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30 Great Gift Ideas For Hikers, Campers, Backpackers, And Travelers
Travel Lists and Advice

30 Great Gift Ideas For Hikers, Campers, Backpackers, And Travel Addicts

Christmas is only a few weeks away, and I’m sure some of you are still looking for gifts to buy for your loved ones. If you’re coming up short on ideas for the adventurers and explorers in your life, I’ve put together a list of 30 items they’re sure to enjoy. I’ve divided the list up into big ticket items at $100 or more, mid-range items from $25-$100, and stocking stuffers under $25. Happy holidays, everyone!

My Comprehensive John Muir Trail Gear List
Gear Lists and Advice John Muir Trail

My Comprehensive John Muir Trail Gear List

In this guide you will find a full list of every gear item I brought with me on the JMT, along with their weight (oz) and and my personal rating. I’ll break down each gear category and give insight on items that worked well, gear that didn’t work well, and the reasons why. The categories include: Backpack and Poles, Shelter and Sleep, Electronics, Clothing, Bear Canister Water and Cooking, and Miscellaneous.

Salomon Sense Pro 2
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Gear Review: Salomon Sense Pro 2 Trail Shoe

The Salomon Sense Pro 2 is a great fitting shoe that reminds me a lot of the Salomon Sense Pro 1. I purchased these in a size 12 like my v1, and although they fit well, I probably should have ordered a 12.5. For my foot, they fit .25 size smaller than the original Sense Pro. I remember feeling this way about the Sense Pro 1 though, and as they broke in, the upper became more forgiving…