The five elements for mitigating risk are essential principles for planning your next backpacking adventure. Backpacking season brings an increase in news reports about disappearances and accidents on the trail. Recently, there was a report from California discusses the disappearance of an experienced hiker at a campsite in the Bristlecone Pine Forest. She was later … Continue reading “The 5 Elements For Mitigating Risk”
The top five U.S. military fire starters for backpackers are some excellent options for backpackers. An emergency survival fire is an essential element in wilderness survival. The assets to make a fire in an emergency should be part of every backpacker’s loadout. Many survival experts recommend creating a fire starting kit with various methods to … Continue reading “Top 5 U.S. Military Fire Starters”
The top ten U.S. military gear for backpackers listed in this article are great options for backpackers to consider.
(Note: I previously published this article as “Six Essential Features of Quality Backpacks” on February 3, 2019) There are six features of quality backpacks. A great backpack is an invaluable piece of gear. An outdoor adventure will not be enjoyable if one’s pack breaks down in the field. It is essential to be able to … Continue reading “Six Features Of Quality Backpacks”
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