CleverHiker is a website dedicated to making outdoor adventure more accessible for everyone. We've created over 30 HD Tutorial Backpacking Videos for learning new skills, the CleverHiker Gear Guide for finding the best lightweight equipment, and numerous in-depth Backpacking Guides for finding new adventures. So have a look around the site and hopefully you'll find some ideas that will improve your next backpacking adventure. Happy hiking everyone!

 

100 GIFTS FOR BACKPACKING, HIKING & CAMPING

Outdoor adventure gifts are the best kind around. The gift ideas listed in the CleverHiker Gift Guide are can’t miss recommendations for anyone that enjoys backpacking, hiking, and camping. So give a gift that gets someone outdoors this year. Give the gift of adventure!


CLEVERHIKER GEAR GUIDE 2018

The CleverHiker Gear Guide is a compilation of the very best backpacking Tents, Backpacks, Sleeping Bags, Stoves, Water Purifiers and a whole lot more. Use these exceptional tools to increase camp comfort and decrease trail weight. 


TOP GEAR PICKS 2018

Our Top Picks page is reserved for our personal favorite backpacking gear. When we hit the trail, this is what we carry in our pack.


10 BEST TENTS 2018

Packing a top-notch tent is one of the best ways to increase comfort, safety, and enjoyment on backcountry trips. Here's our list of the 10 Best Backpacking Tents of 2018.


7 BEST BACKPACKS 2018

If you're planning to hit the trail this year, you’ll probably want one of these badboys on your back. Here's our list of the 7 Best Backpacks of 2018.


6 BEST SLEEPING BAGS 2018

Looking for that deep trail sleep? Then snuggle up with one of the 6 Best Sleeping Bags & Quilts of 2018.


7 BEST SLEEPING PADS 2018

Nobody likes waking up with numb hips. Get the restful trail sleep you’ve earned with one of the 7 Best Sleeping Pads of 2018.


7 BEST STOVES 2018

A steamy cup of java on a crisp, quiet morning is just about the perfect start to any day in the wilderness. So pick up one of the 7 Best Backpacking Stoves of 2018 and make that moment happen. 


10 BEST HAMMOCKS 2018

Take your backcountry chillin' game to the next level with one of the 10 Best Backpacking Hammocks of 2018.


HD TUTORIAL VIDEOS

We've built over 30 instructional backpacking videos in two series - Essential Trail Skills & Lightweight Backpacking Foundations. Our focus is building educational resources to help backpackers of all levels feel more comfortable in the wilderness.