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The Best Hiking Gear for Beginners

The Best Hiking Gear for Beginners

Hiking is a great way to connect with nature, relieve stress, and get a great workout--all at the same time. It’s not just a hobby for experienced backpackers and rugged adventurers. There are trails all over the country for beginners and experts alike. All it takes is a bit of planning and the ...

The Best Ultralight Backpacking Gear

The Best Ultralight Backpacking Gear

For backpackers who want to carry the least amount of weight with the maximum amount of functionality, ultralight backpacking gear keeps packs from getting weighed down without compromising on gear essentials. Most ultralight packs weigh just a fraction of the weight of a regular backpack. It might seem impossible ...

Best Hiking Boots for Women

Best Hiking Boots for Women

The right footwear will make or break a hike. Comfortable, high-quality hiking boots are a worthwhile investment for casual and serious hikers alike. Nothing ruins a hiking trip faster than painful shoes with inadequate support and little protection from the elements. Hiking boots for women have come a long way. ...

Best Backpacks for Day Hikes

Best Backpacks for Day Hikes

Hiking is more popular in the U.S. than ever before. In fact, nearly 45 million people participate in hikes each year. For those who are interested in getting into hiking, there’s some basic equipment they need to purchase first. One of the most important tools is a good day hiking backpack. ...

The Best Dog Hiking Backpacks

The Best Dog Hiking Backpacks

Nothing is better than hitting the trails and enjoying nature with man’s best friend. A day in the fresh air and sunshine requires the right gear to hold snacks, water, sunscreen, and most importantly—enough dog treats to keep furry hikers energized and ready to see ...

Hiking simple: Top 5 Small Hiking Backpacks

Hiking simple: Top 5 Small Hiking Backpacks

If you’ve ever walked into an outdoor/naturist store, you’ve probably noticed something - there is an absurd amount of equipment apparently involved with being outdoorsy. Everything from trail runners, to rash guards, to liners to invisible head nets (seriously!). The ...

Best Hiking Backpacks for Women (2019 review)

Best Hiking Backpacks for Women (2019 review)

Finding the perfect women’s hiking backpack for yourself requires you to do some research and compare several products. But in the end, it’s worth the time you invest in it. Especially if hiking is a big part of your daily life - or if you want it to be. Otherwise, not only ...

The Best Folding Camping Chairs for Your Next Adventure

The Best Folding Camping Chairs for Your Next Adventure

When going through your checklist before a camping trip, you’ve probably included folding camping chairs. And if you need to go out and purchase some, you may be completely in the dark about what to look for. It may seem simple-- you just need a chair that folds, right? Unfortunately, ...

Best Kids Hiking Backpacks

Best Kids Hiking Backpacks

For families who enjoy spending time outdoors, investing in a good quality kids hiking backpack can make the trip much easier and more enjoyable for everyone. Even if your family is new to camping or hiking, you can encourage a love of spending time outdoors if you choose the right type of pack for your children. ...

Best Dog Hiking Gear

Best Dog Hiking Gear

An easy way to get some exercise, spend time in nature, and walk the dog is to take your furry friend on a hike. If you haven’t attempted hiking with your dog before, the experience may seem overwhelming. Although you can’t immediately expect your dog to be great at hiking, ...

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