Outdoor Gear Type: Tents
Recommended For: Car Camper
The Alps Mountaineering Lynx 4 is a standout camping tent. If you’re looking for ease of set up, comfort, and durability, then this may be the tent for you.
Outdoor Gear Type: Water Bottles
Recommended For: Urban Hiker
Award: Classic Pick 2017
The MiiR 27oz Bottle is a stainless steel water bottle with a fancy lid. And it’s an investment that won’t drown you in buyer’s remorse.
Recommended For: Wilderness Backpacker
Award: Budget Pick 2017
The Kelty Salida 2 is an great option for a tent that is packable, shareable, and durable. It works like a tent should, and won’t destroy your wallet.
Outdoor Gear Type: Water Filters and Purifiers
Stay Giardia-free with the Katadyn Hiker Pro, a pump-style water filter that makes water taste good and connects to basically everything.
Outdoor Gear Type: Stoves
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker
Award: Premium Pick 2017
Truly light and cool to the max, the SnowPeak LiteMax Stove delivers quick boil times and ease of use in a tiny titanium package. Welcome on any trip.
The REI Kingdom 4 is a palace. Enough room for four adults, board games, and bedtime stories, it’s also guaranteed to make your camp neighbors jealous.
Outdoor Gear Type: Sleeping Bags and Backpacking Quilts
When it comes to weight, packability, and versatility, the Enlightened Equipment Revelation 20 quilt is hard to beat. Move like a ninja through the wilderness.
Outdoor Gear Type: Sleeping Pads
The Exped MegaMat 10 is the most comfortable outdoor sleeping experience around. If you’re considering a new mattress for your bedroom, get this instead.
The Zpacks Duplex is a masterpiece of design. An ultralight backpacker simply will not find a tent that is lighter, roomier, more durable, or more packable.
The REI Half Dome 2 Plus is a backpacking tent fit for a King and Queen. Sleep like the royal family in a well-designed space filled with abundant comforts.
The best camping stove depends on your cooking needs. Do you want Cornish game hen or refried beans? Figure out the best camping stove for you.
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker, Wilderness Backpacker
The best backpacking stove is situational. Figure out what stove is best for your wilderness experience, and learn a few things too!
Recommended For: Car Camper, Ultralight Backpacker, Wilderness Backpacker
This sleeping pad guide helps you choose the best pad for you. Learn about different types of sleeping pads, R-Value and insulation, and how to patch a pad.
A portable campfire that grills your food, let’s you s’more, and does away with all that smoke. Meet the BioLite FirePit, on Kickstarter now.
Categories: Monthly Highlights
Your Backpackers.com highlights for September 2017. See the new gear we recommended and the outdoor guides we penned for your reading pleasure.
Categories: How To
Tags: interview, tiny planet
A tiny planet is a photo that captures the whole world in a single shot. Confused? See it to believe it, and learn how to capture an outdoor tiny planet!
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