Mark Wetherington's tenkara gear list serves as a great entry point to backcountry fly fishing for newcomers.
A winter backpacking gear list for hiking on packed-snow trails in dry (low-humidity) climates.
In this video, I walk through my gear during a 9-day summer trek in the high mountains of the western US. This was a trip with friends and family - 3 other adults and four children ages 7-11. We moved camps every day but one, and spent 70% of our miles off-trail, with camps up to about 11,600 feet. Scroll down for gear notes and trip photos!
A lightweight approach to traveling light in the winter on snowshoes.
An example of what a lightweight backpacker might take on a 3-day outing.
From the Gulag Archipelago to the Pearl of Siberia: between gear choice mistakes, gear failure, corrupt officials, and aggressive cows, at what point does backpacking cease to be fun?
In Part 1, we answered the question "What should you pack?" Mid-way through our global trek, we now visit the question "How's that working out for you?"
See the winners of our recent contest and download a zip file of all the submissions. Use your favorite to plan YOUR next trip!
Part 1: Backpackers are all over the map when it comes to answering the question... What should I pack?
With 40 lbs from skin out for both father and son, would our contingency plan of "snuggling for warmth" come into play?