It’s that time again! Spring is here, and with it comes new gear and my latest update to my personal pack list. These are the items I’m carrying with me on basically every trip. I carry these products because they’re my personal favorites, and not necessarily because it’s the best pieces of gear available. You … More What’s in my backpack? (Spring 2015)
I wanted to post a detailed page of what is currently in my backpack. These are the items that I carry, for various reasons. These are, in my opinion, some of the best pieces of equipment on the market. If you have any questions or comments, post them here! I’d love to hear what you … More What’s in my backpack? Summer 2014 edition
Perhaps you want true solitude, or maybe you don’t have any reliable hiking partners. Either way, solo hiking is a great thing, and it’s much more enjoyable than most people realize. I have a few locations that I like to hike out to when I get the chance. It clears my mind, invigorates the senses, … More Solo Hiking. Why, and how to.
Fall is coming! The leaves are changing, and the temperatures are dropping. I’m always amazed at how unprepared newcomers are when the accompany me on a hike, especially in cold or cool weather. Always plan for the worst, because that’s the only time you’ll need anything. I’ve comprised a list of the basics that I … More Cool Weather Dayhike Pack List
Backpacking has one thing over all others, the need to be prepared. It’s very easy to forget something small (A spoon) or even something important (sleeping pad). It’s happened to us all regardless of experience. Always have a pack list to consult before packing, and after you’re packed to be sure you’re ready to go. Once you’re … More Backpacking Pack List (3 season)
It’s a terrible sensation, realizing that you have forgotten something once you’re setting up camp after a long days hike. It’s even worse if it’s something vital like a sleeping pad on a winter backpacking trip. Fret not. I’m here to help. Posted for your reference is a bare minimum list of essentials for your … More Backpacking Pack List (Winter)