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Hiking, Backpacking & Camping

best rooftop tents review

Best Rooftop Tents of 2022

Rooftop tents are all the rave, but purchasing one can turn into a bit of a headache. We selected 10 of the most...
best camping gear review

Best Camping Gear of 2022

Looking for the best camping gear on the market? Waste no time and get in here to see the best of the best when it...
best binoculars review

Best Binoculars of 2022

What are the best binoculars? We took 16 different models through rigorous testing in the outdoors to find out. We...

Men's Clothing

best long underwear review

Best Long Underwear of 2022

With temperatures dropping, it's time to prepare to play outside in the cold. We've compared 12 of the best long...
best ski jackets review

Best Ski Jackets of 2023

Looking for the best ski jacket? We can help! We researched the top models on the market before purchasing a selection...

Women's Clothing

Shoes & Boots

Hiking Boots (Men's & Women's), Hiking Shoes (Men's & Women's), Trail Running Shoes (Men's & Women's) or see all in Footwear
best socks review

Best Socks of 2022

Finally time to replace your tired old socks? We researched over 15 pairs of the best of the selling socks before...
best running socks review

Best Running Socks of 2022

Are you seeking a running sock that will suit your needs? After perusing over 50 different models, we've chosen 11 of...


best climbing gear review

Best Climbing Gear of 2022

Looking for the best climbing gear we've ever tested? Come check out our hand-selected list of the top gear of 2022.


best tailgate pads review

Best Tailgate Pad of 2022

We researched the best tailgate pads on the market prior to purchasing six of the most intriguing options for testing...
best road bike saddles review

Best Bike Saddle of 2022

After spending countless hours grinding away the miles in the top road bike saddles on the market, we identified the...
best bike gear review

Best Bike Gear of 2022

Whether you've just started riding and want to start with a fresh setup, or you have been on a bike for years and want...

Snow Sports

best snowboards review

Best Snowboards of 2022-2023

Everybody loves friendly competition. To find your perfect match, check out how our fleet of the best all-mountain...


best dry bags review

Best Dry Bags of 2022

Unless you are willing to risk it for the biscuit, transporting water-phobic gear safely across a body of water...
best kayak paddles review

Best Kayak Paddle of 2022

Want to get your kayak out on the water? Not sure which paddle to buy? Let us share our extensive hands-on research...


best exercise mats review

Best Exercise Mat of 2022

Need help purchasing the perfect exercise mat? We've spent weeks researching and testing the best exercise mats of...


best suitcases review

Best Suitcases of 2022

The checked luggage market is huge, which can make finding your next suitcase daunting. Luckily, we've done all the...
best travel backpacks review

Best Travel Backpacks of 2022

If you are in search of the perfect travel backpack, then you've come to the right place. Through ample research and...
best messenger bags review

Best Messenger Bag of 2022

Whether you need a bag for your commute or for your job, we've taken the top 8 models and tested them in as many...

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