Quite a feat, setting up a tent in strong winds and on solid ground. Christian Pries and partner master the challenge with the Venus II.

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It's a sure sign that spring is just around the corner when the Backpacker Magazine Gear Guide makes its annual appearance. Again this year, Exped makes a strong showing. 

SynMat WinterLite

Trailspace.com recently reviewed the new SynMat WinterLite, coming in March to specialty retailers. 


Here is the one year review of the MegaMat in the Winter 2014 issue of Overland journal.

Photo: Mike McGowan

Here's a testimonial from Mike McGowan, CEO of Condit Exhibits.