Hiking 101: Everything You Need to Head for the Hills
From cooking breakfast on a camp stove to sleeping comfortably under the stars, here’s all the gear you need to embrace the great outdoors.
SEE THAT BEAUTIFUL place outside your windows? It's easier than ever to get out there and spend a few hours or a few days breathing in the fresh air and sleeping under the stars. America has never had more public wilderness set aside for your enjoyment than it does right now, and no matter where you live, there are most likely trails near you.
Yet getting started can be daunting. Fear not. It's easier than you might think to stay dry, warm, hydrated, and safe. In this guide, we have recommendations for everything you need to take to the outdoors, whether it's just a peaceful afternoon hike or a roving weekend-long backpacking trip.
September 24, 2021
If you're looking for an insect repellent that uses CDC-recommended ingredients,3 reach for a can of Sawyer Insect Repellent.
If minimal size and weight is a priority—like for extended camping or hiking trips where you’ll be carrying all your gear on your back—this 3.2-ounce Sawyer filter could be just what you’re looking for.
A good mosquito repellent for camping weather as a spray or using a mosquito repellent device is an essential part of your gear. The right repellent can keep a wide variety of bugs away, protecting you and your family from bites and making your camping experience a whole lot more enjoyable.