The Finest Sun Hat for Hikers

The Finest Sun Hat for Hikers

After interviewing three dermatologists, an ultra-runner, and four ultra-hikers, and field-testing for a total of 200 hours, we are convinced the sun hat that works is the one that you’ll actually wear. A unanimous favorite among our testers, the Sunday Afternoons Ultra Adventure Hat provides the ideal balance of coverage … Read more

The Best Hydration Packs for Day Hikers

The Best Hydration Packs for Day Hikers

After more than 50 hours researching and testing hydration packs, for example hiking together, torturing their components, and downing enough water to nearly risk hyponatremia (yes, it is possible to drink too much water), we have come up with our favorite hydration daypacks for medium drops: the Osprey Skarab 18 … Read more

The Finest Nonslip Traction Devices

The Finest Nonslip Traction Devices

After over half an hour of analyzing fifteen distinct traction apparatus on water-slicked icehockey, hard-packed snow, and mountains that are slippery in Alaska’s city sidewalks and forested trails, we’ve identified the ICEtrekkers Diamond Grip since the very best ice gripper for all-around walking usage from town. They’re simple to put … Read more