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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
Situational Hiking Gear and When to Use It

Situational Hiking Gear and When to Use It

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 23rd Feb 2022

Building out a quiver of situational hiking gear is critical to comfortably and safely managing the variety of conditions encountered by the year-round backcountry traveler. Over the course of four se … read more
10 New Year's Hiking Resolutions

10 New Year's Hiking Resolutions

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 30th Dec 2021

The new year is nearly upon us, and when better than now to set some hiking intentions? If you feel like you could use inspiration, then you’ve come to the right place! Since there are so many possibl … read more
Hammock Camping Gift Guide

Hammock Camping Gift Guide

Posted by Jaeger Shaw on 30th Nov 2021

Whether you’re gifting for an established hammock camper, or you’d like to introduce someone to the art of the hang, we’re here to help with plenty of gear suggestions in a variety of price ranges. To … read more