8 Best Handheld GPS Devices for Hiking (2021 Buying Guide)

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The best handheld GPS devices for hiking and backpacking – whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just starting out.  For the longest time, I would just try and use Google Maps when hiking through more rugged terrain. Inevitably, I’d go deep enough into the forest or high enough on a switchback that my Google Maps […]

Best Heated Gloves for Cold Weather (2021 Buying Guide)

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The best heated gloves on the market to keep your hands warm in cold weather, whether you’re snowboarding, working, or hiking.  I’ve always had a hard time keeping my hands and feet warm.  With the slightest coldness in the air, my extremities tend to turn into freezing icebergs.   So when I discovered hand warmers […]

11 Best Large Camping Tents for the Whole Family (2021 Buying Guide)

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My picks for the best large camping tents on the market right now, whether you’re camping with a group of friends or the whole family.  Short on time? Our pick for the best large family camping tent is the Eureka Copper Canyon or the Coleman Instant Camping Tent. With the current travel climate, domestic and […]

64 Best Christmas Gifts for Parents | Ultimate Gift Guide for 2021

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The ultimate guide to the best Christmas gifts for parents – for every budget!   The holidays can be stressful enough without having to worry about finding the perfect Christmas gifts for your parents. Over the years, I’ve become somewhat of a gift-giving connoisseur. Call it a superpower or “gift” (pun intended), but I’ve always been […]

12 Best Wheeled Backpacks (Ultimate 2021 Buying Guide)

Best Wheeled Backpacks

My picks for the best wheeled backpacks, whether you’re traveling or looking for a professional bag for work.  I used to be one of those travelers who scoffed at wheeled backpacks.  They just seemed impractical for my style of travel, which was usually off-the-cuff, adventurous backpacking.  And to be fair, that was probably the case […]

50 Best Gifts for Hikers | Ultimate Gift Guide for 2021

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The ultimate guide to the best gifts for hikers. Find the perfect gift for any hiking enthusiast.   We all have those friends or loved ones who always seem to be hiking in beautiful places on the weekends. Perhaps you’re usually right beside them on these adventures because you’re a hiker yourself. If you found this […]

Where to Purchase Tieks Shoes | New and Used Tieks for Sale

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Where to purchase Tieks shoes! From the Tieks Boutiek to online marketplaces and Facebook groups, as well as a look at Tieks sales and where to try on Tieks.  Note: this post contains affiliate links, which help run this site at no extra cost to you so I can keep providing free travel advice and […]

Tieks Review (for 2021): Are Tieks Really Worth the Cost?

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Thinking of purchasing a pair of Tieks shoes but not sure if they’re worth the cost? This is my honest Tieks review after owning my first pair for three years and taking them around the world with me.  Note: this post contains affiliate links, which help run this site at no extra cost to you […]

Best 4 Person Tent for Camping and Backpacking in 2021

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My picks for the best 4 person tent on the market, whether you’re going on a multi-day backpacking adventure or car camping with friends or the whole family.  If there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout the years of spending a lot of time in nature, it’s worth it to be prepared and to have the […]

Allbirds Review: Allbirds Tree Runners vs Allbirds Wool Runners

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My detailed Allbirds review after trying out the Allbirds Wool Runners and Tree Runners. As well as a quick look at every Allbirds shoe style to compare and contrast the right one for you. Full disclosure: this post contains affiliate links, which help run this site at no extra cost to you so I can […]