The Best Trail Running Poles For Ultra Running In 2024

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

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These Buyer's Guides highlight the best performing gear from the T&K testing lab

Best HOKA Running Shoes of 2024 Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate...

ULTIMATE HOKA Running shoes buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best HOKA running shoes. YES, I've reviewed them all!

Best Brooks Running Shoes of 2024 Ranked With Reviews: The...

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

The Best Running Shorts For Men [Road & Trail-worthy]

Our buyer's guide to the best running shorts for men - Including the finest modular short + liner combos, 2 in 1 running shorts, compression, & more!

Best Sunscreen For Runners: Sport Sunscreens...

These are the best mineral sunscreens for runners, designed to resist the sweatiest of runs while protecting your skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays.

The Best Electrolyte Drinks For Runners:...

The best electrolyte drink mixes, powders and tablets out there right now, and why electrolyte supplements are essential for endurance runners.

The Best Running Watches For Trail And...

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

HOKA VS On Cloud Running Shoes: How...

Hoka VS On Cloud running shoes compared, from a HOKA and On Cloud shoes expert; Yes, I've reviewed them all...

Best Running Shoes For Wide Feet, Ranked...

Our expertly curated list of the best running shoes for wide feet, featuring in-depth reviews and rankings to help you stride in comfort & style.

Best On Running Shoes of 2024 Ranked...

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 Hydration Packs For Running

Whether you're running 5k, half marathons, marathons or ultras, there's a running hydration vest for you in our running vests buyer's guide.

The Best Running Hats: Top Rated Technical...

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

Best Nike Trail Running Shoes Compared: How...

Everything you need to know about this year's Nike Trail running shoes lineup. Nike Trail Shoes Compared Terra Kiger, Peg Trail, Wildhorse & More!

The Best Trail Running Shoes [2024]

The best trail running shoes this year ranked & reviewed + top advice so you buy the most comfortable, high-performing shoes for you

The Best Running Shoes [2024]

The best running shoes rated and shortlisted, and advice to ensure you buy the most comfortable, high-performing shoes that work for YOU.

HOKA Mach 5 vs Clifton 9: How...

Mach 5 for speed training and racing or Clifton 9 for comfort, cushioning, and recovery. Compare features, comfort, style to choose the best HOKA for your run.

Saucony Ride 17 VS Triumph 21: How...

Ride 17 for affordable daily miles or Triumph 21 for plush performance. Compare features, comfort, style to choose the best Saucony for your run.

Best Camper Van Rental Companies for US...

Find a camper van rental company for US road trips California, Colorado, Alaska, Hawaii (and more), in Sprinter vans, VW campervans and custom conversion vans.

The Best Sleep Products To Help You...

The best sleep products to help you fall asleep faster overall sleep better through the night - without the need for over-the-counter sleep aids.

Best Hiking Daypacks For Men and Women...

Find your perfect hiking daypack with our expert picks & essential packing tips for your next adventure

The Best Baby Products For Travel And...

Cool gear that promises to help all you outdoorsy moms and dad enjoy a life of travel and adventures with your baby or toddler.

The Best Reflective Running Vests For Running...

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 Harnesses and Leashes For Running...

Our 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).

Gifts For Outdoorsy People: Cool Gifts For...

Unique gifts for outdoors-loving men, women and couples. These adventure-ready gifts for outdoorsy people are great for all occasions!

The Best Black Friday / Cyber Week...

Keep checking back as we add new deals on the best gear we've been recommending this year!

The Best Recovery Shoes For Runners

These are the best recovery shoes, sandals, slides and flip flops to ease tired feet and lower legs after running.

The Rumpl Sale Is Live: Check Out These Deals On Rumpl Blankets & Outdoorsy Gear

Get a huge 25% off Rumpl puffy blankets, sand-repelling towels and other limited edition outdoors-ready gear in this year's Rumpl sale.

Best On Cloud Shoes For Walking in 2024: Ultimate On Walking Shoe Buyer’s Guide

ULTIMATE On Cloud walking shoe buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best On Cloud shoes for walking. YES, I've reviewed them all!

REI Trail Running Gear Will Get You Trail-Ready And Save You Money

From beginner to ultramarathoner, REI's trail running shop has all you need, including their own Swiftland line and the best known running brands.

The Best Dog Beds To Give Your Pup The Dreamy Sleeps They Deserve

Not all pet beds are made equal. We've selected the very best dog beds for orthopedic, memory foam, bolster, nesting, durable & washable beds.

The Best Insoles for Running Shoes | How To Choose The Right Ones For You

Our guide to the best insoles for running shoes includes insoles for flat feet, high arch support and pain relief from issues like plantar faciitis.

Best Merino Wool Base Layers For Runners

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

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 Winter Running Hats, Beanies, Headbands and Ear Warmers

Our winter running hats buyer's guide features the best running beanies, headbands and ear warmers to wear on cold weather runs.

The Best Winter Running Jackets for Men and Women

This concise list of the best winter running jackets will help you decide which jacket to buy for your rainy and cold weather runs.

