Hiking & Backpacking

New Backpacking/Hiking Gear Reviews & Guides

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The 5 Best Climbing Helmets of 2021 – Tested & Reviewed

    January 7, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents The backcountry is calling you. The urge to explore nature by traversing mountains, canyons, boulders, and...
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Polyester vs Merino Wool: Which is Better For You?

Most people don’t realize how important the type of material in their clothing can be. For casual wear, you can get away with not thinking...
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Windbreaker vs Rain Jacket: Which is Right for You?

So much of successful outdoor recreation relies on you having the right equipment. Many people will deliberate forever on the right climbing gear, the right...
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20 Adventure Ideas to Go On With Friends

Whether you like to take an exciting trip every other weekend, or it’s been years since your last adventure, inspiration can evade anyone. You might...
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10 Best Outdoor Clothing Brands in 2021

Planning to upgrade your hiking or backpacking wardrobe? We've got you, and your clothing needs, covered! In this review, we're highlighting the Top 10 Best...
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Osprey Atmos 65 AG Review

The Osprey Atmos is one of the most popular hiking backpacks, but is this product worth the hype? Our team is reviewing this best-selling daypack...
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Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Sleeping Bag Review

The Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Sleeping Bag is one of Amazon's best-selling outdoor products, but is this sleeping bag actually worth the hype? Our team...
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5 Things to Think of When Planning Your Hiking Adventures

Going hiking is a great way to not only stay fit, but also have a lot of fun. Whether you are in the mountains, in...
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10 Poisonous Wild Plants That Look Like Food 

Berries are some of the most varied and abundant naturally-growing foods, as trees and bushes bearing berry fruits are common across the United States. Strawberries,...
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The 50 Best Survival Books in 2021 That May Save Your Life

Want to take your survival skills to the next level? Then a great survival book can be the key to unlocking your potential! Survival guides are a fantastic way...