Katadyn Pro Hiker

Katadyn Hiker Pro

Water. It’s proven to be one of the biggest challenges of our Way Upland trips. I’ve tested multiple solutions, but I’ve been most impressed…

Gerber ComplEAT

Gerber ComplEAT

Alex and I were huddled around burners staring at cookpots waiting for water to boil on the inaugural night of a backcountry trip. It…

Dude Shower wipes

DUDE Shower Wipes

Though I was cutting as much weight as possible for an overland trek, I allowed for two luxuries: a toothbrush and a pack of…

Camp Chef Ranger II

Camp Chef Ranger II

I wasn’t happy with the under-powered cooktop that came standard with my camper. Standing around waiting for water to boil on cool camp mornings…

Thermacell Backpacker

Thermacell Backpacker

  Biting bugs can ruin a backcountry trip. Since most of our hunting occurs after the frosts of fall, insects are rarely a nuisance….

Cabela's Alaknak

Cabela’s Alaknak Tent

  Backcountry bird camp isn’t complete without a wall tent. But ditch the heavy canvas tent and opt for the Cabela’s Alaknak instead. Made…

ThermaCELL

There is a lot of down time during the season. Early on when the weather is still hot, that down time brings a whole…

Helio Pressure Shower

Hunting in Alaska this year I went 20 days without a shower. Never again. NEMO makes the Helio Pressure Shower ($99) specifically for these backcountry adventures….