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10 Stocking Stuffers for Backpackers

Backpackers need high quality, reliable equipment in lightweight, small packages, which makes stocking stuffers for backpackers such cool gift ideas for backpacking fans. What about the quality and reliability ...
backpacking gear gift guide

11 More Best Gifts for Backpackers

We had such a good time nailing down the 10 Best Gifts for Backpackers we just couldn't stop. Here's 11 more great backpacking gifts that will help you find something perfect for your hard-to-shop-for backpacke...
backpacking gear gift guide

10 Best Gifts for Backpackers

You need gear to go backpacking, and backpackers need gifts, so here's the 10 best gifts for backpackers. Photo location? Ship Island Lake. We're here to help you find the best gifts for backpackers in 2016...
intex mariner inflatable raft

Intex Mariner 4 Inflatable Raft Review

The Intex Mariner 4 Inflatable Boat Set -- an inexpensive but large and durable raft -- offers the best bang for your buck that I've ever seen in an inflatable raft. The Intex Mariner 4 is what I call a mid-...
cabala's rain suede review

Cabela’s Rain Suede Review: Rain Gear for the Hunt

The Cabela's Rain Suede Packable Parka and Pants are one of the best camouflage rain gear options for hunters available today. They're not perfect for every situation, but the Cabela's Rain Suede lineup has a l...
cabela's stowaway 6 review

Cabela’s Stowaway 6 Fly Rod Review

When I first took the Cabela's Stowaway 6 fly rod fishing on the Lochsa River I was blown away by how well it fished. Why? The Stowaway 6 is a travel rod with six sections -- instead of the more common four -- ...
north face storm break 1 review

The North Face Stormbreak 1 Tent Review

The North Face Stormbreak 1 Tent tops our list of the 7 Best Backpacking Tents for the Money in the 1-person category, and for good reason: The North Face Stormbreak 1 tent is a great tent at a fantastic price ...
echo carbon xl review

Echo Carbon XL Review

The 9-foot 5-weight Echo Carbon XL is a joy to cast and fish. As far as fly rod reviews go, most everyone has a slightly different opinion, but between my best fly fishing buddy and myself, we came to a consens...