Author: Life in a Pack

The Appalachian Trail: trekking pole tent or traditional tent?

Backpacking along the Appalachian Trail is a popular activity for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and connect with nature. Although both a trekking pole tent and a tent with poles have their own unique benefits, backpacking with a trekking pole tent can offer several advantages over a traditional tent […]

Tent care and maintenance on the PCT

Seam sealer and seam grip are essential components for tent care and maintenance when hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) with a 1- or 2-person tent. The Pacific Crest Trail is a 2,650-mile trail that runs from Mexico to Canada and covers a variety of terrains, including mountains, forests, and deserts. In this often harsh […]