A pack with plenty of easy-to-access storage.
Stay hydrated on the trail with these innovative filters and containers.
For sidecountry hikes and day tours from huts, the Gambler offers the next best thing to no pack at all.
These three key pieces will keep you comfortable on the trail.
Ultralight, affordable, and idiotproof. What's not to like?
Our favorite UV light water treatment tool just got lighter, smaller, and easier to recharge.
An all-in-one lightweight hydration system for snow lovers.
A gel/water system for those hard efforts when stopping and refueling isn't an option.
These days, water bottles are all the rage. Our office has literally been inundated them, and this stainless steel bottle has risen to the top for several reasons.
This digital device measures both how much you've drunk and how many ounces you have left in your hydration reservoir.
Quench your backcountry thirst with these new water (and wine!) products.
Keep your wine at the perfect temperature in the backcountry with this perfectly sized bottle.
Hate hoses? This bottle/filter combo is perfect for ultralighters in wet places
We tested more than 500 products–stoves, clothes, cameras, filters, tech tools, knives, and meals–to find these proven performers.
Want to make it out alive? Consider packing these 17 items carried by a veteran Yosemite search-and-rescue ranger.
The year's best packs, boots, tents, jackets, and sleeping bags. Period. Plus, a never-die headlamp, a life-saving beacon, a back-saving ultralight chair, and more innovative, trail-tested gear.
Not quite sure how to fit a pack, measure your torso, calculate your V02 max, patch a sleeping pad, or clean a funkified hydration unit? Watch and learn.
Organization and preparation will make your next overnight or day-hike packing session easy. Below, the Backpacker editors showcase their mistakes for your benefit.
Prevent embarassing, water-wasting splashes by replacing your water bottle's lid with the Gription.
10 surprising uses for your water bottle.