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Mountain Hardwear Stratus Range Full Zip Hoody – Warm and Comfortable for Hiking

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Mountain Hardwear Stratus Range Full Zip Hoody – Warm and Comfortable for Hiking Over a decade ago, I had a couple of Mountain Hardwear stretch fleece hoodies that I absolutely loved.    Mountain Hardwear Stratus Range Full Zip Hoody Review I wore them camping, hiking, and mountain biking and was super bummed when I outgrew them. Therefore, I was excited

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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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Patagonia Disperser Roll Top 40 – Mostly Waterproof Adventure pack

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Patagonia Disperser Roll Top 40 – Mostly Waterproof Adventure pack Drew Thayer The Patagonia Disperser Roll Top 40 water-resistant pack was released in 2021 aimed at fly fishing enthusiasts. Most of my fly fishing is done with just a fanny pack, but a burly, mostly-waterproof 40-liter pack has come in handy for a variety of activities, especially skiing. Patagonia Disperser Roll-Top Pack

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Patagonia Women’s Nano-Air Hoody – Flexible and Super Soft

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Patagonia Women’s Nano-Air Hoody – Flexible and Super Soft Kate Agathon I live in Colorado, where the unofficial uniform is a down hoody jacket. While I love my down, sometimes synthetic is just a better option for insulation; especially those aerobic activities that require a lot of range of movement. That’s why I was especially keen on trying the Patagonia

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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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