The Best Backpacking Water Filters & Purifiers

This backpacking water filter buyer's guide features 1.) A list of best backpacking water filters & purifiers, and 2.) How to choose the right water purification system for you

Best Backpacking Sleeping Bags and Pads

The best backpacking sleeping bags and pads for camping, including synthetic as well as ultralight down bags, and how to choose the best sleeping system for you.

On Cloudultra Review: On’s Most Cushioned Trail Shoes

In this On Cloudultra Review, you'll learn everything there is to know about these super cushioned trail running shoes before buying.

Fastpacking Tips, Advice, Gear Guides, and MORE!

Fastpacking is a combination of fast hiking and trail running – when you want to walk and speed-hike sections of the trail, and run others, moving much quicker along the trail than regular hiking, and sleep out overnight for a night or two. To fastpack effectively you need to lighten your load with minimal, ultralight hiking, camping and trail running gear, which is what you’ll find in our fastpacking gear guides.

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The Ultimate Fastpacking Gear Guide

Everything you need to know about fastpacking, including a full gear guide for fast ultralight backpacking (and long-distance trail running) adventures.

Best GPS Watches for Running and Hiking

Discover the best running watches for marathon training, trail running & ultras, including top GPS watches from Garmin, Suunto, Apple, Polar, Coros, and more.

The Best Backpacking Tents For Multi-Day Hikes & Fastpacking

Including a complete guide to choosing the best backpacking tent for multi-day hiking trips, lightweight and ultralight tents as well as budget options.

Best Backpacking Stoves For Cooking On The Trails

The best backpacking stoves by type of backpacking, including cold weather and mountain hiking and ultralight stoves for thru-hikers and minimalists.

The Best Silicone Wedding Bands For Men & Women With Active Lifestyles

Silicone wedding bands are a safer alternative to metal rings for men and women with active lifestyles, including watersports, physical jobs or lifting weights.

5 Simple Ways To Make Outdoor Adventures More Sustainable

5 practical ways to enjoy more sustainable outdoor adventures, from choosing outdoor gear for hiking & camping to practicing mindfulness and learning in nature.

The Best Camping Hammocks and Hammock Tents For Backpacking

From comfortable two-person camping hammocks to portable ultra-lightweight hammock tents for backpacking, plus advice for finding the best hammock for you.

What to Bring on a Camping Trip: PLUS Full Checklist

Complete camping checklist, plus tips on what to bring on a camping trip, including stuff you need, and luxury camping gear you may want to take car camping.

How To Run Faster, Build Endurance, Fuel On The Go, and Recover More Quickly

These 20 running performance hacks will teach you how to run faster, increase your stamina, fuel on the go, recover faster + more!

Best Running Hats: Technical Running Caps To Level Up Your Run Experience

5 best running hats/technical caps that: wick sweat away from your face/eyes, keep your head/face/neck protected from the sun, look awesome!

The Best Backpacking Tents For Multi-Day Hikes & Fastpacking

Including a complete guide to choosing the best backpacking tent for multi-day hiking trips, lightweight and ultralight tents as well as budget options.

The Best Running Headlamps For Trail Running & Hiking

[Buyer's Guide 2021] This best headlamps for trail running, ultrarunning, and hiking guide will help you find the best headlamp for your requirements & budget!

The Best Running Headphones & Wireless Earbuds of 2021

The best running headphones, including wireless earbuds and bluetooth over-ear headphones for running and gym workouts. EXPERT-RATED by runners for runners.

Somewear Global Hotspot Review: A Personal GPS Tracker & Messenger

Our Somewear global hotspot review covers the key features and our experience using this personal GPS tracker and satellite communicator device for adventurers.

Best Hiking Daypacks For Men and Women – Plus How to Pack for a Day Hike

Only top expert rated & tested hiking backpacks made our list of the best hiking daypacks for women and men. Plus, how to pack a daypack with the essentials.

The Best Harnesses and Leashes For Running With Your Dog

Top recommendations for the best dog leash for running, plus dog running harness options for running with your dog hands free (plus bungee dog leashes).

Venga CBD Review 2021: THC-Free CBD Products For Endurance Athletes

Venga CBD THC-Free CBD Products have been engineered for Endurance Athletes. This review explains the science & benefits of taking Venga CBD.

REI Membership Benefits Including Huge Co-Op Sale Discounts

Looking to become an REI Member? There are so many REI Membership benefits which are all explained here. Become a member now and get huge Co-op sale discounts.

How To Find Hiking & Running Trails Near Me? The 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2021

If you are wondering 'how to find trails near me for hiking and running', here are the 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2021 that do just that.

Runners Emergency Kit: Ultra Marathon Survival Gear

What essential trail and ultra marathon running clothes, first aid and survival gear should you include in your runners emergency kit, and why do you need it?

