Discover the best women’s base layers that keep you protected and help your body regulate its core temperature during outdoor activities.
Get your desert hiking clothes & gear dialed for your next Southwest trip so you’re ready for any adventure from hiking to camping and more.
Check out the best lightweight rain jackets for women with options for every budget and tips on how to choose.
Find the best women’s synthetic down jackets including lightweight, packable, vegan-friendly down alternatives for cold temperatures.
Get up to 75% off! Here are the best deals on our favorite outdoor gear and clothing during the REI Labor Day Sale.
Get our in-depth review of the Oboz Sawtooth X hiking shoes with details on comfort, traction, waterproofing, fit, durability, and more.
Find the best headlamp for your next camping and hiking adventure, including key factors to consider when choosing a headlamp.
Explore the best deals during REI’s Anniversary Sale including our favorite hiking, car camping, and backpacking gear.
Check out the best backpacking stoves and learn the pros and cons of canister, liquid fuel, and alternative fuel options.
Adjustability, grip type & pole material. Learn the benefits of hiking with trekking poles & how to choose the best trekking poles for your next adventure.
The best sleeping bags for backpacking are lightweight, warm, and comfortable. Here’s our favorite sleeping bags for variety of budgets in 2022.
Check out the best lightweight sleeping pads for backpacking that are warm and durable enough for a multi-day trek.
Find the perfect pair of hiking boots for your feet with these tips and recommendations.
Get cozy with the best double sleeping bags – warm, comfortable 2-person options ideal for car camping and backpacking.
Learn how to put together a hiking first aid kit to keep you safe and comfortable on the trail!
Learn how to pack a backpacking pack for maximum comfort and organization with these tips for fitting your gear and balancing the load.
Should your hiking boots be waterproof? Learn the difference between waterproof vs non-waterproof hiking boots and which ones you need.
Save money and keep stuff out of landfills! Here is a list of the best reasons why you should buy used outdoor gear from REI Co-op’s new used gear site.
A good tent should be lightweight, durable, weather-proof, and a cinch to set up. In this post, learn the most important factors to consider when shopping for a new tent and get recommendations for some of the best 2-person tents for backpacking.
Looking to score a deal on cheap camping gear? Here are 10 places to buy discounted outdoor gear – both new and used.
This roundup of the best backpacking packs includes our favorites plus the most important factors to consider when choosing a pack for your multi-day adventures.
Check out the best backpacking water filters and learn what factors to consider when choosing one for your next adventure.
A round-up of the best women’s hiking underwear that wick moisture. No wedgies and chafing on the trail with these undies!
Learn what to wear hiking in fall with our list of the best women’s hiking clothes that are breathable, wick sweat, keep you warm AND look good.
As someone who spends a lot of time outside, especially during the summer months, I have become adamant about protecting my skin from…
The comfort level of these Sypes Hiking Boots takes my obsession with Oboz to a new level.
A little bit of dirt and a few stains are signs of a good adventure, but an unrepairable tent isn’t exactly a good…
Planning a long-distance backpacking trip? This complete John Muir Trail gear list includes all of the camping gear, clothes & hiking essentials you need.
This complete backpacking checklist includes all the lightweight gear you’ll need when packing for an overnight trip in the backcountry.
Looking for budget outdoor gear that won’t break the bank? Here is the best cheap backpacking gear plus top tips for buying quality, inexpensive gear.
Get ready for your Havasu Falls backpacking trip! Check out our complete Havasu Falls packing list with all of the gear you need for a fun & comfortable adventure .
Check out my review of the new REI Quarter Dome SL 2 Tent – a spacious ultralight backpacking tent that weighs 2.8 pounds and has a ton of great features.
A roundup of the best bear canisters for backpacking and tips for how to use a bear can.
Want to hike the W Trek in Torres Del Paine? My W Trek packing list will have you prepared for hiking & camping on this bucket-list trail in Patagonia.
PEAK REFUEL BACKPACKING FOOD REVIEW This blog post is sponsored by Peak Refuel. As always, all words and opinions are my own. One…
Want to shed weight from your backpacking setup? Get 11 practical ultralight backpacking tips that will help you shave pounds from your load – all without sacrificing comfort.
Looking for lightweight backpacking gear recommendations? Start with this complete Pacific Crest Trail gear list that includes every single item I packed for a 5-month thru-hike from Mexico to Canada.
Looking for easy, healthy and tasty food for your next backpacking trip? Here’s a review of my 6 favorite Good-To-Go Meals for your next camping menu.
Warmth to weight ratio, down vs synthetic & temperature ratings. What does it all mean? Learn how to choose the best lightweight backpacking sleeping bag for your next adventure.
These desert backpacking tips will help you prepare for adventure from what gear to bring, where to go, and how to stay cool and safe.
Looking to shed some weight? Here are some of my favorite pieces of lightweight backpacking gear that will help lighten your load and keep you back happy.
How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Backpacking Since I first started backpacking about 10 years ago, I’ve only owned one sleeping pad. The…
Last month, I went on a super cool backpacking trip through the Zion Narrows, which is one of the most impressive slot canyon…
Backpacking Gear List: Beginner Recommendations **2018 UPDATE: Due to earlier models of some products no longer being available we have updated our Backpacking…