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Golite Shangri-La 3 Tent Review

Golite Shangri-La 3 Tent

The Golite Shangri-La 3 is a classic ultralight shelter that is lightweight enough that it can be pitched as a one person standalone tarp or used as a three-person double-walled tent. It’s rare to find a shelter that is so versatile, reasonably …

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The Real Grandma Gatewood

Grandma Gatewood

Grandma Gatewood is often cited at the first ultralight backpacker because she thru-hiked hiked the Appalachian Trail using a shower curtain as a shelter with only 12 pounds of gear. I doubt that’s the reason for her success. More than anything, she …

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Fox 40 Classic Whistle Review

Fox 40 Classic Pealess Plastic Emergency Whistle

The Fox 40 Classic Whistle weighs just 0.1 oz, but it is one of the most important pieces of safety gear that I own. Every one of my backpacks has a whistle attached to it. If you need to be found or …

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