โ€œThe health of the eye seems to demand a horizon.

We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.โ€

--Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature--

The Backpackers Guide

Welcome Backpackers!

 

Use this site to learn about gear, get reviews, download packing lists, and even put together backpacking menus.

 

Check out a few of our favorites or explore the menu for even more info.

 

Packing Lists: Check out our basic three season backpacking list to get you started.

Gear Info: Explore information on choosing the best tent for you. We also have information on sleeping bags and pads, and water filters.

Emergency Lists: You know it's good to create a 72 hour emergency kit. Get started using the gear you already have.

Or check out our list for a car emergency kit.

Reviews: Our favorite tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads and backpacks. We've tried them so you don't have to!