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!

Leatherman Raptor Review

Leatherman Raptor Review

Have you ever been in an emergency situation, with just minutes or even seconds to handle the problem?  Hopefully you haven’t, but if you ever are, the Leatherman Raptor must be on your belt.  This tool was designed by Leatherman with the input of special operations medics, EMTs, and fire professionals.  Are you trained in …

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Mogix Portable Charger Review

The Mogix Portable Charger and the included power cord to re-charge the Mogix

Imagine this…you’re on the hike of a lifetime, reveling in the gorgeous views. You reach into your backpack for your camera or smartphone to take a picture to capture the moment, but the battery is dead! Do you have a battery backup? Avid readers of Hiking Lady know that I am all for getting off …

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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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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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