Whether it's your camp bed or just a place to relax, everyone's got to have one.

Hang a few straps around some stable trees and hammocks can elevate—literally and figuratively—your park visit or camping trip. Vote now for the brand making the best.

Speaking of getting cozy outside, you can also vote for the best sleeping pads, sleeping bags, and tents.

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Poll | Who makes the best tent?

As one of the biggest ticket items in your kit, a good tent is a serious investment. And, it’s your home-away-from-home, so it's also a wicked important decision. There are a ton of great brands out there, but we want to know: Which tent brand is your favorite? Vote now to see ...read more

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Poll | Who makes the best duffel bags?

Retailers keep telling us that the travel category is exploding and in some stores, travel sales are even surpassing camping and backpacking sales. Shoppers are looking for versatility—something they can take car camping and on the airplane and on an expedition. While duffels are ...read more

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Poll | Who makes the best first-aid kits?

Out in the woods, anything can happen and when it does, it's reassuring to have bandages, Ibuprofen, and safety pins on hand. Taking into account weight, contents, organization, and cost, we want to know which brand puts together the best kit to toss in your pack in case of an ...read more

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Poll | Who makes the best socks?

So many great brands, so little time. The world is brimming with awesome outdoor socks. Whether its because of quality, colorways, fit, customer service, brand story, or something else, tell us: Which is your favorite sock company? We narrowed it down to ten great options: Farm ...read more

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Poll | Who makes the best trekking poles?

Hikers who use trekking poles swear they save their knees and improve their balance. Nowadays, poles are lighter, more compact and durable, and molded to fit gender-specific hands. If trekking poles are part of your hiking kit, which brand do you like best? ...read more

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Poll | Who makes the best sunglasses?

The perfect pair of sunglasses shield your eyes from the sun while making you look like a pro on the mountain. With so many options and useful features out there—polarized, plant-based, scratch resistant, and color filtration technology—we narrowed it down to 15 options that both ...read more

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Poll | Who makes the best climbing harnesses?

Back in the 1970s, climbing harnesses were nothing more than a few straps. Now, buyers consider the weight, material, number of gear loops, durability, and so on. Our friends at Climbing Magazine put together a little history on the essential piece of gear. Vote now for the brand ...read more

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Poll | Who makes the best water treatments?

Water is a must while hiking and when you can't carry enough for your trip, you clean it in the backcountry. Mountain streams might be tempting, but even if it's crystal clear, it's definitely dirtier than it looks. It'd be a serious bummer to get giardia halfway through your ...read more

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Poll | Who makes the best coolers?

Hard-sided or soft-sided, 40 quarts or lunch-box sized, on your back or on wheels—we know everyone has a preference. With so many different options nowadays, we just want to know which brand keeps ice the longest and therefore, keeps beer, snacks, and other essentials the ...read more