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

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

Different kinds of snowshoes

How to Pick the Right Snowshoes

Though many people enjoy hiking during the warmer months, there seems to be a precipitous drop-off as soon as winter arrives. One of the main reasons for that is snow; while it might be easy … Read more

Crampons on mountain

How To Choose Crampons

For climbing steep icy areas or crossing open summits, crampons will be necessary. If you are doing lighter winter travel, other traction devices such as Microspikes may be better suited. Before you go out and buy … Read more

Winter camping stove in snow

Winter Camping Stoves

Even if you will be cooking by a campfire, bringing a camping stove for winter trips is a good idea. During storms or ugly weather, you can stay nice and warm inside your tent and … Read more

Sawing in snow

Snow Saws – A Complete Guide

Snow saws were are a piece of equipment I didn’t know existed until I really started learning more about camping in the snow. A snow saw is not something most people carry unless they have … Read more

Winter sleeping bag inside tent

Winter Sleep Systems

Choosing a winter sleeping bag is even more critical in winter. Before you go out and buy the warmest sleeping bag you think you’ll need, there are some questions that should be answered. How important … Read more

Hiker pulling pulk through snow to winter campsite

Sleds and Toboggans

Sleds and toboggans, commonly thought of recreational toys, were originally for hauling loads across winter landscapes. For thousands of years, sleds have been hauling wood, hides, game, and gear. Pulling a sled may seem like a … Read more