Other Gear

Ursack Bear Bag

These are an alternative to large bulky bear canisters is the Ursack bag and bags will cost you around $100 depending on the model. These tough-as-hell bags are relatively light weight and whilst larger than a compression bag, they are much less bulky than a canister. These bags are made (varies …

Hiking Poles

Why get poles? Hiking poles serve 3 main purposes: Efficiency. Whilst legs typically have the larger, stronger muscles, arms can also help drive you along. This means you spread the effort over more muscles and use your legs more efficiently. On the downhill sections, poles can help reduce the shock …

Backpacks

Tips on selecting backpacks Consider the size, weight, shape, materials, pockets, hydration and attachments. For tips on how to pack your backpack, look here. Hydration Packs A Hydration packs primary purpose is to carry water. Most have additional pockets and features. CamelBak 2017 HydroBak Features: Crux bladder delivers 20% more …