Always wanted to nail the downhill? In this guest post, Asen Stoyanchev from Gear Up Hiking explains how to hike downhill to protect those muscles and joints. Because you know what they say: what comes up must come down.
A Tent footprint: maybe you’ve heard of it. Maybe you’re all what even is that? Maybe you wouldn’t be caught dead pitching your tent without one. Maybe you’ve decided to finally figure out once and for all if a footprint is even worth it. Well, whatever your position on tent footprints (or ground cloths or tarps or whatever you prefer to call them), their use is a source of hot debate in the outdoor community. So let’s settle the great footprint debate once and for all, shall we?