best hiking poles

Best Hiking Poles of 2017

You want to be able to cover a lot of ground on your hiking and backpacking trips. But after a few miles, you feel it in your knees. The best hiking poles can give you the support you need to finish your hike p...
best hiking sunglasses

Hiking Sunglasses 101

As hikers, we are always thinking about hiking safely, protecting our bodies from bumps and bruises and ensuring we get home to our friends and family. But, how much do you think about protecting your eyes? Wou...
best hiking gaiters

Hiking Gaiters 101

Getting back to nature is something we all love, but we also know there is nothing more frustrating than having to call a hike short the annoyance of constantly stopping to empty stones or mud from your boots. ...
best backpacking headlamps

Best Hiking Headlamps of 2017

If you’ve ever been stuck out at night without a light, you’ll know the importance of a good headlamp. This light helps you move around camp while you look for your food and set up your tent. It also aids you t...
best compact binoculars

Compact Binoculars 101

Whether you’re planning on using them on the trail, as part of your photography kit or are a keen bird or wildlife spotter, investing in a pair of the binoculars is essential. But the technical vocabulary to he...
Best Hiking Solar Chargers

Hiking Solar Chargers 101

You’re about to take the perfect nature pic with your cell phone. Right when you need it most, your phone dies. You’re nowhere near an outlet so how will you recharge? The best hiking solar chargers will help y...