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We see people on trails all the time carrying nothing but a small water bottle. Did you know there are actually ten essentials for survival that you are expected to carry in the backcountry? These essentials are supposed to apply even for short day hikes. Below, I’ve analyzed them as daypack essentials, with suggestions for what is necessary, what isn’t, and some small extras you can add to ward off many disasters on the trail.

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Top 10 Best Backpacks for Hiking of 2017

One of the most important pieces of gear you'll need to get into hiking is a good backpack. There are a seemingly endless combinations of styles and sizes which can be seriously overwhelming when you're first starting out.That's why we've put together this guide to help you out with�the process. ...

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Spurling Lakes Hiking Backpack

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A sleeping bag that compresses down to nothing! When space is an issue, check this out! #Camping #Hiking #outdoors

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The Best Hiking Backpacks for Women

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Most of us master shoe-tying in elementary school and don’t give our laces much thought after that. If your hiking boots start to wear on your feet in uncomfortable ways, though, you’ll be glad to learn a few new lacing tricks that could help improve your comfort.

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25 Game-Chjanging Camping Products that You Didn't Know You Needed

The Treo Chair is a comfortable camping chair that folds into the size of a small thermos is a must for backpacking trips, or even car camping. From Cool Things.

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I use many of the same things but it smaller sizes so it can fit into a small ziploc bag. Advil, Immodium AD, and blister aids are a must.

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