Backpacking Guide from Backcountry

Our friends at Backcountry just published a handy backpacking guide. The backpacking guide goes over important things to consider when planning your next outing. And if you are new to backpacking it’s a good place to start.


Choosing the right gear

Choosing the right gear


So you’re ready to explore the backcountry. No crowds, no camping fees, and miles  of wild, free country. What’s not to like? Before you hit the trails, use these tips to plan and get ready for your next backpacking trip.

The planning guide covers:

  • Where to go & When to go
  • Choosing the right trail
  • Maps and Regulations


choosing the right stove

choosing the right stove


A reliable stove  is important for your backpacking setup. After all, it’s important to eat a hot meal while you relax and soak up the well-earned  scenery. With tens of stove models available today, it can be overwhelming to narrow down the options. This stove guide helps you make that informed stove selection.

Check out stove reviews in our blog



backpacking food

Tasty backpacking food


Backpacking food has come a long way from the stuff we used to bring on scout trips or camping with our parents. Much of the food today  has earned five stars from foodies in the Backcountry community. Here are backcountry’s top-rated meals. I spend 17 days on Mt. McKinley in 2006 eating Mountain House meals every single day and I can say this stuff is as good as any freeze dried (boil-in-a-bag) food can be.


The backpacking guide also features hand-picked tents, backpacks and sleeping bags all designed with backpacking in mind. 

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