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HOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 4 Review

The HOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 4 trail running shoes are officially my favorite shoe that I have ever worn hiking. They are an unbelievable blend of comfort and support. Lately, … Read more

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24+ Best Hiking Shorts For 2021

Summer is here. Time to shed some layers. These top picks for 2021 are totally functional and they also win huge style points. No need to get boring, boxy, bland-looking … Read more

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The Best Hiking Socks For 2021

Hiking socks are very different than other types of socks. They are designed specifically for performance and are meant to prevent slipping or bunching while hiking. Hiking socks definitely help … Read more

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15 Best Osprey Backpacks (2021 Guide)

I have tried many backpacks made by all the most trusted backpack manufacturers over the years. Without a doubt, my best experience has been wearing Osprey backpacks. They are super … Read more

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Maui Jim Prescription Sunglasses

This year I have had the pleasant experience of trying out some new Maui Jim prescription sunglasses courtesy of SportRX for my hiking and backpacking adventures. They are a dream … Read more

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Best Hiking Gear: Top Picks For 2021

For beginner and intermediate hikers, choosing hiking gear can be exciting and overwhelming. Equipment is expensive, and nobody wants to make a bad decision. This guide to the best hiking … Read more

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The Best Hiking Jackets For All Seasons

Certain items of hiking gear and hiking clothing are super important to your survival if you become lost or suddenly face extreme weather conditions. A performance hiking jacket (aka shell) … Read more

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25+ Best Hiking Shirts For 2021

When you hit the trails for several hours (or days) at a time you want to feel super comfortable in your clothing. The best hiking shirts help you stay comfy … Read more

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7 Best GPS Hiking Watches For 2021

In this guide we cover all the best hiking watches that you can buy right now. It is absolutely mind-blowing what these newest watches can do. The advancement in technology … Read more

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Garmin inReach Mini Review

If you want to hike in the backcountry, you should definitely get a satellite communicator device. If faced with an unexpected emergency it could save a life. The Garmin inReach … Read more

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Hiking For Weight Loss

Hiking is a fantastic way to lose weight if that is your goal. The number of calories burned hiking is quite high especially when large elevation gains are involved. You … Read more

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11 Best Hikes In Boulder Colorado

The hiking in Boulder Colorado and nearby is incredible. There are so many hiking trails accessible within minutes of downtown Boulder. Boulder is truly a hiker’s paradise. You can wander … Read more

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Best Hiking Daypacks (2021 Update)

Some people prefer hiking light. There are numerous benefits. The obvious is that you will conserve energy while moving faster. Most people take more stuff than they actually need when … Read more

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The Ultimate Hiking Gear List

Hiking preparation and planning for day hiking, backcountry hiking or thruway hiking is super important. This comprehensive hiking gear list will help you prepare for your hiking adventures. These items … Read more