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Condensation: Simple Ways to Prevent Tent Moisture Build-Up

Many new long-distance hikers may have never heard of nor experienced heavy condensation in their tents before their first trip. For many of us, this wasn’t a thing when we car camp or used our tents at a campground. When you begin thru-hiking, though, you start to stay and camp in a wide variety of …

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Ultimate Resource for Creating a UL Thru-Hike Hammock Kit

When you are looking to thru-hike a trail, regardless of the length you are trying to optimize your backpack kit to be small, lightweight, and full functioning. On a longer thru-hike, you will face low and high temperatures and very mixed weather which can include freezing snow and roasting heat. One thing I enjoy about …

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Thru-Hike Tent Materials: Silpoly vs Silnylon vs DCF

There are many materials that can be used to make a tent. In this blog post, we will discuss three of the most popular materials: Silpoly, Silnylon, and DCF. Each material has its own unique set of pros and cons, so it is important to understand what each one offers before making a decision about …

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