What are GPS tracks and how to use them for hiking?

If you are into hiking, you have probably already heard about GPS tracks also known as GPS routes, GPS trails etc. GPS tracks are very useful for hiking as they make it simple and hassle-free to navigate on trails. A GPS track contains information about the trail such as geographical coordinates, altitude and distance. You…

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Best Outdoor Brands for Hikers and Backpackers in 2023

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 Outdoor Brands

Garmin inReach – Handheld Communication and Navigation Device

In the beginning of January 2017 Garmin announced two new products; the Fenix 5 GPS watches and the Garmin inReach handheld satellite communication and navigation devices. While the Garmin Fenix series watches have been on the market since 2012, the inReach devices are the first satellite messengers (devices designed for communication where GSM signal is…

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Garmin Fenix 5 – GPS Watch with Maps

In the beginning of January 2017 Garmin announced the release of the new Fenix 5 series GPS watches which are replacing the highly popular Fenix 3 series watches (note that a Fenix 4 series will not be launched, according to Garmin). The Garmin Fenix 5 collection includes three different and highly customizable GPS watches –…

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Garmin Fenix 5 Watch

The Best Military Watches of 2023

Here we selected and reviewed the best military watches of 2023. These durable and robust watches are perfect for those who need a reliable timepiece which will withstand harsh conditions. This includes soldiers, law enforcement officers, hunters, mountaineers, hikers, backpackers and other tactical enthusiasts. Unlike earlier, we now also included GPS watches in this selection…

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Suunto Traverse Alpha Military Watch

The Best Watches for Hiking in 2023

A good hiking watch does not only show time and date, but also provides you with crucial information for your outdoor adventures. Hiking watches can show altitude, location, air pressure, sunrise/sunset times etc. This information can help you with navigation, planning and weather prediction. Hiking watches are very popular these days and the companies behind…

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Best hiking watches