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Gear
9 Best Hiking Belts in 2022
9 Best Hiking Belts in 2022

Saggy pants can lead to possible discomfort, embarrassment and injury. We review the 9 best hiking belts of 2022 to help keep your pants and spirits up.

Gear
10 Best Hiking Pants for Hot Weather
10 Best Hiking Pants for Hot Weather

To deal with summer extremes, you need the best hiking pants for hot weather. We’ll review the top 10 including roll-ups, zip-offs and ultralight pants for 2022.

Gear
9 Best Microspikes For Hiking in 2022
9 Best Microspikes For Hiking in 2022

When hiking in snow and ice, you need traction to keep you upright. We review the 9 best microspikes available today.

Guides
What is Ski Mountaineering?
What is Ski Mountaineering?

Ski mountaineering blends skiing, rock climbing, and mountaineering. Find out more about ski mountaineering and learn how to get started.

Guides
How Hiking and Mountaineering Can Reduce Depression
How Hiking and Mountaineering Can Reduce Depression

COVID, and too much screen time, have helped worldwide depression levels skyrocket. Find out how hiking and mountaineering can help.

Guides
The Essential Rappelling Gear For Mountaineering
The Essential Rappelling Gear For Mountaineering

Having the right gear is essential for safe rappelling. I explain what you need to rappel in the mountains and why each piece of gear is important.

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