Archive for the 'Backpack' Category

Why Many Backpackers are Switching to Internal Frame Backpacks

For many years, it was unheard of to see a backpacker who did not have a backpack with an external frame. External frame backpacks just made sense to backpackers because these carry weight high and away from your back so that you can walk with a better posture and have the frame off of your […]


What You Should Put in Your Hiking Backpack

When you’re going on a hike, it’s important to be prepared in every sense of the word. You don’t want something to happen while you’re out on a hike and not be prepared for it. There are plenty of things that could potentially happen and you need to have some sort of strategy with how […]


Purchasing a New Backpack Hydration System

In the summer months, you cannot keep me indoors. My pack sits next to my front door, just waiting for the moment I get off work or have a weekend to myself that I can grab it and head off into the woods for a few days. Because of its heavy use, I soon needed […]


Keeping Your Hands Free with a Pelican Backpack

Keeping your hands free when you’re on an outdoor excursion is a good idea. If you’re anywhere where you might need to think about your balance, it’s smart to ensure that you can have your hands free. That’s why it’s not such a good idea to bring along a bag that you have to carry […]


Choosing from Backpacking Backpacks

Backpacking has long been a hobby of mine; it’s something I started doing in my late teens and it’s something I still enjoy today. Personally, I like to go backpacking by myself because it allows me to get some alone time and feel the freedom of going off the grid for a little while. It […]


A Military Day Pack is Good for Hiking with the Kids

Ever since I was a little kid, I have absolutely loved going hiking in the wilderness. This was something that my father introduced me to when I was small and taught me to really love. When I am outdoors, I feel as if I am part of something a lot bigger than myself. This year […]


A Hiking Backpack Makes it Easy to Pack Everything for a Camping Trip

At this point in the summer, most people are done camping. The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder so many people aren’t interested in camping anymore. My father will still be camping until the weather starts to get really bad. He loves going camping and usually will not put his camping […]


What to Put in Your Hiking Backpacks

Having provisions for yourself is important when you go on a hike. A lot of things can potentially go wrong on a hike. You could simply step on a rock the wrong way and twist your ankle or you could fall down a ravine and get stuck somewhere. Either way, there are a lot of […]


Buying My First Backpacking Backpack

This year I have been working really hard on taking my hiking adventures to a whole new level. One of my older brothers has always gone on long backpacking trips with his friends and this year they invited me along. I had never been on a backpacking trip before but I wanted to make sure […]


What I Keep in My Hiking Backpack

If you’re planning on going on a long, strenuous hike, it’d be worth your while to ensure that you have prepared yourself for the hike. I don’t necessarily mean by training for it or anything like that; I simply think that it’s a good idea to be prepared with the items you bring along with […]


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