Backpacking shouldn't be expensive. From sales to everyday deals for hikers on a budget, the BACKPACKER staff picks out the best gear for your money.
Ultralighters, rejoice: Some of the best-loved minimalist gear in the outdoors is on sale right now.
It’s not just a bag. It’s a lifetime’s worth of beauty sleep. Learn what features you need, shop accordingly, and keep your bag in good repair, and it’ll keep you sleeping soundly.
Home is where you stake it out. Understand the ins and outs, pick the right shelter, and treat it like you would your bedroom.
Understanding suspension and construction is key to finding the right fit—and proper maintenance and repair will ensure your load-hauler lasts thousands of miles.
Footwear tech is more complicated than it looks. Maximize your mileage by learning how to pick the right boots and make them last.