Backpacking Gear Reviews

July 24, 2019
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Ultralight Air Mattress Review

If you are a lover of the cold and high elevations where temperatures frequently dip wayyyyy down you want to get the gear that sets you up for an amazing time and not cold and shivering. This is where the Xtherm comes in amazing and why even though it weighs a little more than the […]

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July 23, 2019
Granite Gear Crown 2 60 Liter Backpack Review

When searching for a pack in a good price bracket without going the DCF route you need to find a backpack that is light, durable and can hold its own in liters and pounds.

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July 20, 2019
Mountain Hardwear Men's Ghost Whisperer Review

Extremely lightweight, water repellent, and windproof-Ghost Whisperer™ fabric is made for alpinists. Combined with down in jackets and sleeping bags, its tight weave won't let insulation escape. Shop technical gear that holds in heat without weighing you down as you conquer your ascent.

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July 20, 2019
Helinox Chair Zero Ultralight Compact Camping Chair Review

The Helinox Chair Zero which is a super small and super lightweight chair. It has started to change my mind as to bringing a chair with me, it allows me to sit anywhere I choose and not where a stump, log or rock is located.

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July 20, 2019
Ultralight Hiking: Therm-A-Rest Neoair Uberlite Sleeping Pad Review

Weighing in at just over a half-pound, the insulted Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite Minimalist Backpacking Air Mattress is a highly packable sleeping pad perfect for ultralight camping and backpacking that demands a minimalist pack. Therm-a-Rest’s proprietary construction provides the critical warmth needed in the backcountry offering an R-value of 2.0!

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July 20, 2019
Big Agnes Fly Creek HV 2 Carbon Ultralight Backpacking Tent Review

The iconic, award-winning Fly Creek tent is pushing the boundaries of weight and performance once again. The Fly Creek HV Carbon with Dyneema® Composite Fabrics and an Easton® carbon pole set is for worshipers of high peaks, remote rivers, and spending more nights in your tent than bed at home.

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July 20, 2019
Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL2 mtnGLO Review

The Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL Backpacking Tent has been talked about and gushed over by all in the thru-hiking community over the last few years!

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July 19, 2019
Altra Lone Peak 4.0 Review

When looking for gear for a long-distance hike finding the best trail shoes for thru-hiking is an important first step. Since the entire thru-hike will be done on shoes they will take the brunt of the damage done and also help absorb that and direct it away from your legs and muscles. The Lone Peak […]

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June 29, 2019
10 Best Thru Hiking Puffy Jackets To Last 2000 Miles

We covered how to choose the right puffy jacket in this post and we received requests for our list of best and/or popular jackets. Today we delve into the options on popular puffy jackets and where you can spend some money for quality jackets which will last you.

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