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Helinox Chair Zero Review: Hiking With Style and Luxury

Helinox Chair Zero Review: Hiking With Style and Luxury

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!

Thru Hike Health Insurance: Covering Your Health For Safety

Thru Hike Health Insurance: Covering Your Health For Safety

For 5+ months you will camping and moving city to city. Unless you are covered under your parent still then you will need to have some kind of safety net.

How Much Water Do You Need on a Hike?

How Much Water Do You Need on a Hike?

Making sure to drink enough water and not to start becoming dehydrated is super important when you are out on a hike as hydration is vital to success.

What is Cold Soaking? Learning to Eat Without the Heat

What is Cold Soaking? Learning to Eat Without the Heat

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.

What is Hiker Hunger? Exposing Diet Nutrient Deficiency

What is Hiker Hunger? Exposing Diet Nutrient Deficiency

Jumping into hiker hunger and how you can work to manage and take control of it by the reigns and enjoy the feel of pushing your body to the limits!

How to Choose an Ultralight Tent or Shelter for a Thru Hike

How to Choose an Ultralight Tent or Shelter for a Thru Hike

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.

What is a Good Base Weight for Backpacking?

What is a Good Base Weight for Backpacking?

When you want to start hiking and put in miles you need to monitor your base weight as this will be a key to your enjoyment along with successful trips!

Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hike Gear List: 2600 Miles of Freedom

Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hike Gear List: 2600 Miles of Freedom

Choosing to start a hike on the PCT is awesome, it takes supreme courage and belief in ones-self. This belief is what will carry you through the tough days.

How to Choose Your Thru Hike Backpack: Volume and Weight

How to Choose Your Thru Hike Backpack: Volume and Weight

You want to size your backpack to the task. You will be looking to carry this backpack over 2000 miles and over time it will wear on you and your body.

What is a Pee Rag? Keeping Yourself Healthy on the Trail

What is a Pee Rag? Keeping Yourself Healthy on the Trail

While for many it may take a little adjustment over the normal toilet paper use in a normal life, the pee rag is an amazingly helpful gear!

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Living in the Green Tunnel

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Living in the Green Tunnel

We will go into some more details about the different parts of the trails along with the states you pass through while attempting your AT through the hike.

Post Trail Depression: A Thru-Hike Completion Experience

Post Trail Depression: A Thru-Hike Completion Experience

Post Trail Depression or PTD is an issue for most thru-hikers where they experience deep sadness at completion of the long trek experience.