10 Outdoor Brands Like “The North Face” That You’ll Love

10 Outdoor Brands Like "The North Face" That You'll Love

We are continuing with another selection of brands that are similar to a famous outdoor company.

We did a selection of brands like Patagonia a few days ago, and today we will continue with 10 brands like “The North Face”, that can prove to be valid alternatives.

The North Face is a famous and popular brand mainly for offering a wide range of products, from casual clothing to sportswear. Also, the brand has a wide range of prices, from affordable to more expensive, allowing you various options to choose from without renouncing to quality.

Here we have selected different brands with different price ranges: from affordable ones such as Columbia and Under Armour, to high-end ones such as Bogner.

In addition, these brands have in common the fact that they almost all have sustainability programs that guarantee 100% sustainable products. The North Face has a similar vision and similar programs too.

So, let’s see what we have picked, hoping that this selection will help you find your way among the numerous options on the outdoor products market.

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La Sportiva vs Salomon Shoes: Which Brand is Better?

La Sportiva vs Salomon Shoes: Which Brand is Better?

A few days ago, we did a selection of our favorite hiking boots brands to hopefully give you some ideas of brands that you can try this year.

Today we will take two of these brands, La Sportiva and Salomon, and compare them to each other to see which one would be the better choice for your specific situation. So, if you are undecided between these two, we hope this article will help.

La Sportiva and Salomon are two famous brands of footwear and outdoor clothing and gear as you probably know, the former is Italian and the latter French.

Here we will compare them not only for their hiking boots, but also for their trail running shoes, along with giving you some information about the history of each of them, of course.

Let’s begin with La Sportiva!

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10 Outdoor Brands Like Patagonia That You’ll Definitely Like

10 Outdoor Brands Like Patagonia That You'll Definitely Like

Patagonia is a renowned clothing and outdoor gear brand, as we have seen in several articles, for example here and here.

Their corporate mission reads: “We’re in business to save our home planet”. As such they have undertaken several programs and actions to ensure the sustainability of their products.

To underline the importance of their commitment, they have several programs, including Worn Wear – they produce very high quality garments that last for years, so as to guarantee environmental sustainability.

Patagonia is also famous for its wide range of products: from those for Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Surfing, Kitesurfing, to those for Fly Fishing, Trail Running and Mountain Biking.

Many other companies can boast the same or a similar range of products. And today we will take a look at just that: we have selected 10 brands that can be considered similar to Patagonia in many aspects: their corporate mission, the activities and sports for which they produce clothing and equipment, their environmentally-friendly manufacturing, etc.

This is the first time we’re doing an article like this where we show you some brands similar to a popular brand that you may already know. If you like it, we’ll do many others of these.

So, without any further ado, let’s see these 10 outdoor brands like Patagonia. We are sure that you’ll find one or two of them that you’ll want to try right away!

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Columbia vs Eddie Bauer: Which Brand is Better?

Columbia vs Eddie Bauer: Which Brand is Better?

We are here again today with another brands comparison: this time we will examine in particular the differences, strengths and main characteristics of Columbia and Eddie Bauer.

As we have already done, for example for Eddie Bauer and Canada Goose in a previous article, we will identify some features of each brand, to help you make an appropriate choice of the brand that best suits your needs and preferences.

They both offer a wide selection of outdoor clothing and equipment: from jackets to hiking boots, to technical clothing and backpacks.

So let’s see which of these two would be the better choice for your new jacket, hiking boots, or new backpack.

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11 Best Hiking Backpacks Brands You Should Try this Year

11 Best Hiking Backpacks Brands You Should Try this Year

In one of our last articles, we examined 10 hiking boots brands that we think you should try this year.

In order to offer you a complete view of many outdoor sports and of hiking in particular, a mission that we’re trying to accomplish since the beginning of this site, today we will continue with 11 of what we think are some of the best hiking backpacks brands.

In fact, in order to bring things with you while hiking or exploring nature, your backpack’s quality is something you cannot ignore or neglect.

Here we have chosen several brands for different needs and personalities, to give you a complete view of the options you can choose from on your next purchase.

Anyway, in our opinion your aim when choosing your next hiking backpack, should be to optimize your performance without renouncing to comfort, durability and quality.

So, let’s take a look at the brands we have selected.

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Eddie Bauer vs Canada Goose: Which Brand is Better?

Eddie Bauer vs Canada Goose: Which Brand is Better?

Facing cold temperatures in the winter may be a hard challenge. Throughout this season, outdoor enthusiasts, whether they are climbers, hikers or mountain sports lovers, need performing apparel to be protected and safe.

That’s why today we will continue with another brands comparison trying to help you choose the products that better suit you.

Eddie Bauer and Canada Goose, are the two brands that we’ll see in this article. Both offer excellent outdoor products as we have previously seen for example here and here, but today we will try to understand which one of the two would be the better choice.

So, let’s start right away with Eddie Bauer!

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10 Best Hiking Boots Brands You Should Try This Year

10 Best Hiking Boots Brands You Should Try This Year

Choosing among several companies and brands may be a hard challenge, especially when acquiring your hiking boots. In this cold period of the year, for example, you may need comfortable yet warm ones.

The brands we have selected today are not only our favorites, but also some of the most popular manufacturers of hiking boots and mountain apparel in the world.

Some of them are European brands and some American: most of them are famous worldwide, because they are synonymous of quality and long-lasting apparel and mountain equipment.

We hope that here you can find your next favorite brand, as most of them have several choice options that suit well throughout the year.

When choosing your hiking boots, you have to consider first the terrain you are going to go onto, and consequently choose the right footwear. Besides, several components matter, such as the height of the shoe, the sole and the forepart.

For each situation you also have to estimate if you are an expert or not, to better choose the shoes that suit you.

Among our selection, most of the brands consider the sustainability aspect of the fabrics, technology and materials used, ensuring a real sustainability program for their production. We think that it’s a very important feature, especially in these times.

Here we have selected 10 brands, each with its peculiarity and particular features that makes them unique. They make outdoor apparel, or they are specialized in hiking boots.

So, are you ready to choose your next hiking boots? Let’s take a look!

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