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Leki Helicon Lite Pole – More Bang for Your Buck and Bounce for the Ounce

Leki Helicon Lite Pole

Leki Helicon Lite Pole – More Bang for Your Buck and Bounce for the Ounce Wil Rickards Leki Helicon Lite Pole  Let’s be real; not only does riding in the backcountry take a serious investment in knowledge. It also tends to empty your wallet quicker than you can say, “check out my turns, bro.” Finding something that does not cost

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Rab Superlight Shelter 4 – The Most Useful Thing You Didn’t Know you Needed!

Rab Superlight Shelter 4

Rab Superlight Shelter 4 Probably the most useful thing you didn’t know you needed. Wil Rickards Do you like to spend time above the tree-line? Then I want to let you into the best-kept secret of American mountaineering. One that will put you way ahead of the game if the poo hits the fan or if you like your creature

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Sea to Summit Ascent and Altitude Sleeping Bags – His and Hers Ultralight Down Bags

Sea to Summit Ascent and Altitude Sleeping Bag

Sea to Summit Ascent and Altitude Sleeping Bags – His and Hers Ultralight Down Bags The new Sea to Summit Ascent and Sea to Summit Altitude sleeping bags mate together and have water-resistant down to keep you dry in wet situation. The Sea to Summit Ascent (men’s) and Altitude (women) sleeping bags are high quality, 2.5 season water-resistant down bags

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Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 50 Backpack

Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 50 Backpack

Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 50 Backpack Kyle Juszczyk The Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 50 Backpack is, as the name would have you guess, a weight saving, alpine climbing-oriented pack for overnight or gear-intensive missions. I had an awesome opportunity to test out this pack on a series of search and rescue missions that thoroughly tried the baseline function, versatility, and

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Nikwax Great Tips and Tricks for the Engearment Audience!

Niwax Tips & Tricks for Engearment

Nikwax Great Tips and Tricks for the Engearment Audience! Nikwax tips and tricks. How to use Nikwax to clean your favorite outdoor gear. From jackets and bibs to down and wool, boots, and gloves. Nikwax has it covered. The Engearment Team has relied on Nikwax to clean our gear and restore DWR to our favorite ski and snowboard clothes.  We

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Patagonia Macro Puff vs DAS Parka – Which one is better?

Patagonia Macro Puff vs DAS Parka

Patagonia Macro Puff vs DAS Parka – Which one is better? Patagonia Macro Puff vs DAS Parka – Which one is better? We have been getting this question a lot last week. So, here is a head to head comparison of the Patagonia Macro Puff jacket to the Patagonia DAS Parka. Both are legit synthetic insulation jackets that will serve

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