Backpacking Gift Ideas for $50 or Less

My family thinks it's hard to buy me gifts because all I care about is being in the woods. Mom says, "What do you get the backpacker who carries everything on her back and thinks mac-n-cheese is a good meal?" I really can't blame her for feeling that way considering...
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Homemade Wanderlust Genesis I Neck Knife – MTKnives Limited Edition

Hey y'all! Just wanted to let you in on my first item of "Homemade Wanderlust Merch." My friend Patrick with MTKnives.net said that several people have asked for a Homemade Wanderlust Knife, so we put our efforts together and he is running a Limited Edition Homemade...
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PCT Gear List – Sierra Nevada

After my hike is complete, I will post a a gear list with pictures and clickable links to this page, but for now, here is a copy of my lighterpack list (it has clickable links): https://lighterpack.com/r/b8a8ic These are the items I carried through most of the Sierra...
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Gear Item of the Week: Joby GorillaPod Hybrid Tripod

Joby GorillaPod Hybrid Tripod   Although a tripod isn't a necessary piece of backpacking gear, it is especially helpful for bloggers, vloggers and others who enjoying capturing the beauty of nature. I find it to be an essential tool when capturing time lapses,...
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PCT Update #5 – Mt. San Jacinto, CA to Mile 223

Summiting Mt. San Jacinto had been quite the experience, but it was one I was glad to put in the rear view mirror. I got a taste of hiking in the snow and it honestly made me a little more nervous about the Sierra Nevada. I was glad to have tested my microspikes and...
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Gear Item of the Week: Moment Macro Lens

MOMENT MACRO LENS On my AT thru-hike, I notice that I really liked taking pictures. Of course the mountains and various landscapes were beautiful, but I especially enjoyed capturing the smaller critters--bugs, newts, algae, etc. IPhone cameras actually do fairly well...

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