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Enlightened Equipment Revelation APEX Quilt Review

This Enlightened Equipment Revelation Apex Quilt Review features one of the most customizable and lightest weight synthetic quilts ever made.

The Skyline Trail: A Canadian Rockies Gem

The Canadian Rockies are full of backpacking opportunities which are well-traveled but secluded. One scenic route is the Skyline TrailĀ in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. I have had the benefit of backpacking many of the trails in the Canadian Rockies. However, I have never managed to make it out to the Skyline Trail. Also, the limited number of backpackers permitted on the trail at one time ensures a relatively private trip, and the elevation of the trail provides unparalleled views.

Nemo Equipment Blaze 2P Tent Review

This Nemo Equipment Blaze 2P Tent review features a product comparison and photo spread of the sub two pound five ounce tent dome style.

Backpacking to Mount Assiniboine via the Marvel Pass Trail: Part 5

Backpacking to Mount Assiniboine through grizzly bear country requires you to pay attention! Enjoy the final day of our journal.

Backpacking Mount Assiniboine via the Marvel Pass Trail: Part 4

The Marvel Pass Trail is one route for backpacking Mount Assiniboine. Read this journal to learn about bears, gear, and more.

The Marvel Pass Trail to Mount Assiniboine: Part 3

Second day of an eventful trek to Mount Assiniboine via the Marvel Pass Trail in BC and Alberta, Canada. Today: grizzly bears.

The Marvel Pass Backpacking Trail to Mount Assiniboine: Part 2

Day 1: An unexpected day of adversity and uncertainty as the author begins the obscure Marvel Pass Backpacking Trail en route to Canada's iconic Mount Assiniboine.

Mount Assiniboine Backpacking (Marvel Pass Trail): Part 1

The author tests out some lightweight gear on obscure Marvel Pass Trail en route to Canada's iconic Mount Assiniboine.

Montane Minimus 777 Jacket Review

This Montane Minimus 777 Jacket Review investigates the ultralight design, waterproofness, breathability, durability, and comfort of this sub-6-oz jacket in sustained rain.

How to Choose Lightweight Backpacking Gear: Save Weight, Money, Hassle, and Time

Choosing functional and lightweight backpacking gear is tough. What roles do comfort, durability, andĀ aesthetics play in decision-making?

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