The WildeBeat

The audio journal about getting into the wilderness.



The WildeBeat
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Thu, Dec 08, 2005

The Year in Gear

Posted at 09:00 /shows/gear [link [Bookmark Link]]
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[Backpack Gear Test] This gear program might give you some holiday shopping ideas. Steve asked three volunteer editors from Backpack Gear Test to pick their favorites: Rick Allnutt1, Jim Sabiston2, and Edward Ripley-Duggan3. Out of thousands of reviews published on BGT this year, they recommended these:

  1. Orikaso Fold Flat Picnic Set1
  2. Outdoor Research Airfoil Gloves2
  3. Princeton Tec EOS Headlamp3
  4. Vargo Jet-Ti Stove1
  5. Bozeman TorsoLite Sleeping Pad2
  6. MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoe3
  7. Tilley TH4 Hemp Hat1
  8. Black Diamond Lighthouse Tent2
  9. Western Mountaineering Antelope Sleeping Bag3
  10. Gossamer Gear Lightrek PLUS Poles1

You can provide gear reviews as well. You'll start out by reviewing gear you already own, and then you might be able to get other free gear to review. Read: How to become a tester.


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