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The best new gear to help you make the most of your time in the Canadian outdoors, whether hiking and camping, road-tripping, heading out on an expedition or researching in the field

tent, MSR, Access 2, backcountry, all season

The MSR Access 2 Tent. (Photo: Courtesy MSR)

Photo: Courtesy MSR
A lightweight and easy-to-pitch tent that's perfect for backcountry camping
Tilley Paddler's Hat, niagara falls, waterproof, ontario

Canadian Geographic editor-in-chief Aaron Kylie (with family) put the Tilley Paddler's Hat to the test against Niagara's fury, among other locations this past summer. (Photo: Genevieve Taylor/Canadian Geographic) 

Photo: Genevieve Taylor/Canadian Geographic
From Niagara's fury to suburban soccer pitches, the iconic Tilley Hat keeps you cool, dry and shaded from the sun
hydro flask, water bottle, mint, turquoise,

The 21 oz. Hydro Flask in Mint. (Photo: Michela Rosano/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Michela Rosano/Canadian Geographic
Stay hydrated with this durable, insulated water bottle 
Keen, water shoes, sandals, hiking

The Keen Women's Newport EVO H2 are rugged sandals perfect for soggy summer pursuits. (Photo: Kendra Stieler/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Kendra Stieler/Canadian Geographic
Slippery rocks and running water were no match for the Keen Women's Newport EVO H2 water shoes
coleman conquer 250L LED headlamp

The Coleman Conquer 250L LED headlamp. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
This headlamp aims for total hands-free control, but falls short on functionality
luggage, maple leaf, canadian collection

A piece from Atlantic Luggage's Red Leaf Collection, part of the brand's new series of hardshell suitcases. (Photo: Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Canadian Geographic
Show your Canadian pride when you travel abroad with a new series of hardshell suitcases from Atlantic Luggage 
penguins, antarctica, south pole, glacier

A quick snapshot of penguins on an Antarctic beach. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo
Canadian Geographic creative director Javier Frutos captures can't-miss moments aboard a One Oceans Expeditions voyage to Antarctica 
hiking boots, Keen, flowers, field

The Keen Terradora hiking boot is the first women's specific hiker offered by the Canada footwear brand. (Photo: Jill Heinerth/Can Geo)

Photo: Jill Heinerth/Can Geo
From marching for climate awareness in Washington, D.C to stomping through North Florida swampland, Heinerth tests these hiking boots as only an explorer can
The Hitcase Shield provides waterproof and shockproof protection for iPhones

The Hitcase Shield provides waterproof and shockproof protection for iPhones. (Photo: Kendra Stieler/Can Geo; hitcase.com)

Photo: Kendra Stieler/Can Geo; hitcase.com
A slippery hike up Jamaica's Dunn's River Falls put this shockproof and waterproof phone case through its paces
rain jacket, columbia, eco

The Columbia OutDry Extreme Eco jacket. 

Constructed without dyes and PFCs, and made with recycled material, this Columbia rain jacket from the brand's latest Eco line is as high performance as ever.
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