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What Will Your New Year's Resolutions Be?
We’re quickly approaching 2023, and the new year is an opportunity for a fresh start for many people or a time to set new goals in your life. Whether you’re new to spending time in the backcountry or are wanting to challenge yourself with more difficult treks this year, we’ve got some tips for setting goals for yourself in 2023.
If you’re just starting out, it can be overwhelming to decide where you want to go first. When it comes to planning your trips, we recommend staying close to home (if you’re able to) and starting with day trips. Taking day trips allows you to see what you might be missing in your pack, or what might make your trips easier in the future.
If you’re at a point where you’ve gone on overnight trips into the backcountry and you’re looking for some more challenging hikes, you could plan a trip to a national park, instead of sticking to trails that are closer to you. National parks offer a variety of trail options for you to choose from, allowing you to challenge yourself for your next hike.
If you’ve been hiking for a while and want to take your hiking experience to the next level, we’d suggest trying a thru-hike trip if you haven’t done one yet! This way, you’re able to experience a whole trail and more of a park than you might have in the past.
Trail Essential: Littlbug Camp Stove
Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced hiker, a Littlbug camp stove is a trail essential for your pack.
Our camp stoves come in two different sizes: Littlbug Junior and Littlbug Senior
The Littlbug Junior Stove is our smallest and lightest stove. The Littlbug Senior Stove is our largest capacity stove.
Both stoves are constructed with durable stainless steel, burn wood or alcohol, provide a stable and versatile cooking platform, and are uniquely designed to wrap around a sleeping pad for easy storage and transport. They work with most commercially available alcohol burners.
The accessories for our stoves make them even more useful on the trail:
What will your 2023 New Year's Resolutions be?
Wishing you a happy and healthy 2023!
10 Essentials for a Successful Hunting Trip
If you’ve been hunting for some time, it’s likely that you already have an idea of what you need. If it is your first time, preparing a list of essentials is recommended, so you have all you need for a successful hunt. You might even need to invest in a guided hunting trip to have [...]
Stop Reading This and Go Backpacking
We’re serious. Stop reading, and go backpacking. Well, you don’t have to backpack, but find a way to get outside and enjoy it. Why, you might ask, would we want to tear you away from our website? Because we ultimately want you to enjoy the outdoors. And you enjoying the outdoors doesn’t involve [...]
Your Outdoor Skills: What to Pack (part 1)
Endless brands and options can make being prepared for your outdoor adventure overwhelming. When you head into the backcountry, you carry everything in and out. Remember, pounds are made up of ounces. Selecting the right gear can help shed a few pounds from your pack and not forget something important. Here are some of the [...]
Are you properly dressed for your next hike?
The time has finally arrived for your next backpacking adventure. As you get your supplies together and check items off the list, don’t overlook one critical component: Comfortable, functional clothing.Improper clothing can make your trip the most uncomfortable experience. When choosing the right clothes, you must consider the weather, temperature, the trail you will be on and how long [...]