Outdoor Gear

Unbiased reviews and recommendations for essential outdoor gear such as hiking poles, water bottles, GPS watches, tents, backpacks and more.

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Best GPS Watches for Hiking and Running

Choosing a new GPS watch for your hiking or running adventures is not an easy task with so many watches available on the market. Not to mention the many different features they do or do not offer.

With hiking slowly becoming an increasingly popular pastime, the demand for watches with hiking specific features is also growing.

We have done the research and have created a shortlist of 4 of the best GPS watches for hiking and running, based on features, durability, ease of use, price and more.

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Best Hiking Tents for Overnight Treks and Backpacking Trips

Choosing the right hiking tent is not an easy task as there are so many things to consider. In addition, there is a huge amount of different hiking and backpacking tents available on the market right now which makes picking the best one even more time consuming.

We’ve done much of the research for you and have short-listed 8 of the best hiking tents that you can currently buy. From small, lightweight 1-person tents to larger 4-person tents suitable for hiking expeditions. All these tents are of the highest quality standards, designed to last forever.

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Best Hiking Poles for Longer Walks and Treks

When going on longer and more challenging walks and treks, using hiking poles is certainly no luxury. Hiking poles – or trekking poles – help with preventing injuries, correcting your posture and balance and improving your overall fitness.

To make it easier for you to choose a suitable pair of hiking poles, we’ve selected the 5 best hiking poles in different price categories.

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10 Best Water Bottles for Hiking, Travelling and Work

When going outside for a hike, a light-weight water bottle is one of the most important items to bring with you. But re-usable drink bottles also come in handy when travelling, going to the beach, or at work. That’s why we’ve researched the market and selected 10 of the best water bottles available on the market right now, based on durability, materials used, weight, size and more.

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