The Very Best Hydration Packs for Hiking - 3 Choices

The Very Best Hydration Packs for Hiking

When it comes to hydration on the trail many people either use water bottles or hydration reservoirs. Although water bottles are the most common means of carrying water, reservoirs have a lot of advantages

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A Review of the “Incredible” Yeti Hopper Cooler – Worth the Price?

A Review of the “Incredible” Yeti Hopper Cooler – Worth the Price?

While some brands choose to make a little bit of everything, Yeti decided to focus on one very important piece of outdoor gear- coolers. Coolers are often taken for granted and purchased as needed at the

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top external frame backpack

Best New External Frame Backpacks – Rebirth of External Frames

Over the last few years, external frame backpacks have seen a sort of comeback, if you can call it that. After a long absence on the market, they have begun to resurface with new and innovative designs.

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top hot weather boots

The Best Hot Weather Hiking Boots for Your Next Adventure

When hot weather hits, I’m sure I’m not the only person to ditch my shoes for a pair of airy sandals. Let’s face it. Who really wants to walk around in shoes that are cooking their feet to a sauna

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The Best Camping Hammocks for Smart Campers

It’s probably safe to say that majority of people interested in camping use tents. Tents have come a long way from being a somewhat water resistant tarp held up with poles. Despite the advances, tents

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An In Depth Esee Laser Strike Knife Review

An In Depth Esee Laser Strike Knife Review: Is It Right for You?

If you could only carry one tool it just has to be a knife. With a decent cutting blade you can overcome many of the challenges life throws at you, and make what you need to handle many more. It’s no

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Finding the Best Tactical Backpacks - 3 Options

Finding the Best Tactical Backpacks – 3 Options

A couple of decades ago the only real way of classifying backpacks was by size. Small ones were daysacks for carrying everyday essentials, school books or your raincoat; large ones were rucksacks for hiking. For

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3 best lightweight rain jackets for backpackers, campers, and outdoorsmen

3 Best Lightweight Rain Jackets for Backpackers, Campers, and Outdoorsmen

It’s very easy to get very miserable real fast in the outdoors.  This is usually related to the weather and rain, snow, and ice that cannot only make you very uncomfortable, but can be life threatening. Experienced

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The Best Internal Frame Backpacks – Get with the Times

The Best Internal Frame Backpacks – Get with the Times!

Did you see the movie Wild recently? Did you chuckle at Cheryl Strayed’s “Monster” backpack? Depending on your age, you might have worn an external framed backpack. During backpacking’s heyday

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The Best Insulated Hiking Boots for Cold Weather and Winter Hiking

The Best Insulated Hiking Boots for Cold Weather and Winter Hiking

Hiking and backpacking may be a popular outdoor hobby for many people but even avid enthusiasts seem to hang up their boots once they weather gets cold. Just because the temperatures drop and snow starts

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