I like keeping a day pack ready to go at a moment's notice. It's easy enough to store my basics (gear minus food, water, and tech) in a small backpack and simply unload anything I don't need at the trailhead. Here I briefly go over my day hike loadout. FULL VIDEO HERE!
The Geigerrig RIG 700M is one of several small packs that come with the Geigerrig Hydration Engine - a pressurized bladder that does not rely on suction to deliver water and can even be used as a mini-shower!CLICK HERE FOR FULL VIDEO!
In my last video I showed you my one-day hike to the top of Half Dome Yosemite and back. Here I will show you the safety gear I used and discuss alternatives that might make for a better climb for you. FULL VIDEO HERE!
The Osprey Talon 22 has been widely hailed as one of the best day packs out there. I picked one up about a year ago and share my thoughts in this review. FULL VIDEO HERE!
Mountainsmith invented the hiking fanny....er....lumbar pack, and now they have released a brand new version of the popular "Tour" lumbar pack for 2020! The specs look great, but is it worthy of the anvil? We'll see! FULL VIDEO HERE!
In this special "office" edition of Backcountry Pilgrim, I look at my Everyday Carry (EDC) items and review my tactical messenger bag - the 5.11 Rush Delivery Lima. FULL VIDEO HERE!
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If you are hiking with an umbrella, this ultra light hands-free gadget will come in very . . . handy! Full video HERE! VIDEO LINKS:Gossamer Gear Handsfree Umbrella ClampEuroSCHIRM Swing Liteflex Umbrella
For some time now I've been looking for inexpensive, lightweight, waterproof gloves for hiking. The $10 SLB's didn't cut it. Will the $14 Vebes do the trick - or will I need to throw caution to the wind and go for the $40 Sealskinz? Find out HERE!
While you don't want to bring too much stuff on your Camino pilgrimage, there are some very useful gadgets out there you might want to consider. HERE are several!