Gear

Arc’teryx Aerios 45 Backpack Review

Arc’teryx Aerios 45 Backpack Review

The Arc'teryx Aerios 45 shakes things up in the world of lightweight, multi-day backpacks. Comfort and efficiency reign supreme.

Oct 21, 2021 : Owen Eigenbrot
Salomon Adv Skin 12 Running Vest Review

Salomon Adv Skin 12 Running Vest Review

The Salomon ADV Skin 12 Running Vest is a hyper-efficient running companion with the storage capacity of dreams. This thing is made for any runner who wants to be prepared...

Oct 18, 2021 : Carl Stanfield
Six Moon Designs Owyhee Tarp Review

Six Moon Designs Owyhee Tarp Review

Brand new for 2021, Six Moon Designs’ Owyhee Tarp is based on the design of the hyperlight Owyhee Wild tarp made with Dyneema fabric and released a season before. Designed...

Oct 15, 2021 : Lisa Pulsifer
Enlightened Equipment Enigma APEX Quilt Review

Enlightened Equipment Enigma APEX Quilt Review

The Enigma APEX takes a classic design and pairs it with synthetic insulation. The result is a lightweight quilt, ready to handle any weather.

Oct 4, 2021 : Owen Eigenbrot
EcoPak – Revolutionizing Thru-Hiking Packs for a Better Planet

EcoPak – Revolutionizing Thru-Hiking Packs for a Better Planet

Many of us hike because we love nature, so being able to reduce our impact on the planet is very welcomed by the community. Normally, being more eco-conscious means a...

Sep 30, 2021 : Joal and Jenny
Platypus Quickdraw Water Filter Review

Platypus Quickdraw Water Filter Review

The Platypus Quickdraw is the latest addition to the squeeze filter category. With carefully thought out features, it's also one of the best.

Sep 23, 2021 : Owen Eigenbrot
Nashville Pack & Equipment Company Tempo Backpack

Nashville Pack & Equipment Company Tempo Backpack

More than two years ago, Nashville Pack & Equipment Company released a frameless backpack called the Cutaway, which focused on minimalist features and extreme functionality for thru-hikers based

Sep 20, 2021 : Brandon Chase
2020 Appalachian Trail Section Hiker Survey: Resources and Gear

2020 Appalachian Trail Section Hiker Survey: Resources and Gear

Long overlooked in our annual surveys, Appalachian Trail (AT) section hikers were the focus of the Trek's 2020 survey. We surveyed 448 people, 43 of whom had completed the entire...

Sep 20, 2021 : Mariposa
Best Deals from the Backcountry Labor Day Sale

Best Deals from the Backcountry Labor Day Sale

This is a sponsored post brought to you by Backcountry.com. The Backcountry Labor Day Sale runs 8/27 - 9/6. Labor Day weekend is fast approaching, and with it comes the...

Sep 1, 2021 : Sponsored Post
Best Backpacking Gear Deals from the REI Labor Day Sale

Best Backpacking Gear Deals from the REI Labor Day Sale

This is a sponsored post brought to you by REI Co-op. The REI Labor Day Sale runs from 8/27 - 9/6. Alert! Alert! Everyone's favorite outdoor co-op is having a...

Aug 27, 2021 : Sponsored Post