All backpacking related information. Backpacking is camping that the camper carries everything in a pack.

Backpacking 101 – Overnight Site Choice

Our “Backpacking 101” series is a basic set of knowledge to give you basic backpacking understanding and skills. Our goal is to enable you to get into the woods quicker and with more enjoyment. In this article, we discuss what makes a good campsite, and what does not. Picking a good campsite can mean the difference between sleeping well and safe, or waking up in a flood. This is a critical camping skill!

Klymit Sleeping Pads

Video Blog – Review: Klymit Inertia Sleeping Pads 1

Getting a good nights sleep while backpacking (or camping) is critical. Finding a lightweight, low-bulk and high-quality sleeping pad is hard (trust me, we have been through several). We review the Klymit Intertia (Recon and XL) inflatable sleeping pads. If you are in the market for a good sleeping pad, this is a must read for you!