This photo shows the REI Co-op Quarter Dome 2 Tent near a mountain lake in a backpacking wilderness area.

REI Co-op Quarter Dome 2 Tent Review

The REI Co-op Quarter Dome 2 Tent is an excellent ultralight freestanding backpacking tent — and it’s one of the best overall backpacking tents available for most backpackers. REI completely redesigned the Quar...
This photo shows a backpacker sitting by a mountain lake drinking coffee with the Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt 700.

Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt 700 Review

The Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt 700 surprised us: It’s one of the best sleeping bags we’ve tested — and it’s not exactly a sleeping bag nor is it a true quilt. The Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt is more ...
This image shows the Cabela's Privy Shelter on the bank of a river on a sandy beach.

Cabela’s Privy Shelter Review

If you’re camping or day tripping with kids, aging adults or inexperienced campers, you need to take along a portable potty system -- and a key component of your outdoor bathroom is a privy. The Cabela’s Privy ...
This image shows the REI Co-op Magma 10 Sleeping bag in a tent.

REI Co-op Magma 10 Sleeping Bag Review

The REI Co-op Magma 10 Sleeping Bag is an outstanding ultralight down sleeping bag. The shell fabric, overall design, weight, and even the color all come together to create a truly excellent backpacking sleepin...
This image shows the REI Co-op Flash Insulated Air Sleeping Pad in a closeup on a beach.

REI Co-op Flash Insulated Air Sleeping Pad Review

The REI Co-op Flash Insulated Air Sleeping Pad is an excellent lightweight backpacking sleeping pad. It’s comfortable, quiet and easy to inflate. We’re big fans. To give us a better look at the REI Co-op Fla...
This image shows the Cabela's Ultralight Air Pad inside of a backpacking tent.

Cabela’s Ultralight Air Pad Review

The Cabela’s Ultralight Air Pad is a lightweight entry-level air sleeping pad that is great for backpacking or camping. It has a simple but effective cushion design that is 2.5-inches thick. Better yet, its reg...
This image shows the SJK Rail Hauler 2.0 backpack in a field.

SJK Rail Hauler 2.0 Hunting Pack Review

The SJK Rail Hauler 2.0 by Slumberjack is a stout hunting backpack aimed squarely at helping you haul big loads. It’s lightweight but burly, built around an anodized aluminum frame. It’s versatile, comfortable ...