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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

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.
Image of a woman from the 1960s
(Photo: Kendra Stieler)
A great scanner for photo collectors to organize and preserve memories
(Photo: Courtesy of Carhartt)
Can Geo editors try out Carhartt's latest cold-weather offerings
A black three-piece luggage set
(Photo: Courtesy of Heys.ca)
A versatile and lightweight three-piece luggage set suited for family vacations and plenty of souvenirs
A camp quilt and a sleeping bag
Photo: Mountainhardwear.com
Can Geo staff test out a cold-weather sleeping bag and camp quilt 
The French town of Chamonix as seen from the top of the Vertical Kilometre
Photo: Jerry Kobalenko
Testing Columbia Sportswear's newest gear in the birthplace of mountain climbing 
Columbia OutDry EX Platinum Tech Shell
Photo: columbiasportswear.ca
The Departure Point jacket and OutDry shell have you covered this season, rain or shine
Writer Sabrina Doyle stretched out in the Ghost Tent from Mountain Hardwear
Photo: Sabrina Doyle/Canadian Geographic
A super-lightweight, versatile tent designed with the backcountry hiker in mind
Coleman portable stove
Photo: Sabrina Doyle/Canadian Geographic
A versatile and easy-to-use camp stove
Woman resting on Meadow Mat.
Photo: mec.ca
Canadian Geographic Education's program coordinator Sara Black tests two versatile items on a summer road trip
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