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59 Innovations in Hiking Gear

From Mini Travel Espresso Machines to Morphing Modular Rucksacks

— November 1, 2014 — Lifestyle
If you fancy yourself an adventurous type and plan on going on long, vigorous walks through the wilderness, equipping yourself with appropriate hiking gear might be a good idea, especially with winter right around the corner. Whether you live in a colder climate or just find a good hike particularly invigorating, this collection of hiking gear is worth taking a look at.

Given that hiking involves using your feet, it makes sense that much of the equipment is footwear, including lightweight foldable hiking boots, lavish reptilian trail boots and cozy insulated skater shoes. Shelter is another component if you plan on making a trip out of it, as seen in hanging tree teepees and hybrid camping sacks. Nourishment is also key on long expeditions, which is aided through hybrid canine canteens and oatmeal smoothie pouches.
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Gathering-Organizing Apps
Gathering-Organizing Apps
The Meetup App Helps You Find Where Your Groups are Getting Together
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Waterproof Solar Chargers
Waterproof Solar Chargers
The sCharger-8 is the Perfect On-the-Go Charger for Your Smartphone
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Botanical Hiking Hat Collections
Botanical Hiking Hat Collections
The Larose Paris SS 2014 is Perfect for Spring
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Holographic Sport Sunglasses
Holographic Sport Sunglasses
The Oakley Heritage Collection Blades Glasses Revive Sport Fashion
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Geographic Hiking Handkerchiefs
Geographic Hiking Handkerchiefs
Creative Design's Printed Cloth Map is a Lookalike of Mt. Fuji
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Map-Enhanced Smartphone Cases
Map-Enhanced Smartphone Cases
Use the TopoCharger Case When Hiking to Keep You on Track
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Zombified Camping Cannisters
Zombified Camping Cannisters
The VSSL is a Compass, Flashlight and Container Hybrid
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Hybrid Canine Canteens
Hybrid Canine Canteens
The OllyDog 'OllyBottle' is Perfect for Long Hikes with Man's Best Friend
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Conveniently Convertible Backpacks
Conveniently Convertible Backpacks
The Omnipacks are Multipurpose Backpacks for Outdoor Activities
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Solar-Powered Kettles
Solar-Powered Kettles
This Clever Boiling Device by James Bentham Relies on Solar Energy
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Extendable Camera Mounts
Extendable Camera Mounts
The PowerPole Lets You Take Better Outdoor Sport Photos
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Always-Dry Liquid Repellants
Always-Dry Liquid Repellants
Ultratech's Ever-dry Spray Repels Liquid from Any Surface
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Triangular Sport Backpacks
Triangular Sport Backpacks
The Modular Offpiste Bag Allows Unrestricted Movement
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Hybrid Winter Footwear
Hybrid Winter Footwear
Hive Snowshoes Allows Hiking and Skiing Without Changing Your Kicks
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Morphing Modular Rucksacks
Morphing Modular Rucksacks
The Bootlegger Convertible Backpack is Three Different Bags in One
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Sting-Proof Mesh Wear
Sting-Proof Mesh Wear
Protect Yourself from Pesky Bug Bites with Mosquito Net Pants
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Archival Olympian Footwear
Archival Olympian Footwear
The SeaVees 02/60 Trail Boot Commemorate the 1960s Winter Olympics
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Hybrid Camping Sacks
Hybrid Camping Sacks
The HackedPack Hammock Backpack is Doubly Practical
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DIY Sustainable Smartphone Chargers
DIY Sustainable Smartphone Chargers
This Fire-Powered Charger is Perfect for Outdoor Travel
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Disc-Tightening Kicks
Disc-Tightening Kicks
These Bold Puma Running Shoes Adjust with the Turn of a Wheel
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Hiking Hybrid Sneakers
Hiking Hybrid Sneakers
Bernhard Willhelm's Fall/Winter 2012 Footwear Combines Outerwear Themes
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Thermal Night Vision Cameras
Thermal Night Vision Cameras
The Scout BTS Bi-Ocular Camera Detects All Radiating Energy
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Lavish Reptilian Trail Boots
Lavish Reptilian Trail Boots
Experience the Great Outdoors in Designer Yuketen Huntboots
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Electricity-Generating Backpacks
Electricity-Generating Backpacks
The GO Kin Backpacks Generate Electricity from Walking and Hiking
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Compact Sleeping Bags
Compact Sleeping Bags
The Kammok Thylacine Sleeping Bag is Custom-Made
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Illuminated Hiking Sticks
Illuminated Hiking Sticks
The Leader Outdoor Crutches Ensures Safety and Provides a Beacon
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Psychedelic Canvas Carriers
