Lightweight Backpacking Video Guides & Reviews of the Best Backpacking Gear

 

TOP GEAR PICKS 2016

My Top Picks page is reserved for my absolute favorite backpacking gear. When I hit the trail, this is what I carry in my pack. When I find a new item that I love, I update this list to keep it current.

 


BEST BACKPACKING TENTS

Packing a top-notch tent is one of the best ways to increase comfort, safety, and enjoyment on backcountry trips. Here's my list of the Best Backpacking Tents of 2016.

 


7 BEST BACKPACKS OF 2016

If you're planning to hit the trail this year, you’ll probably want one of these badboys on your back. Here's my list of the 7 Best Backpacks of 2016

 


10 BEST HAMMOCKS OF 2016

Take your backcountry chillin' game to the next level with one of the 10 Best Backpacking Hammocks of 2016


MUST-OWN GEAR 2015

Check out my 2015 list of 7 can't-miss gear upgrades. These lightweight tools will boost your comfort in the woods while keeping your pack nice and light.  

For more of my top picks, check out my gear guide


99 GREAT OUTDOOR GIFTS

Outdoor adventure gifts are the best kind around. So give a gift that gets someone outdoors! Give the gift of adventure! This list of can't miss recommendations are perfect for anyone that enjoys backpacking, hiking, or camping. 


HD TUTORIAL VIDEOS

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


GEAR GUIDE 2016

Finding the best backpacking equipment can be a real challenge. That's why I've built a comprehensive gear guide to help recommend the best backpacking tools out there.


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