Backcountry shelter haschanged a lot in the 16 years since REI debuted the Half Dome 2. But this tent? Not so much. REI knew it had something good from the get-go: a tent that’s big enough, tough enough, and light enough, at a price that’s approachable for most backpackers. Read the Full Review / Buy REI Half Dome 2 Plus Now
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We've tested thousands of products over the last quarter century. Not surprisingly, we have favorites. These 11 Editors' Choice Award winners all have one thing in common: They're as useful today as they were when they came out.
For a quarter century, our editors and contributors have taken the most promising products hiking and camping around the world in search of the cream of the crop. On the awards' 25th anniversary, we collect their favorites.