Travel Gear

Here you'll find discussions of all the various kinds of equipment you may need in your travels.

Miscellaneous Gear New

This is where you can post your gear questions that don't fit into any of the categories below.
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Backpacks & Pouches New

Here you can discuss different kinds of gear for carrying things on your back and belt.
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Sleeping Bags & Bed Rolls New

Find out what's the best sleeping gear flying around today by discussing it with others here.
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Portable Shelters New

Compare your favorite tents, tarps, hammocks, and other kinds of portable shelter with others. What's your favorite kind of shelter?
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Clothing New

Discuss your favorite clothing for travel, such as the best pants, boots, hats and other gear. Miscellaneous stuff like jewelry should go here as well.
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Stoves & Cookware New

From fancy butane/propane setups to ye old DIY tuna fish can stove, it can all be found here.
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Technology New

Not sure what tech will be useful on the road? Look here to ask your questions or share your experiences with various tech gear.
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Weapons & Tools New

It's a rough world out there, with a lot of shady people. Read here to see what others recommend to carry with you for defense. This section is also for the general discussion of useful tools like Gerbers, Leathermans, and the like.
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Musical Instruments New

What are the best kinds of instruments for travel? Join the discussion here before you decide on that sixty pound 1800's vintage accordion :P
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