the best hammocks

The Best Camping Hammock for Camping and Backpacking

Is there anything more relaxing than swinging in a hammock and listening to nothing but the sound of the wind in the trees? I don’t think so! If you are looking for the best camping hammock for your next camping or backpacking trip, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you want to replace your[…]

The Best Ultralight Hiking Backpack

After countless hours in specialty gear shops and on the trail spent timing switchbacks, testing base weights, and fitting straps, we are now ready to recommend the best ultralight hiking backpack for your next outdoor adventure. If you’ve read any of our other camping gear articles, you’ll know that we are big fans of getting[…]

The Ultimate Sleeping Bag for Year-Round Camping

After a long day of hiking, setting up camp, and a relaxing meal around a campfire, there is nothing so wonderful as climbing into my sleeping bag and falling asleep – as long as I’m warm enough to fall asleep, that is. If you’ve ever tried to sleep in a cheap or inadequate sleeping bag,[…]

The Best Family Camping Tent

Planning on going camping with the family? Some may call you crazy. But, I say you’re brave – brave for getting out of the comfort zone of air conditioning and refrigeration. But just because you’re willing to rough it doesn’t mean you should have to rough it in an uncomfortable, cramped tent. A little homework[…]