Best walking shoes for men

Best walking shoes for men

What’s the number one factor in having a good backpacking trip? Great scenery, good company, perfectly roasted marshmallows for your s’mores? No, no, and… well, that one’s a real contender, but the most critical factor is one that’s often overlooked: happy feet. It doesn’t matter how beautiful the landscapes are if you’ve got sore, blister-covered … Read more

How to pack a backpack

How to pack a backpack Contents How to pack a backpackFirst things first: do a gear-checkPrioritization: how to use the ‘zone’ systemStash your ‘biggies’ in the bottomThe central well: the core of your kitUp top for fast unloadingCompartmentalizing within your compartmentsBalancing the beast: how to keep your load levelLoading your pack for different activitiesBackpackingMountaineeringDay-hikesFinal words… … Read more

Best 4 Person Tent – Buyer’s Guide

Best 4 Person TentWhen purchasing a new tent there are a number of things that need to be considered – price, material of the tent, protection against the elements, durability of the tent material, various features of the tent, design, pole material, stake strength, and difficulty to assemble (to name but a few). Thankfully, there’s no … Read more