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Reviews on Hikespeak

  • This impressive SOS beacon, global satellite communicator, and GPS navigator is a handy device for hikers who want to go off the grid but still stay in touch.
  • This rafting outfitter takes trips through Okere Falls Scenic Reserve in New Zealand, passing over class 5 rapids that include the tallest commercially rafted waterfall in the world.
  • This online retailer offers organic cotton t-shirts with outdoorsy themes.
  • This 2 Berth Campervan from Britz Rentals is like a honeymoon suite on wheels - a wonderful way to travel through Tasmania, Australia
  • This 4 Berth Campervan from Britz Rentals packs plenty of perks for holiday park camping for small families and groups exploring Victoria, Australia

Above is a sample of the reviews on hikespeak.

DeLorme inReach Explorer Satellite Communicator
DeLorme, who produced the inReach Explorer was acquired by Garmin. The inReach Explorer is now sold by Garmen. Some details in this review may be out of date. The inReach Explorer is a handy device for backcountry travelers. The Explorer is an SOS beacon, a global satellite communicator, and a full-function GPS navigator all in one. The SOS function (which with any luck you won't... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 20, 2018
Carbon Neutral Trail report carbon offset for my website Better World Energy renewable energy certificate green energy wind
At, we love the outdoors. We love hiking through clean air and camping beneath a clear sky of stars. For this reason, we are proud to give something back to the environment. With the help of the green-friendly gurus at Better World Energy, we have acquired renewable energy certificates to offset the carbon footprint of this website. Because most electricity comes from... Read more.

By: Published: Last updated: December 9, 2016
Chimani App review Yosemite National Park android iPhone
As dependent as we have become on smartphones, California still has some corners, like Yosemite Valley, where data coverage does not reach. This is a probably a good thing, but it is still handy to have fast information at your fingertips while visiting Yosemite National Park. At its core, Chimani's Yosemite National Park app is a park guide enhanced with a GPS locator. The app is packed... Read more.
Tagged with · App Review · National Parks
By: Published: Last updated: February 26, 2024
Angeles National Forest reopens
For the last year and a half, an immense area of the San Gabriel Mountains has been off limits. Now it's back! Incredible news from the US Forest Service who announced: Effective May 16, [2011] the Angeles National Forest will reopen about half of the areas that have been closed due to the Station Fire. Hikers have battled stunning crowds in pockets of the forest that remained open,... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: December 9, 2016
Adayak Organic Cotton T-shirts review
You don't always need to look fashionable when you're hiking, but in Los Angeles you never know who you might meet on the trail. Consider adding a comfortable trendy hiking shirt from Adayak to your wardrobe. Their shirts come in a variety of colors and outdoor themed prints. They have shirts designed for rafting, hiking, fishing, climbing, camping, and biking. In addition to looking good,... Read more.

By: Published: Last updated: December 9, 2016