company Sawtooth Rod and Package Review

The Tenkara Rod Company Sawtooth Package includes most of the component you need to start Tenkara fishing - rod, line, line holder, flies, and a protective carrying case

If you’re interested in trying Tenkara Fly Fishing and have never fished before, I recommend that you get a Tenkara Package like the Tenkara Rod Company Sawtooth Kit (rod, line, flies, and accessories) which includes all of the basic components you need to …

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Dream Hammock 4-Season Thunderbird Hammock Review

The Thunderbird is a 4-season hammock with an overcover

Dream Hammock is a backpacking hammock maker that provides a wide range of customization options for all of the hammock models they sell, ranging from 4-season hammocks to minimalist, ultralight, and net-less models. If you want custom colors and stitching, underquilt hooks, a …

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