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).
Rex Sanders illustrates how difficult it can be to make accurate product comparisons based on manufacturer-provided data.
Rex Sanders interviews Michael Glavin, the founder and general manager of Zenbivy.