One of the most important things you must have on any camping trip is your shelter. While are many types of shelters you can take with you one thing is for sure, you almost always should take one. Even if you decide to “cowboy camp” it is always good to have a backup plan in… Read More
Anytime you’re going to be out at night on the trail you should definitely have some form of lighting with you. Even if you’re not planning on being out at night when on the trail it is still a good idea to have a light with you. I am a big believer of expect the… Read More
As many hikers will tell you you will probably end up going through several backpacks if you hike or backpack for any length of time. I know I have went through several and some of which have been bad decisions. I am writing this article to help you know what to expect and look for when… Read More
Several weeks ago I went on a one night backpacking trip with a small group of friends. I had been really rushed when packing because it wasn’t exactly planned out. I had decided to go the evening before (Never do this). I wore a pair of old trail running shoes that were failing already and… Read More
Most of the time when you’re out on the trail camping you will want to do some form of cooking. In many cases it may just be boiling water for your freeze-dried food. There may be other times when you want to cook up some eggs. Either way you will most likely want to cook… Read More
We all have done it. Unless you have a good checklist it is inevitable you will for get something somewhere along the way. I know I almost always forget something sometimes it is no big deal and sometimes it is worse. Here is a list of the top 10 forgotten items when out backpacking.