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TSL Outdoors Connect Carbon 5 Poles – Adjustable Carbon Poles for All Seasons

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TSL Outdoors Connect Carbon 5 Poles – Adjustable Carbon Poles for All Seasons The TSL Outdoors Connect Carbon 5 Poles are collapsable and adjustable. They also feature a removable wrist strap, swivel winter baskets, summer baskets, and a nice design.   TSL Outdoors Connect Carbon 5 review   I used the TSL Outdoors Connect Carbon 5 Poles for splitboarding here

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Mystery Ranch Bridger 55 Review

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Mystery Ranch Bridger 55 Andrew Piotrowski Recently I tested out the Mystery Ranch Bridger 55 Pack. When it comes to modern backpacking packs there seem to be two clear design platforms that take very opposite approaches. There is the minimalist “throw everything in one pocket Ultra-Light” platforms on one side and on the other side of the spectrum are the super

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Smith Bobcat – Best of Goggles and Sunglasses

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Smith Bobcat – Best of Goggles and Sunglasses Kate Agathon The newly-released Smith Bobcat performance eyewear offers the best of both goggles and sunglasses. Like a goggle, the shield lens offers full coverage from elements and also a wider field of vision for a full panoramic view. Like sunglasses, they are lightweight, and are easier to quickly put on and

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Outdoor Research Helium AscentShell Jacket – Ultralight 3 Layer Protection

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Outdoor Research Helium AscentShell Jacket – Ultralight 3 Layer Protection   The new Outdoor Research Helium AscentShell Jacket ($399) features AscentShell coupled with Pertex Diamond Fuse for durability.  Making it a very light and strong hardshell. Outdoor Research Helium AscentShell jacket review Previously, I have tested several OR AscentShell jackets and bibs.  This year was the OR Skytour Jacket and

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Deuter Freescape Lite 26 – Excellent Backpack for Day Trips

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Deuter Freescape Lite 26 – Excellent Backpack for Day Trips Cori Bucherl When I’ve thought of Deuter in the past, it’s been about their backpacking and mountaineering packs, the ones I used to sell when I worked at REI. I didn’t think about ski packs. But through the Pinnacle Sales’ Kinfolk Ambassador program, I got the chance to try one

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