Socks are an often overlooked part of your hiking gear that can have an incredibly large impact on your overall comfort. If you don’t have the right socks for the weather, or if you get uncomfortable, cheap socks, your feet will start to hate you an hour in. Read this guide to find what to look for as well as our personal favorites depending on weather and footwear.
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Alpine vs. Telemark Skiing for the Backcountry
In this article, we teach you the difference between telemark and alpine skiing. Have you ever wondered what distinguishes telemark skiing from alpine skiing? Which is better for normal downhill skiing, and which is better for the backcountry? Find out in this article.
A Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry Skiing
This complete guide to backcountry skiing will teach you everything you could ever hope to know. What gear you need, how to find lessons, how to pick your route, and more are covered in this beginners guide to skiing in the backcountry.
The Ultimate Hiking Buying Guide
Hiking can be hard. Even harder, though, is trying to plan all of the equipment that you will need to embark on your hike. This list does the hard work for you and gives you a list of every piece of gear you will need to survive any sort of hike.
The Complete Winter Backpacking Guide
Backpacking is hard, but it becomes even harder in the winter. Planning for a winter backpacking trip is essential due to the increased risk and the mountain of factors not present in normal backpacking. This guide will help you to plan your first winter backpacking trip.
How to Make a Tent Waterproof
This guide will teach you a few cheap and easy ways to make your current tent waterproof. Don’t spend a lot of money on an expensive waterproof tent, just check out this guide!