In this guide, we’ll show you our 7 favorite low-cost hiking boots and provide all the info you need to choose the perfect pair for you. From ultralight boots to heavy-duty, waterproof models, our list has it all!
As we lose up to 10% of body heat through our heads it’s a good idea to get yourself some head-specific clothing. Check out our selection of awesome hiking beanies to keep you warm on your winter adventures.
This easy guide will help you find the best feather-filled gear to help keep you warm when your outdoor adventures get a little chilly. There’s a lot of jargon describing puffy jackets and fluffy sleeping bags, read on to learn what it all means!
If you’re curious about how your activewear keeps you dry as you sweat – and why that’s important – read on and we’ll explain all! We’ll also provide a comparison of the different fabrics that will keep you comfortable when outdoors!
You don’t have to splash the cash to get great protection from the rain on your hikes. In this guide, we show you how to make your very own rain blocker at home using upcycled or low-cost materials: the rain poncho!
You can’t always predict when Mother Nature will throw a downpour your way, but you can prepare! In our guide we recommend our favorite waterproof pants and also what features to keep an eye out for in the best rain pants.
In this guide, we introduce you to 9 pairs of hiking socks for all seasons and every budget. From no-show socks for summer hiking to high-cut crews for colder weather, our list has a sock for every occasion!
In this simple, straight-talking guide, we contrast and compare crampons and microspikes, and reveal which type of traction device is best for your activity type, whether that be hiking, trail running, or mountaineering.
Take your cold-weather outdoor adventures to the next level with this guide to this year’s best puffy jackets. Whether you’re looking for an ultralight, affordable, or sustainable option, our list of the top 9 down jackets will have what you need!
In this simple, straight-talking guide, we contrast and compare 7 popular fabrics to help you find the ideal garb for your outdoor adventures. Merino? Bamboo? Cotton? Silk? Read on to find out which is best.
In this guide, we introduce you to the best boots out there for adventures on the frozen stuff. From lightweight boots for mountaineering and occasional ice climbs to double boots for high-altitude endeavors, our list has something for everyone!
Need more warmth than a tee, extra sun protection, or a versatile baselayer that works well both as long underwear or a standalone garment in higher temps? If so, it’s time to get your hands on a long-sleeve hiking shirt.
Not just any old pants will cut it on the trail. In this post, we’ll introduce you to the most trail-ready models on the market in [year] and provide all the info you need to find the perfect partners for you pins.
Most folks assume that throwing on as many layers as possible is the best way to defeat the cold. However, a 3-Layer system is actually more efficient at preventing the chills. Learn how to layer clothes like the pros to stay warm when your outdoors this winter with our straightforward guide.
Whether you’re a dedicated ice climber or a light-and-fast alpinist, you need a quality pair of mountaineering pants for your adventures. Our guide reviews 7 top mountaineering trousers on the market to help you find the perfect pair.
Wool hiking shirts don’t have to be itchy and uncomfortable. Check out our guide to the 9 best wool shirts for hiking and outdoor adventure to learn more about this miracle fabric and how it performs on the trail.
Tired of struggling to maintain a pace, incessantly pulling up your pants, or inadvertently mooning your companions when reaching for that summit high-five? If so, it’s time to upgrade your garb with one of these awesome, trail-worthy hiking belts!
Gear wetting out in the rain? We’ve been there, done that, and acquired the smarts on how to prevent and mitigate the problem along the way. In this short, straight-talking guide, we tell you how it’s done.
Certain threads can be game-changers when it comes to your comfort and welfare in the wilds. Compression socks are just those kinda threads. Learn why and find 5 awesome options to choose from in this honest, straight-talking buyer’s guide.
After giving your boots a thorough clean, waterproof them by spraying them over with a waterproofing compound or by applying wax or cream. To ensure their longevity, make sure to make a habit of cleaning and waterproofing them after every half-dozen hikes.
Cotton is a useful fabric for many activities, but, for protection from the elements, it is downright dangerous. We run you through why cotton kills, what to wear instead and how to practice a basic layering system to keep you warm and safe on your next outdoors adventure.