Pack It Up!

Adventure racers are notorious for scrabbling in their backpacks as they pull everything out to locate a single item of gear – and commenting, “I’m sure it is in here somewhere!

What they haven’t realised is that their backpack is not a haystack and equipment need not be a needle. By organising and packing gear logically and methodically, you’ll be able to retrieve your waterproof jacket, thermal clothing, knife or headlamp from your backpack, in the dark of night, by touch. Continue reading

Buying a backpack

We’ve learned a few lessons along the way from our own adventure racing and multi-day staged running adventures. As many of our AR Desert Gaiter customers participate in staged races; and the AR Adventure Gaiters wearers are into multi-day adventure races, we’ve compiled some backpack-buying advice for you.  Continue reading