Garmin is a leader in devices and GPS positioning. In the InReach Mini, they built a device very much aimed at thru-hikers and long-distance travelers.
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.
Getting out into nature is amazing, but it always has possibilities of events beyond your control. What you can do but be properly prepared and ready.
Post Trail Depression or PTD is an issue for most thru-hikers where they experience deep sadness at completion of the long trek experience.
When choosing the gear to take with you on hikes, whether day, section or thru, the proper multi-purpose gear to help limit your weight is vitally important
A good R-Value can mean a big difference in a comfortable sleep system. You definitely want to ensure you properly are prepared for cold nights!
Once you have made up your mind to hike the AT you need to start your planning and preparation to ensure you have covered all your bases effectively!
The Vargo BOT 700 is a great piece of gear if you want to aim towards only boiling water and going stove-less or even perfect for cooking on the go!
The all-in-one MSR WindBurner system nests inside its own pot for easy packing and assembly which leaves you far more time to enjoy your adventure.
Through proper storage you can avoid flattening your jacket, and when a jacket becomes flattened over time, you can easily extend your puffer jacket's life!
Four season hiker or backpacker then this is probably the nicest pickup for lightweight gear while providing a super high R-Value to ensure you stay warm!