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Top 10 Backpacking Foods from the Grocery Store

Save money & weight with these yummy food & beverage mixes from your local grocery store that are perfect for backpacking 1. Folgers Classic Roast Coffee Singles If there’s one thing that I crave when backpacking, it’s coffee. You can’t beat sipping on a hot cup o’ joe in the…

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How to Install a Roof Top Tent

roof rack tents can generally be used with most OEM vehicle roof racks. However, according to the manufacturers, an aftermarket rack tends to be easier to mount your tent to, be more sturdy and give you additional attachment for additional gear. Know Your Roof Rack Weight Ratings As mentioned by…

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Jeep Camping Gear: Campers & Trailers for Jeeps

Jeep Camping Gear for the Off Road Enthusiast! Growing up around and being a current owner of a Jeep (46′ Willys), I share a fondness, as many others do, with this iconic off-road capable vehicle. With both a passion for Jeeps and camping, curiosity led me to start wondering, what Jeep camping…


How to Hang a Bear Bag PCT Style

If you have been looking for a better way to hang your food while backpacking, well here it is. In this video Joe Brewer teaches you how to hang a bear bag PCT Style (in case you are wondering, PCT stands for “Pacific Crest Trail”). The items needed to hang…


What is Cuben Fiber and How it’s Used for Ultralight Backpacking Gear

The fabric that was eventually dubbed Cuben Fiber was originally used for sails on the winner of the 1992 America’s Cup held May 9-16 in San Diego, California. Skippered by billionaire Bill Koch, the winning yacht was America3 or America “cubed.” hence the name “Cuben.” The fabric is now officially…



What to do When You’re Hiking in a Thunderstorm

Back in 2009 I was privileged enough to be a part of my Boy Scout troop’s first trip to Philmont Scout Ranch outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Eleven days of hiking through the most beautiful scenery in North America with nothing but what we could carry on our backs taught…


Mini Camping Trailers – Lightweight Travel Trailers

If you don’t own a truck, it doesn’t mean you are without options for towing a mini camping trailer – even full-size travel trailers!  Teardrop trailers have long been a popular option for smaller vehicles. However for some, having a bit larger trailer with more interior space would be more desirable. Fortunately,…


Crank Utility Caribiner by Techknew

Here’s a handy new tool developed by Techknew, called the Crank Carabiner that’s been recently launched on Kickstarter. It’s essentially a keychain multi-tool with a ton of handy uses when camping/backpacking. Here’s the official press release below: Greeley, CO: Colorado start up, Techknew inc. launches its first kickstarter campaign in…


Bushcraft Tarp Shelter – How to Make a Tarp Shelther

Bushcraft Tarp Shelter Configurations Using No Cordage While survival Lilly uses the Tatonka Tarp 2, you can use any inexpensive tarp you can find to make this bushcraft tarp shelter. First you want to locate two trees that are close enough to fit your tarp. Next search for two sturdy forked branches…