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NEMO Tetrapod Hammock Review

The NEMO Tetrapod is a fully featured, gathered-end backpacking hammock with a diagonal lay

The NEMO Tetrapod Hammock is a full-featured, gathered-end backpacking hammock with a diagonal lay that weighs 33.5 ounces, not including stakes (on the SectionHiker scale) and comes complete with integrated mosquito netting, a tarp, and webbing straps. Originally designed for Special Operations …

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The Franconia Ridge Loop

Mount Lincoln, Franconia Ridge

I got another very fine above-treeline hike in on Monday, climbing Mount Lafayette (5240′), Mount Lincoln (5089′) and Little Haystack (4780′) on Franconia Ridge.This is one of the top three or four most beautiful hikes in the White Mountains and is a …

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Montane Hyper Tour 38 Cuben Fiber Backpack Review

The Montane Hyper Tour 38 is a cuben fiber backpack with a roll top closure

UK hiking and outdoor gear specialist, Montane, is the latest company to join the DCF backpack category with a streamlined roll-top pack called the Montane Hyper Tour 38. Equally, at home in the mountains and on the water, I’ve become rather fond of …

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