Zpacks Triplex Tent Review

Zpacks Triplex Tent Review

Zpacks makes some of our all-time favorite backpacking gear, and their Triplex Tent is truly an exceptional ultralight shelter. Its combination of weight, weather protection, and functionality makes it one of our favorite ultralight shelters for two people, especially on difficult trips with a lot of elevation gain and long mileage.

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Enlightened Equipment Revelation Quilt Review

Enlightened Equipment Revelation Quilt Review

The Enlightened Equipment Revelation Quilt is the best sleeping bag/quilt I’ve ever taken on the trail. If you’re like me and you dislike feeling constricted in tight-fitting ultralight sleeping bags, you should definitely check out the Revelation.

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Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Tent Review

Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Tent Review

The Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 is one of our all-time favorite backpacking tents and one of Big Agnes’ best selling designs. The Copper Spur strikes an excellent balance between weight, livability, convenience, and weather protection. It’s an excellent choice for backpackers wanting to keep their packs light without giving up convenience and comfort.

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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest Backpack Review

Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest Backpack Review

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest is one of our all-time favorite lightweight backpacks. We’ve been hiking with HMG packs since 2013, and we love their unique blend of ultralight toughness. Year after year, we find ourselves choosing HMG packs for our wilderness adventures. Here’s a closer look at the HMG 2400 Southwest to explain why.

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Summer Backpacking Gear Favorites 2017

Summer Backpacking Gear Favorites 2017

We’ve spent the last few months hiking hundreds of miles through Oregon, Utah, Peru, Bolivia, and California testing a bunch of new gear. We were surprised by how much we liked some of our new equipment, so we thought we’d put together a post to highlight our favorite summer backpacking gear, big and small.

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Therm-a-Rest Corus HD Quilt Review

Therm-a-Rest Corus HD Quilt Review

I recently had the chance to review Therm-a-Rest’s new Corus HD Quilt, and I think it has a lot of fantastic features. It’s extremely light and compact, it has one of the best pad attachment systems of any quilt I’ve ever tested, and it comes at a reasonable price.

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Therm-a-Rest Compack Chair Kit Review

Therm-a-Rest Compack Chair Kit Review

Most camp chairs are far too heavy and bulky for backpacking. At only 7oz, Therm-a-rest Compack Chair Kit is light enough to pack deep into the backcountry and comfortable enough to make all your buddies jealous while sitting around the campfire.

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100 Great Gifts For Backpacking, Hiking, & Camping

100 Great Gifts For Backpacking, Hiking, & Camping

Outdoor adventure gifts are the best kind around. The gift ideas listed below 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!

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Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack Review

Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack Review

I’m a big fan of the size, style, weight, price, and comfort of the Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 backpack. Throw in the added benefits of the SitLight pad, top zipper pocket, trekking pole holsters, and hydration pouch and you’ve got a truly exceptional ultralight backpack.

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Spikeball Review - Spoiler Alert: It's Awesome

Spikeball Review - Spoiler Alert: It's Awesome

Spikeball is a ridiculously fun beach & park game played with 4 people. It's like a warped version of 2 v. 2 volleyball that's heavy on spikes, drop shots, trickery, and diving around. It's great for players of all skill levels. If you enjoy active outdoor games, you’ll love Spikeball.

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