The 5 Best Tent Brands of 2022

Deciding which tent to buy is difficult because there are so many tents available. Tents differ in size, weight, construction, quality and price. Therefore, it is important to consider your needs before making the purchase. In the following we selected the five best tent brands to make things a little easier for you. The tent…

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Black Diamond Mesa Tent

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The Best Climbing Helmets of 2022

A climbing helmet protects your head against falling debris (rockfall, icefall etc.) and if you accidentally hit into a wall or an overhang. Therefore, a climbing helmet is necessary, not only for hardcore climbing, but also for mountaineering and hiking in areas where rockfall or icefall is common. If you are often hiking and mountaineering…

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Black Diamond Climbing Helmet

Best Outdoor Brands for Hikers and Backpackers in 2022

Hiking and backpacking are often strenuous activities which require high-quality gear. However, not all outdoor brands make high-quality products. To help you narrow down first-class hiking and backpacking products, we made this selection of the 10 best outdoor brands for hikers and backpackers. The selected brands differ from other outdoor brands by utilizing innovative technologies…

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Best Down Jackets for Women in 2022

Hiking at high altitudes or in the height of winter can be an absolute pleasure but only if you are dressed appropriately for the low temperatures. A down jacket is the perfect option for hiking in icy cold weather as it provides the most warmth in relation to its weight compared with other insulation materials…

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Patagonia Down Sweater

Best Bivy Sacks of 2022

A portable shelter is very useful for multi-day outdoor adventures because it allows you to set up camp almost anywhere and anytime you like, rather than having to reach accommodation facilities like shelters and huts. Although tents are the most versatile and comfortable shelters, you might find a tent to be too heavy and bulky to…

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Best Lightweight 2-Person Backpacking Tents of 2022

A backpacking tent gives you the flexibility and freedom to set up camp anywhere you like rather than having to reach stationary shelters on the beaten path. The main advantage of tents in comparison to other portable shelters is that they are very versatile. Most other shelters can only be used in very specific situations….

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Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2 Hiking Tent

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Best Tank Tops with Built-In Bra in 2022

A tank top with a built-in bra is perfect for hiking or mountaineering, both as a base layer under warmer clothing or when the temperature is high and you don’t feel like wearing much more than one layer. The brave (and impervious to cold) can of course flaunt a normal cropped sports bra, but we…

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Prana Becksa Tank Top with Built-in Bra

The Best Ice Axes for Hiking and General Mountaineering in 2022

Hiking becomes difficult in winter when the trails are covered with snow and ice. To hike on icy and snowy trails safely, you will need winter hiking gear – of which the two most important items are crampons and an ice axe. While crampons provide you with traction, an ice axe helps you to arrest your fall…

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Petzl Summit Evo Ice Axe

The Best Gaiters for Hiking in 2022

Although hiking in snowy conditions is not easy, it can be an unforgettable experience to wander around an amazing snow-covered landscape. To be comfortable and safe on snowy trails you will need some additional gear, like insulated clothing, winter hiking boots and gaiters. Gaiters are very useful for hiking on snowy trails because they prevent snow and…

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The Best Trekking Poles of 2022

Trekking poles are very useful for hiking and mountaineering because they reduce strain on your legs for up to 25%. They also increase traction and are very useful for probing the terrain. Nevertheless, they also have drawbacks; they are bulky when not in use and they prevent you from using your hands freely for other…

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MSR DynaLock Explore Backcountry Poles