How to pitch a backpacking tarp

A fast and simple guide to pitching a backpacking tarp tight and wrinkle-free every time.



Fording Water Safely

Some tips for fording water safely.


Selecting a great wilderness campsite

Staying safe, warm and dry in camp has as much to do with your shelter as where you pitch it. Here's some tips to help you find a great spot to spend the night when out in the backcountry.


Obtaining clean water in the backcountry without a filter.

A few simple tricks to help you get the cleanest and safest possible water from wilderness water sources, particularly if you don't carry a filter.


Loading an Ultralight/frameless Backpack For Maximum Comfort


Think carrying an ultralight frameless pack will mean sore shoulders? Check out these tips and tricks on how to load an ultralight frameless backpack for maximum carrying comfort.