Gear

Gear Review: Altra Timp 1.5

Gear Review: Altra Timp 1.5

The Timp 1.5 is a zero-drop trail running shoe from Altra that hits a sweet spot of cushioning between their popular Lone Peak and their max-cushioned Olympus. Like the Lone...

May 23, 2019 : Dan Stenziano
Meet the 2019 Badger Sponsorship Winners!

Meet the 2019 Badger Sponsorship Winners!

Just a few weeks ago we unveiled the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 or Gossamer Gear Backpack Choice between one (1) Therm-a-Rest Hyperion Sleeping Bag One (1) Altra One (1) Darn Tough Socks One

Jan 15, 2019 : Zach
The 2019 Badger Sponsorship Finalists: Vote For Your Favorite

The 2019 Badger Sponsorship Finalists: Vote For Your Favorite

And then there were twelve. We put a call out for 2019 thru-hikers to submit a 90-second video explaining why they're thru-hiking, why they'll finish the trail, and why they...

Jan 8, 2019 : Zach
Announcing The 2019 Badger Sponsorship!

Announcing The 2019 Badger Sponsorship!

Calling all 2019 AT, PCT, and CDT thru-hikers!!! The Trek wants to sponsor you! It's almost time to turn those 2018 calendars into tinder, which can only mean one thing: it's...

Dec 27, 2018 : Zach
The Best Women’s Footwear for Hiking and Backpacking

The Best Women’s Footwear for Hiking and Backpacking

The following is a sponsored post brought to you by These Salomon shoes handled the endless rocks, roots and rebar of the Appalachian Trail like a hero. At first they...

Aug 23, 2018 : The Editors
Gear Review: Oboz Campster Sandal

Gear Review: Oboz Campster Sandal

I'm surprised no one had ramped up the outdoors cred of the omnipresent foam clogs until now, but I'm glad Oboz jumped on it. This Montana-based company has crushed it...

Aug 13, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
Gear Review: Waymark Gear Company THRU 38L Pack

Gear Review: Waymark Gear Company THRU 38L Pack

Waymark Gear Co. Material: Xpac four-layer laminate construction fabric Weight: 21.75 ounces MSRP: $195 to $280 (depending on customization) Circumstances of Review My summer’s

Jul 29, 2018 : Alexa Bonsai Shapiro
Gear Review: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider 3400

Gear Review: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider 3400

You'll be hard pressed to trek too far on the Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail without running into someone using a Hyperlite Mountain Gear's Windrider 3400 is an ultralight...

Jul 28, 2018 : Anne K. Baker
The Best Women’s Hiking Apparel

The Best Women’s Hiking Apparel

The following is a Sponsored Post brought to you by REI.  You can find their array of quality women's clothing Smartwool NTS Mid 250 Zip-T MSRP: $100 REI Co-op Screeline...

Jul 26, 2018 : The Editors
Best Gear from Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018

Best Gear from Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018

Each year (sometimes twice a year if we're feeling froggy) The Trek hits up Outdoor Retailer, the industry's largest trade show. This semiannual event showcases new gear, major industry players,

Jul 26, 2018 : The Editors