This revolutionary sack throws out the zipper, adds a blanket-like quilt, and increases the comfort exponentially.
This versatile jacket will keep you warm - and cool - year round.
Gear Editor Kristin Hostetter explains the new innovations in down insulation technology. See what our team thought of these two water-resistant down jackets.
Andrew Bydlon reviews Sierra Designs' TOV Jacket which utilizes the innovative DryDown technology
Contributing Editor Tracy Ross shows off the remarkably light Scarpa Alien
Staff Photographer Ben Fullerton shows off La Sportiva's bullet-proof Storm Fighter pants
The BACKPACKER editors head to the ultimate gear testing ground: Chile's 3,600-meter Volcano San Pedro
The only backpacking t-shirt you'll ever need. See why this shirt stands out from the rest.
The best carbon poles we've ever tested.
A family-size tent that weighs as much as some two-person shelters.
A 2.5-inch, full-length mattress that's insulated with open-cell foam.
An 800-fill-down puffy that packs small and is under $200.
These perfect pots have stood the test of time and earned our coveted Editors' Choice Gold Award.
BACKPACKER editors get muddy and bloody while ascending the slippery Lockwoods Chimney, a half-climbing-half-caving route cut deep into the craggy Welsh mountainside.
Bright, light, and rechargeable--the perfect camp lantern is here. Green Editor Berne Broudy breaks down why this lamp made the EC cut. 2613919215001