Psychedelic Canvas Carriers
The Marni 2013 Spring/Summer Accesories Collection is Graphic
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Life-Saving Hiking Canes
Life-Saving Hiking Canes
The SOS Stick Provides Physical Support and Assistance in Emergencies
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Sleek Waterproof Sneakers
Sleek Waterproof Sneakers
These All-Weather Kicks Keep You Looking Hip While Staying Dry
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Hands-Free Camera Holsters
Hands-Free Camera Holsters
The StrapShot Keeps the Camera Secured to Your Bag Strap
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Portable Water Carbonators
Portable Water Carbonators
Quickly Spruce Up Tap Water into Delicious Carbonated Beverages
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Compact Timepiece Survival Kits
Compact Timepiece Survival Kits
Keep Hiking Essentials in One Spot with the CRKT Survival Bracelet
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Prismatic Portable Speakers
Prismatic Portable Speakers
The Outdoor Technology Turtle Shell 2.0 is Practically Stylish
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Edgy Rock Climber Apparel
Edgy Rock Climber Apparel
WOOD WOOD's Latest Lookbook Highlights Haute Hiker Styles
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Foldable Dog Feeders
Foldable Dog Feeders
Take Time to Fuel Fido on the Go with This Collapsible Pet Bowl
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Eco-Friendly Steel Bottles
Eco-Friendly Steel Bottles
The Carharrt WIP X Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Bottle is Durable
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Location-Identifying Gloves
Location-Identifying Gloves
The Night Communication Gloves Glow to Let Wearers Know Where They Are
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Androgynous All-terrain Boots
Androgynous All-terrain Boots
Patta and KangaROOS Create Urban Hiking Boots for Him and Her
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Fire-Starting Footwear
Fire-Starting Footwear
The Substratum Hiking Boot Features Built-in Firestarters
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Hi-Tech Illuminating Alpenstocks
Hi-Tech Illuminating Alpenstocks
The Lafuma Hiking Accessory Helps Bear Weight and Light the Way
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Clip-On Footwear Flashlights
Clip-On Footwear Flashlights
The Expedition LED Shoe Lights Shine a Light on the Path Ahead
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Zig-Zag Boot Soles
Zig-Zag Boot Soles
The Bernhard Willhelm x Camper SS12 Collection is Bold and Colorful
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Cozy Insultated Skater Shoes
Cozy Insultated Skater Shoes
The Vans LXVI Collection Expands to Winter Footwear
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Powerful Charger Backpacks
Powerful Charger Backpacks
TYLT's Energi+ Power Backpack Charges Three Devices on the Go
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Luxury Hiking Gear
Luxury Hiking Gear
Givenchy Launches The 17 Backpack Collection for Fall/Winter 2014
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Dual-Purpose Sleeping Bags
Dual-Purpose Sleeping Bags
Transform Your Sleeping Bag into a Jacket with The Doppelganger
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Haute Hiking Boots
Haute Hiking Boots
The Louis Vuitton Alpinist Mountain Ankle Boot Offers an Air of Elegance
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Roped Survival Kits
Roped Survival Kits
The X Stream Survival Pod Has Everything You Need to Stay Safe Outdoors
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Swiss Army Phone Cases
Swiss Army Phone Cases
The iStab Lets You Cut Things with Your iPhone
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Sneaker-Stored Tents
Sneaker-Stored Tents
The Walking Shelter by Gorman Transforms into a Tent That's Worn
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Adventure-Friendly Water Purifiers
Adventure-Friendly Water Purifiers
The Katadyn 'MyBottle' Cleans Water While You're Adventuring
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Hiking Smartphone Chargers
Hiking Smartphone Chargers
The Voltaic System Has the Ability to Charge All Your Devices
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Lightweight Foldable Hiking Boots
Lightweight Foldable Hiking Boots
These Boulder Boots are Easy to Carry to Get to Your Destination
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Honeycomb Bouldering Mats
Honeycomb Bouldering Mats
The Myriad Crash Pad Covers and Conforms to Nature's Uneven Grade
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Emergency Equipped Knapsacks
Emergency Equipped Knapsacks
The Mountain Rescue Splint Pack is Made for Remote Victim Recoveries
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Hanging Tree Teepees
Hanging Tree Teepees
The Black Diamond Cliff Cabana Double Portaledge is Suspended
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Compact Catastrophe Canisters
Compact Catastrophe Canisters
The Fort Standard Mini Survival Kit is a Tiny Life-Saving Tool Set
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Crazily Compact Sleeping Bag
Crazily Compact Sleeping Bag
The Sea to Summit Spark SPI Rolls Up to Fit in the Palm of a Hand
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