If you are struggling to find a shelter that fits, you aren't alone. We provide some (mostly useful) advice in the context of a pop culture tour.
BatteryBench: A Protocol for Testing Portable Battery Chargers and Electronic Devices for Backpacking
Rex Sanders runs through an extensive protocol for testing portable battery chargers and electronic devices.
In his new column, Simple Gear Tests, Backpacking Light author Rex Sanders provides suggestions for at-home gear tests you can do with minimal time and expense. First up - a plan for verifying the capacity of your USB-rechargeable devices.
Rex Sanders reflects on what he learned after eight months of digging into backpacking standards.
Rex Sanders talks to Mike Cecot-Scherer about his innovative trowel design and more.
Two ibuprofen and a five-year-old Band-Aid ain't gonna cut it.
Rex Sanders examines the arcs and stages that backpackers take as years and mileage start to add up.
Dan Durston is a gear designer, wilderness guide, and biologist. In this interview with Rex Sanders, he talks about the process and philosophy of shelter design.
Rex Sanders interviews gear designer Dan Durston.
Rex Sanders takes a walk down memory lane (er, trail).