Gift Guides

Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide (2022-2023)

Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide

What are the best gifts you can buy for an ultralight backpacker who’s a minimalist and eschews material possessions? It’s a quandary, isn’t it? Here are some tried and true gear favorites that all ultralight backpackers lust for. They may be minimalists, …

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Peakbaggers Hiking Adventure Gift Guide (2022-2023)

Peakbaggers Hiking Adventure Gift Guide

Peakbagging is the oldest and most elemental of all hiking pursuits. Best defined as an insatiable desire to climb a list of mountains, it’s certainly one of the toughest forms of hiking requiring physical fitness, mental toughness, and dogged persistence. Many peakbaggers …

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Lightweight Backpacking Gift Guide (2022)

Lightweight Backpacking Gift Guide

Backpacking gear has gotten a lot lighter weight due to the development of ultralight backpacking materials and fabrics allowing you to swap out old heavier backpacking gear for new lighter gear. The gear weight difference can be quite significant and makes hiking …

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Winter Hiking Gift Guide 2022-2023

Winter Hiking Gift Guide

Winter is a great time to gear up and get out for some cold-weather hiking, mountaineering, or snowshoeing adventures. The bugs are gone and so are the crowds, leaving the mountains and the hills to those who can’t live without their weekly …

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50 Best Backpacking Gifts Under $50 (2022)

50 Best Backpacking Gifts Under $50

It can be difficult to pick good backpacking gifts if you’re not an expert backpacker or hiker. That’s why we’ve pulled together this list of great backpacking gifts for $50 or less to help you get your backpacking friends gifts that they’ll …

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Best Dyneema Ultralight Backpacking Gifts of 2022

Dyneema Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide

Ultralight and lightweight backpackers get all giddy when the talk turns to the Dyneema Backpacking Gear they want for the holidays. Super-strong, super-light, waterproof, Dyneema has revolutionized backpacking gear in the past decade and has spurred widespread innovation in its application as …

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Thru-Hiker’s Gift Guide 2021: Under $200

Thru-Hikers Gift Guide 2021

The thru-hiker or backpacker in your life is probably busy saving for their next long-distance adventure, and we can pretty much guarantee they have a long list of items on their wish list. This collection of thru-hiker and backpacking gift ideas under …

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