Looking for the best hiking shoes ? Read our no BS, unbiased guide for the best hiking shoes & backpacking shoes for men and women. Your feet are arguably your most important asset on the trail. Blisters, Achilles tightness, and foot pain can all quickly derail a hiking or backpacking trip. So, finding the right hiking shoes is imperative. We can help!
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A backpack is the single most important piece of gear that any backpacker will own. As such, there is no reason to settle for a heavy, old-school pack. That’s why this buyer’s guide highlights the very best backpacking backpacks for hiking. Below you will find exceptional and light hiking backpacks for men and women, and for all types of backcountry adventures and budgets.
This post will get you taking great wildlife photos in no time. We give you the 7 basic tips for wildlife photography as well as some pitfalls and beginner mistakes to avoid. And of course, we’ll also advise you on the best photo gear for wildlife pics.
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Buy wisely and be safe! This post has the best Satellite Communicators that will get help when needed and reassure family and loved ones that you are OK when everything is hunky dory. And yes, there are HUGE differences between devices.
If you want the very best backpacking sleep system (sleeping bag or camping quilt) then you are in the right place. Our top picks offer the best performance and value on the market — ensuring you get a very warm and light bag, but still save money.
If you want the best possible backpacking sleep system for the best possible price, then you need a camping quilt. Beyond any shadow of doubt, quilts categorically outperform traditional sleeping bags at every juncture, and it’s not even close. In our guide find the best backpacking quilts for your needs, your travel, and your budget. No BS! All these quilts have all earned their spot on this list by performing far better than the competition.
Also called the Mountains of the Moon the Rwenzoris have a dizzying array of spectacular plants, trees, animals, & varied landscapes that make you aware, at all times, that you are in a place like no other on the planet. And of course, you can stand on a glacier at over 5000m (16,000 ft) with world class views of Africa below you.
Get the best trekking poles for hiking & backpacking. Our picks are backed by scientific analysis & extensive field experience all over the word!
In this guide, we showcase the very best sleeping bags and camping quilts on the market. We back up these recommendations with a data-based analysis of weight, warmth, & cost as well as extensive field experience in a broad range of conditions. Save weight and money while still getting a great night’s sleep!
Find the best Ultralight Sleeping Bags for Backpacking. Based on solid data. No BS! All these sleeping bags have all earned their spot on this list by performing far better than the competition.