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The Top 3 Best Sleeping Pads for Backpackers

Sleeping on the ground is never going to be as comfortable as your mattress at home, but campers are usually happy to put up with that. Not always – any big campsite will have a fair selection of camp

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a review of the benchmade griptilian

Benchmade Griptilian Review – A Versatile Folding Knife?

If you take one piece of equipment with you when you venture off the beaten track, make it a good knife. Whether you’re hiking, hunting or sailing it’s an essential tool that can get you out of a lot

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etrex 20 reviews

Our Garmin eTrex 20 Review – A Good GPS for the Money?

The navigation system built into your smart phone might be fine for casual use, but if you’re serious about outdoor sports you’re much better off getting a proper, dedicated GPS handset. There are

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The Top 3 Best Coolers for Camping – The Cooler Criteria!

Some say it’s hard to have a good time camping without a cold beverage. Some say it’s really hard to have a good time camping without fresh food. Coolers, as a result, are a big determinant of enjoyable

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The Best Hiking GPS – Don’t Get Lost!

These days just about every smartphone comes with GPS capability, so why would you want to spend money on a dedicated GPS handset? It turns out there are a few reasons. For a start, a lot of phones actually

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black diamond storm review – a decent headlamp?

2019 Black Diamond Storm Review | Headlamp

Any list of essential gear for an outdoor trip will have a good flashlight featuring prominently. Whether it’s for lighting your path, reading a map or repairing a problem in the rigging, portable light

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Top 3 Best Water Filters for Hiking - Stay Thirsty!

Top 3 Best Water Filters for Hiking – Stay Thirsty!

Fresh, clean water is essential when you’re camping; you’ll want it for drinking, cooking and brushing your teeth at a minimum. The only problem with water is it’s heavy. A one-quart bottle will

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best socks for hiking

The Best Hiking Socks – Don’t Leave Camp Without These Camping Socks!

It’s all about the socks. You may think that your boots are the most important purchase you’ll make, but let’s face it. It’s all about the socks. Without the right socks your feet will be covered

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-The 3 Best Solar Chargers for the Outdoors – Free Juice

The 3 Best Solar Chargers for the Outdoors – Free Juice!

Not long ago the only battery-powered gadget most campers carried was a flashlight. If you ran out of spare D cells you’d have to rummage for gear after sunset, and so your reading by firelight, but

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breeze 2.0 gtx reviews

Vasque Breeze GTX 2.0 Review – A Better Hiking Boot?

Shopping for new hiking boots can be a daunting experience. Different brands, prices, features, and sizes make finding the perfect hiking boot a chore that many people do not look forward to undertaking.

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