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Gear Reviews

In depth performance reviews of lightweight backpacking gear.

ISPO 2015: Part 2
in Reviews | by Matthew Pullan | on March 24, 2015

ISPO 2015
in Reviews | by Matthew Pullan | on March 11, 2015

M Backcountry Brews
in Reviews | by Paul Magnanti | on March 04, 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.

Zimmerbuilt all Rated 5/5
by Kevin MacDonald | on March 26, 2015

Luke's Ultralite Accessory Pouch #2 Rated 5/5
by Michael Sirofchuck | on March 26, 2015

SnowPeak Gigapower LI Rated 4/5
by Warren G | on March 20, 2015

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