The Best Backpacking Gear for Men to Get You on the Trail in 2019
Finding the right backpacking gear doesn’t have to be complicated, but you do have to make sure you have the basics though like hiking boots, backpack, sleeping bag, and a tent.
It doesn’t have to cost a fortune either. This list is a good starting point for everything you need. The gear we recommend is solid and relatively lightweight. You can go lighter but more expensive, or less expensive but heavier. Used gear swaps can also boast awesome deals. Whatever your price range, get out and explore!
See the full list by Ross Collicutt on The Manual's website here.
May 8, 2022
he recommends Sawyer Products insect repellent because the bottles are small (4 ounces each) and the product is made with 100% DEET for maximum protection when you need it.
Permethrin spray bonds to fabric fibers for up to 6 weeks or through 6 washings
The Sawyer Squeeze has been a mainstay on our Best Backpacking Water Filters List for years. It’s incredibly lightweight at only 3 oz., very compact, and is quite affordable.