backpacking gear review

Gear Review: My Trail Co Backpack Light 50L

Gear Review: My Trail Co Backpack Light 50L

These days, thru hikers and weight conscious backpackers are spoiled for choice when it comes to lightweight backpacks on the market. With Ultralight Adventure Equipment (ULA), Mountain Laurel

May 29, 2017 : Andy Dischekenyan
Book Review: Andrew Skurka’s Gear Guide: Second Edition

Book Review: Andrew Skurka’s Gear Guide: Second Edition

Disclosure: the following book was donated for the purpose of this review.  In a world where every budding long distance hiker has their own social media channel soliciting "expert" backpacking

Apr 8, 2017 : Caet Cash
Commit to Your Kit: PCT Gear Choices

Commit to Your Kit: PCT Gear Choices

April 12 2016 Pacific Crest Trail Pre Thruhike Entry #2 I leave for California in a week and this is a good time to prepare a list of all the...

Apr 12, 2016 : Digger
Gear that I am already in love with for the AT

Gear that I am already in love with for the AT

I have been slowly acquiring some new gear these past few weeks and have already found a couple of pieces that I can't live without. My top three gear items...

Dec 7, 2015 : Shauna Sergent
Gear Review: Arc’teryx Bora² Mid GTX Hiking Boots

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Bora² Mid GTX Hiking Boots

It isn’t often that I put on a pair of shoes and feel like I’m wearing a piece of cutting-edge technology. Humans have been protectively wrapping their feet in leather...

Aug 6, 2015 : Jordan Bowman
My Completed Gear List Is Here.

My Completed Gear List Is Here.

This past summer we backpacked majority of the southern end of the appalachian trail. It was the ideal test for what gear would be the best for thru-hiking. Here is...

Feb 16, 2015 : Jessica Georgia