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Outdoors blogger Gillian Scott is one of my favorite people. I love hiking, but I’m far from an expert on gear, so I twisted her arm into writing this guest post for me. (That’s her husband in the photo above). My husband, Herb, and I carry a lot …

No Bag Travel (NBT) The art of traveling so light you can basically pack all your travel gear inside the pockets of your pants. May also be called ‘No Baggage …

Lightweight, freestanding backpacking tent designed to maximize internal space; Lightweight, freestanding architecture; Double door and double vestibule

What types of food should I take? I minimize freeze-dried backpacking food (but do use some like this). Be sure to read the labels carefully. Compared to homemade …

Ultralight backpacking done well can be safe and comfortable. Get tips on lightening up your Big Four items, plus water and food strategies.

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Welcome to the most thorough round-the-world packing list you’ll ever find! I’ll tell you what to bring, what not to bring, and why. Unlike lists written by …

The Best Backpacking Tents Here’s our comprehensive guide for how to choose the right backcountry shelter

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Backpacking gear on the cheap. If you are new to backpacking and/or on a budget, here is a complete gear list for less than $300. Updated Jan 2017.

Not carrying a knife or some form of small blade is incomprehensible to me and a lot of other backpackers and hikers, but to others it’s a piece of gear they don …

Outdoors blogger Gillian Scott is one of my favorite people. I love hiking, but I’m far from an expert on gear, so I twisted her arm into writing this guest post for me. (That’s her husband in the photo above). My husband, Herb, and I carry a lot …

Minimalist Camping Is Self-Reliance. Minimalist Camping Requires Survival Skills. Learn These Skills To Become A Minimalist Camping Expert.

See our guide to the best backpacking packs of 2018, with reviews of top men’s and women’s backpacks from Osprey, REI, Gregory, and more.

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This coming weekend I’ll be flying out to California to spend a few days climbing Mt. Whitney with some friends. I don’t always bother making gear lists, but for …

Winter Backpacking, Winter Hiking & Snowshoeing information to create awareness that hiking is year-round sport and promote appropriate winter gear for winter hiking …

Gear review of eight best backpacks designed primarily for backpacking.

Backpacking Rain Pants – How to Choose. Backpacking rain pants are designed to keep you warm when you’re hiking in rain, snow, or a cold breeze.

The Marmot Minimalist jacket offers waterproof, breathable protection in a lightweight, affordable package. Available at REI, 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed.