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Sunday Afternoons Vantage Point Trucker Hat

$32 from Backcountry

The Vantage Point is a full mesh trucker that has more structure than your typical running hat, but it’s still built with crushable materials, so you can pack it away without ruining it. It dries fast and fits any head thanks to a snapback fit that has an extra elastic adjustment, but we really love the slots on the side of the hat, which allow you secure the arms of your sunglasses.

Janji Multipass Sling Bag

$48

The two-liter Multipass can be worn as a shoulder sling, but we like it better as a waist pack. The belt wraps around low on the hip bones, so it doesn’t squeeze your stomach, and the bounce is so minimal that we forget we’re wearing it. The bag has enough space for a phone, mask, wallet, and water, but the only detail missing is an external bottle holder—we have to unzip the bag to get a drink.

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Osprey Ariel AG 65 Pack (Women's)

$310 $232 from REI 25% off

Osprey specially designed the Ariel AG for women backpackers by having the designers go backpacking with groups of women testing the pack. The pack uses Osprey’s Anti-Gravity suspension system for ultimate comfort and has a custom-moldable hipbelt. “The Ariel AG is one of the most comfortable packs I’ve ever used,” wrote our tester, Kelly Bastone.

Black Diamond Storm 375 Headlamp

$50 $38 from Backcountry 24% off

The Storm is a perfect example of how far headlamps have come. It’s moderately priced but pumps out 370 lumens from a proximity beam—ideal for working in close quarters or as a spotlight when you’re on the trail. We really like the battery meter, which shows how much juice you have left in your AAAs. Oh, and it’s fully waterproof.