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Expert gear tests.
Expert gear tests.

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Craig Rowe extensively tested the top compact backpacking stoves on the market. The winner? A surprise, lesser known brand that blew us away. Check it out. 

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What's the best multitool? Our field test is complete, and Leatherman's Surge wins our Best in Class Award with a Gear Institute rating of 93. http://www.gearinstitute.com/hiking/multitools/item/leatherman-surge

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Good news from the rope world.
The term "dry rope" is now obsolete, thanks to the new UIAA Water Repellent certification. Read all about it here: http://goo.gl/1rFOI5

Is your rope a certified water repellent rope?

#edelweissropes #bealropes #uiaawaterrepellent #shedswater #saferope #climbing #climbinggear
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Our man goes gear testing in Canada, and falls in love with the most exciting new ski area in the world.

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The @daggerkayaks Jitsu is a play machine, pure and simple. Eugene Buchanan gives it an 83. http://ow.ly/unnYu

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The @Saucony Kinvara TR2 is a phenomenally good trail #running shoe—certainly one of the best of the year. http://ow.ly/m5kpV

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The 100-mile test: @Skora Phase minimalist #running shoe proves its mettle over the long haul. http://ow.ly/m5jlK

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The @Ortovox 3+ avalanche transceiver report, by Craig Dostie: http://ow.ly/m5l0F @earn_your_turns

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Gumby's #running shoe! Don Buraglio's report is in on the hyperflexible, minimalist @Vivobarefoot Evo Lite. http://ow.ly/m5hXA
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