Camping Gear

Sea to Summit Aeros Premium vs Ultralight

If you’re anything like me, you value a good night’s sleep just as much as a hard day hiking or backpacking. This is why I don’t take choosing a backpacking pillow lightly, and neither should you. In this article,
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Best Backpacking Pillow for Side Sleepers

Just because you’re backpacking or camping it doesn’t mean you can’t look forward to laying your head down and having a comfortable night’s sleep on a nice pillow. I’m sure most outdoors folks reading this will know how important
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Best Backpacking Axe: 4 Awesome Outdoors Hatchets Reviewed

Axes, hatchets, tomahawks, whatever you call them, and whatever your needs are, having the best backpacking axe your budget allows means camping is going to be a lot easier and more fun. If you don’t yet own an axe,
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LifeStraw Mission High-Volume Gravity-Fed Water Purifier Review

I’ve reviewed a few handy, compact water filters that are perfect in your backpack and for helping in emergencies. But if you want to filter for a group of people you need something like the LifeStraw Mission High-Volume Gravity-Fed
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Survival Kits: Essential Items and Information

Survival kits are packages of essential survival items that allow a person, or persons to survive from the items in the package for several days or more. They come in a variety of sizes and contain a wide range
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LifeStraw Go Water Bottle Review

I reviewed the LifeStraw recently, and although it’s an awesome product that has become a must include item for many backpackers, it falls short in one area – you can’t carry water with you unless you have a separate
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Etekcity Portable 1500L Emergency Camping Water Filter Review

The Etekcity Portable 1500L Water Filter is always in the discussion when looking at the best portable water filters. As a brand, Etekcity is lesser known than LifeStraw and Sawyer, but they manufacture a range of excellent outdoors equipment
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Paracord Uses, Knots and Survival Tips

I think we have all come across paracord at some point, and most of us own some as part of our backpacking kit. But not many of us really know the extent of how useful paracords really are. There
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Seattle Sports E-Merse Waterproof Case Review

Seattle Sports E-Merse Waterproof Cases might just be one of the least expensive camping accessories that potentially saves you the most heartache and money in the long run. I’ve covered all kinds of camping gear and accessories that make
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Sawyer Mini Water Filtration System Review

The Sawyer Mini Filtration System is in most people’s opinion the best lightweight filter system on the market. It’s one of the lightest at just 1.4 oz, you can filter up to 100,000 gallons, and it’s so small you’ll
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