Sam Moulton

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....

CW-X Insulator Web Top: Base Layer Reviews

This compression top is supposed to improve posture and make breathing easier. Does it? Hard to say, but most testers loved the snug and supportive fit for cool-weather running or skate-skiing. Hard-...

Coal Yukon Brim - Hats: Reviews

The ubiquitous brimmed hat, done right: The Yukon's understated style, chunky wool knit, and a band of fleece lining make this best in class.

Icebreaker Apex Ski Sweater - Base Layers: Reviews

If I were still a boy, this would be my wubby. This midweight merino-wool top is good-looking enough to wear to work but plenty technical (thumb loops, articulated arms, and a front zip) for...

686 Esse Riding Jersey - Base Layers: Reviews

In a galaxy of mostly boring base layers, the 100 percent polyester Esse has a refreshingly cool look. Caveat: It's the only piece here without any sort of no-stink properties.

Primus PrimeTorch 101 - Flashlights: Reviews

Fast ClipNot only is this pocket-size, water-resistant flashlight impressively bright (25 lumens), but its included alligator-style clip accessory lets you attach the light to just about anything. 1....

Macpac Epic 300 SF - Sleeping Bags: Reviews

ALL BUSINESSSporting a mini (12-inch) zipper and an aggressively athletic fit (looks like it's designed to fit a lollipop), the Epic is the leanest, meanest bag here. You can even use it sans tent:...


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