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MEET THE READER TESTER

Phil Henderson, 47


5’9”; 175 lbs.

> NOLS guide

> Vernal, UT

> Test terrain Uintas, Green River (UT), Browns Park (CO), Mt. Kenya

> Gear P.O.V. “On family trips, I don’t care about going ultralight. I do whatever it takes to make a comfortable camp for my wife and daughter.”