Helpful multi-day hiking pointers that I have developed over my time spent on the world’s most beautiful trails.
Past attempts at organizing my backpacking food and creating meal plans were always a bit reckless for me. My old approach usually involved jamming a hodgepodge assemblage of hiking food into my over-stuffed bag and hoping for the best. Ensuing days on the trail were spent hiking around dull and nutrition-less food, falling short […]
You’re at the complete mercy of Mother Nature when backpacking into the wilderness. Volatile weather, sparse water sources, steep and brutal terrain — its all a fact of life in the unpredictable backcountry. Harsh conditions push your backpacking gear to the limits, and it’s essential to prepare yourself with the best possible equipment. If you’re […]
On July 7th of 2014, I embarked on Iceland’s most famous multi-day trek, the Laugavegur Trail – four days of waterfalls, glaciers, and harsh, unearthly landscape. In short, I was unprepared and my hike was an unmitigated disaster. My situation went from bad to worse in a hurry, and I was left scrambling to […]
I’ve spent years assembling the best ultralight backpacking gear setup for my multi-day hikes into the wilderness, and I’d love to share my 2019 list with you. Why? Because the gear you bring along backpacking will make or break your trip. I know because I’ve learned this lesson the hard way. During a naive […]