This article describes the development of my DIY 4th generation of Remote Inverted-Canister Winter Stoves.
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This article describes the development of my 4th generation of Remote Inverted-Canister Winter Stoves.
Simple backpacking navigation: turn-by-turn hiking directions aren’t for everybody, but try them before you scoff and proclaim “Never!”
Lightweight backpacking gear for winter temperatures: two-layer insulation systems, vapor barrier systems, and really puffy stuff.
In this SKILLS SHORT Ryan and Andrew talk about best practices for backpacking with kids: route planning, trip types, gear, safety, and more.
Having accessible “pockets” on your pack is useful for keeping little bits of gear handy without taking off your pack. But consider a multi-use pouch that can also be worn as a standalone fanny-style pack.
This article provides an overview of coffee-making methods (how to make coffee in the backcountry) while backpacking, with a study of their complexity and weight.
In this podcast, we discuss this: how does clothing system for 3/4 season, inclement conditions, differ from my summer backpacking clothing?
How to create a lightweight sunscreen strategy by using your backpacking apparel and supplies.
A mathematical model to calculate how much food to pack for your trip based on terrain and mileage with minimum weight carried in the pack.