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Alite Mantis Chair

That Costco folding-chair special might have seemed like a good deal at the time, but summer's in full swing so it's time for an upgrade. The Alite Mantis Chair ($120) is made from breathable 210D ripstop nylon and 7075 aluminum --

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Nargear Backcountry Ski Civilian Backpacks

It’s a pretty safe bet that a backpack designed to haul 45 pounds of gear into debris-spewing, quadruple-digit infernos can also handle muling a shovel, miscellaneous clothes and tools up a sleepy peak. That’s the way Nargear figures, anyway. The

On holiday, off grid

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Must-Haves for the Adventurer

No matter the destination or pursuit, there's one unpredictable constant that entwines throughout the spirit of adventure -- the ever-changing natural elements. Rather than limiting your lifestyle or altering your approach, we've compiled this list of 10 critical items that

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