Backpacking Gear Guides & ReviewsHere you'll find in-depth guides on shelters, sleeping bags and more. You'll also find reviews of individual products
Best Backpacks For Thru-Hiking – (Advice From an Actual Thru-Hiker)
Finding the best backpacks for thru-hiking can be a difficult process with so many companies making great products. The specific requirements thru-hikers have for a backpack is what I’m addressing in this article. This is aimed at first-time thru-hikers
HMG Windrider 3400 & 3400 Southwest – (Long Term Review From a Thru-Hiker)
In this article, I will be breaking down and reviewing the HMG Windrider 3400 and the HMG 3400 Southwest. What are they about? What are their differences? Which one should you get? Let’s find out!
Best Mid Layers for Hiking – 7 of the Best Options in 2020
In this article, I’m covering some of the best mid layers for hiking and giving you all the information to understand what to look for. Fleece mid layers are traditionally used as a layer to go on above your hiking shirt or base layer and underneath a rain
Appalachian Gear Company All-Paca Fleece Hoodie Review
The Appalachian Gear Company All-Paca Fleece Hoodie is a lightweight mid-layer great for hiking. The 100% Alpaca material makes the hoodie extremely breathable, making it ideal as active insulation when hiking and backpacking.
Gossamer Gear G4-20 Backpack Review
The Gossamer Gear G4-20 Backpack is a 42L frameless, ultralight backpack. It is a reinvention of one of the original ultralight backpacks from Gossamer Gear called the G4. Instead of a dedicated frame, the G4-20 uses the integrated butt pad/mesh sleeve back panel.
10 of the Best Puffy Jackets for Ultralight Backpacking
I’ve put together this article of the best puffy jackets because it’s such a critical piece of clothing when ultralight backpacking. A good puffy jacket is not cheap but you’ll be spending a lot of time in it.
The Best Clothes For Hiking (A Comprehensive Guide)
This post is all about the best clothes for hiking. Whether you’re going out for a couple of nights or you’re planning a thru-hike. I’ve hiked over 5000 miles in the past four years. Including the Appalachian Trail and the Continental Divide Trail.
6 of the Best Backpacking Jackets in 2020 (Stay Dry on the Trail)
In this post, I’m sharing 6 of the best backpacking rain jackets in 2020. I’ll discuss all the important features you should be looking for in a good rain jacket. Getting soaked on a backpacking trip is not only miserable but can be downright dangerous.
The Best Cameras For Hiking in 2020
Figuring out the best cameras for hiking can be a confusing process and often comes down to personal choice. Having the right equipment and skills will enable you to take photos that stand the test of time and help you remember your trips. You don’t need to go out and spend thousands..
The Best Ultralight Backpacking Tents and Shelters
In this article, I’m going in-depth on ultralight backpacking tents and shelters and giving you some of my top recommendations. A good ultralight tent or shelter is one of the most important pieces of gear we carry and deserves a lot of consideration.