Our guide to the best life jackets for kids reviews the most popular child life jackets, youth 90-120 pounds, & infant life jackets. We explore youth life jacket sizes for the Stohlquist Nemo, Hyperlite child life jacket, Full Throttle Youth Life Jacket.
Our guide to the best life jackets and personal flotation devices (PFDs) of 2019 reviews the most popular Type I, Type III, Type V, women’s PFD, fishing PFDs, and budget PFD from Astral, NRS, Stohlquist, and Stearns. The one thing that all boaters can agree on is that personal safety is paramount.
After researching dog packs and analyzing hundreds of professional and customer reviews, we tested the most popular dog packs to find the best dog backpacks for hiking with your dog. With a specially-designed backpack for dogs, your pet can carry their own food, water, or poo-bags.
We researched and tested backpacking cooking pots—ones with positive reviews in outdoor media as well as users. We found the best cook pots for backpacking including titanium, anodized aluminum, stainless steel, and cook sets. We considered cooking efficiency, heat distribution, and weight.
To find the best camping tent, we analyzed hundreds of professional and customer reviews. We also relied on our own decade of experience running outdoor educational programs with kids and teenagers. Our research and experience pointed us towards the internet’s consensus on the best family camping tents and the best 4-person camping tents.
We researched top professional and customer reviews on satellite messengers and Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs). We narrowed down a list of 26 units, down to the top six units that will serve most outdoor people’s weight, budget, battery life, and communication needs.
To develop criteria for how to choose an altimeter watch, we aggregated and analyzed comparative reviews from dozens of professional reviews. We also aggregated hundreds of customer and user reviews. We also used our own experience with altimeter and ABC watches.