Stuff you need!

Hiking gear can be expensive – and also addicting!! We’ve acquired quite a collection over the years and we’d love to share it with you! We suggest building slowly- but here’s some of our faves!

Side note – this post is full of affiliate links – which means if you buy something from one of our links, get get a little kickback – which will allow us to keep buying more gear – WIN- WIN!!

For starters – we are huge HUGE fans of Cairn. We get a ton of our gear from our Get Cairn package  – and we highly recommend this is where you start! It’s a monthly subscription box at a GREAT price, uder $30.00, and the values are insane. Plus – it’s like someone sending you a birthday present each month! You can find out about

New Cairn Subscription Signups, beginning July 1st and beyond, will get the Classic Serac Hammock in their 1st collection!

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Cairn‘s Adventure Summer Package includes:

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  • July Collection of your choice (browse selections here)
  • Surprise August and September Collections
  • Up to $50 of value in each collection
  • Free US Shipping 

    Before you start out on your adventures, you must make sure you have the 10 essentials! (more on that to come) Here are some things we recommend!

We highly recommend this Pocket Blanket from OpenWorld Outfitters. We’ve used this thing more times than we can remember. Check out our review here – Pocket Blanket – and it’s a great price!

Another investment we HIGHLY recommend is guidebooks and (waterproof if possible) maps! You will definitely use these, plus it’s fun to research!


Some additional recommendations for your ten essentials!

And here’s some of our favorite campsite items!



Stay tuned, as this is just the beginning! We will be adding more gear and items we recommend slowly, and we are working on some clothing/hats etc also!


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