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Western Mountaineering Ultralite Sleeping Bag the Western Mountaineering UltraliteWestern Mountaineering Ultralite Sleeping Bag
  Western Mountaineering Ultralite Sleeping Bag weighs 1 lb 10 oz (737 grams), rated 20 F / -7 C, 14 oz (397 grams) of 850-fill goose down, down-filled draft tube with stiffener along full zipper track. Awesome ultralight sleeping bag !
Western Mountaineering Versalite Sleeping Bag the Western Mountaineering VersaliteWestern Mountaineering Versalite Sleeping Bag
  Western Mountaineering Versalite Sleeping Bag weighs 2 lb (907 grams), rated 10 F / -12 C, 20 oz (567 grams) of 850-fill goose down, down-filled draft tube with stiffener along full zipper track with split-full down-filled collar. This is an amazing lightweight sleeping bag !
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 Western Mountaineering Antelope Micro Fiber weighs 2 lb 7 oz (1106 grams), rated 5 F / -15 C, 26 oz (737 grams) of 850-fill goose down, down-filled draft tube with stiffener along full zipper track with split-full down-filled collar. Water repellant and wind proof 20 Denier MicroLite microfiber shell covering. Excellent foul-weather sleeping bag !

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    Leica Ultralight High Quality Monocular
    Ultralight Leica Monovid 8x20 Monocular w/ Pouch
    Lightweight Backpacking Monocularlightweight gem - small package
    finest optics provide super-sharp optical performance
    Leica Monocularmulticoated lens guarantees high brilliance, razor-sharp definition & outstanding color fidelity
    Essential Hiking Gearnitrogen purged aluminum housing is water and fogproof
    waterproofing: submersible to 16.5' / 5.0 m
    close-up accessory lens: focuses to 9.8-11"/25-30 cm
    Leica MonocularAquaDura & HDC optical coatings repel water and dirt
    Essential Backpacking Gearlength: 3.9" / 97.9 mm
    diameter: 1.4" / 35.5 mm
    Leica Monocular is Essential Backpacking Gearweight: 4.0 oz / 112 g (126 g w/close-up lens)
    Backpacking Equipment at its BestLeather case with silent magnetic fastener and close-up lens compartment

    .... outstanding optical performance and compactness ideally suited for ultralight backcountry travel. The integration of the optical elements into a tough, nitrogen-filled aluminum body guarantees precision and longevity. Lightweight body construction is waterproof and protects the monocular in rough outdoor conditions. It's small, light, tough and luxurious.

    Inside the elegant leather case is a pocket for a special attachment - the close-up lens. Installing this accessory allows 8x magnification as close as 9.8"/ 25 cm - this macro-effect viewing is excellent for observing the finest details (e.g. bugs) not viewable through larger optics.

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