Hiking can be hard. Even harder, though, is trying to plan all of the equipment that you will need to embark on your hike. This list does the hard work for you and gives you a list of every piece of gear you will need to survive any sort of hike.
The Best Bear Sprays for Hiking and Camping – Buying Guide
If you come across a bear while hiking, what are you supposed to do? To be honest, if you’re being charged at by a bear, there is very little that you can do. That’s why we highly recommend that any serious hike invest in bear spray. It’s a small price to pay to potentially save your life. in this guide we go over what to look for in bear spray, as well as a few of our favorites.
The Best Heavy-Duty Hiking Backpacks  – Buying Guide
If you’re going hiking, you need a backpack that can take a beating from the elements. It needs to be not only comfortable and high-capacity, but it also need to be able to weather whatever weather you throw at it. In this guide, we talk about what makes a backpack heavy-duty, and we offer our 2 favorite heavy-duty hiking packs.
The Best Binoculars For Hiking  – Buying Guide
Binoculars are a great piece of equipment to bring with you on a hike or even just going around your town. If you are interested in watching wildlife and interacting with nature in a totally unique way, check out this buying guide to learn everything about binoculars!
The Best Backpack Materials – Durability, Weight, Waterproof
Backpacks come in a variety of different materials. What ones are the best for durability, weight, and waterproof ability? In this guide we go over all of these factors and more!
How to Start Mountain Biking – A Beginner’s Guide
Mountain Biking, just like hiking, is an incredibly fun activity that is not only exciting, but also improves your physical and mental health. In this guide, we go over everything you need to know in order to start mountain biking. From gear, to tips and tricks, this is the one guide to rule them all.
Why Do Rock Climbers Use Chalk?
If you’ve been around rock climbers, you may have noticed them applying powdered chalk to their hands or to their holds before attempting a problem. Why do they do this? What benefit does it serve? In this guide we teach you all about the benefits and types of climbing chalk.
Petzl Sarken Mountaineering Crampon Review
The Petzl Sarken is an advanced mountaineering crampon designed for those looking to take their mountain-climbing to the next level. Read our detailed review of its build quality, as well as its features.
National Park Checklist
We’ve curated this national park checklist to help you keep track of what national parks you’ve been to!
The Best Hydration Packs for Hiking and Camping
All hikers and bikers know that one of the most inconvenient things to have to do on the trail is fumble around with your backpack in order to get your water. This can lead to dehydration, which can be deadly in extreme environments. In this list, we teach you a bit about hydration packs, which allow for hands-free hydration.
The Complete Alpine Skiing Gear Guide 
Skiing is not a very complicated sport. With that said, it can be daunting trying to figure out just what you need to get started. In this buying guide, we outline every crucial piece of equipment that you need to start skiing, and give our recommendations on a few.