Why You Want to Manage Your Backpacking Base Weight

Your backpacking base weight is very important to your overall ease in long-distance hiking, while less important the shorter duration of your hikes. If you are planning something like a thru-hike then you will want to ensure you have a lower base weight then if you were to go on a day hike, so what … Read more

The Best Fabric for Hikers: Dyneema Composite Fabric

Dyneema Composite Fabric, or DCF, is a fabric that has been used by outdoor enthusiasts for years. It was originally designed to be waterproof and strong enough to hold up against the elements while still being lightweight. What many people don’t know is what makes it so effective as a hiking material: Dyneema fibers are … Read more