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Backpacking Gear Kits: Beginner, Intermediate & Ultralight

Backpacking Gear Kits: Beginner, Intermediate & Ultralight

When backpacking, most of your pack weight comes from your four largest pieces of gear: your pack, tent, sleeping bag and sleeping pad. GEAR:30's resident thru-hiker Bryden Bowley recommends his top picks for each item here, as well as the perfect hiking shoe, water filter, and stove system for your skill level.
  • Mekenna Malan
Après-Adventure in Ogden: Summer Edition

Après-Adventure in Ogden: Summer Edition

Don't call it sleepy: this little mountain town has plenty of food, beer and entertainment for your après-adventure amusement. For this list, our employees contributed some of their favorite local spots to eat, drink, and hang out after enjoying the outdoor activities Ogden has to offer.
  • Mekenna Malan
12 Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Dad

12 Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Dad

Cheers to the outdoor dad: the man who taught you to build a foolproof campfire, catch your first fish, and carried the smaller version of you on his shoulders when you couldn't finish the hiking trail.
  • Mekenna Malan
6 Great Places to Kayak, Float and SUP Near Ogden

6 Great Places to Kayak, Float and SUP Near Ogden

From leisurely SUP to whitewater chasing, Ogden has proven to be a paddler's paradise. Beat the heat with Peter Nieman, Gear:30 employee and paddling enthusiast, as he walks us through six of his favorite places to enjoy the water this spring and summer.
  • Mekenna Malan