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
Appalachian Trail Backpacking Gear
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
Where to look for cheap backpacking gear
First, before you can even start shopping for backpacking gear – you need a list! [Read more…] about How to find cheap backpacking gear
4 Items I wish I had started with on my long distance hike
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