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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

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A quick snapshot of penguins on an Antarctic beach. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo
Canadian Geographic creative director Javier Frutos captures can't-miss moments aboard a One Oceans Expeditions voyage to Antarctica 
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The Keen Terradora hiking boot is the first women's specific hiker offered by the Canada footwear brand. (Photo: Jill Heinerth/Can Geo)

Photo: Jill Heinerth/Can Geo
From marching for climate awareness in Washington, D.C to stomping through North Florida swampland, Heinerth tests these hiking boots as only an explorer can
The Hitcase Shield provides waterproof and shockproof protection for iPhones

The Hitcase Shield provides waterproof and shockproof protection for iPhones. (Photo: Kendra Stieler/Can Geo; hitcase.com)

Photo: Kendra Stieler/Can Geo; hitcase.com
A slippery hike up Jamaica's Dunn's River Falls put this shockproof and waterproof phone case through its paces
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The Columbia OutDry Extreme Eco jacket. 

Constructed without dyes and PFCs, and made with recycled material, this Columbia rain jacket from the brand's latest Eco line is as high performance as ever.
Icebergs in Pond Inlet, near Bylot Island

A pair of stadium-sized icebergs float in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, between the northern Baffin Island coast and Bylot Island.
24 mm, f/7.1, 1/800 s, ISO 800

Photo: Nick Walker/Can Geo
See photos that will inspire you to put Baffin Island on your list of summer getaways, and read a review of the camera equipment (provided by Vistek and Nikon Canada) used to capture them.
Still image taken with the Nikon KeyMission 170

A still image taken from a ski-plane over Quebec's Mauricie region with the Nikon KeyMission 170 action camera. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic) 

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
The Nikon KeyMission 170 captures high-quality video and stills and goes anywhere you do
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The Columbia Davenport PDX Waterproof Omni-Heat boot. (Photo: Nick Walker/Can Geo)

Photo: Nick Walker/Can Geo
Columbia's Davenport PDX Waterproof Omni-Heat Boot and Vulc Camp 4 Winter Shoe
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Columbia’s Outdry Ex Diamond Down Insulated Jacket (Photo: Michela Rosano/Canadian Geographic).

Photo: Michela Rosano/Can Geo
Senior editor Harry Wilson tries out Columbia’s Outdry Ex Diamond Down Insulated Jacket
The Columbia Men’s OutDry Ex Diamond Heatzone Jacket.

The Columbia Men’s OutDry Ex Diamond Heatzone Jacket. (Photo: Nick Walker/Can Geo)

Photo: Nick Walker/Can Geo
Editor Aaron Kylie calls the Men’s OutDry Ex Diamond Heatzone Jacket a "masterpiece"
The MEC Stride Jacket.

MEC Stride Jacket (Photo: Nick Walker/Can Geo)

Photo: Nick Walker/Can Ge
Hitting the snowy pavement with the MEC Stride Jacket, MEC Bolt Toque and Columbia Castella Peak Striped Hoodie
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