Gear. It’s intimidating. It’s complicated. It’s personal. It’s expensive. I’ve had a lot of people ask me about gear and getting started. People think that you need to have everything and anything in order to be successful in the backcountry. That’s definitely false. Don’t go running to REI and spend thousands of dollars just yet.
Go Like A Pro: What’s Really Up with Pee Funnels?
Never squat again, an insider’s look into the wonderful world of pee funnels.
Real Talk: Hiking, Climbing, and Camping on Your Period
The no-holds-barred post about what do to when you get your period outside.
Everything You Need to Know to Go Backpacking in Colorado
Strap on your pack and hit the trail with these Colorado backpacking tips. Get local advice about how to make the most of your Colorado adventure!
The Best Hiking Clothes for Any Budget
After years of testing, I’ve assembled a list of the best hiking gear on the market, no matter what your budget. Unsponsored, real, and honest advice from a hiking vet.
Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Choosing the Best Water Purifier for Travel
A comprehensive look at how to select the perfect water purifier for traveling and backpacking. How to choose a water filter or water purifier explained.