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Styles of Section Hiking

Different Styles of Section Hiking

There are many different ways of section hiking a long trail, perhaps as many as there are section hikers. Some section hikers plan their hikes down to the last detail while others don’t do much planning at all. Here are some of the most common styles of section hiking, along with examples of the route and resupply plans that section […]

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The top of quilt has a draft string that you pull to cinch the neck opening closed and keep warm air from escaping, in addition to a small snap behind the neck.

Massdrop 20 Degree Ultralight Down Quilt Review

Massdrop is going to be offering a “drop” on a 20 degree down quilt this week (4/29) for $200. The company has a history of developing custom products for their member communities, and this will be their first foray into ultralight gear. They work with small manufacturers to design and make these products, but private label […]

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The Hyperlight Mountain Gear 3400 Southwest Pack is a rugged multi-day cuben fiber backpack

Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Southwest Backpack Review

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 (55L) Southwest Backpack is a durable cuben fiber backpack that’s good for multi-day backpacking trips in rugged terrain. The 3400 Southwest is basically the same pack as the smaller volume Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 (40L) Southwest Backpack (SectionHiker Gear of the Year in 2015) but with a longer extension collar, so […]

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