The most essential part of any camping equipment is your sleep system….
I’ve been plagued with body acne since my teenaged years. It’s something I’m always super self-conscious about. The sweaty, dirtiness that inherently comes with being an outdoors person is the perfect breeding ground for body acne. Throughout the years, I’ve slowly refined and tweaked my skincare routine to manage bacne. Here’s how to prevent body acne (or bacne) in the outdoors, and anywhere else, really.
I live, breathe, dream, and eat food. Most of the time, I go into the backcountry just to eat delicious food. Most of the time, my backpacking trips are no longer than 3 or 4 days, so I can weigh my pack down with cheese, chocolate and wine. While the majority of my backpacking trips usually involve luxurious happy hours, I was not afforded that opulence on the 195-mile Sierra High Route. Here’s what I came up with to ensure my Sierra High Route resupply food was delicious and nutritious.
I’ve written about my struggles in outdoor shorts previously. For the longest time, the Outdoor Research Contour Shorts were my go-to for hiking, backpacking, and climbing. As of Spring 2019, Arc’teryx introduced the Creston 4.5 Shorts, which replaced the Contour Shorts’ long run in my closet. Here’s how the Arc’teryx Creston 4.5 Shorts fared.