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Explore hidden mountain paths, learn the tips and tricks of backpacking, and choose the best backpacking equipment based on reviews written by passionate and experienced backpackers.

Best Hiking Boots for Men Top 10 2019

We all know that a good pair of hiking boots really makes a difference when out on a trail. After careful consideration, we comprised a top ten of the best hiking boots for men where we included boots suitable for each season and terrain.
How to Survive a Wild Boar Attack | All You Need to Know

How to Survive a Wild Boar Attack | All You Need to Know

Wild hogs are maybe the most unpredictable animals. Vicious, aggressive, and disease carriers, you do not want to meet one unprepared. So let’s see how to survive a wild boar attack and have something to tell your grandchildren!

18 Best Glamping Destinations & Resorts in Europe

18 Best Glamping Destinations & Resorts in Europe

Let’s take a trip from Italy to Portugal to discover the best glamping sites in Europe! These luxury camping accommodations are truly impressive and will help you make the memories of a lifetime!

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Comprehensive guides for undiscovered and top-rated trails, explored by expert backpackers.


Take a walk on the wild side! Learn about the adventures and misadventures of our colleagues or share your own story!


Everything you need to know about ultralight backpacking, low-impact hiking, trail cooking, and more.

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Heavily curated equipment & gear reviewed by our experts. We test backpacking gear so you can make an informed choice.


Find out how you can enjoy the benefits of camping without sacrificing comfort. It’s camping, but glamorous.

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