Camp and Trail; Members Favorite Gear Bits and Tips for High Sierra Backpacking


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 07 February 2016

Members Favorites

Random Backpacking Gear Bits

There's lot's of little things that make camping in the High Sierra comfortable and pleasurable.

 

 

Multipurpose

tstockt                 550 cord-paracord 

stefalive              swiss army knife victorinox

Alex                     love my swiss army knife...

denovo                Leatherman

 

 

Loves their gear... 
Flower
Husband and I have worked hard to acquire great gear. I love my backpack, tent, icebreaker base layer, and my collapsible bucket- I like to wash.

 

 

Da Feet

Hiking 50                  Saucony Caliber 
Right now, these are the most comfortable shoes I've found.

PerfectDay                My Feet!

 

 

Poles Assist All

vplane                      Black Diamond trekking poles

JDVandevelde         Black Diamond carbon poles

 

 

Fire

tstockt                      light my fire firesteel  

 

 

Craphole

AlexW                      Snow stake to dig crapholes

 

 

It's the Fishing

Polvito1977              my 7 foot , 3-4 weight , Sage fly rod !!!!!!

 

 

Easy Water

Kayamper                Sawyer Squeeze

 

 

It's True

mjamison            Maybe it sounds odd - a clear plastic double walled mug from REI

AlexW                 Agreed: I loooove my big Winter-Proof blue backpacking mug!

dthoming            Stanley cook pot

 

 

Security Is...

Frddet1                  My Rain Coat

 

PerfectDay             A fine Down Coat: Ghost Whisper Jacket MH

 

Johnnymans        Kuhl Pants Convertible pants

                            Kelty day pack  (Alex's '70s vintage Kelty Daypack)

                               

 

This forum is for the random but vital little bits of gear, giveing attention to the details that smooth out life on the trail and in camp, but mostly in camp.

 

Also See
Camp Skills
and
High Sierra Backpacking Gear List

Gear List: Backpacker's Personal Items

 

Post up your camp tips and bits of random gear that sweeten trail and camp life.

 

 

Check the Members Favorites 

 

Best Internal Framed Packs

 

Best External Framed Backpacks

 

Best Ultra Light Packs

 

Best Backpacking Boots

 

Best Backpacking Socks

 

Best Trekking Poles

 

Best Backpacking Stoves

 

Best Backpacking Cookware

 

Best Backpacking Water Purification

 

Best Backpacking Tents

 

Best Sleeping Bags

 

Best Sleeping Pads

 

Best Backpacking Shirts & Pants

 

Favorite Backpacking Gear Bits

 

Best Backpacking Camp Chairs 

 

Best Backpacking Guitar

 

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