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Winter Hiking Boots FAQ

Winter Hiking Boots FAQ

There are three kinds of winter boots: insulated winter hiking boots, mountaineering boots, and pac boots. Which kind of winter hiking boot is right for you? Here’s a detailed guide that explains the differences between these so you can pick the right …

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REI Activator 3.0 Softshell Pants Review

REI Activator 3.0 Softshell Pants Review

REI’s Activator 3.0 Soft-Shell Pants, available for both men and women, are soft-shell pants for winter hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing. They’re water-resistant and highly breathable to prevent sweat build-up, with articulated knees and a gusseted crotch for freedom of movement. They’re rated …

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Fjallraven High Coast Hike Trousers Review

Fjallraven High Coast Hike Trousers Review

Fjallraven High Coast Hike Trousers are lightweight hiking pants that are cool enough to wear in warm weather. They’re ripstop nylon pants with some stretch, which makes them quite comfortable, and they have five pockets, including three with zippers for secure storage. …

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Hyperlite Mountain Gear Flat Tarp Review

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Flat Square Tarp Review

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear (HMG) 8’6” x 8’6” Flat Tarp is a versatile, strong, and waterproof tarp made of Dyneema Composite Fabric, weighing only 9 oz/ 255 grams (an 8′ x 10′ model is also available). It has a ton of tie-outs …

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