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The Best Cyber Week Deals for Backpackers and Hikers

The Best Cyber Week Deals for Backpackers and Hikers

Black Friday’s extended encore, Cyber Week, is in full force. If you’re looking to upgrade your backpacking kit for the 2023 season, now's the time to do it. Many of...

Nov 28, 2022 : Rachel Shoemaker
12 of the Best Backpacking Gear Deals from the REI Cyber Week Sale

12 of the Best Backpacking Gear Deals from the REI Cyber Week Sale

This sponsored post is brought to you by REI. Head to REI.com to shop the Cyber Week Sale, which runs from 11/26 to 12/5 this year. Who says backpacking gear...

Nov 26, 2022 : Sponsored Post
Chicken Tramper Ultralight Gear 1L Fanny Pack Review

Chicken Tramper Ultralight Gear 1L Fanny Pack Review

I used to be one of those snobby backpackers who swore up and down I'd never use a fanny pack. I have enough side pockets on my hip belt, I...

Nov 25, 2022 : Alison Young
24 of the Best Black Friday Deals for Hikers and Backpackers

24 of the Best Black Friday Deals for Hikers and Backpackers

It's Black Friday, which means it's time to add that piece of gear you've been eyeing to your shopping cart. We searched the web to help you find some of...

Nov 25, 2022 : Rachel Shoemaker
Nemo Disco 30 Degree Sleeping Bag Review

Nemo Disco 30 Degree Sleeping Bag Review

Until this year, I hadn't slept in anything other than a Feathered Friends or Western Mountaineering bag since about 2014. I know those bags. I trust those bags. Why mess...

Nov 22, 2022 : Anne K. Baker
The Thru-Hiker Gift Guide

The Thru-Hiker Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again. If you’re looking for the perfect gift guide for the thru-hiker in your life, never fear: we’re here to help. From the hiker just...

Nov 21, 2022 : Penina Crocker
Sea to Summit Ascent 25°F Down Sleeping Bag Review

Sea to Summit Ascent 25°F Down Sleeping Bag Review

Lately, I've really been enjoying pairing the Sea to Summit Ascent down sleeping bag with a foam pad, especially when cowboy camping. Depending on what kind of hike we're talking...

Nov 16, 2022 : J. Taylor Bell
What Is a Tent Vestibule?

What Is a Tent Vestibule?

What is a tent vestibule? Do all tents have them? How do I set mine up? Help! A vestibule on the Big Agnes Tiger Wall. You can pin back half...

Nov 16, 2022 : Penina Crocker
The Thru-Hiker Gift Guide: Under $50

The Thru-Hiker Gift Guide: Under $50

It's that time of year again. If you're looking for the perfect budget-friendly gift for the thru-hiker in your life, never fear: we're here to help. From the hiker just...

Nov 15, 2022 : The Editors
LightHeart Gear Solo Sil-Nylon Tent Review

LightHeart Gear Solo Sil-Nylon Tent Review

The search for the perfect lightweight solo long-distance hiking shelter is, it seems, neverending. It's tricky to strike a balance between weight, durability, ease of assembly (I have seen some

Nov 14, 2022 : Clay Bonnyman Evans