Infographic: Anatomy of a Backpacker

Not sure where this week’s infographic comes from, but I discovered it on Let Children Play. If anyone reading this knows the original source, please let me know and I will update accordingly! This week’s infographic comes to us from HCC Medical Insurance Services, and is the Anatomy of a Backpacker… I carry much more […]

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New Bottle Stickers!

I am pleased to announce 2 new Bottle Stickers added to the Just Your Average Hiker product lineup! In addition to The “Big Three” Poisonous Plants and Liquid Conversion Chart Bottle Stickers, I have added two additional stickers (details below). Please let me know what you think of these in the comments section below – […]

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Carrying Water in Winter

Something folks don’t often think of in the winter time, as they transition from 3-season hiking to 4-season hiking, is water. The rest of the year you don’t need to worry much about your water. Toss it in a Nalgene, or in a hydration bladder, and be on your way. When winter comes around, and […]

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Just Your Average Tip: Notch Your Nalgene

Quick tip for you… If you are like me, and cannot ever remember any measurements outside of 8 bits in a byte, 12 inches in a foot, a football field is 100 yards, which in turn is 300 feet (3 feet in a yard)… then simple tricks to help you with measuring are always good! […]

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Gear-Sourcing: Conferences, Conventions and Tradeshows

And I am not talking about outdoors-related conventions either. No, I am talking about any other type of business-related convention… whatever industry you are in, there are probably tens to hundreds of conferences, conventions, and trade shows surrounding your products and industry. Believe it or not, while not only can you get a lifetime supply […]

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