Finding a way to filter water is extremely important on multi-day backpacking trips. There’s no way to haul in all the water you need, so you’ll have to find a….
Planning out all the gear for your first 3 Day weekend backpacking trip can be overwhelming. An overnight trip doesn’t seem so daunting since you can survive anything for a….
There’s nothing worse than chafing on a long hike. It’s easily one of the most painful experience you can have on a backpacking trip. All that friction buildup feels like….
Almost every tent on the market comes with tent stakes, but are they necessary. Obviously some tents use the stakes for structural integrity, but that’s not the case with freestanding….
When I first started looking at trekking pole tents I was really worried about how they would stand up in windy/rainy weather. I had a hard time believing a tent….
Potato chips aren’t high on the list when most people think about backpacking snacks. They’re easy to crush, get stale when taken out of the bag, and are generally unhealthy…..
Rolltop backpacks have had a meteoric rise in popularity over the past couple years. They close like a dry bag, but they have the capacity of a traditional pack. People….
Dealing with wet gear on a backpacking trip can be a serious challenge, but there’s nothing worse than trying to dry a wet tent. Sometimes you need to pick your….
I’ve been to lots of state/national parks in my life and there’s one thing that always seems to confuse beginners. Many state parks, and national forests use wooden tent platforms….
Cleaning out and sanitizing your water filter is a crucial step before putting it into storage. Think about everything you’re filtering out of the water. It’s filled with bacteria, viruses,….