The Best Headlamps of 2023

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

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Black Diamond Spot 350

The Best Via Ferrata Equipment

Here we listed and reviewed the best via ferrata equipment currently available. Via ferratas (also called iron trails) are very steep and exposed trails that have steel cables running along them. The steel cable allows you to attach yourself to it with a via ferrata set and a climbing harness, and thus reduce the risk…

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Via Ferrata

The Best Crampons (C1) of 2023

Hiking becomes much more difficult in winter when the trails are covered with the snow – but not necessarily less enjoyable! To safely and comfortably execute hiking trips in winter, you might need additional equipment such as crampons, snowshoes, gaiters and an ice axe. If you are hiking on trails covered with (slippery) frozen snow…

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Petzl Leopard FL

The Best Winter Hiking Jackets with Synthetic Insulation of 2023

Low temperatures are no obstacle for hiking if you dress well so that you are warm and comfortable. An insulated jacket is one of the most important pieces of winter hiking clothing because it reduces your body heat loss by trapping the body-warmed air within its insulation. Insulated jackets also offer some basic protection against…

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Outdoor Research Cathode Hooded Jacket