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We're down to the Sweet 16 in our National Park tournament! The top seeds escaped the opening round unscathed, but now it gets interesting. Rainier vs. Arches? Grand Teton vs. Acadia? Vote now!
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The best gear of 2015 as chosen by BACKPACKER editors and testers.

  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Jetboil MiniMo
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Kestrel Drop D1
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Sea to Summit Comfort Plus
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Princeton Tec Sync
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Gregory Baltoro/Deva
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Mountain Hardwear HyperLamina Spark
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Outdoor Research Deviator Hoody
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Snow Peak GigaPower Stove
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Big Agnes mtnGLO
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: La Sportiva Synthesis Mid GTX
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Sea to Summit Xpot
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: NEMO Sonic
  • Editors' Choice Awards 2015: Osprey Atmos AG/Aura AG
  • Editors' Choice 2015: Palisades