Category Archives: Backpacking Blog

The Backpacking Blog

Backpacking Gear List: Post-Hike Review

One of my friends reviewed his backpacking gear list from a recent adventure…here’s what he thought. Here’s what the man says… I just did an inventory of the items that I didn’t need to bring and it comes out to a … Continue reading

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Bring Best Backpacking Shoes, but Don’t Skimp on Time and Resources

Sometimes skimping on things is more costly (and heavier) than not. Sometimes we get a little too smart for ourselves. We think we know our gear quite well and think we know what to expect from the gear. So we … Continue reading

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Backpacking Food Plans and Sharing Food

Our regular group of guys usually plans to share some food. I have a regular group of guys with whom I love to go backpacking. On one trip or another we will have other people join us. We’re all happy … Continue reading

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Zip Lock Bags Rule! – A favorite camping tip

Packing for lightweight backpacking can be challenging. Some people put a lot of work into making their own sleeping gear and shelters. Other people don’t mind splurging on the newest and coolest gear (hey, who doesn’t love new gear toys?). … Continue reading

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Vacation Packing Checklist

Everyone loves vacations!  You do. I do.  My wife does.  Our kids do.  There’s a lot of excitement leading up to every vacation.  Everyone is looking forward to the adventures we’re going to experience, the tastes of new foods, smells of … Continue reading

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Your camping checklist Excel spreadsheet

Way back in the dark ages, in the time before the iPhone, in the time before the Interwebs, we had to make do with old technology.  As time passed and technology has evolved so have our options for handling information.  This … Continue reading

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Complete Backpacking Checklist

Our comprehensive backpacking checklist is your guide to packing smart and remembering to pack everything you need to bring.  Of course, we think our app is a very useful tool to help manage you packing.  Hopefully you will find our gear … Continue reading

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The Backpacker Checklist

Backpacking is awesome! It’s a terrific way to re-acquaint yourself with Nature, spend some time with some friends and, maybe, even get a little exercise. Plus, some of us just love all the cool gear we are able to justify … Continue reading

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