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The Best Summer Sleeping Bags for Backpacking in 2020

It is important to have good sleeping equipment on backpacking trips because it keeps you warm and comfortable during the nights. A sleeping bag is the most important piece of sleeping equipment; if you use a low-quality sleeping bag, your nights outdoor will not be comfortable even if you are using other sleeping equipment (sleeping… Read More »

The North Face Aleutian 35 Bag

Best Down Sleeping Bags in 2020

Sleeping equipment keeps you warm and protected against the elements (rain, snow, wind etc.) while sleeping outdoors. A sleeping bag is one of the most important pieces of sleeping equipment because it is in direct contact with your body and thus responsible for keeping you warm by trapping the body-warmed air within its insulation fibers.… Read More »

Marmot Helium

The Best Crampons (C1) of 2020

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… Read More »

Petzl Irvis

The Best Hiking Waterproof Rain Pants of 2020

In a perfect world all hikes would be conducted in sunny dry weather, but rain and wind should never put you off from going on a hike. In rainy weather a pair of waterproof pants is a great addition to a rain jacket as it decreases the wind-chill effect and keeps your lower body dry.… Read More »

Waterproof Pants

Best Hiking Rain Jackets of 2020 – Lightweight

Hiking in rainy weather is no fun unless you have the right equipment and clothing. A high-quality rain jacket is essential in wet conditions because it keeps you dry and thus warm. Furthermore, it also protects you against the wind and reduces the wind-chill effect. In this review we selected the best hiking rain jackets… Read More »

Rab Muztag Jacket

Best Backpacking Backpacks of 2020

A backpack is one of the most basic, yet important pieces of backpacking gear. The longer the trip, the more important it is to have a good backpack on your shoulders because you are likely to carry a heavy load when hitting the road for more than a few days. Because good backpacking backpacks are… Read More »

Osprey Exos 58