Feeling confident that you can dunk your water bottle into your water source is a unique spot to be in. I only do it here and there in the Boundary Waters. Everywhere else, it’s good to have options on how to filter your water. Here the methods I have tried with pros and cons for each.
When it comes to packable stoves there are lots of options. Most of them have their place, each with their own pros and cons. We cover three types to consider for your wilderness use.
I can confidently say that there are certain characteristics to look for in a sleeping bag to make the one you buy work comfortably for most outdoor camping.
This backpacking gear list is meant to cut through the noise and tell you specifically what gear you need to hit the trail stress-free ASAP.