Backpacking Resources

Droplets on waterproof breathable fabric

All About Waterproof Breathable Fabrics

Waterproof breathable fabrics and materials have become a part of our lives for some 40 years. But what do you really know about them? This article is aimed at allowing

Bear with cubs in the mountain

Safety Tips for Hiking in Bear Country

Hiking in bear country can be a very enjoyable activity, however, you shouldn’t underestimate the risks and dangers associated with it because nothing guarantees total safety. If you are prepared

Shoe shine tools

Basic Foot and Boot Care for Backpacking

Proper foot and boot care are essential for maintaining your feet and footwear in good condition so that your feet and footwear are good to go when needed. This post is

Man wearing hiking boots with solid toe boxes

Construction of a Hiking Boot [+Diagram]

The basic anatomy of a hiking boot with its various parts and components will be discussed in this post. There’s also a shoe diagram to give an accurate picture of

Winter gloves snowy terrain

How to Choose Cold Weather Gloves and Mittens

Choosing winter gloves and mittens for your needs can be difficult because there are various options making it difficult to orient yourself in the abundance of models, designs, and materials.