Gear

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
5 Pairs Of Women’s Hiking Pants That Don’t Totally Suck

5 Pairs Of Women’s Hiking Pants That Don’t Totally Suck

Behold! A list of carefully selected hiking pants for us ladies that don't absolutely suck. If you're a female, you know the struggle of finding hiking pants that aren't hideous,...

Jul 24, 2018 : Andrea Davis
The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Anniversary Sale

The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Anniversary Sale

The following is a Sponsored Post brought to you by REI. REI's annual anniversary sale starts today, and backpackers can save mucho dollars. Plus, members can also take 20% off...

May 18, 2018 : The Editors
Gear List: Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail

Gear List: Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail

When I began my gear research for the PCT, it only made sense to begin with taking inventory of what I already had in my possession. In 2013, I thru-hiked...

Apr 2, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
What I’m Packing for the PCT

What I’m Packing for the PCT

With my start date only days away, I've finalized my gear list and am impatiently waiting to start hiking. Here is everything I'm packing up and throwing on my back...

Mar 31, 2018 : Taylor Key