REI Passage 1 Review After Many Years Using

This is one of the best one-person backpacking tents that I have found! It's large enough to be comfortable for a taller person but light enough to make carrying it on a backpack during long hikes effortless! I purchased the REI Passage 1 Tent and the REI Passage 1 Footprint at the same time. I

DJI Osmo Pocket Perfect Campsite

The Osmo Pocket is first-in-breed. It features mechanically-stabilized video via a gimbal and an optional waterproof housing enables it to function underwater. I've been a long-time GoPro user since GoPro HERO2 but Osmo Pocket can be a game-changer! Osmo Pocket is small, lightweight and can record up to 4K60 video! It has an integrated screen

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How to Stay Clean While Backpacking

This is how I stay clean while backpacking. Deodorants, toothpaste, etc. can attract bears and other wildlife. After setting up my campsite and fire, I bathe in the stream and then coat myself in campfire smoke to mask body odor. This may seem silly but it works! Please subscribe, share and check out my other

Smoky Mountains Backcountry Campsite 37

All campsites in the Smoky Mountains National Park are by reservation only. Campsite 37 is an awesome campsite that is an easy hike from the trailhead. The hike provides a variety of terrain and awesome views of Big River. If multiple people have booked campsite 37, there are plenty of fire rings and bear pulley

Marmot Tungsten 2P Review

The Marmot Tungsten 2P tent is an exceptional backpacking tent! I'm tall and large but it has plenty of room for two people. Have two doors and vestibules is a great touch! It has storage mesh above each person's head and a hook in the middle that is excellent for hanging an LED tent light!

Ryno Tuff Camping Lantern Review

I've been backpacking for many years and size and weight is important. With that said, proper lighting is important too! This LED USB-rechargeable light is great for hanging inside of a tent, at a campsite, etc. and it's USB-rechargeable. Top-off the charge via a computer or a solar battery bank with USB port! It's great!

Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30 Review

The Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30 is an excellent pack for day hiking. It could also work well as an overnight pack for a minimalist backpacker. This pack is waterproof with a rainfly, thanks to OutDry technology. There are plenty of straps to attach climbing gear, ice axe, hiking poles, camera tripod or other items. My

How to Cook Gravy & Biscuits While Backpacking

This is how to cook biscuits and gravy while backpacking. It starts with purified and boiled water. Follow the instructions on the package and the gravy and biscuits cook inside of the package. You can order gravy and biscuits below:

How to Purify Water While Backpacking

This is how to purify water while backpacking. The backpacking water filter that I use is lightweight and fits easily into my backpack, along with other gear. Out of best practice, I always boil my purified water for at least five minutes, before uses it for cooking or drinking. #WaterFilter