The 5 Best Sleeping Bag Brands

Whether you are into backpacking, mountaineering or camping, you need a good sleeping bag which will keep you warm during the nights in nature. Sleeping bags vary greatly in warmth, weight, packed size and price. Therefore, it is important that you consider your needs before buying a new sleeping bag. For example, it makes no…

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Best Sleeping Bag Brands

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 Outdoor Brands

Best Winter Sleeping Bags for Backpacking in 2022

Here we selected and reviewed the best winter sleeping bags for backpacking. A sleeping bag is probably the most important piece of sleeping equipment because it reduces the convective heat loss and thus keeps you warm and comfortable during nights. The warmth of a sleeping bag depends on the amount and quality of its insulation….

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Best winter sleeping bags

Best Softshell Pants of 2022

In cold weather regular hiking pants don’t provide good enough insulation for hiking comfortably. Therefore, softshell pants or warm long johns are required. However, long johns are not the best option for hiking (except in super cold weather) as they restrict your movement and rub against your pants. Furthermore, they are also hard to put…

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Best Hiking T-Shirts for Women in 2022

When the weather gets too warm for wearing a long-sleeved baselayer, what’s better than throwing on a short-sleeved shirt and feeling the sun and wind on your arms? However, your everyday cotton t-shirt won’t perform well here as cotton is poor at regulating your body’s temperature, absorbs a lot of moisture and dries very slow…

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Mountain Hardwear Everyday Perfect SS T-shirt

Best Expedition Backpacks of 2022 – 70+ liters

Here we selected and reviewed the best expedition backpacks with a capacity of 70 liters or more. Such backpacks offer enough storage space for expeditions lasting more than five days. However, be aware that the required capacity of a backpack greatly depends on the equipment and supplies that you need/want to carry with you. For…

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Best Expedition Backpacks - Gregory Baltoro

Best Fleece Jackets for Women in 2022

A high-quality fleece jacket can both be used as a snug mid-layer in cold weather and as an outer layer when hiking in dry weather at moderate temperatures. It can also be used as casual wear in everyday life and is thus one of the more versatile pieces of hiking clothing. In comparison to other…

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The Best Softshell Jackets of 2022

Hiking in cold and windy weather is no fun unless you wear appropriate clothing which keeps you warm and snug. This includes a high-quality base layer, insulation layer and/or an outer layer. A softshell jacket is very useful as the outer layer because it provides both insulation and protection against the wind and light rain….

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The Best Gloves for Hiking and Mountaineering in 2022

While you are hiking, trekking or mountaineering, it is very likely that you will encounter harsh conditions like low temperatures, snow showers, rain and wind. To perform to the best of your abilities in such conditions, you need some proper hiking gear. The fingers are one of the body parts most prone to frostbites and…

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