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Outdoor Vitals Tushar Rain Jacket Review

Outdoor Vitals Tushar Rain Jacket Review

Ah, finding the perfect rain jackets for thru-hikers. All we really want is something that can keep us dry on the outside and the inside when we find ourselves walking...

Jun 11, 2024 : Alison Young
The Best Deals From REI’s Summer Sale: Up to 50% Off

The Best Deals From REI’s Summer Sale: Up to 50% Off

Summer is upon us, and with that, the REI gods bestow epic sales upon tons of your favorite gear for backpacking and thru-hiking. It may not be Christmas in July,...

Jun 6, 2024 : Ariella Nardizzi
Durston X-Mid Pro 1 With DCF Floor Review

Durston X-Mid Pro 1 With DCF Floor Review

Are you addicted to DCF? Does the thought of a wet nylon floor make you cringe? Fear not: Dan Durston has finally designed a tent with all-DCF construction, so you...

Jun 6, 2024 : Alex "GPS" Brown
Inov8 Trailfly review

Inov8 Trailfly review

At first glance, the Inov8 Trailfly appeared unlikely to hold up to the brutality of ten-hour days on rough terrain. But after over 600 total miles, I can confidently say...

Jun 4, 2024 : Alison Young
Husky Hiking: Holy Mother of Learning Curves

Husky Hiking: Holy Mother of Learning Curves

Husky Hiking: Holy Mother of Learning Curves   Basecamp and I after hiking Mount Quandary, a 14er near Breckenridge, CO.   My wife (Basecamp aka Marie) and I (Yeti Legs...

May 31, 2024 : Wesley Black
Zpacks Duplex Lite Tent Review

Zpacks Duplex Lite Tent Review

Zpacks, a renowned name in the backpacking community known for their innovative and lightweight pack and shelter designs, has solidified its place as one of the premier brands in outdoor...

May 29, 2024 : Brandon Chase
LiteAF EcoPak Curve Frameless Backpack Review

LiteAF EcoPak Curve Frameless Backpack Review

Have you ever wanted to design the pack of your dreams? With the LiteAF Curve Frameless Ultralight Backpack, you can do just that. The world is your oyster as far...

May 27, 2024 : Kate Richard
Gossamer Gear Gorilla 50 Review

Gossamer Gear Gorilla 50 Review

This year, Gossamer Gear massively overhauled their most popular packs, including the Gorilla. Designed with the more minimalist hiker in mind, the Gorilla 50 has lots of updated features to...

May 23, 2024 : Lisa Slutsken
How a rodent made me get serious about my base weight

How a rodent made me get serious about my base weight

Wet, everything is wet. My tent is wet, my quilt is wet, my rain jacket lies in a sodden wet pile in the corner of my tent, wetter than it...

May 22, 2024 : Scorpion Queen
The Best Deals From the 2024 REI Anniversary Sale

The Best Deals From the 2024 REI Anniversary Sale

This is a sponsored post brought to you by REI. Save up to 30 percent the REI Anniversary Sale from May 17 through May 27. Happy birthday, REI! Everyone's favorite...

May 17, 2024 : Sponsored Post