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Gear Reviews

In depth performance reviews of lightweight backpacking gear.

M ISPO 2015: Part 3
in Reviews | by Matthew Pullan | on April 15, 2015

Guide's Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack
in Reviews | by BackpackingLight.com Staff | on April 07, 2015

M Iridium GO! First Look
in Reviews | by Alan Dixon | on April 01, 2015

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SpotLite Reviews

Brief snapshots of new gear, gear category summaries, and interesting products.

M New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners version 2 Spotlight Review
in SpotLite Reviews | by Roger Caffin | on March 18, 2015

M The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 5: Infra-Red testing
in SpotLite Reviews | by Roger Caffin and John Linn | on February 24, 2015

M Candle Stoves
in SpotLite Reviews | by Russell Lawson (with minor assistance from Roger Caffin) | on February 24, 2015

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State of the Market Reports

In-depth reports of major gear categories, includes the synthesis of current technology, individual products, product testing, and comparison results.

Gear Guide: Ultralight Inflatable Pillows
in State of the Market Reports | by Ryan Jordan | on October 01, 2014

M Gear Guide: Packrafts
in State of the Market Reports | by Ryan Jordan | on July 22, 2014

M Tenkara for Backpackers: State of the Market Report - Part 2
in State of the Market Reports | by Chris Stewart | on August 20, 2013

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Reader Gear Reviews

Gear reviews submitted by our readership.

ULA Catalyst Rated 5/5
by Stanley Stevens | on April 09, 2015

UGQ Outdoor Equipment Renegade Top Quilt Rated 4/5
by Josh Cross | on April 04, 2015

Gossamer Gear Air Beam GVP edition Rated 5/5
by Alex Herron | on April 01, 2015

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