Hiking Lady's Gear Reviews

Want to know which backpacks are the most comfortable on the trail? Or which hiking boots are my favorites? Or the best stroller to use to take your baby on dirt paths?

In the Hiking Lady, Hiking Baby, and Hiking Kids reviews, I put to the test all sorts of adventure apparel, gear, and footwear. I know how to beat up gear, and as I go on hiking adventures I share my thoughts with you! When stuff is great, I let you know, and when it is bad, I also let you know! There’s no holding back here!

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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Hot Gear: Merrell’s Snow Bank 2.0 to Keep Your Child Warm and Dry!

Merrell Snow Bank 2.0 - excellent snow boots for kids!

Are you headed out on a snow day adventure with your little one? Or perhaps you need something that Junior can wear to school on a very cold winter day?  Merrell has adorable and highly functional boots snow boots for kids, the Merrell Snow Bank 2.0. These snow boots for kids are less bulky than …

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A Scandinavian Mom’s Guide to Raising Outdoorsy Kids!

There's No Such Thing As Bad Weather, Linda Akeson McGurk

“There’s no such thing as bad weather!” Now isn’t that the truth! All of us need to spend more time outdoors, and I mean all of us, including our children. This is exactly what author Linda Akeson McGurk espouses in her excellent new book, There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather. Linda Akeson McGurk’s book, …

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Hot Products: KÜHL’s Performance Tops

Want to know how to hike better? Wear the right clothes so you stay comfortable! This Fall, KÜHL’s line-up of women’s tops is a Hiking Lady’s dream…high performance fabrics designed to fit well and look great, all while wicking your sweat, keeping you dry, and being rugged enough to make it through to next year …

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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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Massdrop Fitsok – High Performance Socks at a Low Price

Hiking Lady testing out the Massdrop Fitsoks

Hikers all know how expensive technical socks can be. Smartwool, Injinji, Balega, Wrightsock, and others are typically priced between $10 and $25 PER pair! That sure adds up. Luckily there is a new sock that Massdrop is offering at very low prices – Massdrop Fitsocks. 3 pairs are just $19.99. Some of you may already …

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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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Diono Radian RXT vs. Britax Roundabout

Hiking Baby enjoying the view from the Diono Radian car seat

How does Hiking Baby get to the trailhead? In his safe car seat of course! Car seats are a tricky business. Most importantly, they need to protect your precious cargo, your little one, while also being easy to use, multi-functional, and ideally grow with your child! Today we're taking an in-depth look at the Diono Radian RXT car seat,

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Sneak Peek: Injinji’s New (Non-Toe) Hiking Socks

Hiking Lady testing the Injinji Liner + Hiker Sock Combo

Hiking Lady readers all know I’m a huge fan of Injinji’s liner socks.  They are the best way to help prevent blisters when your feet are sweaty and working hard on the trail. Injinji is going to launch its own “hiker” sock Fall 2017!  I got a chance to test out a pair, and put …

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