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The West Coast Trail, originally called the Dominion Lifesaving Trail, is a 75 km (47 mi) long backpacking trail following the southwestern edge of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It was built in 1907 to facilitate the rescue of survivors of shipwrecks along the coast, part of the treacherous Graveyard of the Pacific. It […]
A unique option for couples who are backpacking or camping in warm-weather or milder climates, the Exped DeepSleep Duo 400 Plus is a down-filled double-wide quilt/fitted sheet combo that mates with two sleeping pads (sold separately) to deliver a comfortable night of sleep. The quilt is insulated with 700-fill power duck down. Down has a […]
We we offer our Backpacking Bootcamp classes, the most asked question is: How to I reduce my pack weight? All to often it’s your sleeping system, and food. Here is a great video from Sierra Trading Post that explains how to reduce your pack weight. Reducing your pack weight can greatly increase your comfort out on the […]
There is nothing better than backpacking with a great partner. Especially, when you partner is your Dog. They always follow and never complain. Here is a great video that explains a typical backpacking system for their dog Barlely. Video by Andy Timinsky These are the typical items we take for Barkley on every backpacking trip. Keep […]
Planning meals for a backpacking trip can be tricky, but it’s important to get it right, as it will have a huge impact on how much you enjoy your trip. In this episode of Backpacking TV, Eric Hanson walks through how he plans food for a 5-day backpacking trip.
Hit the Pacific Crest Trail with the Therm-a-Rest Saros Sleeping Bag in your backpack, and revel in three seasons of blissful sleep. Since this sleeping bag is insulated with synthetic insulation, you won’t have to pamper it in the backcountry as you would with a down bag, as it will retain its insulating properties if […]
A huge question we get when taking people out backpacking is: How do you sleep comfortable? Adventures With Us put’s together a simple video that answers that question.
Do you love a good DIY project? This one will blow you mind if you really want to lighten your load.
Northwest Backpacker puts together a great DIY Lightweight Shelter idea
If you love to cook in the backcountry like I do, then you need some cookware that won’t weigh your pack down. We think we found just the cookware pan. The MSR Flex Skillet has been a staple in you backpacking gear. I really miss it when I don’t bring it. I love just the […]