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Re: Backpacker Mag. Reviews

In a message dated 96-04-05 06:22:48 EST, mmacbeth@midway.uchicago.edu
(macbeth) writes:

>Has anyone noticed that Backpacker magazine never really criticizes a
>or gives an unfavorable review?

I have lost all confidence in Backpacker magazine reviews, even their "rave"
reviews, and have met several people on the trail who have also been burned
by them.  If you want the straight dope on a product ask the people on this
list or the people you meet on the trail.