He who would travel happily, must travel light.
—Antoine de Saint Exupery

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The highest rating of Five Anitas for pants made of soft, durable fabric that's both rugged and stylish.
Backcountry Foodie provides recipes that are nutritious, light-weight, easy to make and cheap.
Designed for all the places you 'go,' the Kula Cloth is an essential piece of gear for female hikers.
Thermoregulating, breathable, odor resistant and durable, Ibex merino is also very comfortable.
Balega is a Zulu word that means "move with speed." I'm happy to move with comfort, blister-free and in a spectacular array of colors.
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These socks swaddled my feet and stayed dry, but were not durable enough for a backpack trip.
There is an expression among even the most advanced runners that getting your shoes on is the hardest part of
Blistex Lip Vibrance has been my go to lip protection since I discovered it seven years ago walking the John
Here’s something I get asked a lot – How the heck do you wash your down quilt or sleeping bag?
Quick, what is the most important activity on a thru-hike?If you answered, “Hike,” give that reader a Kewpie doll. But,
Except for extra pairs of socks, undies and camp clothes that double as layers on cold days, there’s really no
Setting off for a short slackpack on Christmas day already soaking wet.
If you’re going to be outdoors for any significant amount of time, you are going to eventually get wet and
You might recall that it was one year ago, while hiking the Coast-to-Coast and aliloop-of-the-lakes in England, that I became
It’s not that I have anything against baseball caps. I often wear them hiking, biking, kayaking, running, skiing, climbing –
When I purchased the iPhone that would become my camera, typewriter, microphone, editing studio and means of communication with the
Gusts were at “extreme gale” in exposed areas and squally showers blew sideways the day I crossed Nelson Lakes National
Anita Hike! – thanks to kristenwaggles for her avatar name suggestion and to those of you who played along. You
The Hammock Gear quilt looks like a prop from "Invasion of the Body Snatchers."
A quilt opens beneath you and puts the down feathers on top. where you need them.
I had 25 ounces at a rolling boil in about four minutes.
I had 25 ounces at a rolling boil on my 3 ounce stove in about 4 minutes.
At only three ounces, the Black Diamond Spot is a great little light with lots of functionality, if you can just remember how to turn it on and off.
The Black Diamond Spot is only 3 ounces with loads of functionality, but I can never remember the steps.
My Leki poles keep me upright in 80 mph gusts.
I swear by foldable, bomb-proof Leki trekking poles to keep me upright.
Set up is a snap for my ultralight and rugged tarptent, named the"alicoop" by followers.
La Sportiva Akyra blend the best of a trail runner with that of a hiking boot.
Breathable, flexible, wicking and lightweight, La Sportiva is running shoe meets hiking boot.
My Granite Gear Crown 60 is named Olive Oyl.
Followers named my superbly designed, lightweight but rugged Granite Gear pack, Olive Oyl.