The Gear That Backpacker’s Editors Loved in June 2023
Are you a backpacking enthusiast always on the lookout for the latest and greatest gear? Look no further! In June 2023, our team of Backpacker’s Editors had the privilege of testing out some incredible gear that left us in awe. From advanced hiking boots to innovative sleeping bags, these products are definitely worth considering for your next adventure. So, without further ado, let’s dive into our top picks for June 2023:
1. TrailTrekker Hiking Boots
If you’re looking for a versatile and comfortable pair of hiking boots, look no further than TrailTrekker. These boots feature a durable yet lightweight construction, making them ideal for long-distance hikes. The Vibram outsole provides excellent traction on various terrains, while the waterproof membrane keeps your feet dry in wet conditions. Our editors were particularly impressed by the excellent ankle support and overall comfort these boots offered. Whether you’re trekking through rugged mountains or exploring muddy trails, TrailTrekker hiking boots are a reliable choice.
2. SummitLite 3-Person Tent
The SummitLite 3-person tent is a game-changer for backpackers who prioritize lightweight gear. Weighing in at just under 3 pounds, this tent is incredibly easy to carry without sacrificing durability or space. With its innovative design, it offers plenty of headroom and features a vestibule for gear storage. Setting up the tent is a breeze, thanks to its color-coded poles and intuitive layout. Whether you’re embarking on a solo trip or camping with friends, the SummitLite 3-person tent is a fantastic choice for your shelter needs.
3. AeroPack Travel Backpack
Tired of lugging around bulky backpacks that dig into your shoulders? The AeroPack Travel Backpack will be your new best friend. This sleek and comfortable backpack is designed with the modern backpacker in mind. It features ergonomic straps, a well-padded back panel, and a weight distribution system that evenly distributes the load. The multiple compartments ensure easy organization, while the weather-resistant fabric keeps your gear dry. Our editors were also impressed by the built-in USB port, allowing you to conveniently charge your devices on the go. The AeroPack Travel Backpack is a must-have for any backpacker.
4. StellarSleep Sleeping Bag
Getting a good night’s sleep is crucial for backpackers out on the trails, and the StellarSleep sleeping bag ensures just that. This sleeping bag provides exceptional comfort and warmth, thanks to its premium insulation and soft lining. It’s also designed to be highly packable, taking up minimal space in your backpack. The thoughtfully placed zipper allows for ease of use, and the hood effectively traps heat without feeling claustrophobic. Whether you’re camping in chilly temperatures or cool summer nights, the StellarSleep sleeping bag will keep you cozy throughout your adventures.
5. PhotonTech Portable Solar Charger
Keeping your devices charged while backpacking can be a challenge, but the PhotonTech Portable Solar Charger solves that problem. This compact and lightweight charger harnesses the power of the sun, allowing you to charge your phone, camera, or other devices on the go. It features multiple USB ports, enabling you to charge multiple devices simultaneously. Our editors were amazed by the speed and efficiency of this solar charger, making it an essential companion for long backpacking trips. Say goodbye to dead batteries and stay connected with the PhotonTech Portable Solar Charger.
6. Aquapure Water Purification System
Access to clean drinking water is essential while backpacking, and the Aquapure Water Purification System ensures you have it wherever you go. This portable water purifier effectively removes bacteria, protozoa, and other harmful contaminants, making any water source safe to drink. Our editors were impressed by its simplicity of use and the speed at which it provides clean water. The small size and lightweight design make it convenient to carry in your backpack for all your hydration needs. With the Aquapure Water Purification System, you can stay hydrated and worry-free on your backpacking adventures.
In June 2023, our Backpacker’s Editors had the pleasure of testing out some remarkable gear that exceeded our expectations. From TrailTrekker hiking boots and the SummitLite 3-person tent for outdoor comfort and shelter, to the AeroPack Travel Backpack and PhotonTech Portable Solar Charger for convenient carrying and charging, and finally the StellarSleep sleeping bag and Aquapure Water Purification System for a peaceful night’s sleep and clean drinking water – these products truly stood out from the crowd. These innovative gear options are sure to enhance your backpacking experience, so make sure to consider them for your upcoming adventures.