If you are one of those you'll probably understand as specialty items

Budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your Outdoor wear adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you do not do and how to find clothes, effective tools, boots, bags and whatnot on a budget.

We will focus here on general gear for outdoor core activities such as hiking, backpacking and camping. Most of that will be applicable in sports or too specific activities UV-protection fabric and garment .

If you are one of those you'll probably understand as specialty items - say a helmet to the bike or hiking shoes - are expensive for a reason: either they amplify your performance, or keep you alive help you stay comfortable while working hard in extreme conditions.