Trekmates – Storm Shelter Review

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You can buy the storm shelter here at Amazon: [amazon template=multinational&asin=B003VJWAMI] The Trekmates® Storm Shelter is water and wind resistant, it comes in two sizes and is the ideal emergency shelter to carry. It’s lightweight, compact and highly visible with a clear window panel so you can check the conditions as you wait. Features and […]

Klymit Inertia X-Frame Recon Review

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You can buy the sleeping pad here at amazon: [amazon template=multinational&asin=B005ZC0E40] The multiple award winning Klymit Inertia X-Frame is the world’s lightest, most compact, and most advanced full length camping pad available. Designed with body mapping research, it gives you support and comfort in all the key pressure zones, while eliminating unnecessary material to reduce […]

Lifesystems Survival Shelter – Review

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You can buy the shelter at or here at amazon: [amazon template=multinational&asin=B00BY2Y4R8] A lightweight survival shelter for up to 3 persons, or 2 people with rucksacks. An essential item of safety equipment for any outdoor activity, survival shelters are now increasingly used by mountain rescue teams, outdoor centres, hiking clubs and youth groups. Originally […]

Klymit – Static V Review

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You can buy the Klymit Static V at Amazon: [amazon template=multinational&asin=B007RFG0NM] Klymit Static V is a full size lightweight inflatable sleeping pad offering traditional support throughout the body. It is equipped with a unique v-chamber design which limits the movement of air and heat loss. In addition, Klymit Static V is using body mapping technology. […]

Lifeventure – EX3 Slik Sleeper Review

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The luxurious EX³ Silk Travel Sleeper is made from 100 % silk which will keep you warm when it’s cold and cool when it’s warm. Each silk sleeper has been treated to be antibacterial, anti-mosquito and anti-bed bug. Data: Treated with EX³ triple layer protection Made from 100% Silk with rolled, double stitched seams Roomy,gussetted […]

Carinthia MIG 2.0 Jacket

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You can buy the Carinthia MIG 2.0 Jacket here: MIG stands for “Medium Insulation Garment”. This multifunctional jacket offers increased weather protection due to the GORE-TEX Windstopper® outer shell in combination with the tried and tested G-LOFT filling. The jacket is 100% windproof as well as waterproof and very warm. Padded, in 2 directions adjustable […]

Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Grid Jacket

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You can buy the jacket here: or here: [amazon template=multinational&asin=B008RM7A1A] Fleece just don’t feel any better than the Monkey Man Grid. The high-loft Monkey Phur over the body and shoulder provides unbeatable warmth. Its grid pattern reduces bulk and increases breathability. Stretch fleece in the side and shoulder panels allow for unobstructed movement when you’re […]

Smartwool NTS Mid 250 Crew shirt

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You can buy the shirt here: and here: [amazon template=multinational&asin=B008VTG2B8] A very comfortable and nice, long sleeved merino wool shirt, designed for outdoor living and an active life. This is reflected in the flat seams being moved away from the top of the shoulder for increased comfort when wearing a backpack. The material in the […]

Carinthia Tropen Sleeping Bag

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The Carinthia Tropen is a light-weight sleeping bag with an extremely small packing size and minimum weight. Its remarkable feature is its vapour permeability which is very important for hot and humid tropical nights. The Shelltrans shell fits loosely over the inner structure and provides an extra layer of insulation with no cold seams. This […]