The Ultimate Fastpacking Gear Guide

Everything you need to know about fastpacking, including a full gear guide for fast ultralight backpacking (and long-distance trail running) adventures.

LynQ Review: An Essential GPS Tracker for Hikers and Trail Runners?

This LynQ review covers the LynQ Smart Compass, which doesn't require any wifi, phone signal or subscription to locate your group members during your adventures.

The Best Reflective Running Vests For Running At Night

Wearing reflective running gear such as a reflective running vest over your running clothes can help you stay safe running at night. Here's three of the best.

Gifts For Trail Runners in 2021: Shoes, GPS, Accessories, Nutrition & More

After gift inspiration for the trail runner in your life or yourself? Check out our list of the best affordable and useful gifts for trail runners.

BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review: Editor’s Choice Award Winner, Here’s Why…

This BioLite HeadLamp 750 review covers the key features of this high-performance headlamp, my loves/dislikes, and how it performs while ultrarunning and hiking.

Why You Fall Over Trail Running… and How to Avoid Tripping

Here are the common reasons why you may fall over trail running (or fall over when running in general) and how to reduce your chances of tripping.

Kurgo Cooling Vest Review: Does It Make Hot Summer Days More Tolerable?

How do you keep your dog cool in the summer heat? Whether at home, running, or hiking on trails, this Kurgo cooling vest review tells you what you need to know.

The Best Labor Day Sales For Trail Runners & Hikers 2020

Here's a round up of the best Labor Day sales for trail runners and hikers in 2020 - Epic deals of up to 50% of awesome outdoor gear!

Trail Running With Your Dog: Tips, Safety, Handling the Heat & Dog Running Gear

Real-world advice for trail running with your dog: in this post we share everything we wish we knew when we were new to running with our own adventure dog.

Ruffwear Cooling Vest Review: The Swamp Cooler is Designed for Hot Summer Weather

This Ruffwear cooling vest review covers the 'Swamp Cooler', a dog cooling vest to help keep your dog cool and more comfortable when active in hot weather.

Hemp Daddy’s CBD Review: Full Spectrum CBD Oil and Transdermal Cream

Our review of Hemp Daddy's CBD oil and pain cream, which are full-spectrum organic CBD products specifically intended for use by endurance runners and athletes.

5 Reasons Why a Customized Leatherman Surge is a great Father’s Day gift

I'm using my customized Leatherman Surge every day it's awesome! Here's 5 reasons why it would make a great gift for Father's Day, a birthday or Christmas.

Grab Up To 50% Off Trail Running Gear at the Backcountry Memorial Day Sale (Ends 25 May)

The Backcountry Memorial Day Sale is here, with discounts of up to 50% Off all weekend. These are the top trail running gear deals that caught our attention.

5 Best Running Sunglasses in 2021 – For Trail Running & Hiking Too

Our shortlist of the best running sunglasses will help you decide which sunglasses to buy. All glasses are protective, lightweight, comfortable, stylish!

5 Reasons a Leatherman Makes a Useful Mother’s Day Gift

Practical reasons why the Leatherman Signal makes an awesome useful Mother's Day gift for an adventurous Mom, especially when hiking, camping or traveling.

BioLite CampStove 2 Bundle – Turn Fire Into Electricity With This Climate Neutral Wood Burning Stove

Offering many solutions for camping, the BioLite CampStove 2 Bundle (Climate Neutral Edition) includes a CampStove 2, Portable Grill, KettlePot, and FlexLight.

Charlotte’s Web CBD Oil Review: Does It Help Running Recovery?

Charlotte's Web is a highly trusted brand, producing high-quality products. In this review we cover 3 ways their CBD oil can help us runners recover quicker.

BioLite HeadLamp 200 Review: The Lightest Running Headlamp We’ve Tested!

This review talks about the key features of the Biolite HeadLamp 200, what I love/dislike, and how it performs while running or hiking.

5 Best Women’s Waterproof Running Jackets for Trail Running in 2021

Our list of the 5 best women's waterproof running jackets will help you decide which jacket to buy for wet winter trail runs and ultras.

Fi Dog Collar Review: A GPS Dog Collar For Active Dogs

Series 2 Fi Dog Collar review covering battery, sleep tracking, using GPS to track your dog and more, based on two years of usage traveling, hiking & at home.

REI’s Gear Up Get Out Sale 2019: Top 20 Deals For Trail Runners & Hikers

We've handpicked the best of REI's Gear Up Get Out sale 2019: Trail running, hiking, and camping gear deals with discounts of up to 30%!

On Cloudrock Waterproof Review: The Most Innovative Hiking Boots?

The Cloudrock Waterproof is On's first-ever hiking boot and as you'd expect it's super innovative. This review reveals the good and the bad!

The Ultimate Guide to Running at Night: Getting Started, Benefits, Staying Safe

The risks of running at night in the dark can be mitigated by having the right gear and exercising good judgement to help you stay safe.