Gear

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
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
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
Six Moon Designs Deschutes Plus vs. Wild Oasis UL Tarp Review

Six Moon Designs Deschutes Plus vs. Wild Oasis UL Tarp Review

Six Moon Designs (SMD) presents interesting ultralight (UL) shelter designs with their Deschutes Plus and Wild Oasis Tarps. SMD is best recognized for their Lunar Solo Tent, but they're quickly

Nov 23, 2020 : Carl Stanfield
Sierra Designs Women’s Cold Canyon Hoodie Review

Sierra Designs Women’s Cold Canyon Hoodie Review

Introducing The Sierra Designs Women’s Cold Canyon Hoodie. This hoodie is great for those looking for versatility, warmth, and packability in a hiking midlayer. It makes those brisk early mornings

Nov 20, 2020 : Tara Ritchey
Outdoor Research Chain Reaction Hoodie Review 

Outdoor Research Chain Reaction Hoodie Review 

I’m a sucker for a hoodie. I love them in the sun when they protect my arms and neck from the harsh rays. I love them in the cold when...

Nov 19, 2020 : Megan McGowan