Sam Moulton

The North Face Vario 23 - Camping Tents: Reviews

A STOUT, LIGHTWEIGHT HYBRIDThe split-personality Vario uses a weight-saving design—two sides are single-wall, two are traditional double-wall—to achieve an impressive weight/strength/space...

Jetboil Helios - Camping Canister Stoves: Reviews

Pocket RocketWhen you want the hyper-efficency of a Jetboil stove, but need to cook for two to four people, it's hard to beat the Helios. The company's proprietary FluxRing (a baffle on the bottom of...

Leki Corklite Aergon - Trekking Poles: Reviews

Swift SticksThree things we look for in trekking poles: light weight, comfy grip, and easy length adjustment. The new Aergons hit the trifecta. At 17 ounces, they're respectably light. The mostly...

Kelty Luxor - Sleeping Bags: Reviews

BETTER THAN YOUR BEDLetting your car do the carrying for you? Sleep like royalty in the Luxor. It has 650-fill down on top and synthetic material underneath, where feathers get squashed. Fittingly,...

Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody - Insulated Jackets: Reviews

Backcountry StapleIf you don't already have a jacket like the Atom LT Hoody in your quiver, it's time to add one. What's so great about it? Because it's lightly insulated with a highly compressible...

I/O Bio Signature Track Jacket: Base Layer Reviews

After testing half a dozen merino-wool midlayers last winter, this was the one we reached for most often, whether we were going skiing or to the bar. A high collar helps seal out the cold. TAGS:...

MSR Reactor - Camp Stoves: Reviews

This completely enclosed and integrated pot-and-burner system is incredibly fuel-efficient, boiling a liter of water in as fast three minutes. 13.6 oz (includes 1.7-liter pot); msrgear.com

REI Kilo Flash +40 - Sleeping Bags: Reviews

ULTRALIGHT SUMMER BAGYou tend to pay more to carry less in the rarefied class of one-pound, down summer sacks. That's why the barely-over-a-pound Flash is such a surprise: For packability, weight,...

Exped SynMat 7 - Sleeping Bag Accessories: Reviews

VERSATILE With nearly three inches of cushion, this sub-two-pound mattress is the choice for ultralight and ultracomfortable. The synthetic fill kept us warm even in the single digits. 20' x 70' x 2....

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