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From hiking shoes to trekking poles, our team of experts is busy testing the latest hiking gear to provide you with the best reviews and buying guides.

The Best Hiking Boots of 2022

If you’re looking for the best hiking boots, look no further. We’ve tested dozens of hiking boots over hundreds of miles to help you stay happy and comfortable on the trail.

The Best Trekking Poles of 2022

We tested the best trekking poles of 2022 with options for every adventure and budget. Top picks include Black Diamond, REI, and more!

The Best Hiking Shoes of 2022

We tested and ranked the best hiking shoes for men and women for 2022, including top picks from Salomon, Lems, Merrell, SCARPA, and more.

The Best Hiking Socks of 2022

Get ready to hit the trail with the best hiking socks of 2021. From epic thru-hikes to quick day hikes, we have you covered.

The Best Dog Backpacks of 2021

Get your furry friend ready to hit the trail with the best dog backpacks. From big gear haulers to sleek saddlebags, there’s something for every pup.

The Best Headlamps of 2022

We tested the best headlamps of 2022 with options for every budget. Top picks include BioLite, Black Diamond, and more!

The Best Binoculars of 2022

Whether birdwatching, route-finding, or hunting, you need the best binoculars to optimize your time spent outdoors.

The Best Daypacks of 2022

We tested the best daypacks of 2022 with options for every budget. Top picks include Osprey, Cotopaxi, and more.

The Best Firestarters of 2021

Firestarters are a must-have for your outdoor survival kit. After all, fire can be one of your closest anchors to life in the outdoors, especially in wet conditions.

The Best Dog Harnesses of 2022

A dog harness can improve connection, safely restrain your pooch, and allow for better control in a myriad of situations. Here are the best dog harnesses of the year.

The Best Compasses of 2021

Whether hiking, traveling, or backpacking, having the best compass available will keep you on track. This review and buyer’s guide will ensure you can always find true north.

The Best Pocket Knives of 2022

We reviewed the best pocket knives of 2022 with options for every budget. Top picks include Spyderco, Benchmade, and more.