I’m a big proponent of inexpensive backpacking gear and clothing when it makes sense. But there are some items where it is worth spending more money.
The fine art of making adjustments in the field while navigating in the backcountry. Something learned through experience.
A hike to an area of the High Plains outside of Ft. Collins, Colorado. Wildflowers and birds were in abundance. And somewhere the bison roamed.
Some trail work on the CDT with the Continental Divide Trail Work Coalition near Grand Lake, Colorado.
Need some durable, versatile and inexpensive pants for trailwork and other outdoor activities? Consider some military style Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) pants.