The Best Hydration Packs For Running

Running hydration vests are essential for long-distance trail and ultra running. Find the best hydration pack for running with our expert buyer's guide.

What To Wear Hiking: This Hiking Clothes Checklist Is Worth A Bookmark

If you're wondering what to wear hiking, our guide includes a complete checklist of hiking clothes to ensure you have a complete outfit for the trails.

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On Cloud Review: The Best Selling On Cloud Shoes For Lifestyle & Running [Cloud 5]

2022 UPDATE: In this On Cloud review [Cloud 5], you'll learn how they perform for running & as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they really the best On's? Find out why I believe the are!

Best On Running Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate On Clouds Buying Guide

Welcome to the ULTIMATE On Running shoes buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best On running shoes available | YES, I've reviewed them all!

The Best Waterproof Running Jackets for Men and Women

The best men's and women's waterproof running jackets, plus our buying guide to help you decide which to buy for running in cold and wet winter weather.

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.

Getting A Side Stitch When Running? Here’s Why It Happens & How To Fix It

Do you keep getting a stitch when running? Here's why it happens PLUS advice on how to stop it - based on my own experience as a runner.

COROS APEX 2 Pro’s Battery Life Is Insane Yet There’s So Much More To This GPS Watch

In this first look COROS APEX 2 Pro review I go over the key features of this premium yet affordable GPS watch for running & other outdoor sports.

Outdoor Gifts For Adventurous, Outdoorsy People: Get Any Of These, They’ll Love You Forever!

Cool & unique outdoor gifts for men, women and couples. These adventure gifts are great for Christmas, birthdays, mothers' and fathers' days!

Paka Baselayer Review: Super Soft, Sweat-Wicking Alpaca Wool Apparel

Paka baselayer review including why alpaca clothes are so popular for hiking, backpacking, travel, skiing and more.

Best Merino Wool Base Layers For Men and Women

The best Merino wool base layers are insulating yet also breathable, making them ideal for skiing, hiking and other cold weather outdoor activities.

The VSSL First Aid Stash Kit Is A Completely Customizable Tube Of Tricks

VSSL's aluminum canister gear kits are designed to last a lifetime in the great outdoors. Plus, tips for customizing your kit.

Wolf Republic Review: Ranger Pack & More Hipster Dog Gear

Wolf Republic review covering their Ranger Pack, copper dog bowl and rope tug toys for discerning adventure dogs, LIKE ME! WOOF!

Get These Tifosi Pink Sunglasses And Help Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

With mirrored pink lenses and a pink frame, these Tifosi pink sunglasses stand out from the crowd while also giving back to charity.

Alleviate Therapy Review: Plantar Fasciitis Treatment For A Long-Term Fix

In this Alleviate Therapy review we explain what makes this arch brace and massaging tool so beneficial for runners with Plantar Fasciitis heel pain.

The Best Camping Gear to have for an Emergency: From Power Cuts to Survival Situations

The best camping gear to have for an emergency that will help you survive and manage the situation case of a power cut, wildfire, earthquake or flood.

Fastpacking For Beginners: The Ultimate Gear Guide

Everything you need to know about fastpacking, including a full gear guide for fast ultralight backpacking / multi-day trail running adventures.

Stargazing for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide [Telescope Not Required]

Learn when, where and how to stargaze, PLUS the best gear & apps for stargazing. This Stargazing for beginners guide doesn't require a telescope.

The Best Reflective Dog Collars, Lights and Jackets

The best reflective dog collars, lights and jackets for night walks, plus how to choose which reflective dog gear is best for your dog.

BioLite HeadLamp 425 Review: The Best Value Headlamp Gets Upgrades!

Find out what makes the HeadLamp 425 my go-to running light and the reasons it earned our coveted Editor's Choice Award - yet another for Biolite!

The Best Reflective Running Vests For Running At Night

Wearing reflective running gear such as a reflective running vest or belt over your running clothes can help you stay safe running or walking at night.

The Best Running Gloves For Winter and Cold Weather Running

Here are the best running gloves for men and women, to keep your hands warm on those cold winter runs - Find your next pair of running gloves here!

The Best Waterproof Running Jackets for Men and Women

The best men's and women's waterproof running jackets, plus our buying guide to help you decide which to buy for running in cold and wet winter weather.

How To Recover From Achilles Heel Pain: A Runner’s Guide To Fixing Achilles Tendinitis

How to recover quickly from Achilles heel pain and get back running, including exercises, shoes, stretches and tools to fix Achilles Tendinitis.

The Best Trail Running Poles For Ultrarunning & Fastpacking

These are the best trail running poles for trail running, ultramarathons, fastpacking and ultra-light backpacking adventures.

The REI Labor Day Sale is Here: Here are Our Top Picks!

The best deals (up to 50% off) in REI's Labor Day sale for featured camping, hiking & running gear from our reviews & buyer's guides.

The Best Quick-Dry Pack Towels For Camping & Travel

The best quick dry towels for camping, the beach, boating, watersports and other adventures, including ultra-lightweight pack towels for travel and backpacking.

Paka Apparel Review: Alpaca Wool Socks, The Answer To Sweaty Feet

Paka Apparel review including why alpaca wool socks are superior to merino for their thermal, sweat-wicking and stink-free properties.

Outdoor Vitals Ventus Hoodie Review: Ultralight Gear Just Got Even Lighter!

This Outdoor Vitals Ventus Hoodie review covers the key features of this ultra lightweight, insulated, packable jacket for backpacking & more.

