Backpacking the Wilderness with Reliable "ORCCGear"

posted Dec 27, 2017, 9:48 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club   [ updated Feb 3, 2018, 2:27 PM ]

Outdoor Adventure Journal

"Backpacking the Wilderness with Reliable Gear"
Backpacks | Tents | Sleeping Bags | Stoves | Water Filters, etc.

Remember in this Series, we will be recommending Camping Gear/Equipment
 to make your Adventure Safe and Comfortable for you and your family.

In this series we have recommended Water Filters, Privacy Shelters, Camp Toilets,
Hot Pressurized Shower Systems, Clean-Up, Kitchen Prep Area Equipment, Camp Kitchen Stoves and Grills
Camp Kitchen Cookware, Camp Heaters, Campfires, Heating Gear and Now Backpacking Equipment 

"The farther one gets into the wilderness, 
the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom" 
Theodore Roosevelt
We have Gear | Equipment that make this possible. - Recommended Backpacks | Tents | Sleeping Bags | Stoves | Water Filters, etc:

ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail 80 Internal Frame Backpack

The ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail 80 Internal Frame Backpack remains comfortable on the trail during week-long excursions into the wilderness. The Red Tail 80 is constructed using a lightweight polyester fabric, an adjustable Lycra-covered suspension system with a unique "webbing ladder" adjustable harness and removable waist belt all work together to create a lightweight pack that can be adjusted to comfortably fit your body. The Red Tail 80 has been designed to fit torso ranges of 14 - 20.5 inches. The pack is top loading with a full-access lower compartment and has 4,900 cu. in. of storage space. A large front pocket, lashing points and compression straps create additional real estate for hauling extra gear. If you're at a point in your journey where you're ready to drop the main pack and venture out on a shorter trail, the top lid converts to a fanny pack! Hydration port and pocket and built-in rain cover are both included. The Red Tail 80 Internal Frame Backpack is as idea for your next backpacking trip for a long weekend adventure!

ALPS Mountaineering Zion 64 External Frame Backpack

The ALPS Mountaineering Zion 64 External Frame Backpack is a large top loading telescoping external frame pack that has a total of 3,900 cu. in. of storage and is made to fit torso ranges from 17-24 inches. The lower door on the Zion 64 pack is the perfect place to store your sleeping bag. Pockets throughout the pack help keep gear organized and in reach when needed. Padded shoulder straps and waist belt are both Lycra-covered and are completely adjustable in order to ensure a comfortable fit to your body. The many features found on the Zion make this pack top-of-the-line and ready for your next backpacking venture!

ALPS Mountaineering Baja 20 Day Backpack

The Alps Mountaineering Baja 20 Day Backpack is just right for a full day or overnight hiking, cycling or skiing adventures. This pack has a large main storage compartment with a unique full access zipper path, making easy accessibility to all of your gear. Inside the Baja 20 day backpack has a hydration pocket and port. A top zippered lid pocket also gives you access quickly to gear like a map, compass or first aid kit. A distinctive front compression panel/pocket secures your extra layer of clothing or your rain gear. The Baja 20 has a suspended mesh back panel allows for enhanced breathability and with the side compression straps allows you the ability to customize the size and position of your load. This pack features Hypalon attachment points which is resistance to chemicals, temperature extremes and ultraviolet light. Additional features include integrated trekking pole loops, stretch side pockets and includes rain cover. The Baja 20 Day Backpack is a necessity for carrying the essential gear needed for your outdoor adventures.
ALPS Mountaineering Reservoir Hydration Bladder

The ALPS Mountaineering Reservoir 3.0 Hydration Bladder is a 3 liter reservoir perfectly designed to pair with your ALPS pack. The Ultra-valve on the Reservoir 3.0 Hydration Bladder features a revolutionary 3-way articulating bit valve as well as a built in check valve that eliminates backwash and prevents air from entering the tube. It also has a feature that allows it to twist open for a no bite, full flow function. The anti-microbial Ion-Pure treatment helps prevent bacteria and mold growth. The Reservoir 3.0 Hydration Bladder also features Dual Cap technology, one cap is large for cleaning while the other cap is small and perfect for filling with liquid. The quick connect device allows the drink tube to be disconnected from the reservoir without leaking for easy refill and cleaning. The insulated drink tube allows for use in extreme cold weather, and the drink tube clip rotates 360 degrees. BPA and PVC free construction.
ALPS Mountaineering Chaos Backpacking Tents