Best HOKA Shoes For Walking in 2024: Ultimate HOKA Walking Shoe Buyer’s Guide

ULTIMATE HOKA walking shoe buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best HOKA shoes for walking. YES, I've reviewed them all!

The Best Running Socks for Men & Women

Our expert guide to the best running socks for men and women will help you find the right pair for running blister-free, all distances and all seasons.

The Best Satellite Messengers & Personal Locator Beacons

Best Satellite Messengers and PLBs for trail running, ultrarunning, backpacking, and camping. Stay Safe on the trails with these best in class GPS trackers.

Best Running Shorts For Women – Trail and Road Tested

Find your new favorite pair of running shorts on our shortlist of the best running shorts for women - all rate highly for comfort, looks, value and performance.

The Best Toe Spacers To Help Align Your Toes And Relieve Foot Pain

The best toe spacers to encourage natural toe spacing, realign toes and help prevent foot injuries and pain, for minimal cost.

Best Sports Bras For Running: The Ultimate Buying Guide

The ultimate guide to the best sports bras for running, including how to find one that will provide the most comfortable support, regardless of chest size.

The Best Dog Collars For Adventure Dogs With Style

The best dog collars from brands that design their products for premium durability, functionality and style for water and trail-loving adventure dogs.

Superfeet Insoles: Why You May Need A Pair, And How To Choose The Best Ones For You

How to choose the best Superfeet insoles for adding foot support, comfort and pain relief for running, walking, hiking or everyday.

What To Wear Hiking: The Essential Hiking Clothes Checklist

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.

Best Outdoor Pizza Ovens For Your Backyard

Elevate pizza nights with our comprehensive guide to the best outdoor pizza ovens + secrets to crafting delicious restaurant-style pizzas at home.

The Best Camping Chairs: Our Top Picks For Folding, Portable Outdoor Seating

The best portable, folding camping chairs you can also take to the beach and concerts - including everything from luxury reclining to ultralight backpacking chairs.

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

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals In The REI Anniversary Sale [2023]

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 2023's best discounts.

The Best Women’s lululemon Running Shorts

I've been running in lululemon shorts for 10+ years. My guide to the best women's lululemon running shorts will help you choose which are best for you.

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.

The Ultimate Trail Running Gear Guide: What To Wear Trail Running

The Ultimate Trail Running Gear Guide to make your trail adventures as fun, comfortable and high performance as possible! We've got you!

Lululemon Like New Program: How To Trade In Used Gear & Score Great Deals

How to find great deals on genuine lululemon gear, earn store credit for trading in gear & help the planet through the lululemon Like New program.

Sustainable Brands And Products To Help You Live More Sustainably at Home Or Adventuring Outdoors

These sustainable brands and products will help you enjoy living more sustainably at home and when adventuring outdoors.

Best Lululemon Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate Buying Guide

Comparison of all women's lululemon shoe styles including Blissfeel, Chargefeel and Restfeel, plus sizing tips, color options and pricing.

The Ultimate Mountain Bike Gear Checklist To Help You Hit the Trails with Confidence

From helmets to hydration packs, our mountain bike gear checklist has you covered for a safe & thrilling adventure out on the trails.

Best Ski Goggles For Skiing and Snowboarding

Read our buyer's guide to the best ski goggles for skiing and snowboarding, for men and women in all snow conditions.

Best Ski Socks For Men And Women

Buyers guide to the best ski socks that will be warm and comfortable for skiing and snowboarding, plus recommendations from top sock brands.

Best Backpacking Backpacks for Hiking and Travel

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

Best Portable Power Stations For Camping Electricity and Home Emergency Backup Power

The best portable power stations for camping, home emergency backup power, camper van / RV / off-grid living. Don't be left in the dark, choose wisely.

The Best CBD Lotions, Creams, And Balms For Pain & Quick Recovery From Muscle Soreness

These are the best CBD lotions, creams, balms and topicals for alleviating muscle pain & soreness to help runners, cyclists recover faster.

Best Backpacking Sleeping Bags | Lightweight, Warm & Cozy Options For Camping On A Trail OR Traveling The World

The best backpacking sleeping bags for traveling and camping, including synthetic and ultralight down bags, plus how to choose the best one for you.

Best Backpacking Sleeping Pads For Thru-Hikes, Weekends and Overseas Travels

These are the best backpacking sleeping pads for wherever in the world you are going - from weekends near home to round the world travels.

The Best Silicone Wedding Bands for Men and Women With Active Lifestyles

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

The Best Dog Treadmills To Exercise Your Dog Indoors

Here are the best dog treadmills for keeping high-energy dogs fit during inclement weather conditions or for a supplemental exercise program.

Best Down Booties and Slippers for Camping, Backpacking & Van Life

The best insulated down and synthetic booties for camping, backpacking, skiing, van life and wearing at home to keep feet warm in winter.

Running Safety Gear For Night Running, Remote Locations, And Wildlife Encounters

This is the running safety gear you should consider adding to your checklist for night running, solo runs, wildlife encounters, and remote trail running.

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.

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.

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.

