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So you have some lightly used hiking gear that isn’t quite right for you anymore, but it still has some life left. Selling your used hiking gear that you don’t use anymore can put some extra cash in your pocket and keep your gear out of the landfill. You’ll make another hiker happy and save the environment all at the same time. The only question left is where do I sell my gear? There isn't a shortage of places where you can sell your used hiking gear. Each option has its own pros and cons. We’re here to walk you...

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Does it actually make a difference if they are new or used? We’ll break down everything you need to know. Compared to traditionally one-size-fits-all equipment like backpacks and water bottles, there are many more measurements and facets to take into account when buying hiking poles. Pole type, material, length – each aspect is integral to providing support that is optimal for you. Personally, I used to never use hiking poles. However, after one particularly long trek in which I quickly became fatigued and unbalanced, I decided to go and find a pair to see if they could help. However, I...

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Having a pair of reliable, high-quality hiking boots is of the utmost importance for your comfort, outdoor-longevity, and enjoyment of hiking. However, we are all more than aware of how high the price tags are for quality boots, especially at popular brands, such as REI or Patagonia. It's great if you can find a lightly used pair in your size, but you can't always get that lucky. This is why I’m here today to introduce 7 pairs of excellent hiking boots that you can find new for under $100. Let’s jump straight into it. 1. Columbia Men’s Newton Ridge Plus Hiking...

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After you’ve selected the perfect location for your day hiking adventure and decided on what the duration of your trip is going to be, you may be wondering what you should bring with you to minimize weight and maximize utility. Whether you choose to embark on a brief or a lengthy day hike, you can consult this list for the essential day hiking gear! While day hiking appears to be a breeze, it’s best to protect yourself and your party by being prepared for any emergency situations that could occur. Here, I'll cover all the essentials you’ll need to embark...

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After picking the perfect location for a scenic outdoor adventure, you might be wondering where you should purchase the necessary gear. While you could outfit yourself (and accompanying party) with gear from a sustainable outdoor clothing company, instead, you should opt to shop here at Rerouted and purchase the gear with stories that our community has put up for sale!  The reasoning for this is simple: used outdoor gear puts less strain on landfills, doesn't further consume natural resources or produce chemical waste, is less of a headache to buy at Rerouted, and it is less expensive at Rerouted than...

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