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.
The guide goes deep on camping sleeping bags, backpacking sleeping bags, and backpacking quilts. Learn about temperature rating, insulation, features, and more.
Recommended For: Urban Hiker
Looking for the perfect urban hiking gift? We’ve got you covered with a highly curated guide. Send your Hiker through the city with new gear they’ll love.
Recommended For: Car Camper
Looking for the perfect car camping gift? We’ve got you covered. Sit back, relax, and peruse our curated selection of camping gifts any camper will love.
Recommended For: Day Hiker, Ultralight Backpacker, Urban Hiker, Wilderness Backpacker
Shopping for outdoorsy people can be hard. The best gifts for hikers and backpackers, by Backpackers.com. Broken down by price and activity for easy reading.
Recommended For: Car Camper, Day Hiker, Ultralight Backpacker, Urban Hiker, Wilderness Backpacker
Ultimate guide to synthetic insulated jackets, the other puffy. Cheaper, more breathable, and better when wet than down, these jackets are pretty awesome.
Want to ease a worried mind? Get a water filter or water purifier. Learn why backpacking water treatment systems are critical, and what system works for you.
Everything you ever wanted to know about rain jackets – laminates, membranes, layers, DWR, waterproofess, and fancy features – explained. With a bit of humor, too.
A fully featured Guide to Headlamps. What are lumens, how long does a headlamp battery last, and is a waterproof headlamp possible all answered here.
This Guide to Fleece Jackets answers mysterious questions: What is fleece fabric? Is fleece warm? Is fleece breathable? And what’s recycled fleece? Read now.
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