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What To Wear Hiking In Hot Weather (Expert Guide)
Shorts? Pants? Long sleeves? Tank top? Check out this guide to learn what to wear hiking in hot weather to stay cool and comfortable on the trail.
A Step-by-Step Guide To Planning A Perfect Hiking Trip
Hitting the trail isn't as simple as walking out your door. This guide to planning a hiking trip will help you feel fully prepared for an epic hike.
How Hiking Boots Should Fit To Avoid Pain
Hiking doesn't have to hurt your feet. This guide will let you know how your hiking boots are supposed to feel for a comfortable outdoor experience.
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8 Best Hiking Leggings For Comfort & Durability On The Trail
Prefer form-fitting pants and leggings for your outdoor adventures? Read on for the best hiking leggings and technical tights for performance on the trail.
7 Best Rain Pants For Hiking, Backpacking, & Mountaineering
Don’t let the rain stop you from enjoying outdoor adventures. I’ve compiled the best rain pants to keep you dry when severe weather threatens.
10 Best Ultralight Sleeping Bags For Your Next Outdoor Adventure
Backpacking gear is heavy. Make things easier on yourself by investing in the best ultralight sleeping bag. We review the finest options out there.
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