Wondering how to choose hiking boots from the hundreds of available models? Our guide will help you make an informed decision. We examine breathability, tread, sole stiffness, fit, and more.Read More
We made an infographic to help you choose the best dog hiking backpack. How much weight can a dog carry? How do you put a harness on. How do you hike with your dog? We answer the most common dog hiking and dog backpack questions.
What to consider when choosing a camping tent, family camping tent, 4-person camping tent, or group camping tent: Ease-of-set-up, weight, size, weatherproofness, stand-up room, vestibules to store extra gear, and pocketsRead More
Here’s what to consider when choosing a backpacking stove, how to find the best stove for you, how to pick between an upright canister stove and integrated stove, and how to buy accessories for your stove. Whether you want a small camping stove or an ultralight cooking stove, we’ll guide you towards the best stove for you.Read More
Here’s what to consider when buying a backpack, how to find the best backpack for you, how to fit a backpack, how to pack your backpack, and tips on keeping gear dry. Whether you need a backpack for an overnighter, a week long adventure, or a months long Pacific Crest Trail or Appalachian Trail “thru” hike, the same principles apply. The backpack should be able to comfortably carry everything you need for the backcountry.Read More