5 Gifts for Under $50

Looking for some gift ideas for that traveling child of yours or you vagabond friend, but have no idea what to get such a person? Here are some great gift ideas for that special traveler in your life. Everything you see on this list is traveler tested and apporved, which means this gifts are sure to get a good reaction. […]

PacSafe Daysafe Secure Daypack

PacSafe Daysafe Secure Daypack – Ultimate travel daypack. When you are traveling around in the backcountry, there is little to worry about in the area of criminals in thieves. But, when you are traveling around in third world countries and drifting from one hostel to the next, security is one thing that must always be on your mind. When it […]

4 Things That Should Be In Your Pack, But Probably Aren’t

You know when you are half way through a trip somewhere and you think to yourself; “dang, I should have brought…” Well that’s what this post is for. I have travel the world many times over and found some things, as small as they might be, to come in more useful than one would think. No, I’m not talking about […]

Mountain Hardware Builds Tents That Save Lives

Is it just me, or does it seem like backpacking tents keep getting smaller and lighter? Every year backpacking tents seem to shed ounces like Jenny Craig members shed pounds. It’s only a matter of time before we’ll have “just add water” tents that can be carried around in our pockets. In the meantime, Mountain Hardware has come out with […]

Traveling to the Bible Belt? We got your gear.

When you’re heading into the deep south, it’s a good idea to come prepared. While we don’t condone wearing a rebel flag as a kilt (more on kilts later) we do have some interesting gear you can show off to all your good-ole-boy buddies. When you’re really proud to be an American, where at least you know you’re free, then […]