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Garmin inReach Mini Review: Help Family Find You On The Trail

Garmin inReach Mini Review: Help Family Find You On The Trail

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.

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.

Surviving Thunderstorms While Hiking: Seek Shelter ASAP!!!

Surviving Thunderstorms While Hiking: Seek Shelter ASAP!!!

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: 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.

What is a Hiking Buff: Core Multi-Use Gear to a Backpacker

What is a Hiking Buff: Core Multi-Use Gear to a Backpacker

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

What R Value Sleeping Pad Do I Need for Thru Hiking?

What R Value Sleeping Pad Do I Need for Thru Hiking?

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!

How to Plan a Thru Hike of the Appalachian Trail

How to Plan a Thru Hike of the Appalachian Trail

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!

Vargo BOT 700 Review: Cold Soaking With Style and Pizzaz

Vargo BOT 700 Review: Cold Soaking With Style and Pizzaz

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!

MSR WindBurner Stove System Review: Perfect Thru-Hike Stove

MSR WindBurner Stove System Review: Perfect Thru-Hike Stove

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.

How to Make a Puffer Jacket Puffy Again

How to Make a Puffer Jacket Puffy Again

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!

Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XTherm Review: Best 4 Season Comfort

Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XTherm Review: Best 4 Season Comfort

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!

Outdoorsman Lab Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review: Budget Gear

Outdoorsman Lab Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review: Budget Gear

It performs so well that I bought it for my family. The Outdoorsman Lab ultralight sleeping pad is an incredible deal in its price to performance!