Ice. Snow. Wind. Temperatures below freezing. Those are just some of the things you face during winter backpacking. However, as harsh as all of that sounds, winter camping is a beautiful and rewarding adventure well worth the effort, particularly if you can do it right. Today we’ll cover a few tips that will help set you in the right direction to stay warm, safe, and have fun! One of the perks of being an outdoor company is that we often go on company backpacking trips during the work week! A few of our team members took off for a quick...
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With a reliable pillow that you know will be comfortable and help you sleep at the end of the day, you can forego other more bulky or heavy options, and free up your pack. You can be confident in getting quality rest each night so you'll have energy to keep going the next day.Read more
We’ve all dreamed of summiting a peak in our life, whether figuratively or literally. There’s a reason why climbing mountains is one of the most common metaphors for overcoming challenges and doing something hard. Here at Outdoor Vitals, we encourage everyone to keep trying to summit their peaks, both the physical and metaphorical. But there are a few things you should know before attempting to summit an actual peak.Read more
The secret to happiness? Simplify. Living Ultralight is not only creating lightweight, premium gear, but it's also about reducing the number of material things we own to make space and time for more outdoor adventures. Less is more when we purchase with intention. Quality over quantity. Additional material things make planning and preparing for trips long and stressful, but when we can understand and live by the motto "Living Ultralight", then we can make time for the adventures that matter most.Read more