This is stuff we actually own and use, and we have found these to be solid options for lightweight gear.
One of the best ways to ensure your safety is to equip yourself with a pair of foot traction devices or “ice cleats”. Here are our favorite traction devices for hiking, listed from most-aggressive to least-aggressive.
With so many choices available, it can be hard to narrow down which compass is right for you. Here’s a guide to choosing the best compass for your needs.
What mode of winter travel is best? It always depends. Whether you should use skis or snowshoes depends on skill level, terrain, snow conditions, vegetation and many other factors. Simply said, “it depends”. Skis, snowshoes, or post holing all have their pros and cons.
A Pulk sled is considered by many to be a superior way to haul gear in arctic or winter conditions. Rigging a pulk the right way can make the difference between a great winter experience or a disappointment.
Here we will explore some options for getting started in bikepacking. We will cover the “on the cheap” system and the “I have a reasonable budget to spend” version.
For around $50 – $75, you can be hauling gear all over and living it up in a winter wonderland. We’ll show you how.