The Showers Pass Merino Hoodie is soft, warm and lightweight. Perfect for wearing on outdoor adventures – and unlike other hoodies, this one is not too bulky for layering.
I’ve been testing a lot of new gear for backpacking this year, including a new backpack, two-person tent, pack accessories and other gear.
Carry a few essential items to stay safe on outdoor adventures. And while hiking is a great way to unplug, there are a few electronics that can be useful to take on trips as well.
A backpack will be one of the most important purchases you make since it is what you use to carry all of your gear, ideally in well-balanced comfort.
This combination of lightweight hydration items is what I take for filtering water on backpacking trips. It’s compact, simple to use, and only takes a few minutes using gravity to filter 2 liters of water.
You don’t have to be dirty and smelly on a backpacking trip. Say goodbye to at least some of the funk by carrying a few toiletry items, and be prepared for using the bathroom in the backcountry with a simple bathroom kit.
The Six Moon Designs Pack Pods make it easy to grab your gear for a last minute trip, help to balance the load in your backpack, and keep your tent organized.
Choosing your kitchen gear for backpacking should be based on how you plan to cook and eat meals on trips. This posts includes the gear that I use, as well as info on how to store your food in the backcountry.
Once backpacking season is over, I turn to my Honda CR-V for camping adventures during the rainy season. This one-person setup is easy to install without removing any of the car seats.