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How to buy hiking boots

Hiking boots are the most important piece of gear you take on the trail. So before you buy your next pair, here are some things to consider.

How to build your own first-aid kit

What should you include in your first-aid kit? Be prepared with advice and checklists to help you get the best first-aid kit for your next adventure.

Two-way radio buying guide

radio-200×148.jpgPicking the right two-way radios for you and your unit is simple when you know what to look for. We’ll show you how.

How to buy a backpack

What size do I need? How much should I pay? Internal or external? The Gear Guy has answers to help you pick the perfect pack.

Tent buying guide

Valuable tent buying tips, plus a look at a few of our favorite new tents.

Binoculars buying guide

binoc.jpgPick the right binoculars, and it’s a cinch to bring far things close. We’ll show you how.

Socks buying guide

socks-200x148A good pair of socks is one of the best things a Scout can give his feet. Here's a guide to buying socks.

Sleeping gear buying guide

Get a good night sleep on your next camp out with the Gear Guy's handy guide to sleeping pads, bag liners, pillows and cots.

Sleeping bag buying guide

sleeping.jpgSleep comes easy when you have the right sleeping bag for the job. Here are some tips to help you pick a sleeping bag.

Helmet buying guide

helmet.jpg Picking (and wearing) the right helmet can be a life or death decision. Don’t worry — we’ve made it easy for you.

Action Camera buying guide

gopro-200x148Looking to buy an action camera? The Gear Guy is here to fill you in on the stuff you need to know and the cameras you should consider.

Digital cameras buying guide

watch-200×148.jpgDigital cameras make getting into photography easier than ever. Here’s how to choose your first — or next — camera.