Hiking and Backpacking Equipment
Buying a Backpack - Buying and Packing Tips
Backpacking expert and backpack-europe.com webmaster Ian Pasek gives great expert advice on buying and packing a backpack: tips on backpack size, comfort and durability and travel packing advice.
Hiking Gear - Backpack Reviews
Hiking and travelling backpack reviews from real backpackers and professional reviews - Kelty, Northface, Arc Teryx, JanSport - all the popular backpacks and a few lesser known backpacks - and puchasing advice and backpacker tips.
Hiking Gear - Backpacking Tents
Find the right tent, tarp or footprint for backpacking and hiking campers here. Sierra Designs and MSR are featured as well as other tent reviews, tips on pitching a tent and cool tent accessories.
Hiking Boots and Shoes Review and Purchase
The right pair of hiking boots is crucial - comfort, fit and durability make the difference between a good hike and a night nursing sore, aching and blistered feet. Get hiking boots reviews and prices.
Hiking Socks - Baby Your Tootsies on the Trail
Give those feet some loving while on the trail. Avoid blisters and stay comfortable with a good pair of hiking socks. Remember - the cleaner your socks, the warmer your feet!
Walking, Trekking and Hiking Sticks
Why do you want a hiking stick? One man can give you more reasons than you can - well - shake a stick at. More than you ever thought you'd need to know about hiking sticks!
International Topo Maps
Countries covered are not extensive, but resources for international topo maps are good.