Whether you’ll use it to tackle the Pacific Crest Trail or initiate your kids with a backyard campout, the right tent will affect your enjoyment of the outdoors. It’s not uncommon to have a variety of them in the garage for different situations.
There isn’t anything nice about lying on lumpy, rocky terrain – even soft grass eventually becomes squashed down to the hard ground underneath. Luckily sleeping pads separate you from the hard ground and elements.
Hot goulash under the stars and steaming coffee at dawn will give you a nice slice of civilization wherever on this planet you might be. And boiling a dense snowpack into drinkable water will keep you hydrated in the mountains. All you need is a stove.
Grasp a knife and connect instantly to a collective consciousness dating back 2,000,000 years. This most perennial human creation antedates fire and the wheel, yet its essential components remain the same.
Backpacks have become high-tech works of art. From features-strapped load-haulers designed for distance backpacking trips to ultralight shoulder-slingers, the options are myriad and choosing the right one can often feel overwhelming.
Your headlamp will fit snugly over your skull to manifest the perfect yin-yangrelationship, one in which you get to do the running, cycling or climbing, and it simply illuminates the way. Like any good partnership, finding “the one” is essential.
While stumps and rocks may do as makeshift furniture in a pinch, they will never compare to a great chair. Whether you prize portability or luxury, this guide will help you learn how to choose the best camp camping chair for your next wilderness trip.
The water bottle needs no formal introduction. Simple, utilitarian, environmentally responsible, and often boasting peacock-bright colors and unique designs, it can be easily spotted on trails, backseats of vehicles, and everywhere in between.
If you’ve ever wasted 10 minutes searching your pack for a stray battery then you already know that a stuff sack is invaluable to your packing system. Fortunately, choosing the right one is not difficult.