Optimus is an outdoor stove and camping cooking accessory company that was founded in Stockholm in 1899. It has often set new technical standards over its lengthy history, and its name is a synonym for dependable camping cookware. It has also earned numerous awards and has been a successful part of innumerable expeditions. For many demanding users, the gas, multifuel and hybrid stoves by Optimus are their first choice: and for good reason: Bound by the tradition of its name, Optimus products are continuously re-engineered for further improvement.
Date Posted: 8 August 2019
Packing for long treks is quite the task. Carrying too much and not carrying enough both pose huge risks. Finding the packing sweet spot requires a ton of experience. There is so much gear to choose from! The list (of what makes packing challenging) goes on. That’s where we come in. We’ve compiled this packing list for you for multi-day or thru hikes in summer, spring or autumn. We’ll also provide some tips and tricks along the way about what to look for in your hikiRead more....
Date Posted: 29 July 2019
There’s nothing quite like backcountry hiking. Relative solitude, physical challenges matched only by the scenery - there’s a lot to enjoy. Backcountry food used to be more of an annoyance than something I looked forward to - but after many trips (and many failures), I’ve managed to dial it in. In my experience, these are the top three things you need to consider when you’re pondering the best backcountry food for your trip: 1. Calories per KG of Backcountry FoodRead more....