Posts in Backpacking
Essential 2019 Havasu Falls Packing List + Printable Packing Checklist & Layering Tip-Sheet

The Essential Havasu Falls Packing List | Hiking into Havasu Falls is on of the best ways to experience this trail and the Havasu waterfalls. Make sure you have the right backpacking gear essentials with you for this beautiful backpacking and camping trip in Arizona! Post includes free Havasupai packing list printable for easy reference. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Mountaineering Basics: How to Get Into Mountaineering

Mountaineering Basics: How to Get Into Mountaineering | If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “I want to be a mountaineer” but don’t know where to start, then this article is perfect for you. In this article we go over 15 tips on mountaineering for beginners and how to get started mountaineering. It can feel overwhelming at first, but if you are dedicating to learning, mountaineering can be an extremely rewarding sport. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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The ULTIMATE Guide to the Havasu Falls Hike in 2019 - Backpacking Trail Details, Camping, Permits, Weather, Photography, and More

Your Ultimate Guide to the Havasu Falls Hike in Arizona - Backpacking Trail Details, Camping, Permits, Weather, Photography, and More | These beautiful blue waters of Havasupai should be on the top of your bucket list. In our post we go through everything you need to know about visiting Havasu Falls from trail details, permits, photography, what to pack, and more. This 25 mile long trail and it’s 5 amazing waterfalls, Fifty Foot Falls, Navajo Falls, Havasu Falls, Mooney Falls, and Beaver Falls, will not leave you disappointed. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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25 Outdoor Bloggers Reveal Their Most Epic Outdoor Adventure Travels from 2018

25 Outdoor Bloggers Reveal Their Most Epic Outdoor Adventure Travels from 2018 | If you are looking for some inspiration for your future outdoor adventure goals and travels, check out this list from 25 outdoor bloggers personal favorite outdoor adventures in 2018. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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21 of the Best Gifts for Backpackers

21 of the Best Gifts for Backpackers | The holiday's are fast approaching and so I decided to put together a gift guide for those in your life that love backpacking based on products that I love. These gifts are perfect for the avid backpacker in your life, or even for yourself. From water filters to GPS App subscriptions, these are all great products that I can personally vouch for. You won't go wrong with any of these gifts, I love them! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Insanely Delicious Vegan Backpacking Food with Maya Kaimal’s Everyday Dals

Insanely Delicious Vegan Backpacking Food with Maya Kaimal’s Everyday Dals | Let’s face it. Delicious backpacking food that is ALSO healthy can be hard to come by. So naturally, I was thrilled when Maya Kaimal reached out to me about trying their Everyday Dals, which are a perfectly sized for the ultimate vegan backpacking meal. In this post I’ll reveal what I love about them the most and which of the flavors is my absolute favorite! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Your Ultimate Guide to Backpacking the Trans-Catalina Trail on Catalina Island

Backpacking the Trans-Catalina Island Trail in California | The Trans-Catalina Island Trail is a gorgeous trail where land meets the sea, set off the coast of the California mainland. So if you're looking for a hiking trail that is challenging but beautiful, "mountainous" but near the ocean, isolated feeling but still very close to civilization, then this is the perfect trail for you! It is one of a kind, and one you aren't likely to forget. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Your Ultimate Trail Guide: Mount Langley Hike and the Cottonwood Lakes - California 14er

Your Ultimate Trail Guide: Mount Langley Hike and the Cottonwood Lakes | Mount Langley is the 9th tallest mountain in California and one of three California 14ers that can be accessed via a Class-1 hiking trail which makes it one of the easiest California 14ers to summit. Even if you aren't interested in summiting Mount Langley, just hiking to the Cottonwood Lakes is a worthwhile trip all on it's own. Check out our full guide to this beautiful area and this Sierra Nevada classic hike! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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7 Tips for Thru Hiking the Appalachian Trail

7 Tips for Thru Hiking the Appalachian Trail | There is a lot of planning involved with a thru-hike, and it can be intimidating to know where to start. Consider this post your Appalachian Trail thru-hike planner, and start planning your hike with confidence. You won’t want to hit the trail without reading these 7 awesome thru-hiking tips! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Ultimate Guide to Hiking Split Mountain - California Fourteener

Ultimate Guide to Hiking Split Mountain - California Fourteener | Split Mountain is a lesser-known California 14er, but with equally beautiful views and scenes into the Sierra Nevada backcountry. The Split Mountain hike is not the best beginner 14er, but if you are looking to test your class 2 hiking skills in the mountains, this is a great, steep and challenging summit. In our guide we go over the essential details of planning your hike up this California 14er peak. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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A Detailed Look at The Trans-Catalina Trail Map

Trans-Catalina Island Trail Map Details| If planning out the details and managing the permit reservations needed to backpack Californias Trans-Catalina Island Trail is what is holding you back, worry no more! This post contains details on each of the primary sections of the Trans-Catalina Trail Map. Stop putting it off and make a plan to tackle this epic Catalina hiking trail. It is one of a kind adventure that you aren't likely to forget. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Gear Review: Field Testing the PackPillow Backpacking Pillow

Field Testing the PackPillow Backpacking Pillow | If you're looking for a new solution to sleep comfort when you are out backpacking, there is a new lightweight option on the market called the PackPillow. I took the product with me on a backpacking trip and give you a detailed gear review and my overall opinion of the product in my field tested report. Come see if it is a good fit for you! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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