10 Perfect Gear Upgrades for This Holiday Season

Know someone who needs a new rainshell, down jacket, or tent? We picked out ten of our favorite pieces to add to your collection.
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Not sure what you want from Santa this season? Upgrade your basics. From a 3-person tent to a pair of puffies, we pick ten new backpacking essentials that anyone would be happy to find under the tree.

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