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Gear Review: Deuter ACT Lite 60 + 10 SL Women's Pack

I've had my Deuter ACT Lite 60+10 for an entire summer backpacking season now. Last spring I went into REI hoping to exchange my one-size-fits-all cheap generic pack for a pack more suited to my body. I had gone into the store assuming I would walk out with an Osprey, having only heard stellar things about their packs. However, as I began trying different Osprey packs on it became very apparent that they did not fit me the way I had hoped.

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Gear Round-Up: Alaska

Packing for a ten day backpacking trip was a logistical challenge (read: nightmare). I needed to pack enough food, gear, and clothing to last me ten days in the wilderness without any sort of resupply. The longest I had spent in the backcountry without heading back to civilization was two days so this trip was about to smash that record.

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Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Tangent 2 Tent

After a full winter of using the Mountain Hardwear Tangent 2 tent I think I have finally had enough experience with it to give it a proper review. I purchased this tent before Alex and I headed out to Washington in December and have since used it in the North Cascades, Mt. Rainier, Rocky Mountain, and Great Sand Dunes national parks in some very inclement weather.

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