Observing a lunar phenomenon in an otherworldly landscape provides a sense of awe distinct from typical backpacking trips
In this episode, Ryan and Andrew discuss some small, pocket-sized cameras for backpacking.
Can an ancient Roman philosophy make you a better backpacker? It all depends upon your application.
A few suggestions for your next out of the ordinary adventure.
Best practices for storing your freeze-dried food (plus one killer chiles rellenos recipe).
Andrew and Ryan chat with She Summits Co. founder and director Amanda Hatley.
An online live (and recorded) webinar introduction to backpacking photography skills, techniques, and gear.
Maybe not everything about ultralight backpacking has to be optimized.
Anker Powercore PD 10000 and PD 20000 and Nitecore NB10000 and NB20000 carbon fiber portable battery chargers are put through the BatteryBench testing protocol.
By The Numbers: Patagonia Capilene Thermal Weight vs. Patagonia Capilene Midweight Performance Comparison
How does Patagonia Thermal Weight Capilene stack up against Midweight Capilene?
In this episode, Andrew chats with Backpacking Light Staff contributor Drew Smith about the PCT, desert hiking, ponchos, and more.
This review of the Bedrock Cairn Sandals examines footwear for hiking in sandals that is comfortable, secure, and grippy in dry, loose conditions.
Camping near hot springs can be a magical experience for backpackers, but these unique natural features require special care to minimize human impact.
Learn Ryan Jordan's process for discovering hidden backcountry routes by integrating current base maps, satellite imagery layers, and historical USGS maps.
Searching for grace and gratitude through the smoke.
Is Mountain Hardwear AirMesh a breakthrough product or a prisoner of wicking base-layer physics?
Learn how to identify and use lines of position to help fix your location on a map while traveling in the backcountry.
An online live (and recorded) webinar introduction to map and compass use for hiking and backpacking.
In this episode, Andrew chats with BPL staff writer Mark Wetherington about his favorite articles, backpacking in the south, and more.
The Tarptent Dipole 1 Li and 2 Li are rectangular DCF trekking pole tents with carbon end struts to boost interior volume and stability, and a four-stake footprint that eliminates the need for apex guyline tie-outs in mild weather.
The Waymark Gear Lite 50L backpack features a unique shoulder-strap attachment system and several fit-related features that might appeal to larger users.