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Essential Hiking Gear for Travelers


The right gear can make or break your hiking trip. Whether you’re hitting the trails for an hour or a day, you’ll need some of these essentials. From the gear that I use every time I go out to outdoor pro’s must-haves, here’s a look at the best hiking products out there.

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