My gear list for solo, three-season hiking in Colorado or similar. I also added some gear I may swap in depending on the trip type. Updated.
Going lightweight (sub-20lbs) with typical gear and clothing from REI.
This lightweight “backpacking fad” is not that new or a fad. Despite what some people may state.
Backpacking gear on the cheap. If you are new to backpacking and/or on a budget, here is a complete gear list for less than $300. Updated Jan 2017.
An introductory overview to winter backpacking.
Limited budget, space and/or time? Here is a Jack of All Trades gear kit for backpacking, camping , trail work , day hikes and mild winter activities.
A sequel of sorts to my $300 gear challenge. A little over $800 for a kit that is light, functional and easily assembled.
A simple, functional utilitarian kit for backcountry ski repair. For snowshoeing, too.
A primer I wrote for people new to backpacking. With a beginners backpacking gear list, too.
An article on the introduction to snowshoeing basics for enjoying this wonderful winter past time! Covers clothing, gear, the layering principle, a snowshoeing gear checklist and wool vs. synthetics comparison.