The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

Having a separate rain fly for a 2- or 3- person tent makes sense because multiple people can split up the weight a little easier on longer hikes. With a 1-person tent, that doesn’t really make as much sense. After all, I was carrying the whole thing and so it might as well be connected.… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

I also liked how my head wasn’t directly beside the door, which often occurs for an end-door tent. If something crawled through the zipper door it wouldn’t immediately be inches from ozark trail backpack my face but instead would have to work its way a few more feet to my head. At the same time,… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

Carry everything you need for your next adventure in the Ozark Trail 45L Montpelier Backpack. Before heading out on your next hike or other outdoor adventure, make sure to grab the Ozark Trail 14 Liter Hydration Hiking Backpack. This 14L pack is designed for maximum versatility so you can focus on the great outdoors. It… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

Most parents and grandparents dream about sharing their passions with their kids. But what happens when your passion includes schlepping 30 pounds or more of gear through the tick-infested woods and sleeping on the ground for days on end? The next section along Trace Creek is an enjoyable, quiet walk in the woods. The Yeti… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

OT maps are a great resource to help identify places where you can access water. Bring enough water for your trip or a way to purify water to make it safe to drink. Many of the creeks and streams look crystal clear, but it’s still smart to make sure any impurities are removed with pumps… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The weather was going to be great and the hammock was where I wanted to be during the restful moments of the day. In the following paragraphs I share just a few design features that, in my opinion, make this a well-designed product. A perk of hiking lesser-traveled trails are fewer (or non-existent) permits and… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

Of course it has no side water holsters, or lid pocket, or hipbelt strap, but I think that all contributes to its low weight. For the water bottles I just use Platypus .5 liter and 1 liter flat style bottles, which you can fit in the main body of the pack on top of your… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

Long days between resupplies requires a pack designed with ample space and durability. Made from Ultra 100X material, the ultralight Arc Haul Ultra backpack is innovatively designed to be a true workhorse from the Sierras to the Shenandoah. Our Ultralight Dog Bowl is a paw-fect adventure accessory ozark trail canopy for four-legged hiking companions! Crafted… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains

The set-up was understandably a few steps shorter, which is always nice when setting up in the dark. More than once in the dark I’ve attached a rain fly upside down and we had to restart that particular step. This tent was close to foolproof when it came to the rain fly because it was… Continue reading The Ozark Trail: A Guide to Hiking Missouri’s Mountains