Looking for a solid backpacking chair? Alite Mayfly

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Today, I’ll be discussing the Alite Mayfly chair! The Mayfly is a super lightweight chair that gives you all of the comfort you desire on the trail. The chair weighs in at 1.4 lbs but you can whittle that down … Read on

Beginners Guide: Picking the Right Backpack

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Backpacking can be a confusing sport to break into. There are so many different backpacks on the market that it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. (And for anyone who has taken a trip with … Read on

4 Tips for Packing Smart!

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    Ever heard the adage ‘less is more’? Never is this statement more true than with backpacking. Luxuries come at a price in the backwoods, and that price is extra WEIGHT! Everyone enjoys the little extras but you have to … Read on

Looking for the perfect water bottle: Klean Kanteen!

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Which water bottle to choose tends to always be a topic of conversation in the backpacking community. Usually, quality and safety concerns are at the top of people’s lists when they are making their purchase. Given both those concerns, the … Read on

Chicago Basin, Colorado (Part, I) Getting There!

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The Chicago Basin, located in Southwest Colorado, is nothing short of nostalgic. So pristine and so beautiful, you would think that its existence is not even possible once you see it. If you ever have the pleasure of making this … Read on

Backcountry Coffee — Guest Post by Natasha!

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What are your thoughts on bringing the comforts of home into the backcountry? I think we can all agree that the comfort of a warm beverage when you’re cold, tired and worn out is undeniable, but are they convenient enough … Read on

Ultimate Trail and Camp Sandal: Bedrock Syncline

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If you are looking for a great hiking sandal, running sandal, or simply a great around-camp sandal, you should take a look at these bad boys! Bedrock Sandals is a small company based out of Oakland, CA that specializes in … Read on

5 Amazing Snacks for Your Next Trip!

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When it comes to backpacking, there is breakfast, there is dinner, and then there is everything else in between. During the daytime, we are moving around, climbing peaks, trekking from one point to the next. We don’t have time to break … Read on

Cell phones on the trail? You decide.

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One debate I usually ponder prior to every backpacking trip is whether or not I should take my cell phone. Will I need it? It’s just going to die while I am out there anyways. Should I waste the extra … Read on

Gifts for Mom

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you are hunting for a last-minute gift for mom, then you’ve come to the right spot! Whether your mom is an avid backpacker or an occasional day hiker, she will love these … Read on