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The Camp X's mesh material made it perfect for use around water activi...
The Camp X's mesh material made it perfect for use around water activities.
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Laura Lingeman

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Born in the confines of the Midwest, Laura escaped to the mountains of Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 18. She graduated from the University of Utah in 2011 with a BA in International Studies and an increased interest in adventure. Originally focused on rock climbing, her current mountain interests range from climbing, to peak bagging, and ultrarunning. These activities eventually brought Laura even further West to sunny Bishop, California, where she currently resides. She manages to support her hobbies by working as an EMT for Symons Ambulance and Mammoth Lakes Hospital. Her combined interest in the mountains and Emergency Services have resulted in her involvement with Inyo County Search and Rescue and, as of 2014, a position on Yosemite Search and Rescue. Laura also contributes to OutdoorGearLab as a gear geek and blogs for Sage to Summit, a Mountain Running and Fastpacking store in Bishop.

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Helinox Chair One

Helinox Chair One

This contender is one of the most comfortable, stable, and durable of all portable chair models we tested.
Therm-a-Rest Treo

Therm-a-Rest Treo

Cute and very packable are the most valuable aspects of this model, which proved to be too unstable to function as a...
Alite Mantis

Alite Mantis

This model has a roomy seat and low weight, yet a few factors kept us from loving it. Call us judgmental, but a $120...
Keen Newport H2 - Women's

Keen Newport H2 - Women's

We can't say we fell for the looks of this closed-toe model, but its performance in water sports can't be denied. If...
Columbia Sunbreeze

Columbia Sunbreeze

No matter how much style each reviewer thought the Columbia Sunbreeze did or did not have, as soon as they slipped on...
Eureka Curvy High-Back

Eureka Curvy High-Back

Supreme comfort, sufficient ventilation, and supportive seating for hours on end are what you get with this chair...
Sport-Brella Recliner

Sport-Brella Recliner

An umbrella, foot rest, coolers, and more features sound attractive, but the cheap quality of this model kept it from...
Teva Hurricane XLT - Women's

Teva Hurricane XLT - Women's

After three months of testing, we think the Teva Hurricane XLT might be in need of a more updated name, since it...
Merrell Enoki

Merrell Enoki

The Enoki is a great sandal for urban summertime adventures. We immediately loved the look if its bright colors and...
Chaco ZX/1 Unaweep

Chaco ZX/1 Unaweep

The Chaco ZX/1 Unaweep has a hard footbed and a double strap design. In our metrics, it earned low scores in comfort...
Camp Chef Pro 90

Camp Chef Pro 90

When it comes to group camping, nothing really provides the power and the cook space of the Camp Chef Pro 90. With...
Coleman PowerPack

Coleman PowerPack

We weren't exactly impressed with the Coleman PowerPack and feel that its only role in an outdoor kitchen should be...
Primus FireHole 100

Primus FireHole 100

The Primus FireHole 100 has several innovative features, but didn't quite bring enough flame power to really impress...

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