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 Marin Hikes With Views Of The Headlands, Mt Tam, SF Bay

Our 3 favorite San Francisco Bay Area hiking trails located in Marin County, California. All hikes are within a 30-minute drive of the city.

What To Wear Hiking: This Hiking Clothes Checklist Is Worth A Bookmark

If you're wondering what to wear hiking, our guide includes a complete checklist of hiking clothes to ensure you have a complete outfit for the trails.

The Best Running Headphones & Wireless Earbuds

The best running headphones, including wireless earbuds, over-ear, and outside-ear bone conduction headphones for running and gym workouts.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Adventure-Loving Dads

If your dad enjoys staying active and has an adventurous spirit, then you can't go wrong with any of these awesome Father's Day gift ideas.

Which is the Best Coros GPS Watch? Coros Running Watches Compared

A comparison of all the Coros GPS running and multisport watches, including reviews of the VERTIX 2, APEX Pro, APEX and PACE 2.

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals In The REI Anniversary Sale [2022]

The REI Anniversary Sale is their biggest sale of the year, with discounts up to 30% off. Don't miss these deals - our picks of 2022's best discounts.

The Best Running Sunglasses: Great 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!

Best Trekking Poles For Hiking

Whether you're looking for carbon or aluminum, adjustable or folding, these are the best trekking poles for hiking, trekking, backpacking and thru-hiking.

14 Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Adventurous Moms

Unique Mother's Day gift ideas for adventurous moms of all ages, including moms that love hiking, running, fitness, camping and being outdoors.

Kane Footwear Review: Recovery Shoes For Athletes OR Anyone Needing The Benefits

In this Kane Footwear review, I share how these slip-ons can potentially help your feet recover faster after a run or spending long days on your feet.

Earth Day Gifts From The Eco Friendly Brands We Love

These Earth Day gifts are all made sustainably from Climate Neutral brands - many of which are B-Certified. Eco-friendly products are great for gifts!

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 Hiking Boots For Men and Women in 2022

This guide makes it easy to find the best hiking boots for you - both men's and women's, from breathable lightweight boots to waterproof backpacking options.

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.

The Importance Of Getting Out Into Nature: A Thank You to our Natural World

The importance of getting out into nature, having a positive influence, and benefits of green exercise. Thank you Nature Conservancy for your work.

Hex Brand Review: A Well designed DSLR Camera Bag With A Ton of Storage

Hex Brand Review: Key features, detailed photos, and a video review of this thoughtfully designed, stealthy, urban DSLR camera bag.

The Best Dog Boots For Hiking, Snow & Hot Pavements

Plus how to choose the best dog boots for hot pavements, slippery hardwood, snow and ice, including for running, hiking and biking with your dog.

Slowtide Towel Review: Quick-Drying Camping and Travel Towels

Why one of these Slowtide quick-dry towels is a great choice for the beach, travel, gym, the pool, backpacking and camping.

Shokz OpenRun Pro Review: Bone Conduction Headphones for Running

Aftershokz review - Learn how Shokz OpenRun Pro bone conduction headphones perform while running. Plus how bone headphones work & more!

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.

Ombraz Sunglasses Review: Armless Sunglasses For Athletes

My Ombraz sunglasses review covers their key features and what armless sunglasses are really like to wear for everyday as well as sports.

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.

10 Sustainable Gifts For Eco-Conscious Outdoor Enthusiasts

Looking for sustainable gifts for him or her? These eco friendly products for outdoor enthusiasts are environmentally sustainable and practical.

Fun & Useful Christmas Gifts For Hikers, Fitness and Travel Lovers

You can't go wrong with these cool and unique Christmas gifts for fitness focused outdoor-loving friends and family who love to stay active and travel

Carhartt Vest Review: Super Dux Insulated Outerwear

This Carhartt vest review goes over the key features of the sherpa lined vest, how it looks when worn, and my review summary.

The Best Phone Cases for Running To Protect Your Smartphone

Welcome to our list of favorite phone cases for running with. All these cases are affordable, slim, lightweight, and will protect your phone.

Nocs Binoculars Review: Affordable Travel-Friendly Compact Binoculars

Our Nocs binoculars review covers these budget-friendly, waterproof 8x25 compact binoculars for travel, hiking, surf-spotting and wildlife viewing.

Randolph Aviator Review: The sunglasses choice of the famous and ME! 😎

If you're looking for the best, most stylish Aviator sunglasses that money can buy be sure to read this Randolph Aviator review - Pre-purchase Q's Answered!

IceMule Cooler Review: The ‘Classic Sling’ Backpack Cooler

Review of the IceMule cooler, a sling-style backpack cooler designed to be taken most places, including the beach, park, camping, trails and on the water, SUP'ing, kayaking or boating.

Best Backpacking Backpacks for Men and Women

These are the best backpacking backpacks for multi-day hikes, thru-hiking and traveling around the world (or nearer home).

Best Dog Backpacks For Hiking With Your Dog

Plus how to choose the best one for your dog to wear hiking, including dog backpacks to wear running, and saddlebags for large dogs to carry all their stuff in.

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.

What to Bring on a Camping Trip: Camping Essentials 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.

SIDAS Review: Insoles For Running Shoes and Hiking Boots

Review of SIDAS insoles for running shoes and hiking boots which replace the shoes' foam insert, providing extra comfort and support.

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 Double Sleeping Bags, Pads and Camping Mattresses

The best double sleeping bags and camping pads for two people: a 2-person sleeping bag and mattress is ideal for couples camping, backpacking, or car camping.