Tag: backpacking

Fit a Hiking Boot

How to Fit a Hiking Boot

Whether you’re planning to head out for a quick hike or preparing for a big backpacking trip, a pair of properly fitting hiking boots is key. While it’s easy to get excited about certain brands, particular features, and specific materials when shoe shopping, in the end, nothing will affect how you feel about your boots more than their fit. With this in mind, here’s a quick guide on how to fit a hiking boot. 

Basic Anatomy of a backpack

Basic Anatomy of a Backpack

Despite the abundance of backpacking-specific terms and jargon, a backpack is a fairly utilitarian piece of gear—it’s designed to carry everything you need for a day, night, or even weeks in the woods. If you’re getting tripped up by complicated product descriptions and ever-evolving features, realize almost all backpacks share the same foundational parts. With this in mind, here’s the basic anatomy of a backpack. 

Kelty Red Cloud Junior Backpack

The Kelty Red Cloud Junior delivers trusted Kelty trail performance in dimensions designed for younger backpackers. This classic backpack has load-hauling capability, convenient access points and an array of features.

Hillsound Trail Crampon

Fitting easily and comfortably over a broad range of shoes and boots, the Hillsound Trail Crampon delivers reliable traction for diverse winter terrain and varying weather conditions.