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  • Hiking and Backpacking

    Hiking Gear Guides

    A complete look at the best hiking gear of 2018, from light and packable tents and sleeping bags to proven backcountry footwear and clothing 

  • On Location Cordillera Huayhuash

    On Location: Cordillera Huayhuash

    A self-supported journey on Peru's stunning Huayhuash Circuit

  • Hiking Boots Roundup (homepage)

    The Best Hiking Boots

    From lightweight day hikers to heavy-duty footwear for serious backpacking, we break down the year’s top hiking boots

  • Granite Gear Crown2 60 (homepage)

    Review: Granite Gear Crown2 60

    We put Granite Gear's leading ultralight pack to the test in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park

  • Quinn Brett Interview (slider)

    Look Up, Stand Still, Breathe

    An interview with Quinn Brett on the risk of climbing, fear, and the long road to recovery

  • Duffel Bags (homepage)

    The Best Duffel Bags

    From proven outdoor models with backpack straps to rolling designs for travel, we break down the year's top duffels

  • Grand Canyon (homepage)

    On Location: Grand Canyon

    A wintertime adventure floating the Grand Canyon 280 miles from Lees Ferry to Lake Mead

  •  Baby Carrier For Hiking

    Baby Carriers for Hiking

    To keep you and your child happy on the trail, our top carrier packs excel in comfort, safety, and build quality

  • Salomon X Ultra 3 (homepage slider)

    Review: Salomon X Ultra 3

    We give the updated version of Salomon’s signature hiking shoe an extended test

  • Camping Tents Homepage (2017)

    The Best Camping Tents

    For your home away from home in the outdoors, we break down the year’s top tents for camping

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