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10 Best Backpacking Tents 2017

The best backpacking tent question and answer often ignites heated responses from experienced backpackers because so many believe their favorite tent, tarp, hammock, or shelter system is the best. That is a nat...
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10 Best First Aid Kits for Camping

The two bandages in your wallet don't count as a first aid kit for camping -- better to be prepared with a real kit. The best first aid kits for camping in 2017 and beyond are those that have a lot of core ...
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Best First Aid Kit for Backpacking

The best first aid kit for backpacking is lightweight but packed full with a variety of first aid gear -- after all, backpackers can easily find themselves 30 miles from the nearest road. Any time you get off t...
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Cabela’s Guidewear Advance Parka Review: First Look

Cabela’s is very proud of its Guidewear line of fishing gear — and for good reason: The company seems to be reinvigorating its overall Cabela’s-branded products more than ever before, and the results are partic...
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21 Best Fly Fishing Sling Packs 2017

The best fly fishing sling packs are purpose-built for fly fishing gear. They should have built-in connections and ports for core accessories like nippers, pliers, tippet, and nets. Most importantly, the bes...
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21 Best Family Camping Tents 2017

The best family camping tent in 2017 should give you plenty of room, shed rain, handle some wind, and be reasonably packable for car camping. Better yet, the best tent for you should fit your budget — but also ...
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KUHL Review: ‘Once You Go KUHL, You Never Go Back’

I’ve been thinking of writing this post for at least a year, wondering if anyone else would find it useful — and then I realized I should write it anyway. Warning: This is a full-on rave about KÜHL. I tend not ...