Tweet How to build an inexpensive stove platform for winter backpacking. Bonus: doubles as a heat reflector.
Tweet There are many choices of clothing that an outdoors person can wear for not just rain protection but for wind or snow protection as well. With so many choices, it can become confusing as to what may work for you and your chosen activity. This article will hopefully break down the choices a [...]
Tweet Sick of being a pack mule? Think you need 30 pounds of stuff for a weekend backpacking trip? Traditional backpacker who wants to lighten up? Then this doc is for you! Lightening up does not have to be expensive or painful. Originally written in 2003. Updated Feb 2013.
Tweet There are many backpacking stoves available for the consumer now. Lightweight alcohol stoves, canister stoves and white gas stoves are the most popular now for general use. But what stove is “the best”? The true answer is: NONE OF THEM. The article below will go into the pros and cons of the various stoves [...]
Tweet Another quick and dirty article about a key piece of backpacking and camping gear: sleeping bags As with previous gear articles, it does not go over specific brands and models, but rather provides a high level overview of what may work for you depending upon your needs, time of the year, he type of [...]