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Want gear advice and gear reviews? Welcome to Bogong's Resources section. Here you'll find useful information, including how to choose the right sleeping bag for your needs, which rock climbing shoes you should get, how to go lightweight, how to hydrate on a trail run, and more.

Climbing Gear Advice Hiking Gear Advice Ski Gear Advice Trail Running Gear Advice



Climbing Gear Advice

  • Belay Devices for Rock Climbing
  • Carabiners: A Climber's Guide
  • Climbing Shoes: How to Choose
  • Climbing Shoes: Types
  • Harnesses for Climbing: How to Choose
  • Helmets for Climbing: How to Choose
  • Maintenance of Climbing Equipment
  • Trad Rack: How to Build One

    Hiking Gear Advice

  • Blister Prevention: How to
  • Gaiters: Why Do You Need Them?
  • Gear for Hiking: 5 Favourites
  • Gear for Hut-to-Hut Walking in Europe
  • Lightweight Bushwalking: How to
  • Lightweight Food for Hiking
  • Sleeping Bags: Down vs. Synthetic
  • Sleeping Bags: How to Choose
  • Stoves: How to Choose
  • Two-Person Tents
  • Waterproofing 101

    Ski Gear Advice

  • Ski Gear Basics
  • Ski Maintenance Tips

    Trail Running Gear Advice

  • Gear List for Mountain Running

    Buying Guides

  • Tents Buying Guide: Download here (6MB)
  • Hiking Packs Buying Guide: Download here (6MB)
  • Day Packs Buying Guide: Download here (6MB)
  • Sleeping Bags Buying Guide: Download here (6MB)
  • Sleeping Mats Buying Guide: Download here (6MB)
  • Ski Gear Buying Guide: Download here (6MB)