Backpacking

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As flexible as it is portable

Handpresso Wild Hybrid

We've already established that the Handpresso is a great security blanket for coffee fiends with a penchant for outdoor adventures. It's one achilles heal is a dependence on Easy Serve Espresso pods. Handpresso clearly heard the gripes of purists everywhere

Summer Rain

Nemo Helio Pressure Shower

Perfect for remote work sites, camping, a day at the beach, or after muddin' on your favorite trail, the Nemo Helio Pressure Shower will have you smelling like a rose on your birthday deathbed (end lyrics). The Helio shower boasts

The Comfort of Home Minus the Bulky Bits

Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Mattress

zliteI've preferred air mattresses over sleeping pads for as long as I can remember, but when it came time to buy a lightweight alternative, I immediately turned to the Z Lite by Therm-a-Rest ($30). Many folks who spend a good

Man make fire. Gwaarrrg!

Tool Logic SL Pro 2

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You might call us latter day Boy Scouts, but we at Gear Patrol have been riffing on a certain theme of late: Be Prepared. It's just that you never know in what situation you might

Katadyn Hiker Water Microfilter

Protozoa, Bacteria, Virus Free Water. Sounds Delicious.

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By Guest Writer Mark Arevalo The last thing you want is Giardia.

When you go hiking how clean is your water? More importantly, how heavy is it? At around two pounds