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Category Archives: Walking Equipment Guides

Beginner’s Gear : Hiking

January 11, 2019

With the new year in full swing and longer days around the corner now is the perfect time to think about picking up a new hobby in the great outdoors. Hiking is extremely versatile and a great way to experience nature’s beauties, whilst improving your fitness in the meantime. The Osprey Exos 48 Men’s Backpack […]

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Top 5 Insulating Jackets in 2016

December 7, 2016

As the colder weather approaches here at Webtogs Gear Guru we decided it was time to reveal our Top 5 Insulating Jackets in 2016.  Any outdoor enthusiast or professional will know that keeping warm and dry is crucial, especially in low temperatures and windy conditions, yet you also need to be mobile enough to reach […]

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Top 5 Sleeping Bags in 2016

September 22, 2016

Getting a decent night’s rest is important whether you are part of a multi-day expedition or simply camping overnight on a weekend away, so that you can wake feeling fresh, well rested and ready for the next adventure.  One of the pieces of outdoor gear to help achieve this is the humble sleeping bag. Over […]

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Top 5 Walking Shoes in 2016

February 2, 2016

Walking or hiking on any type of terrain requires outdoor gear that will perform to a level that gives lasting comfort while taking on the elements and trail conditions so you can focus on the views.  One particular piece of gear that often is overlooked or may not be given enough thought is the most […]

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Top 5 Walking Boots for 2016

January 4, 2016

Walking Boots are a key type of footwear for anyone wanting to get exploring outdoors, especially in less favourable terrain and weather conditions as while many share technical features and constructions with walking shoes these do have a number of advantages.  Like any good footwear you can expect protective and supportive uppers, shanks for stability […]

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Top 5 Waterproof Jackets for 2016

November 26, 2015

Certain times of the year and even specific locations mean that any walk, hike or climb can be met with wet weather and terrain conditions so to make the most of your experience having functional outer layer that stays comfortable, allows for natural movement and fits well while giving respite from rainfall can make all […]

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Top 5 Walking Sandals in 2015

September 25, 2015


In recent years Walking Sandals have become increasingly popular footwear on treks and trails in warmer climates as gone are the stigmatised stereotypes and in their place an extensive selection of multi-sport Sandals and technical Flip-Flop styles that look fashionable but are also very functional to a level of quality similar to premium technical footwear.  […]

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Top Walking Trousers for 2015

September 4, 2015


Experiencing the outdoors to anyone with little experience on long hikes may seem a little daunting with so many kinds of gear, clothing and equipment to choose from, offered by dozens of brands that you may need, especially when you just want to get out there and explore.  Here at Webtogs Gear Guru we have […]

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Top 5 Walking Backpacks for 2015

August 26, 2015


There are a number of different factors on any walk or hike that can determine which kind of backpack to take with you from lightweight, smaller capacity daypacks ideal for long day hikes to carry a couple of meals, beverages and maybe a change of clothing in case of a change in the weather, to […]

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Top 5 Hiking Boots

August 17, 2015


One essential part of any outdoor gear is footwear, especially when hiking and walking as terrain varies from level ground on woodland walks to tougher scree on mountain trails and the weather can very quickly alter the stability, especially if it rains.  For trails where the terrain is uncertain, on a multi-day excursion or to […]

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