The Best Hiking Gear Deals from the REI Cyber Week Sale

The Best Hiking Gear Deals from the REI Cyber Week Sale

Backpacking gear can get expensive, but you don't have to eviscerate your wallet to outfit yourself with a trail-worthy kit. Shop the REI Cyber Week Sale (11/28 - 12/7) to...

Nov 28, 2020 : The Editors
Gear Review: The Atom+ from Atom Packs

Gear Review: The Atom+ from Atom Packs

As I planned my PCT thru-hike, I held off on upgrading to an ultralight pack, opting instead to do this in the USA. I waited so long because my research...

Nov 27, 2020 : Joal and Jenny
Scottish National Trail: 5 things I would do differently

Scottish National Trail: 5 things I would do differently

In early November I returned from a six-week thru-hike of the Scottish National Trail. Here are the five things I would do differently if I walked the trail again.

Nov 27, 2020 : Alex Ing-Simmons
The Best Black Friday Deals for Backpackers and Hikers

The Best Black Friday Deals for Backpackers and Hikers

The lines between Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Where's My Wallet Wednesday, and Shopmore Sunday have certainly been blurred over the past few years. The one thing we here at The...

Nov 26, 2020 : The Editors
The Best Hiking Gear Deals from the Backcountry Cyber Sale

The Best Hiking Gear Deals from the Backcountry Cyber Sale

The following is a sponsored post brought to you by Backcountry.com. With winter adventures and next year's hiking season to think about, now is the perfect time to snag up...

Nov 26, 2020 : Sponsored Post
The Thru-Hiker’s Gift Guide: Under $50

The Thru-Hiker’s Gift Guide: Under $50

It's that time of year again. If you're looking for the perfect budget-friendly gift for the thru-hiker in your life, never fear: we're here to help. From the hiker just...

Nov 25, 2020 : Kelly Floro
Gossamer Gear The DCF One Ultralight Tent Review

Gossamer Gear The DCF One Ultralight Tent Review

Gossamer Gear has just released a significant new player in the tent game with their DCF One. Weighing in under a pound, this trekking pole single-wall tent is a top...

Nov 25, 2020 : Carl Stanfield
Trans Continental: A Sober LGBTQ Thru-Hiker’s Introduction

Trans Continental: A Sober LGBTQ Thru-Hiker’s Introduction

Who Am I? Name: Lyla Harrod (she/her) Trail Name: Don’t have one yet! Age: 33 Thru-Hike Direction: NOBO Start Date: Late March/Early April 2021 Astrological Sign: Aries Favorite

Nov 24, 2020 : Lyla Harrod
[Book Review] 2000 Miles Together — The Raw, Unexpurgated Story of the Crawford Family

[Book Review] 2000 Miles Together — The Raw, Unexpurgated Story of the Crawford Family

On March 1, 2018, Ben Crawford ushered his wife and six children, ages two to 16, onto the then-2,189-mile Appalachian Trail. He then filmed the good, the bad, and the...

Nov 24, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
10 Accessories Under $100 to Winterize your Backpacking Setup

10 Accessories Under $100 to Winterize your Backpacking Setup

Making the jump from three-season to year-round backpacking may not be as daunting as it seems. With the addition of a few simple winter hiking accessories, a solid three-season setup...

Nov 23, 2020 : Katie Kommer