REI Wallace Lake Collection: Functional Outdoor Lifestyle Apparel

REI Wallace Lake Collection: Functional Outdoor Lifestyle Apparel

Apparel

Explore my favorite apparel in the new REI Wallace Lake Collection that’s fit for a night on the town...
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Need a new rain jacket for your outdoor adventures? Get details on materials, technical features & the best lightweight rain jackets for every budget. How to Choose the Best Lightweight Rain Jacket for Hiking

How to Choose the Best Lightweight Rain Jacket for Hiking

Apparel

Need a new lightweight rain jacket for hiking? Get details on materials, technical features & the best rain jackets...
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Peak Refuel Backpacking Food Review

Peak Refuel Backpacking Food Review

Camp Cooking & Food

PEAK REFUEL BACKPACKING FOOD REVIEW This blog post is sponsored by Peak Refuel. As always, all words and opinions...
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10 Places to Buy Discounted Outdoor Gear

10 Places to Buy Discounted Outdoor Gear

Outdoor Gear

Looking to score a deal on cheap camping gear? Here are 10 places to buy discounted outdoor gear -...
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Learn how to choose the best daypack for hiking & get our favorite pack recommendations with tips for finding the right fit, capacity & technical features. How to Choose the Best Daypack for Hiking

How to Choose the Best Daypack for Hiking

Outdoor Gear

Learn how to choose the best daypack for hiking & get our favorite pack recommendations with tips for finding...
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The Best Vanlife Gear at REI

The Best Vanlife Gear at REI

Van Life Tips

The most useful vanlife gear that is currently in my Sprinter Van garage.
Want to cook in the backcountry? Learn the pros and cons of canister, liquid fuel, and alternative fuel backpacking stoves, plus get tips and our recommendations for choosing the best backpacking stove for your adventures. How to Choose the Best Backpacking Stove

How to Choose the Best Backpacking Stove

Camp Cooking & Food

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST BACKPACKING STOVE Having a backpacking stove can make all the difference at the end...
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Looking for the best hiking boots for your feet? In this blog post, we compare different styles of hiking shoes and what to consider before buying, including trail conditions, distance & more. We also include a list of the best women's hiking boots based on what we are currently wearing on the trail. Hiking Boots: How to Choose the Right Pair + the Best Women’s Hiking Boots

Hiking Boots: How to Choose the Right Pair + the Best Women’s Hiking Boots

Apparel

Find the perfect pair of hiking boots for your feet with these tips and recommendations.
Looking to discover new hiking trails? This blog post has a list of the best trail finder apps and websites for iPhone and Android smartphone users. Through these resources, you can find awesome hikes, navigate the trail, view photos and trail reviews & more. The Best Trail Finder Apps and Websites for Discovering Local Hikes

The Best Trail Finder Apps and Websites for Discovering Local Hikes

Hiking

Looking to discover new hiking trails? This blog post has a list of the best trail finder apps and...
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The practical guide on what to pack for a day hike based on the gear we really take on the trail. From the right hiking layers, to a comfortable pack, to healthy snacks and more, here are our favorite day hiking essentials. Day Hiking Essentials: The Gear You Need to Hit the Trail

Day Hiking Essentials: The Gear You Need to Hit the Trail

Outdoor Gear

The practical guide on what to pack for a day hike based on the gear we really take on...
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Learn everything you need to know about backpacking packs & the most important factors to consider when choosing a pack for your multi-day adventures. We also share a list of the best backpacking packs for thru-hikers, weekend hikers, and folks on a budget. Backpacking Gear: How to Choose A Backpacking Pack

Backpacking Gear: How to Choose A Backpacking Pack

Backpacking

Learn everything you need to know about backpacking packs & the most important factors to consider when choosing a...
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A step-by-step how-to guide for planning your Pacific Crest Trail resupply strategy - including varying resupply strategy options, how to select resupply points, lightweight backpacking food recommendations & food packing tips for your 2,650-mile thru-hike of the PCT. How to Plan Your Pacific Crest Trail Resupply Strategy

How to Plan Your Pacific Crest Trail Resupply Strategy

California

Planning your resupply strategy is one of the most daunting parts of a PCT Thru-Hike. Learn how solo hiker...
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