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Gear Review: MSR PocketRocket

Tuesday, February 28, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: MSR PocketRocket

What is three ounces fits in your palm and makes fondue?

The MSR PocketRocket of course.

We love this tiny, efficient, ultra-light stove for everything from day hikes to local excursions in New York City's parks.

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Gear Review: Hiking Pants

Wednesday, February 22, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Hiking Pants

Overwhelmed by all of the gear choices?



Discover Outdoors guide Kevin Cafaro spends some time in a local gear shop trying to find the perfect hiking pants. Here he reviews a variety of pants from Prana, Eastern Mountain Sports, Mountain Hardware and Rab.

Moral of this gear review? Never wear denim.

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Gear Review: Lobster Gloves

Wednesday, February 15, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Lobster Gloves

Stop using cold fingers as an excuse for not riding your bike during the winter: Pearl Izumi's Pro Softshell Lobster Gloves will keep your hands warm and may even make you sweaty.



Our gear opinions are based on personal experience with the gear - no hormones or steroids, these free-range reviews are fully organic and certified.

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Gear Review: Golite Pinnacle

Wednesday, February 8, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Golite Pinnacle

What can comfortably fit two bottles of wine, a couple pounds of cheese, a baguette and a blanket?

The Golite Pinnacle backpack of course.

The Pinnacle can also fit a down jacket, a rain jacket, three liters of water, a bathing suit, a headlamp, a small first-aid kit and the above items.

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Gear Review: RoadID

Wednesday, February 1, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: RoadID

This past weekend as I dragged myself to the finish line of my first marathon

I was not comforted by mile marker 23, the mirages that I saw on the final bridge or the cold pint of ice cream I had waiting for me but by the fact that if anything went awry I was wearing a RoadID.

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Gear Review: Asolo FSN 95 GTX

Wednesday, January 25, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Asolo FSN 95 GTX

Welcome to Discover Outdoors's new Gear Review where you can expect a mid-week gift in the form of a gear review. We'll run full circles through the outdoor world with reviews for hiking, running, cycling, and climbing. All opinions are based on personal experience with the gear - no hormones or steroids, these free-range reviews are fully organic and certified.

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