Samantha Bos

Samantha is an avid outdoor enthusiast who loves exploring the great unknown. She’s traveled all across the globe to sample nature’s delights. And her travels have taken her to all corners of the world: from hiking the famous Inca Trail in Peru to ice-hiking on glaciers in Alaska.

Besides hiking, Samantha likes to challenge herself with all kinds of outdoor activities. She doesn’t shy away from testing her limits. For example, navigating Grade 5 rapids whilst whitewater rafting in New Zealand, and avoiding close-encounters with bird-eating spiders and poisonous plants in the Australian rainforest. Currently based in Manhattan, New York, she’s traded in the real jungle for an urban jungle. But she tries to get out and explore nature in the surrounding Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Harriman State Park areas as often as she can.

She shares her knowledge of hiking, backpacking, and outdoor activities in handy ‘Best of’ overviews. Bundling the best-value, top-rated products that will no doubt make every reader a ‘happy camper’.

Articles by Samantha Bos

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The Best Hiking Sunglasses in 2021 (Top 3 Reviewed)

Hiking is not a risk-free activity, but the right sunglasses can reduce that risk. When wandering the great outdoors, you can be prone to slipping,...
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The Best Car Camping Gear in 2021 Reviewed

Planning a car camping trip and are wondering what essential outdoor gear to pack? Don't stress: our team at Outdoor Command has got your car...
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The Best Base Layers For Hiking in 2021 (Top 5 Reviewed)

When it comes to hiking, layering clothes is the key to staying comfortable in the great outdoors. Though high-quality jackets and pants are always a...
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The 6 Best Large Tents for Family Camping in 2021

Are you a family camper that loves nothing more than to explore the great outdoors with your loved ones? Then you need a spacious family...
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The 6 Best Dome Tents in 2021 Reviewed

Looking for a dome tent to keep you safe and sheltered on any camping trip? Then let our experts navigate you towards the best options...
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The 4 Best Stargazing Tents in 2021 Reviewed

November 26, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Love stargazing on a clear night whilst camping in nature? Then you need a tent to match! The...
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The 3 Best Sleeping Bags for Cold Weather in 2021

Looking for a sleeping bag that's suitable for cold weather conditions? Our team at Outdoor Command has got you - and you're camping needs -...
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The 8 Best Sleeping Bag Liners in 2021 Reviewed

Want to upgrade your camping comfort in just one, simple step? Then you need to add a sleeping bag liner to your sleeping bag. Yes,...
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The 5 Best Thermoses in 2021 Reviewed

Is there anything better than a hot drink on a cold day exploring the great outdoors? For us, that first sip of hot coffee or...
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5 Best Sleeping Bags for Kids in 2021 – Reviewed

November 18, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Love family camping or planning an outdoor adventure with the kids? Then you need to invest in some proper sleeping...
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The 4 Best Camping Toilets in 2021 Reviewed

October 16, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Want to upgrade your camping comfort? We've got you - and your behind - firmly covered with this...
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The Best Water Shoes in 2021 – Tested & Reviewed

Looking for the Best Water Shoes? Our team has got you - and your feet - firmly covered! With so many options on the market, it can...
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The 5 Best Camping Tarps in 2021 Reviewed

October 9, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Investing in a high-quality camping tarp is always a great idea! If you love camping, you'll love the...
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Best 6-Person Tents On The Market in 2021 (Top 3 Reviewed)

October 3, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Do you love camping with friends and/or family? Then you need a 6-Person Tent in your outdoor collection!...
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The 5 Best Flashlights for Camping in 2021 (Reviewed)

October 2, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents A quality camping flashlight is a must-have piece of gear for every outdoor enthusiast. Not only will it...
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8 Cool Camping Gadgets Worth Getting For Your Trip in 2021

Do you want to upgrade your outdoor gear with some cool camping gadgets, but don't know where to start? Let us guide you towards some...
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The 5 Best Camping Blankets in 2021 Reviewed

September 26, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Looking for a quality camping blanket to keep you warm and comfortable on your outdoor adventures? We've got...
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The 4 Best Fishing Knives in 2021 Reviewed

September 20, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents If you're an avid angler that often takes the spoils of your effort home, you need a Best...
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The 3 Best Ice Fishing Boots in 2021 Reviewed

September 13, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents If you love ice fishing, you know that just as essential as bringing the right bait, is wearing...
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The Best Hiking Shoes For Flat Feet in 2021 (Top 3 Reviewed)

If you have flat feet, also known as fallen arches, you need a pair of extra supportive hiking shoes. Regular walking shoes, sandals, or running...
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The 4 Best Backpacking Lanterns in 2021 Reviewed

A backpacking lantern is a handy essential for any outdoor adventure. Not only will a quality lantern help you set up camp in the dark,...
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The Best Water Containers For Camping in 2021

August 28, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents When we go on a camping trip with friends or family, there's one item always on our list...
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The Best Hiking Compression Socks in 2021 (Top 5 Reviewed)

August 22, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Every hiker should own a proper pair of hiking socks. Quality footwear will not only add to your...
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The 5 Best Sporks for Camping Trips in 2021

August 21, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents I've been lucky to have traveled a lot. From wandering through the Amazon rainforest in Peru, ice-hiking glaciers...
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The Best Heated Socks On The Market in 2021

If you often suffer from cold feet, or simply want to add some extra warmth to your outdoor adventures, then you need a pair of...