One Trekking Pole or Two

One Trekking Pole or Two, Which Is Better?

Hiking poles are a pure lifesaver (sometimes quite literally!). They save your legs and knees and keep your balance. But can you hike with one trekking pole? And which is better, hiking with one trekking … Read more

best leggings for hiking with pockets

Best Hiking Leggings with Pockets

So you just found yourself a great pair of leggings for hiking… but there’s one issue – no pockets! A complaint by pretty much every woman everywhere. And no, those little fake pockets don’t count. … Read more

Best ultralight down jackets

Best Ultralight Down Jackets

Ultralight down jackets a favorite among backpackers, climbers, and backcountry skiers who are counting every ounce. But if you’re not so extreme, these jackets are still great for boosting sleep systems and they fit really … Read more

Hiking in Converse

Hiking in Converse, How Bad Is It Really?

So you’re wondering if you can go hiking in Converse shoes. And when I say Converse shoes, I mean Chuck Taylors, the same shoes that were invented in 1922 for basketball players and hasn’t changed … Read more

Ozark Trail 2 Burner Camp Stove Review

Ozark Trail 2 Burner Camp Stove Review

The Ozark Trail 2 Burner Camp Stove is one of the more affordable camp stoves from Walmart. There are better stoves out there, but the Ozark is popular because of its cheap price point and … Read more

is hiking a sport

Is Hiking a Sport? No, Here’s Why

Some people ask if hiking is a sport. To me, the answer is no, but I can understand why some people might ask this question. After all, there are other similar sports like mountain biking … Read more