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Outdoor Gear Reviews


Trekking Poles

Trekking poles can reduce the impact of hiking on your knees by up to 20%. Check out our in-depth trekking pole reviews or see our picks for the best trekking poles.



Find the right hiking daypack for your next adventure. Check out our detailed in-depth daypack reviews or cut to the chase and see our best hiking daypack wrap-up!


Sleeping Pads

Any real backpacker will know that when it comes to sleeping out under the stars, the warmth and comfort of a good quality sleeping pad is a must. See our picks for the best backpacking sleeping pads.


Hiking Headlamps

Nowadays there are literally hundreds of headlamps on the market. To help you identify the right one for your needs check out our best headlamps for hiking wrap-up or our in-depth reviews.