Adventure Travel and Outdoor Gear Reviews

Did you know that I test outdoor gear for my day job? I apply my same rigorous testing methods for my work that I do right here. From going on guided climbs to testing the latest in women's hiking gear technology, I'm always recommending tried-and-true outdoor products and services just for you!

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I work tirelessly to bring you the best gear recommendations on the market. As a professional outdoor gear tester, I’ve got the inside scoop on the latest hiking gear, camping gear, climbing gear and more. I’ll not only show you how to make informed buying decisions, but I’ve got plenty of recommendations too! These are the most popular outdoor gear posts.

How to Build a DIY Outdoor Gear Room for $120

I never thought I’d be that person who had more than one sleeping bag, a backpack for any occasion, and 2 snowboard setups. But alas, it happened and hey, I’m pretty happy about it. However epically awesome “gear mountain” may become, there comes a time where plastic bins just don’t cut it anymore. That time for me was when I was packing for an impromptu backpacking trip and couldn’t find my headlamp. So what did I do? Waited six months until the weather got crappy and got to work fitting out some unfinished space in my basement to show off all my gear by building a DIY gear room. In the end I had one bitching backcountry closet that didn’t break the bank.

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The Most Comfortable and Durable Hiking Shirts for Women

Get expert gear advice for women by women with this in-depth look at the best hiking shirts for women.

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The Best Hiking Backpacks for Under $100

Gear up for hiking season with these amazing hiking backpacks that won’t break the bank.

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The Best Hiking Clothes for Any Budget

After years of testing, I’ve assembled a list of the best hiking gear on the market, no matter what your budget. Unsponsored, real, and honest advice from a hiking vet.

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12 Must-Have, Budget-Friendly Gifts for Hikers

Gotta outdoors lover on your list? Check out this gear guide chalk-full of amazing ideas for any budget!

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6 Eco-Friendly Outdoor Gear Essentials that Give Back

Give the gift that gives back to the environment with these eco-friendly gift ideas for hikers and campers.

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Must-Have Outdoor Gifts for Women

So you’ve got an adventurous babe on your gift list this year? Well, you’ve come to the right place. From the tech-savvy traveler to the …

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