Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Some hikers may choose to continue on Trace Creek to the Taum Sauk section, but OT thru-hikers should head west onto Middle Fork/John Roth Memorial section to complete the longer route. This hilly 26-mile segment gains over 2,600 feet of elevation over a contoured landscape crossing brooks, streams, and wetlands, as well as small savannahs… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

My shelters have gotten lighter as have my sleeping system — next in line for a diet was my carry system. Funds, however, were non existent and my CFO (i.e. my wife) wouldn’t increase my discretionary fund. Not the best choice for long trips or hikers who need to ozark trail backpack carry a large… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Ozark springs see a lot of rain and varied temperatures; Ozark summers tend to be hot, muggy, and wet; Ozark winters can drop below freezing. Wet weather is common to the Ozark climate, especially in late spring through summer, and fosters a breeding ground for bugs, mosquitos, and ticks. Consider bringing waterproof shoes and treating… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

While this pack may not be big enough to carry all the gear you need for longer treks, it offers many of the features you would want at a good price. Find the best backpack for your next outdoor adventure using our independent reviews and ratings. Trailspace’s community of gear reviewers has field-tested and rated… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent