Gift Guides

2021 Winter Hiking Gift Guide

Winter Hiking Gift Guide

Winter is a great time to gear up and get out for some cold weather hiking and snowshoeing adventure. The bugs are gone and so are the crowds, leaving the mountains and the hills to those who can’t live without their weekly …

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Lightweight Backpacking Gift Guide 2021

Lightweight Backpacking Gift Guide

Backpacking gear has gotten a lot lighter in recent years due to the development of lighter weight materials and fabrics which means that you can lighten your load by swapping out old gear for new lighter weight items or feel less guilty …

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Best Dyneema Ultralight Backpacking Gifts of 2021

Dyneema Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide

Ultralight and lightweight backpackers get all giddy when the talk turns to the Dyneema Backpacking Gear they want for the holidays. Super-strong, super-light, waterproof, Dyneema has revolutionized backpacking gear in the past decade and has spurred widespread innovation in its application as …

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Thru-Hiker’s Gift Guide 2021: Under $200

Thru-Hikers Gift Guide 2021

The thru-hiker or backpacker in your life is probably busy saving for their next long-distance adventure, and we can pretty much guarantee they have a long list of items on their wish list. This collection of thru-hiker and backpacking gift ideas under …

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Hiking Survival Gear Gift Guide 2021

Hiking Survival Gear Guide

Every hiker should carry some survival gear so they can stay alive long enough for search and rescue teams to arrive. If you can signal for help, you’ll be rescued eventually, but the wait can kill you. There really are some basic …

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