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​10 Reasons Why You Should Try A Backpacking Tarp

​10 Reasons Why You Should Try A Backpacking Tarp

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 19th Nov 2019

When it comes to ultralight hiking, no other gear has the potential to reduce your kit’s weight as much as a backpacking tarp. These sturdy, minimalist, versatile shelters are an excellent piece for e … read more
What To Expect On Your First Hammock Camping Trip

What To Expect On Your First Hammock Camping Trip

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 31st Oct 2019

I just got home from my first ever backcountry hammock camping trip, having never slept in a hammock before, and I’m stoked to report that it was a huge success! However, I must admit that I was very … read more
​Why Down Outperforms Synthetic Insulation

​Why Down Outperforms Synthetic Insulation

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 8th Oct 2019

When it comes to the age old, backcountry gear rivalry of down vs. synthetic insulation for sleeping bags and quilts, there is a clear winner: down. But give it a Google Search and you’ll find article … read more
Meet the Author

Meet the Author

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 9th Sep 2019

Lost in the mountains and sandwiched for warmth between three friends in a two-person tent, Jaeger thought to himself, “I need better gear.” His tent leaked. His rain jacket was rubber. And his pack w … read more