A comprehensive list of all the gear we carry that is not already covered in the other three Gear articles. This concludes the four-part series on gear. Includes models and rationale for unique or obscure items.
A list of our big items: packs, tent, sleeping quilt, and pads. Includes models, weights, and rationale.
A comprehensive list of Amy's backpacking clothing, including models, weights, and rationale.
We always carry binoculars around our neck and we use them extensively for navigation, wildlife, scenery, and people-watching. Good waterproof binoculars suitable for backpacking are available for $200-$400.