Tent and Bivy Sack Basics

Backpacker’s tent and bivy sack basics teaches you everything you need to know about sheltering yourself in the backcountry, from purchasing the perfect tent for your next backpacking trip, to proper repair and maintanance techniques, to finding the perfect campsite.

How to Set Up a Campsite for a Perfect First Night Out

Spending a day on the trail is one thing, but for those who have never camped before—or don't do it often—letting their guard down and snoozing in the great outdoors is a big leap. Make it a little easier with these tips.