What Materials Are Used For Puffer Jackets?

Puffer jackets are a staple in nearly every hiker’s closet, but what makes them so special? What materials are used to make these jackets? There is far more to these fabrics and fills than you may expect inside your super light puffy jacket. Typical puffy jackets will use down or a synthetic fill paired with … Read more

Backpacking Quilts: Why They Are Becoming the Standard

Backpacking quilts are becoming increasingly popular. But, if you’ve never used one before, you might be wondering, how does a backpacking quilt work? Also, you might be curious whether backpacking quilts are actually helpful for you or if they are just a fad. Don’t worry. This article will help you get rid of all your … Read more

Managing Your Trash on the Go from Trail to Camp

Managing your trash is an essential part of camping. Improperly handled trash not only is unhygienic but also attracts unwanted attention of wildlife which can be dangerous. Bear attacks due to miss-managed garbage is not very uncommon. So, it is essential for every camper to know how to store trash while backpacking. For managing trash, … Read more

Making Your Hydration Bladder Plastic Taste Disappear

Hydration bladders are a camping essential. They are a great option to carry water while you are camping or hiking. But most times, water from hydration bladders don’t taste right. So, if you’re wondering, “How to get the plastic taste out of my water bladder?” you’ve come to the right place.  There are many easy … Read more