Backpacking Guides & Gear Reviews Archives

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Backpacking Checklist: 3 Season Gear List

Never leave anything important behind again, with our comprehensive Backpacking Checklist. We give you the lowdown on what you absolutely need, what we would recommend and what is either optional or pointless in our editable/downloadable & printable checklist.

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The Indispensable Guide to Backpacking for Beginners

As experienced backpackers, it’s clear to us the many reasons why hiking and backpacking has exploded in popularity over the last decade. If you are interested in getting started, we take you through everything you need to know in our backpacking for beginners guide.

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What to Carry: The 10 Backpacking & Hiking Essentials

Many a backpacking or hiking trip gone wrong can trace the root cause back to not carrying the ten hiking essentials, or not being able to use them correctly. Come with us as we break down the what? why? and how? to help you keep your future adventures on trail and without incident.

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The 9 Best Camping Knives of 2020

Benefits and Features of Camping Knives What Are Camping Knives Used For? Anyone who has watched too many survivor TV shows might have the false impression that knives are necessary for ridiculous tasks like warding … Read more >>

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The 11 Best First Aid Kits for Backpacking & Hiking of 2020

When traveling out into the backcountry, one of the ten essentials you should carry is some form of medical kit. We take you through some of the more common ailments, what to supplies to look for and ultimately which products are the best first aid kits for backpacking or hiking.

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How to Pack a Backpack – Are You Doing it Right?

How to Pack a Backpack is almost as important as choosing which backpack to purchase. If you load up incorrectly, you may be in for days of hassle and back pain. We’ve drawn up this easy guide to show you how to pack the right way. Every time.