Category: Backpacking

How to Sleep in the Rain under a Tarp

Tarps make a great backpacking shelter choice if they are…

The Problem With Pyramid Shelters

Many pyramid-style shelters, such as the Solomid, MLD Duomid, and…

7 Benefits of Alcohol Backpacking Stoves

Long-distance hikers love alcohol backpacking stoves. These are 7 reasons…

Lightweight backpacking with multi-function gear

This article will help you reduce the weight of your…

Ultralight Bivy Sack Guide

Backpackers use ultralight bivy bags to protect their sleeping bags…

Comparison of five ultralight backpack liners

Backpackers can use a backpack raincover or line their backpacks…

Ultralight backpacking will make you soft

The downside to carrying a lightweight or ultralight backpacking load…

Square Tarp Pitches

After a while, shaped tarps become boring. They are cut…

What are the differences between flat and shaped tarps?

What is a flat Tarp? Flat tarps are square- or…

Can you fit all your backpacking gear into a five gallon bucket?

Most people who would benefit from lighter gear don’t have…