How to Train and Master Steep Hikes & What is Too Much?

Hiking can be both a difficult and empowering activity. Maybe you aren’t conquering mountains but going up a steep slope can still be challenging. So, you might be wondering, how to train for steep hikes? You need to build up your endurance and make your legs and core muscles stronger. Take it slow and improve … Read more

How Best to Store Your Puffer Jacket

Puffer jackets aren’t like traditional winter wears. You can’t fold them as you like and shove them in the closet. Puffer jackets contain geese feathers in the puffy pockets that are accentuated and seen from the outside. Careless packing and handling might cause damage to those pockets. So, how do you pack a puffer jacket … Read more

Why Should Hikers Choose Merino Wool Clothing?

I recently wanted to buy some woolen under-clothing as I planned on going on hiking trips all winter. After detailed research on different fabrics available, I finally found under-thermals made from Merino wool that would definitely keep me warm and dry, in extreme weather. Hikers should choose Merino wool clothing because of its soft consistency, … Read more

Why Backpackers Are Converting to Backpacking Quilts

Backpacking across the country is an excellent form of travel and recreation. If you are an avid backpacker then you must have noticed the recent trend among backpackers converting to quilts from sleeping bags. But, why are people trading their sleeping bags for backpacking quilts? Backpacking quilts are very affordable and lightweight, which you can … Read more

What are Long Distance Backpackers and Hikers

People traveling, hiking in mountains, couple of hikers looking at panoramic landscape view, summer trekking

Many start into exploring the outdoors as day backpackers, heading out to get some time in the world outside of active civilization. Over time many will start to want to push out further, stay a day longer, and eventually become long distance travelers, so what is considered a long hike? For many in the hiking … Read more

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