Backpacking Gear Kits: Beginner, Intermediate & UltralightWhen backpacking, most of your pack weight comes from your four largest pieces of gear: your pack, tent, sleeping bag and sleeping pad. GEAR:30's resident thru-hiker Bryden Bowley recommends his top picks for each item here, as well as the perfect hiking shoe, water filter, and stove system for your skill level.
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Après-Adventure in Ogden: Summer EditionDon't call it sleepy: this little mountain town has plenty of food, beer and entertainment for your après-adventure amusement. For this list, our employees contributed some of their favorite local spots to eat, drink, and hang out after enjoying the outdoor activities Ogden has to offer.
12 Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoor DadCheers to the outdoor dad: the man who taught you to build a foolproof campfire, catch your first fish, and carried the smaller version of you on his shoulders when you couldn't finish the hiking trail.
6 Great Places to Kayak, Float and SUP Near OgdenFrom leisurely SUP to whitewater chasing, Ogden has proven to be a paddler's paradise. Beat the heat with Peter Nieman, Gear:30 employee and paddling enthusiast, as he walks us through six of his favorite places to enjoy the water this spring and summer.
The Best Trail Running Gear 2021It's time to hit the trail! Upgrade your running gear with these top-notch trail accessories that'll have you crushing miles wherever your feet take you.
How Andrew Bentz of Pa'lante Built a Better Ultralight Pack
Andrew Bentz knew he could build an ultralight backpack that was efficient and simple, weighed less without sacrificing durability, and looked better than anything else on the market. Five years and four pack models later, Pa’lante packs — which are currently manufactured right here in Ogden, Utah — have quickly risen to the top of every in-the-know hiker’s wish list.
The Best Climbing Routes in Ogden From Beginner to AdvancedOgden - It’s All Within Reach. While the city’s tagline has officially been rebranded, the saying remains true. From skiing to hiking, mountain biking and more, there’s a little bit for everyone in these foothills, including a lifetime's-worth of climbing routes to send. Here's just a snippet of the best beginner, intermediate, advanced, and trad climbs that Ogden has to offer.
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12 Perfect Mother's Day Gifts for Moms Who HikeShe packed your lunches, bandaged your scraped knees, and taught you to love nature. Give back this Mother's Day by gifting her gear that'll allow her to adventure in style (because she's a cool mom—not a regular mom—after all).
COVID-19 has impacted Ogden's trails. Here's how you can help, according to TFNU director Aric ManningThe Trails Foundation of Northern Utah (formerly Weber Pathways) works hard to build world-class trails that are safe and accessible for your walk,...
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TRAVERSE Drop #5: Rare Vintage Outdoor Clothing Items + the Stories Behind ThemDrop #5 will be a mixture of rare jackets and fleeces that are perfect for the chilly spring camping trips at our doorstep, as well as summer button-ups, pants, shorts and technical base layers for any occasion. Each piece is intentional and chosen with a purpose.
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