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Editors’ Choice 2013

From a bomber ultralight tent to the best GPS watch we've seen, here are the 15 products that passed the ultimate field test.



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2012 Editors’ Choice Winners


MSR WhisperLite Universal


Salomon Synapse Mid


Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter


Nemo Astro Insulated Sleeping Pad and Pillowtop


Sno wPeak SnowMiner


Feathered Friends Spoonbill


inReach by DeLorme


L.L. Bean Microlight FS 2


Hungry Hikers Murray’s Hurried Curry


Kuhl Liberator


Boreas Buttermilks 55 & Lost Coast 60


Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z-Poles

 Gold Award


Kahtoola MICROspikes


Lodge Cast Iron Camp Dutch Ovens

2011 Editors’ Choice Winners


TrekSta Evolution Mid GTX Hiking Boot


Rab Boreas/Aurora Pull-On Softshell Jacket


SteriPEN Adventurer Opti


Nemo Astro Insulated Sleeping Pad and Pillowtop


Marmot Plasma 15 and 30
Sleeping Bags

Kelty Salida 2 Tent


Salewa Alp Trainer Mid


Granite Gear Blaze AC 60


MontBell Alpine Light Down Parka


DeLorme Earthmate PN-60w with SPOT Satellite Communicator


Big Agnes Copper Spur UL4 Tent


Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z-Poles

Green Gear


The North Face Venture Jacket

Gold Award


Icebreaker Hopper T


Almost Editors’ Choice

 
2010 Editors’ Choice Winners


Salomon Wings Sky GTX


Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 Tent


Patagonia Merino 1 Baselayer


Soto Pocket Torch


Soto OD-1R Micro Regulator Stove


Tanka Bar Spicy Pepper Blend


Mophie Juice Pack Air


NEMO Meta 2P Tent


Starbucks VIA Ready Brew


Zamberlan 760 Steep GT Hiking Boot


Arc’teryx Altra

Green Gear

GoLite Tier 1 Recycled Fabric


La Sportiva FC ECO 3.0 Boot

Gold Award

REI Half Dome 2

Evernew Titanium Non-Stick Cookware

2009 Editors’ Choice Winners


MontBell UL Spiral Down Hugger #1 Sleeping Bag


Garmin Oregon 400t GPS


Mammut X-Zoom Headlamp


Honey Stinger Organic Energy Chews


Gibbon Slacklines


REI Flash


Sanyo Xacti VPC-E2 Video Camera


Sierra Designs Lightning XT 4 Tent


Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Sleeping Pad


Nikon Coolpix P6000 Camera


Black Diamond Orbit Lantern


Osprey Sprint Series Backpacks


PackIt Gourmet Austintacious Tortilla Soup


Kayland Zephyr Boot Review


New Balance 1500 Rainier Boot

Green Gear

Big Agnes Salt Creek Recycled Tent

Gold Award


MSR MugMate Coffee Maker


The North Face Base Camp Duffel

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