In this backpacking gear guide, we have broken it down into sections and popular items within each section. These are highly recommended products to ensure maximum comfort, minimum weight and inspire a memorable journey.
Having a proper fitting backpack can make a huge difference in level of comfort during your trips. Ill-fitted backpacks can result in back pain as well as overpacking and under packing. Different backpacks are recommended for women and children, read our reviews for more details.
Some trips turn into overnight trips where you want to ensure you have to right gear. Tents and/or tarps are the two popular options and in this guide we review popular tents for durability, comfort and appropriate for the right seasons.
A backpacking sleeping bag should be compact and light and provide warmth. You should not be packing the old style heavy, bulky traditional bag. Here we review the top 10 popular sleeping bags or sleeping pads for backpacking.
Top Kitchen items of 2017
Items include reviewing options for cooking, stoves, cookware, water purifiers and coffee percolators. Having efficient kitchen options reduces the weight one has to carry, provides the proper cooking options and adds to your backpacking/camping experience.
Top Clothing gear for Backpackers of 2017
Clothing is often overlook or under estimated. Packing proper clothing is a must. Here we review options such as popular long underwear, rain jackets and shells, hiking boots and socks. Wearing and packing proper clothing will maximize your journey and experience.
Top 10 essential accessories of 2017
From a beginner backpacker to an advanced backpacker, there are a few essential accessories that should be included in each trek. Accessories from headlamps and knives to trekking poles.
Technology is becoming a part of daily life and is now made more durable and accessible when hitting the trails. It is not uncommon for backpackers to include their Tablet or Kindle Reader, GPS, Camera or GoPro and battery backups in their backpacks.
Top Winter Gear of 2017
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