Hiking Lady's Essential Gear Reviews

In my Hiking Lady Essential Gear Reviews I put to the test various backpacks, water bottles, trekking poles, tents and more! I know how to beat up gear, and as I go on hiking adventures I test gear! When stuff is great, I let you know, and when it is bad, I also let you know!

Illuminate Yourself and Your Gear on the Trail!

Illumiseen Belt

Recently I have been testing out an amazing safety device that hikers, campers, joggers, walkers, and parents ALL NEED – the Illumiseen Belt. With the addition of Hiking Baby #2 to the family, we purchased a Thule Urban Glide Double Stroller for hikes, walks, and trips to the park. However, with the days shortening as …

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An Ideal Camping Table: The Timber Ridge Portable Camping Table

Timber Ridge Portable Camping Table

Hiking Lady reviews the Timber Ridge Portable Camping Table. After a thorough search, this table fit all of the specs of being dual height (for children and adults), light weight, very packable, durable, and easy to transport.

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Protect Your Skin When Hiking: Trilipiderm Protective Day Crème

Trilipiderm Protective Day Creme

One of the most critical items that you need to take with you hiking is sunscreen. It does not matter the weather conditions…in fact, I have found that on winter hikes I am even more prone to sunburns because of the reflection of the sun’s rays on the bright white snow! As many Hiking Lady …

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Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles: Budget Friendly Cutting Edge Trekking Poles

Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles

Every hiker needs a pair of trekking poles. If you don’t believe me, then you may not have read Hiking 101: Trekking Poles . So take a pause now, check that out, and learn why trekking poles help with stability, balance, and can save your knees. Okay, you’re convinced? Then read on, because I tested out …

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Hot Products: Mobile Warming Socks and Gloves!

Need to stay warm this winter? Then you’ll want to check out these new Hiking Lady Hot Products, which literally are hot: Mobile Warming’s Liner Gloves and Socks. Cold feet and hands can make a gorgeous day of exploring the outdoors in the winter miserable. Some of the reason my feet are always so cold …

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Sneak Peek: Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 Backpack

Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 Backpack

Lowe Alpine has a brand new backpack soon to be released, the Lowe Alpine Aeon 27, and I had the chance to review it! For the last 50 years Lowe Alpine has made very high quality specialty outdoor backpacks. The Lowe brothers who founded the company invented the now almost ubiquitous internal frame backpack, and …

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Gear Review: Fizan Compact Trekking Poles Review

Trekking poles are a critical piece of gear for every hiker. If you don’t already know how trekking can help with stability, balance, and save your knees, then read Hiking 101: Trekking Poles. If you already appreciate how amazing trekking poles are, then read on, because I just had the chance to test out a …

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Travel Backpack

GearBest, a retailer of a range of outdoor gear, has a unique backpack called the Kaukko 18L. It appears to be stylish yet highly functional. While I haven’t had a chance to see the backpack myself, I am intrigued by the low price. It retails for only $38.42, a major discount from the regular price …

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LifeTowel Review

Win a LifeTowel

All of us hikers and backpackers appreciate lightweight, quick dry towels. No wonder REI and other outdoor shops have huge selections of various packable microfiber towels for drying off after a dip in a lake or a campground shower. They are also great to take to the beach, yoga class, or just to have in …

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Deuter Compact EXP 10 SL Women’s Backpack Review

Deuter Compact EXP 10 SL Women's Backpack Review

Deuter is known for their backpacks. Not surprisingly, since Deuter has been in the outdoor equipment business for 115 years, they have had a long time to perfect their daypacks, backpacks, and child carriers. I recently had a chance to test the Deuter Compact EXP 10 SL, a women’s specific small daypack, designed for mountain …

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