back country blog
The Backcountry team’s favourite tips and tricks to make winter camping less freezing and more fun.
First off Packrafters sometimes choose not wear buoyancy aids, some even wrap their foam sleeping pads around themselves in an attempt to increase there safety in a risk benefit situation. Now I have struggled with the concept of this for a while, having worked in the outdoors for 15 odd years and attending lots of […]
When the Ghost first appeared, I instantly wrote it off for anything that I would want to do! More fool bloody me is what I say to that. The Alpacka ghost tips the scales at 730grams and will fit in your back pocket, pair this with Alpackas trekking pole paddle combo and you have a […]
So, finally I have got round to writing my top tips and handy hints for a good bikepacking set up. This has come about, I guess, as a result of the questions asked by many of our customers. Over the years we each have developed our own systems, refined them and have gradually found what […]