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Gear Review: Arc’teryx Remige Hoody

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Remige Hoody

Lightweight hiking hoodies just might be one of my favorite pieces of gear. Rather than constantly slathering on sunscreen and still getting sunburned, I can now protect my arms, neck,...

Jul 4, 2020 : Megan McGowan
Gear Review: HOKA ONE ONE Torrent

Gear Review: HOKA ONE ONE Torrent

The Torrent is HOKA ONE ONE's foray into their version of minimalist footwear, and its introduction in 2018 showcased a shoe unlike any of HOKA's maximalist, heavily cushioned trail runners....

Jun 29, 2020 : Hugh Owen
Gear Review: Arc’teryx Women’s Delta LT Hoody

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Women’s Delta LT Hoody

Much like my preferences for hydration packs, backpacking packs, sleeping bags, and shoes, my preferences for outdoor clothing basically consist of "less is more." I like simplicity. That said, I'd

Jun 26, 2020 : Anne K. Baker
Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Summer Clearance

Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Summer Clearance

Summer might have just started, but REI's summer clearance is in full swing. Polish up your backpacking and camping gear setup for your summer objectives with up to 50% off...

Jun 23, 2020 : The Editors
Additional Pack Weight

Additional Pack Weight

In 2016, planning for the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), my biggest pack weight dilemma was whether or not to carry my neurological recharge system. Fast forward to 2020 as I...

Jun 21, 2020 : Crystal Gail Welcome
The Best Deals for Backpackers at Backcountry’s Fourth of July Sale

The Best Deals for Backpackers at Backcountry’s Fourth of July Sale

This is a sponsored post brought to you by Backcountry.com. With many states recommending limited travel, and the backcountry opening up, backpackers can start (or continue) planning summer

Jun 21, 2020 : Sponsored Post
Gear Review: Ortovox 120 Cool Tec Fast Upward T-Shirt

Gear Review: Ortovox 120 Cool Tec Fast Upward T-Shirt

Merino wool is all the rage for a reason. I've been hesitant to invest in any merino wool base layers because of their relative price. But after some quality time...

Jun 16, 2020 : Katie Kommer
Gear Review: Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Junction Backpack

Gear Review: Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Junction Backpack

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Junction  joins the Southwest and Windrider in Hyperlite Mountain Gear's series of lightweight packs geared toward multi-day trail hikes with few resupply points. The

Jun 16, 2020 : Hugh Owen
The Best Backpacking Packs of 2020

The Best Backpacking Packs of 2020

Your backpacking pack is one of the most important things you can buy for your backpacking setup. Your style of pack goes hand in hand with your style of hiking,...

Jun 12, 2020 : Maggie Slepian
Gear Review: Arc’teryx Zeta FL Rain Jacket, Zeta SL Rain Pants

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Zeta FL Rain Jacket, Zeta SL Rain Pants

The Arc'teryx Zeta FL jacket and SL rain pants are designed for hikers who want to move fast and light. The men's jacket weighs 7.2 ounces. The men's SL rain...

Jun 11, 2020 : Hugh Owen