prevent getting sick on the Pacific Crest Trail
Scott and Ariane April 5, 2017 0

Avoid Getting the Flu on the Appalachian Trail

You would be surprised at how many people get sick on the Appalachian Trail due to the spreading of germs. In fact, Appa...

Top 4 online backpacking stores
Scott and Ariane April 1, 2017 0

How to do you buy Backpacking Gear?

How do you buy your backpacking gear? Do you buy all of it online? Or do you physically go into your local Outfitters St...

Suggestions for new backpackers
Scott and Ariane April 1, 2017 0

Top Ten Suggestions for New Backpackers

After 10 years teaching backpacking, we put together our top 10 suggestions for new backpackers. For people just learnin...

Scott and Ariane March 15, 2017 0

What is the Layering System when Backpacking?

Backpacking in the cold, especially in the Winter months can be a beautiful experience. After all, there isn't any folia...

The best Backpacking Cookware
Scott Janz January 21, 2017 0

Sea to Summit X Pot Gear Review and Cookware

Let's discuss some backpacking cookware and how the Sea to Summit X Pot (1 liter) did on our field test. I guess the ...

Scott and Ariane December 19, 2016 0

How to choose a Backpacking Sleeping Pad

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1ofKspVsEU[/embed] When you are new to backpacking and getting ready to start...

Scott and Ariane November 15, 2016 1

How to buy the 10 Essentials on a Budget

When someone first try's out backpacking for the first time, often they get a "sticker shock" when they start pricing ou...

Scott and Ariane November 10, 2016 0

How to Choose a Backpacking Stove for YOU

Wow! Lot's of info on how to choose a backpacking stove right? What's the best, which one is the lightest, or the fastes...

Scott Janz September 30, 2016 6

PCT Method – Hanging a Bear Bag

Affectionately known by the lightweight hiking underground as the "PCT Method" (presumably because it was first used by ...

TheBackPacker August 18, 2016 0

How to Love Backpacking in the Rain

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