10 Multipurpose Backpacking Gear Items

10 Multipurpose Backpacking Gear Items

Backpackers are always trying to lower their pack weight. After all, when you are carrying everything you need to live on your back, every ounce should be examined. One simple way to reduce pack weight is to make sure you are toting gadgets that are multipurpose and...

What I Wore During My AT Thru-hike

When I began researching clothing for my AT thru-hike in 2015, I started stressing. All of this talk about “cotton kills” and “layering” was a little much for someone who had never been on an overnight backpacking trip. I was also concerned...