Archives for May 2015

Best Car Camping Gear for 2015

Car Camping Essentials At Glacier National Park Travel Guide, we usually focus on gear that is perfect for ultralight backpackers and hard-charging hikers. However, not everyone is quite as adventurous and equipped for arduous outdoor activity, and that’s fine! With summer upon us, it’s high time that we mention that car camping can also be […]

Best Women’s Jackets of 2015

Best Women’s Jackets of 2015 Here at Glacier National Park Travel Guide, we do spend a lot of time covering gear that is intended more for men than women. However, we know that we have plenty of female readers as well, and we love our backpacking female friends just as much! So today, we’re taking […]

Ahnu Coburn: Hiking Shoe Review

Ahnu Coburn Hiking Shoe If you’re looking for an affordable, comfortable new hiking shoe for this summer season, one option you should definitely check out is the Ahnu Coburn Hiking Shoe. This durable, comfortable shoe from established footwear company Ahnu is designed to keep your feet feeling great during long days hiking around and mountaineering, […]

Feel at Home Anywhere with the Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed Duo

Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed Duo When sleeping in the outdoors, some of us toss and turn and get a generally crappy night’s sleep due to discomfort, cold, and so forth. For many of us, feeling like we’re sleeping in a bed at home is one of the biggest things missing from a camping or backpacking […]

Save HUGE on Outdoor Gear During REI’s Anniversary Sale!

Save BIG During REI’s Anniversary Sale! Each May, REI offers its biggest sale of the year to help its customers gear up for a fun summer spent exploring outdoors. The REI Anniversary Sale for 2015 has commenced, and now, through May 25th, you can save up to a whopping 30% on select outdoor equipment. You can […]

Best Lightweight Tents for Summer Camping

Three Season Tents for Summer Camping When you’re searching for a tent for the summer months, your needs are going to be much different than when you are searching for a tent that you can use year-round and in cold weather. Tents are generally rated as to how many seasons they can withstand. For example, […]

Keen Marshall WP: A Shoe for All Occasions

Keen Marshall WP Shoe We’ve written plenty about Keen’s ability to make excellent sandals; however, this footwear company is good for much more than just open-toed comfort. Keen has been around for awhile now, and they continue to diversify and expand their shoe options, making quality shoes for all purposes in the process. Keen hiking […]

Glacier National Park Seeks Public Comment on Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan

Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan Glacier National Park is seeking the input of the public in regards to their Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan. The park service is looking for feedback on five preliminary alternatives for the management plan as they decide which course of action to take to reduce congestion along the Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor, especially […]

Grivel Condor: An Innovative Mountaineering Pole

Grivel Condor Pole If you ever head out mountaineering in areas where ice is an ever-present danger, you certainly understand the value of a quality pole. Whether you are ski-mountaineering or just hiking the icy summit of a towering mountain, there is always a use for a sturdy pole. Another tool that you would need […]

Best Hiking and Camping Sandals for this Summer

5 Best Hiking and Camping Sandals While not recommended for grueling hikes or multi-day backpacking trips, when you’re in the outdoors in the summertime, there are plenty of great reasons to wear a pair of sandals. All winter long, you’ve subjected your feet to being trapped in hiking boots, and by the time summer rolls around, […]