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Top 10 | Best Hiking Socks Reviewed 2019

A great pair of hiking socks that will last the distance means more comfortable walking on the trail. Here's our pick of the best hiking...

Best Hiking Socks 2019 | Top 10
Group Tests and Best Buys

Top 10 | Best Duffel Bags Reviewed 2019

From Rab, Mountain Equipment, Patagonia and more

Best Duffel Bags Reviewed 2019 | Top 10
Walking Boots

Top 10 | Best Women's Walking Boots 2019

Our pick of the best women's walking boots out there for three-season hiking. With options from Merrell, Keen, Hanwag and more

Best Women’s Walking Boots 2019 | Top 10
Trail and Scramble Shoes

Top 6 | Best Approach Shoes Reviewed 2019

Fusing the best characteristics of hiking shoes and climbing shoes, approach shoes are a versatile addition to your outdoor kit locker

Best Approach Shoes 2019 | Top 6

16 Great Gifts For Outdoorsy Types

Stuck searching for a gift for a hiking loved one? We’ve got something for every budget in this Christmas gift list

Best Gifts For Hikers | Gear Guide
Buyer's Guides

Down And Synthetic Insulated Jackets | Buyer's Guide

Going shopping for a nice warm down or synthetic jacket this winter - here's what you need to know from hoods and pockets through to...

Down And Synthetic Insulated Jackets | Buyer's Guide
Buyer's Guides

How To Choose The Best Tent For Backpacking

We cut through the jargon of tent technology to help you make an informed decision on your next tent purchase.

Hiking and Backpacking Tents | Buyer’s Guide
Outdoor Features

The Greatest Adventurers of the Last Decade

As the decade draws to a close, we look back at the adventurers who have taken on the most epic challenges and expeditions of the...

The Greatest Adventurers of the Last Decade
Outdoor Features

Can Our Writer Complete The Paddy Buckley Round Within 24 Hours?

"I stumble through the dark as the clagg, wind and rain close in. I slowly begin to switch off..."

The Paddy Buckley | Running Over 47 Summits In Just 24 Hours
Outdoor Features

The 10 Finest Walks In the Brecon Beacons

OM's Will Renwick picks out his favourite walks in the national park

Best Walks in the Brecon Beacons | 10 Mapped Routes
How To Guides

How To Pack A Rucksack For A Multi-Day Hike

Want to ensure your hiking trip goes as smoothly as possible? Choose method over madness with your packing and you're off to a very good...

How To Pack A Rucksack For Hiking | Advice For Backpackers
How To Guides

Navigation Essentials | Simple But Crucial Things To Know

The basics of navigation aren't just about knowing vaguely how to use a compass and read a map... or how to load up Google Maps

Navigation Essentials | The Basics You Need To Know
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