Picking out gifts for other people can be hard, trust me, I know! But as an adventurous lady hiker myself, I can give you some adventurous gift ideas that I’d love to receive, or have received in the past and loved. [Read more…] about Adventurous Gifts For Her
Appalachian Trail Backpacking Gear
There aren’t too many things that can give you the same sense of accomplishment as completing a long ass backpacking trip, that is, except for also using some of the backpacking gear you made on your own on said backpacking trip.
Now, let me say this right up front, making your own backpacking gear is not for everyone. You have to actually enjoy making things. That is the biggest appeal here, sometimes, making your own gear may save you a few dollars, but honestly, sometimes it will cost almost just as much to get the supplies as it is to just buy the name brand item! [Read more…] about Easy make your own backpacking gear projects
If you’ve been enjoying day hiking for a while, and looking to get into backpacking and overnight hiking, shopping for gear can be overwhelming! There are so many options, brands and price points it can be hard to tell which will be the best backpacking tents and which ones will just fall apart on you after one summer. [Read more…] about How to choose the best backpacking tent
As much as I love REI, or any gear store really, who are we kidding, I’m like a kid in a candy store in there! But I live out in the middle of nowhere in the Colorado Rockies. So, there aren’t exactly a plethora of local hiking and camping gear retailers out here.
As a Prime member, I end up buying a lot of things on Amazon. When it comes to hiking and camping gear, I’ll check Amazon first especially for smaller/inexpensive gear items, and any consumable items I take on the trail. Although, if there’s a bigger ticket item you know you want specifically, it’s always worth checking it out on Amazon for a price comparison. [Read more…] about Must have hiking and camping gear guide
Father’s Day is right around the corner! If you want to surprise Dad with something special this year, instead of the same old, same old, then read on for fresh hiking gift ideas for any Dad who dabbles in hiking, camping or backpacking.
If you’re new to backpacking, or are interested in trying it out this summer, you’re going to need to a good backpacking backpack.
But how do you pick just one? It can be hard to choose the best backpacking backpack with soooo many sizes, price ranges, and brands out there. [Read more…] about How to Choose a Backpacking Backpack