Here you’ll find all of out backpacking gear posts. We hope that these help you on your quest for the perfect backcountry kit to take you on your next backpacking adventure!

Three people cooking next to a backpacking tent with a mountain in the distance

34 Clever Gifts for Backpackers

If you’re looking great gift for a backpacker, this list is for you! As enthusiastic backpackers ourselves, we’ve pulled together some of the best backpacking gifts for this season.
Megan is sitting on the ground and is reaching into a bear barrel

Everything You Need to Know About Bear Canisters for Backpacking

Storing your food in a bear canister is one of the most effective ways to safely protect your food when backpacking. In this article, we cover how to properly use a bear canister, where you need to carry one, and explore the best bear canisters on the market.
Overhead view of backpacking gear laid out on the floor.

Where to Buy Discount Outdoor and Camping Gear

Upgrading your camping equipment this season? Be sure to check out these discount camping gear sites to score some great deals on outdoor gear. We’ve even included some great coupons and discount codes to save you $$$.
Megan crouched on a log with the Katadyn BeFree filter cap and bottle

The Best Backpacking Water Filters and Purifiers of 2023

Treating water so it is safe to drink is SO important when you’re out backpacking or hiking. In this guide, we’re sharing everything you need to know about backpacking water filters so that you can pick the one that is right for you.
Five dehydrators arranged to show varying sizes

The 5 Best Food Dehydrators for 2023

Interested in buying a dehydrator? We tested the best food dehydrators to determine our favorite models. We talk about what features are important, different dehydrating use-cases, and which models offer the greatest value. 
Woman cooking a meal on a backpacking stove.

The 7 Best Backpacking Stoves of 2023

We put the top backpacking stoves through the wringer! Whether you are a thru-hiker or a weekend backpacker, this guide will help you choose the best backpacking stove for you.
Dehydrated risotto in a backpacking pot. A man is lifting up the lid.

Backpacking Cooking Gear Guide

Enjoy five-star meals on the trail by creating the ultimate backpacking kitchen! We share the lightweight backpacking cookware we use for cooking in the backcountry, complete with our favorite backpacking food, snacks, and drinks.
Megan is sitting on the ground outdoors placing the lid on a backpacking pot that is in a cozy

How to Make an Insulated Cozy for Backpacking

Learn how to make an insulated pot or pouch cozy for your backpacking meals with this step-by-step tutorial. It’s an easy and inexpensive backpacking hack that will save you time and fuel on the trail!