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10 Best Mountain House Food Pouches for Camping and Backpacking

One of the most important things to bring when hiking or backpacking is food. You can’t go without it especially if you’ll be spending multi-days and nights in the wilderness. This is where you

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12 Best Gift Ideas for Hikers, Backpackers, and Outdoor Enthusiasts

It can be a daunting task to find the best gifts for hikers, backpackers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, if you don’t have the experience. You can as well have the experience but with the many choices

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Top 5 Best Backpacking Water Purifier

Backpackers must have a water-purification system of some kind whenever they are out there. This is not only to ensure that they stay healthy during their outdoor ventures, but also to ensure that

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10 Best Alpine Backpacking Sleeping Bags

Do you like mountains and spending night in a wild nature? If your answer is yes, you know that all your mountain trip depends on well-chosen sleeping bag. Let’s learn all about alpine backpacking

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9 Best Outdoor Watch for Mountaineers

Learn everything about altimeter watches that are going to make your mountain adventure exiting and easy. Let’s make your mountaineering simpler and more exiting with choosing the best altimeter

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10 Best 2-Way Radios You Can Use in the Mountain

Hiking in the backcountry? Out of cell phone range? One of the best ways to keep in constant contact with your companions is a two-way radio system. Two-way radios work best in rural settings where

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9 Best Titanium Sporks for Outdoor Use

Is it a spoon? Is it a fork? No, it’s a Spork! Titanium is known for its great strength, corrosion resistance, and lightweight, which makes the Spork a valuable asset around feeding time. Even just

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5 Best Rugged Cameras for Outdoor Activities

When you pick a tough camera, you’ll find so much high-tech finery is protected by a thin plastic case. These cameras share core features—underwater capability, shock and cold resistance, basic

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Top 10 Best Headlamps for Any Outdoor Activities

If there’s one piece of equipment that tends to be in anyone’s backpack, it’s the headlamp. Whether you’re a die hard mountaineer or a day hiker who’s never gone over three miles, the odds

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8 Best Hiking Shoes for Kids

When you love to hike and have kids, how do you mix these? How would you persuade kids to enjoy hiking and the outdoors as much as you do? Kids definitely like cool gear and being like mom and dad.

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5 Best Handheld GPS for Mountain Climbing

Global Positioning System (GPS) devices are ubiquitous today; however, what role do these devices have when it comes to navigating in the hills and mountains? Some wonder if they can you use their

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7 Best Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

A backpack is one of the first pieces of gear you’ll need to get started hiking. Considering you’ll be wearing it for a lot of hours at a time, you’ll want to make sure you’re picking the right

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Top 6 Baby Carrier Backpacks

Whether you’re awaiting the arrival of your newborn or have been trying to get back into an active hiking lifestyle with your 2-year-old, be rest assured that a good carrier will make life easier.

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Top 10 Best Four-Season Tents

For most of us, nothing beats camping in the quiet winter landscape; if you think it’s going to be hard, don’t! It’s not as cold as you’d think, as long as you bed down in a four-season tent.

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5 Best Cookset for Solo Backpacker

A lot of backpacking cookware comes with nested pots. If you’re going solo, your primary need would be to save space while bringing the comforts of home cooking to camp. Refueling after a long day

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Top 5 Budget Bivy Sacks for Minimalist Campers

Bivy sack is short for "bivouac sack." Also commonly known as a Bivy Bag. It serves climbers who want lightweight emergency weather protection for sleeping bags during multiple-day ascents. The idea

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Top 5 Cookset for Big Groups

If you’re outdoors for a few days, you’ll definitely end of up cooking meals. For this you'll want some backpacking cookware so you can enjoy some hot meals. It’s not really a complex process

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Top 5 Lightweight Hiking Shoes for Men

Have you heard of the expression - being light on your feet ? This denotes grace and agility. The same stands true when you’re choosing your hiking shoes! Heavy shoes won’t let

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10 Best Camping Tents of Different Sizes

When you’re about to pick among the best camping tents, you’ll have a lot to consider that’s influenced by how, where and when you camp. The pack weight is affected by your sleeping bag, your

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Top 5 Lightweight Hiking Shoes for Women

Hiking shoes are made differently for men and women. Take the time out to pick what’s best and suitable for you. The topmost factor to be considered while choosing footwear for the hike is that it

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