Spending time in the outdoors often requires undertaking tasks such as preparing firewood, cleaning game or repairing gear. To do these things well needs the right tools for the job. Here you can find a collection of buying guides, plus articles full of tips and advice so you will always have the correct tool for the task at hand.
Struggling to find the perfect multi tool for backpacking but don’t know where to start? We created this guide to the top backpacking multi tools available today so you can have the gear you need in the mountains.
How does fresh fish for dinner sound? In this guide, we’ll take you through some of the ultimate backpacking fishing rods available. From beginners to pros, we’ve got something for every angler!
In this guide, you’ll find 9 awesome pairs of trekking poles for all budgets and hiking styles as well as detailed advice to help you choose the perfect pair of poles for you.
In this guide, we introduce you to 11 awesome axes and hatchets that are ideal for backcountry adventures. From lightweight, compact axes to no-nonsense beasts for splitting and limbing, our list has it all!
A good camping shovel is something that belongs in every outdoor enthusiast’s kit. In this guide, we review 7 of the best models on the market.
In this guide, we introduce you to seven of our favorite camping knives. From full-tang, fixed-blade knives to pocketable folding knives, our list has something for everyone!
As with every tool, getting the most out of your trekking poles requires knowing how to use them correctly. And for this, finding the ideal length is crucial. In this guide, we explain how it’s done.
Hoping to get the perfect photos on your next backpacking trip? We review 10 of the best backpacking cameras and provide expert advice on selecting the right model so you can get some sweet pics of your next adventure.
Trekking pole use for hiking, walking, and backpacking is a given for most experienced outdoor travelers, yet we often see new hikers hesitant to bring them along. Check out our tips below on why you should be using trekking poles, how to use them properly, and when to adapt their set-up for various terrain.
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