Best Coolers and Ice Chests: Hard Shell, Wheeled & Soft Backpack Coolers

The best coolers and ice chests compared, including hard and soft sided, with wheels, backpack coolers and more: YETI vs RTIC, Igloo, Hydro Flask + more.

The Best Stand Up Paddle Boards | Everything You Need To Know Before Buying a SUP

This SUP buying guide features 1.) A list of the best stand up paddle boards & brands, and 2.) A guide to choosing your next stand up paddle board.

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.

Best Dog Toys: The Ultimate Guide For Athletic And Active Dog Breeds

The best dog toys, from durable chew, fetch and plush squeaky toys to cool specialist pet companies offering canine enrichment and puzzle games.

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.

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.

Best Camping Blankets | The Key Features You Should Know

Choose from our list of the best camping blankets, including down, puffy insulated options that repel dirt, sand, water and dog hair.

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.

REI Swiftland Running Gear Is Built For The Trails

The REI Swiftland range of men's and women's running gear has everything you need to kit yourself out for trail running this summer.

Best Camping Lanterns | Everything You Need To Know Before Buying a Camping Light

Buyer's guide to the best camping lanterns, including solar, rechargeable battery-operated LED lanterns, plus outdoor string lights for camping.

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

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.

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.

Adventure Road Trip Essentials: Complete Road Trip Packing List

Wondering what to bring on a road trip? Here's the definitive list of adventure road trip essentials to take with you so you know what to pack in the car.

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.

Best lululemon Leggings For Running

Our guide to the best lululemon leggings for running also compares the key features of the Swift Speed, Fast and Free and Base Pace tights.

What to Wear Skiing & Snowboarding

This men's and women's ski gear checklist covers what to wear skiing (or snowboarding) so you don't forget to pack your ski trip essentials.

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

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.

Camping Kitchen Checklist & Camp Cooking Gear Guide

Including our camping kitchen gear checklist and buyer's guide, plus recommendations for the best camp cooking gear, including stoves, tables and complete sets.

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.

Lululemon Running Gear: Men’s & Women’s Top Picks

If you want to know what Lululemon leggings, shirts, shorts and pants are best for running, we've picked out our favorites in this Lululemon running gear list.

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.

Best Roof Top Tents: Rooftop Campers For Your Car, SUV or Truck

The best roof top tents for cars, trucks and SUVs from iKamper, Thule Tepui, Roofnest and more, plus how to choose between soft and hard shell rooftop campers.

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.

6 Best Dog Frisbees: For Flying Disc Loving Dogs [Border Collie Approved]

The best dog frisbees I've had the pleasure of chasing, tugging and fetching. Because when I'm not on the trails, I'm chasing a frisbee!

The Best Women’s Hydration Packs for Ultra Running and Trail Marathons

We've picked out the best women's hydration packs for ultrarunning: race vests suitable for trail marathons, ultramarathons and long days in the mountains.

5 Best Trail Marathon Shoes For Training & Marathon Races [Buyer’s Guide]

These are the best trail marathon shoes we've tried this year! Find your new pair of trail running shoes for marathon training and racing today. [START HERE]

5 Best Women’s Hydration Vests [Running Packs For Trail Running, Ultra Marathons & Hiking]

The best women's hydration packs for trail running, ultras & hiking! Find the best women's hydration vest for you based on comfort, features, style, and cost!

Everything You Need To Know About Running Gear For Women [Running Shoes, Jackets, Bras + More]

Whether you're a beginner trail runner or looking for new women's-specific gear, our women's trail running gear guide cover all, from shoes to sports bras.

Best Men’s Running Tights

This shortlist of the top 5 winter running tights for trail runners and ultrarunners will help you decide which tights are ultimately best for you.

5 Best Waterproof Trail Running Shoes (so far…)

This concise list of the 5 best waterproof trail running shoes will help you decide which ones to buy, based on your individual requirements.

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!

The Best Lightweight Hiking Sandals for Summer Adventures

Having too much choice can be overwhelming so here's our list of the 5 best lightweight hiking sandals for summer hiking, water hikes, adventures and travel.

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.

Building The Ultimate Garage Gym For Runners

There are many articles on the best garage gym for crossfit and weightlifting but what gym equipment do you need to build the ultimate garage gym for runners?

The Best Home Gym Equipment For Runners

Reduce your risk of getting Coronavirus in a public place. Our list of the best home gym equipment for runners features the 8 essentials for home workouts.

5 Best Women’s Waterproof Running Jackets for Trail Running

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.

5 Best Waterproof Hiking Boots for wet weather hikes

This concise list of the 5 best waterproof hiking boots will help you decide which ones to buy, based on your individual requirements.

Pre-Adventure Puppy Gear Guide: The Young Pup Essentials!

Based on HOURS of research and consulting experts, here is what to buy for an adventure puppy to make sure you have the right, quality essentials.

Best Trail Running Shoes Women’s Edition: The Top 5 Women’s Trail Shoes

Welcome to our best trail running shoes women's edition, featuring reviews of the best women's trail running shoes in 2021 for trail and ultrarunning.