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Flash Reviews No. 7

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By Jonathan Davis on May 19, 2015 in Gear » Flash Reviews
Flash Reviews No. 7: Kestrel Knives Ultralighter, Eddie Bauer Men's Quantum T, Survive Outdoors Longer Pocket Survival Pak Plus.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 16

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By Jonathan Davis and Eric Vann on May 12, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
News this week: Get a look inside the 2015 Everest Climbing Season, Have Some Tea After Completing the Mt. Huashan Trail, Get to Know Author Frederick H. Swanson, and Much More!

Flash Reviews No. 6

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By Jonathan Davis on May 05, 2015 in Gear » Reviews
Flash Reviews No. 6: Fenix HL23 Headlamp, MSR Windboiler Stove, Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z Poles.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 15

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By Jonathan Davis on April 29, 2015 in Trends » Commentary
News this week: Mt. Everest Avalanche Adds to Tragedy in Nepal, The U.S. Outdoor Act of 2015, Take a Trip Through the North York Moors, Craig Weiland Discovers a New Diatom, and much more!

Flash Reviews No. 5

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By Ryan Jordan and Jonathan Davis on April 22, 2015 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
Flash Reviews No. 5: Excalibur Dehydrator #3526TCDB, Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeeze, LuminAid PackLite 16 Version 2

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 14

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By Jonathan Davis and Eric Vann on April 15, 2015
News this week: The U.S. Senate votes yes on SA 838, Eric Barone becomes the fastest man on a mountain bike, YouTube opens 360 video uploading, an off-trail route in King's Canyon, Exped Lightning Review, and much more!

Guide's Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack

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By BackpackingLight.com Staff on April 07, 2015 in Gear » Reviews
Guide's Gear features products used by BPL's WTS guides that have withstood the test of time by demonstrating exceptional performance, durability, weight, and value. Guide's Gear No. 1 goes to the Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack for offering more features than any other two pound pack on the market.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 13

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By Eric Vann on April 01, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
News this week: Expedition Brings Sight to the Blind in Nepal, Skiing in the Cascades, Gear needed to Hike PCT in the Winter, 83-Year-Old who Runs a Ski Resort, and much more!

ISPO 2015: Part 2

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By Matthew Pullan on March 24, 2015 in Gear » Reviews
ISPO brings the top outdoor retailers together and gives us an opportunity to evaluate their gear firsthand.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 12

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By Eric Vann on March 18, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
News this week: Steger's Solo Winter Traverse through the Boundary Waters, the 235-mile Trans-Adirondack Route, ISPO 2015, and more!

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