Hiking Accessories

The accessories category includes reviews of the five best products within each category of hiking accessories – such as hydration bladders, headlamps, sunglasses, trekking poles etc. Hiking accessories are very useful as they can increase your comfort, performance and safety on hiking trips.

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Reviews of Hiking Accessories


The Best GPS Devices of 2014

Here we have reviewed the best GPS devices of 2014. As navigation can be tricky, a GPS device is a valuable and recommended piece of equipment when hiking in unknown terrain. However, don’t forget that GPS devices cannot replace your navigation skills. It can happen that the GPS device has no signal or runs out… Read More »

Satmap Active 10 Plus GPS Device

The Best Headlamps for 2017

Even well-planned hikes can end up taking much longer time than anticipated (due to weather, injuries, blocked trails etc.) and to ensure that you don’t end up being stuck in nature in pitch-black, it is crucial that you bring a headlamp in your backpack. A headlamp also gives you possibility for planning activities in the… Read More »

Petzl Reactik+ Headlamp

The Best Five Watches for Hiking in 2014

Knowing the time is important when hiking. It allows you to calculate your average speed, estimated time of arrival and other useful information. Until a couple years ago there was no watch designed specially for hiking. Today the situation is different and there are many hiking watches available. Watches designed for hiking of course offer… Read More »

Suunto Ambit 3