ultralight backpacking

Ultralight Backpacking FAQ

Are you growing weary of all that weight on your back? Do you want to cut your backpacking gear to the bare minimum, and hike farther, faster and more in tune with all that beauty around you? Ultralight backpac...
solo hiking

Solo Hiking – FAQ

Have you ever gone hiking in the backcountry with a large, conversational group of buddies and thought to yourself, "I love my friends, but I really wish I had the time and space to enjoy this by myself?" At th...
Tips for hiking in hot weather

9 Tips For Hiking in Hot Weather

It’s the middle of summer and it’s scorching hot outside. Plants are struggling to stay green while overheated roads shimmer in the distance. Everything and everyone craves a sip of water and looks for a patch ...
how to read a compass

How To Read A Compass

If you’re heading into the backcountry, a compass is one of the most essential pieces of gear you can bring. A map is virtually useless without a compass to indicate where north is. While a GPS for hiking may h...