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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

Woman wearing winter boots on a snowy street
Photo: Alexandra Pope/Can Geo
Can Geo staff tested three styles of lightweight but warm winter boots 
Photo: Nick Walker/Canadian Geographic
Stay warm and fast with these toasty winter running tights and smartphone-capable gloves
Nonda ZUS Smart Car Charger
Aaron Kylie/Canadian Geographic
Nonda’s ZUS Smart Car Charger can charge two high-wattage devices simultaneously and charges up to two times faster than the average car charger
Photo: Barebones Living
Here are the best items that were tested for our Gear Review series in 2016
Photo of the Alps in Chamonix, France
Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic
The Nikon 1J5 camera is compact, lightweight and takes great photos
Women's Full Swing Cryder Jacket
Photo: Nick Walker/Canadian Geographic
Flexible, comfortable and durable, Carhartt’s Cryder Jacket fits its niche well
Barebones Forest LED Rechargeable Lantern
Photo: Barebones Living
The Barebones Forest LED Rechargeable Lantern blends a timeless design, modern features and sturdy practicality
Woman cross-country skiing in the Carhartt women’s Amoret Quilted Coat
Photo: Carhartt
This lightweight fall coat handles changeable shoulder season weather in style
Carhartt Rockwall Jacket
(Photo: Carhartt)
Carhartt’s new Quick Duck 3-in-1 Rockwall Jacket boasts the rugged dependability that the brand is known for, but is stylish enough for casual, day-to-day wear
Tilley Endurables Floppy Fedora
Photo: Nick Walker/Canadian Geographic
Tilley Endurables offers more variety than just that legacy sun hat. But of course that hat is still an option.
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