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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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The Best Down Jacket 2017: The Ultimate Guide

There is no one single best down jacket, and that's a good thing because it means we have choices -- there are many best down jackets. Everyone has different body types, does different sports, has different bud...
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Eddie Bauer MicroTherm StormDown Jacket Review

The Eddie Bauer MicroTherm StormDown Jacket is a versatile lightweight down jacket that looks best after you've put a few miles on it. True, it's not the lightest jacket in this category, but it boasts a combin...
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Cabela’s North Port Down Jacket Review

The Cabela’s North Port Down Jacket is an entry-level lightweight down jacket that is surprisingly great. In fact, at less than $100, the Cabela’s North Port Down Jacket flirts with best-buy status. Let’s ta...
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11 More Best Gifts for Backpackers

We had such a good time nailing down the 10 Best Gifts for Backpackers we just couldn't stop. Here's 11 more great backpacking gifts that will help you find something perfect for your hard-to-shop-for backpacke...
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10 Best Gifts for Backpackers

You need gear to go backpacking, and backpackers need gifts, so here's the 10 best gifts for backpackers. Photo location? Ship Island Lake. We're here to help you find the best gifts for backpackers in 2017...
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Cabela’s Stowaway 6 Fly Rod Review

When I first took the Cabela's Stowaway 6 fly rod fishing on the Lochsa River I was blown away by how well it fished. Why? The Stowaway 6 is a travel rod with six sections -- instead of the more common four -- ...
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Slumberjack Sojourn 20 Sleeping Bag Review

My first impression of the Slumberjack Sojourn 20 down sleeping bag was pretty straightforward: Wow. For an entry-level down sleeping bag, the Sojourn 20 is packed with features and boasts a surprisingly versat...