10 Backpacking Essentials
If you’re looking for hiking or backpacking advice, our TCO staffers have wandered local trails for the day, hiked to summits with valley views, taken on the AT and PCT for months, packed up to spend a weekend in the woods, trekked into the backcountry, experienced stargazing, mastered hammock-camping, and perfected backcountry cooking.
Their tip: No matter whether you’re spending a day, week, or months in the woods, bring these 10 Essentials with you so you can be prepared for anything.
And just for you, we’ve curated a checklist for your next overnight backpacking adventure:
5 Backpacking essentials you didn’t know we carried:
You can keep it simple, or make it impressive. Whatever path you choose, we’ve got the gear to get you going.