Welcome to Our Gear Guide
Learn about our top picks for all types of outdoor gear - tested and recommended by professional guides!
Gear is a huge part of our expertise at Wildland. As an all-inclusive hiking and backpacking company, we have provided our guests with backpacks, tents, sleeping pads, sleeping bags, trekking poles and more for over a decade and a half. We supply our guides with backpacking stoves, camp kitchen items, camp stoves, water filters and a myriad of other gear. We also make recommendations for what types of clothing, rain gear, footwear and personal items our guests should bring on trips.
With our Gear Guide, we have taken our expertise and the input of the staff at Wildland to research, test, review and recommend items in almost every category of outdoor gear and apparel. We also supply links to the websites where you can purchase the items, making your search as informed and seamless as possible.
Packing List Quick Links
Joining a Wildland Trekking adventure? Check out our gear and clothing quick links.
Wildland Packing List Video
Walk through the packing list items Wildland recommends with senior guide Ron Bubb.
Best Low Top Hiking Shoes
See our recommendations for the best low top hiking shoes for your next adventure.
Best Boots for Backpacking
Read about our top picks for ankle-high boots to wear on backpacking trips.
Best Rain Jackets
See our selection of the best rain jackets on the market for your next hiking adventure.
Best Rain Pants
Check out our list of recommended rain pants for your next hiking vacation.
Best Long Underwear
Check out our list of favorite base layers for your next hiking or backpacking adventure.
Best Mid Layers
See our list of recommended mid layers and insulated jackets for hikers and backpackers.
Best Backpacking Tents
Recommendations for 3-season tents, winter tents, ultralight tents, budget tents and more!
Best Car Camping Tents
See our top picks for larger, comfortable, family-style car camping tents.
Best Backpacking Backpacks
Our top recommendations for backpacking packs – covering the best options for overall quality, ultra-light, budget, and more.
Best Trekking Poles
Take a look at our top trekking pole recommendations. We’ll cover the best premium, budget, and ultralight options, and more!
Best Sleeping Bags
Stay warm and comfortable on your adventures with the best sleeping bag. Take a look at our top sleeping bag recommendations, along with important buying considerations.
Best Headlamps for Hiking
Darkness won’t hold you back when you have the best headlamp for hiking adventures! Take a look at our top recommendations.
Best Backpacking Sleeping Pads
Keep your camping warm and comfortable with the best sleeping pads. We’ll review our top recommendations along with buying advice in this article.