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Fall backpacking: tips and ideas on how to get ready

backpacking in fall
Fall is finally here! Maybe not all of you are going to be as excited and will keep missing long, hot summer days, however, fall can be a great sea...

Thru-hiking the Continental Divide Trail: tips and common questions

Thru-hiking the Continental Divide Trail: tips and common questions
Welcome back on Apache Pine’s Blog. Of course, after talking about the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Coast Trail, it is time for the third one ...

Common hiking and backpacking hot weather mistakes to avoid

Common hiking and backpacking hot weather mistakes
Summer is finally here! Which is great, but it can also imply some disadvantages when it comes to being in the outdoors hiking, backpacking, thru-h...

Thru-hiking tips: how to get ready for your hiking adventure

thru-hiking tips
A few days ago we started to give you some tips about thru-hiking. As we said, even the most experienced hiker still wonders how to get ready for t...

How to get ready for thru-hiking

How to get ready for thru-hiking
A few days ago we introduced the concept of thru-hiking for those who didn’t know much about it and we talked about the difference between thru-hik...

Thru-hiking: an introduction to a great adventure

Introduction to thru-hiking
Hiking can have many forms and it can actually involve a lot of activities that fall into this category. One of the most extreme kinds of hiking ce...

Backpacking recipes: lunch and snacks

Backpacking recipes: lunch and snacks
We probably all agree it is better to not eat too much during lunch when backpacking, or hiking or doing any other outdoor activity, as it will slo...

Backpacking recipes: breakfast

Backpacking recipes for breakfast
  They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that’s particularly true when what awaits you are long miles with a heavy, as ligh...

Backpacking gear list: a complete guide

Backpacking gear list: a complete guide
Dear backpackers, the time has come to explore our guide to the basic gear for backpacking adventures. We are going to focus mainly on outdoor back...

Backpacking for beginners: may the adventure start!

Guide to backpacking for beginners
Backpackers of the world, welcome! As big backpackers ourselves, we at Apache Pine are really happy to explore this subject more in depth with you....