Hyperlite Mountain Gear in TrailRunner Magazine Gear Guide

TrailRunner magazine’s 2011 Gear Guide just came out, and Hyperlite Mountain Gear’s Echo II shelter received high praise and the TrailRunner seal of approval. Check out the the images below, or pick up a copy of the magazine and read about great lightweight gear for trail running.

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Go Ahead Feel the Earth Beneath Your Feet

Perhaps you’ve felt this way before. The world you live in is not the world you feel comfortable in. Cell phones, iPads, computers, and plasma TV’s begin to edge us away from our reality. Living in our world can be fast paced and often leaves us feeling disconnected. Take heart we can all step away […]

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Sneak Peak of 2011 Windrider Pack

Hi there!! Hope the winter is treating you well and that you’re finding time to get outdoors. Big snow in Maine and we’ve been snowshoeing, ice climbing, running, shoveling and hoping to hit the slopes before this is all over. Also, we’ve been working on the new 2011 Windrider pack and it looks great. We […] 

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Happy Holidays from Hyperlite Mountain Gear

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Post-PCT Echo I and II review

Hi, my name is Dave. In September 2010 I completed a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). For about 1,300 miles of the hike I used Hyperlite Mountain Gear shelters:  the Echo I Tarp and Insert for 650 miles (from Agua Dulce to South Lake Tahoe) and the Echo II Tarp and Beak for […]

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Echo 1 Review

Hendrick from Hiking in Finland product tests the HMG Echo 1 Shelter System while on a trip to Russia. Read the review here.

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Hiking in Finland interviews Mike St. Pierre from Hyperlite Mountain Gear

Hyperlite Mountain Gear is a fairly young cottage manufacturer from the USA, with some very innovative cuben tarps and packs and a great looking and very user friendly website. I managed to get in touch with Mike, the founder of Hyperlite Mountain Gear, and he took the time to answer my questions in order for […]

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Echo I and Windrider Pack Review

Hi everybody Straight Jacket here, back to do a review of the Hyperlite Mountain Gear pack and shelter I used for my Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hike. Echo 1 Tarp I used the Echo Shelter for the whole trail Durability: Started the trail with this shelter and used it the whole way through, all 2655 miles of […]

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Oops, He Did It Again (3rd time finishing the AT)

Hyperlite Mountain Gear gear tester Bama finishes the Appalachian Trail for the third time, taking only 92 days.  Holy Crap! Mike St. Pierre was on the summit of Mount Katahdin to share in the celebration.

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187 Miles To Go!

Hi everybody, I’m here at the Dinsmore’s Hiker Haven in Skykomish WA with only 187.2 miles to go, which given my pace recently I should be able to do in 6 days. Washington has been beautiful with Goat Rocks and Knifes Edge being the highlights so far. Haven’t had to much rain just some mist […]

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