Blisters from hiking or walking long distances are preventable with the proper preventative measures and should be managed before they become hike killers!
All hikers could use simple cold soaking recipes, our options are full of taste while able to be carried in a simple ziplock bag on the trail!
A pillow is now something that will be in my pack no matter the weight as with quality sleep I function so much better than my exhausted poor slept self!
If you treat wool well it will last you a long time through crazy hard hiking and backpacking, all while keeping you nice and warm through the wind and rain
Cold soaking is a way to help you cut down on carrying extra weight by removing the heat from your pack, removing the stove, fuel, and cooking pot.
There is an almost infinite number of choices for you for finding a camping stove that fits the needs of you and your hike. Today we cover the 2 favorites!
Making the plunge to purchase your first ultralight tent comes with some caveats wher eyou want to consider your needs and the area you are heading.
The Helinox Chair Zero is a supremely small and lightweight chair. It changed my mind as to bringing a chair and allows me to sit anywhere I choose!
Now that you have taken the plunge and decided to thru hike your trail you need to start working on your checklist for preparation leading to day one.
If you are a serious backpacker you should protect your investments, like a tent at hundreds of dollars, with a footprint as this is minimal preventive cost
Long distance hiking is an amazingly fun and mind freeing experience, leaving the trappings of a house while allowing freedom from the ties that bind us.