Rich Packer of Easton Mountain Products shows off the newly expanded line of ultralight Kilo tents (the new one-person Kilo 1P weighs just 1 pound, 14 ounces!) as well as trekking poles designed to make backcountry travel with heavy packs easier than ever. www.eastonmountainproducts.com.

Archery Business editor Mark Melotik shoots the legendary Bear Custom Kodiak Takedown. For 2012 the Takedown (and several other Bear traditional bows) is available in a new exotic Bubinga wood option. www.beararcheryproducts.com

The unique Hunter’s Elite System is a new treestand/collapsible ladder system that reaches to 12.5 feet and is easily backpackable, from Outdoor Life Products. www.outdoor-life-products.com