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6 Gear Tips For Backpacking in Summer Heat

6 Gear Tips For Backpacking in Summer Heat

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 28th Jun 2022

Hot weather backpacking may not present the same technical hurdles as its wintery cousin, but it certainly requires strategic thinking to optimize comfort and safety. Your everyday, go-to gear may not … read more
6 Planning Tips For Backpacking in Summer Heat

6 Planning Tips For Backpacking in Summer Heat

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 8th Jun 2022

Summer is peak-season for hiking and backpacking. But when the forecast calls for hot temps and sun soaked trails, it’s important that extra care is taken with regard to health and safety while on tra … read more
How Hammock Camping Encourages Better Sleep

How Hammock Camping Encourages Better Sleep

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 21st Apr 2022

If you’ve ever experienced a poor night’s sleep in the woods, then you know how devastating it can be to your wilderness experience. You’ll feel sluggish, achy, and slow while hiking. You’ll fatigue m … read more
8 Tips For Planning A Group Backpacking Trip

8 Tips For Planning A Group Backpacking Trip

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 7th Apr 2022

Organizing a large group backpacking trip is a lot of work and it can seem logistically daunting. But don’t let that stop you! With the right mindset and strategies, it can be made simple enough for a … read more
Why Is Dyneema® The Best Outdoor Gear Fabric?

Why Is Dyneema® The Best Outdoor Gear Fabric?

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 31st Mar 2022

If you’ve been keeping up on the latest and greatest in outdoor gear, you’ve probably heard of Dyneema, formerly known as Cuben Fiber. This bio-based ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene is used i … read more
10 Takeaways from a trailhead car breakdown

10 Takeaways from a trailhead car breakdown

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 10th Mar 2022

Last summer I had the immense displeasure of finishing a five-day backpack, only to discover that my car’s battery had died. I was many miles out of cell service, and waited for three hours before som … read more