For avid campers, especially backpackers, a water filter is an absolute necessity when camping out. A good water filter should be portable, durable, and highly reliable in treating water from streams, rivers, and lakes. We have compiled a list of the 5 best water filters for campers, especially backpackers.
As you begin to put together your ultralight backpacking checklist, there are two categories of gear to consider: essential and nonessential. The former category is often referred to as “The Big Three” or “The Three Heavies”. These are the three largest pieces you will carry with you—one of which, the pack itself, will hold everything […]
Backpackers take on the challenge of long, overnight hiking in the wilderness for many reasons, yet most of these hikers likely share the goal of experiencing the serenity and purity of the backcountry, away from the rat race and the overabundance of stuff. The irony of that reasoning is that many backpackers end up sweating […]