The ALPS Mountaineering Chaos Backpacking is a one continuous pole design, free standing tent that is enhanced with 2 doors for easy entry and 2 vestibules for gear storage and extra weather protection. These tents have extra-large #8 zippers that makes opening and closing the doors and vestibules a breeze. The Chaos has 7000 series aluminum poles that are strong and lightweight. Assembly is really easy with the tent clips that just snap in place over the poles. The poles are all shock corded together as one continuous system. With a factory sealed fly and floor seams, you're sure to stay dry in rainy weather. The polyester fly and floor are urethane coated, factory sealed seams for maximum weatherproof. The fly buckles to the tent, offering a much more secure attachment when compared to elastic cord. The mesh roof vents increase ventilation and improves star gazing. All these combined features, make the Chaos a great choice for any backpacking trip.

ALPS Mountaineering Crescent Lake Sleeping Bags

The ALPS Mountaineering Crescent Lake Sleeping Bags are made with Techloft+ insulation. Techloft+ Insulation consists of multi-hole staple-length micro-denier fibers that have a siliconized finish for maximum insulation, loft, and compactness. The Crescent Lake uses a 2-layer offset construction, sometimes called a "bag within a bag." The contoured hood and mummy shape helps seal up your warmth and keep you warmer. The Crescent Lake is a great backpacking sleeping bag to take along on your hikes that won't take up all the space in your pack.
ALPS Mountaineering Comfort Air Pads

The Alps Mountaineering Comfort Air Pads is perfect for when you're away from home and want some added comfort to your cot or sleeping bag, try an ALPS self-inflating air pad. With the comfort series, the pad will inflate and deflate quickly with the jet stream wave foam and roll up compactly to fit into the stuff sack. The top is a comfortable, brushed Suede-like fabric with Anti-Slip Dots on the bottom to keep you from sliding around. The Comfort Series also features brass non-corrosive valves for maximum durability. Another benefit of adding an air pad is that it will help keep you warmer... essential to a well-rested night.

ALPS Mountaineering Camp Pillow

The ALPS Mountaineering Camp Pillow is a necessity for your camping trips when you want to get a good night sleep... and it compacts into a drawstring stuff sack so it doesn't take up much room. With two sizes available, you can pick the one that best fits your needs. These pillows come with a MicroFiber outer fabric, so it feels soft against your face. The TechLoft+ insulation makes the pillow so comfortable that when you're out camping, you won't even realize you're away from your bed. For the small price you have to pay, your sleeping experience away from home will be much more enjoyable.
Optimus Crux Lite with Terra Solo Cook System

The Optimus Crux Lite with Terra Solo Cook System is the smallest, most ultra light 3-piece Cook System. Set includes: Crux Lite stove (72 g/2.5 oz), 0.6 L (hard anodized aluminum) saucepan with pouring lip and measuring marks (mL and oz), fry pan that doubles as a lid, mesh storage bag and nylon storage bag to store Crux Lite stove Note: When traveling, the set also offers ample space for a 110 g/4 oz gas cartridge and Optimus Folding Spork (not included).

Katadyn Pocket Water Filter

Katadyn Pocket, The classic. This robust water filter made of heavy duty materials is ideal for long lasting continuous use even under extreme circumstances. The silver impregnated ceramic element is effective against bacteria and protozoa The Katadyn Pocket is the only water filter with a 20 year warranty. Includes: Prefilter, bottle clip and carry bag.
ALPS Mountaineering Compression Stuff Sacks

The ALPS Mountaineering ALPS Mountaineering Compression Stuff Sacks is a high quality stuff sack for your sleeping bag or for storing other items in your pack. These Compression Stuff Sacks will perform to the highest standards, time and time again, on all your treks. Each CSS comes equipped with a zippered pocket on the top lid to keep small items separate and easy to get to. The straps connect the bottom and top lid so you can cinch down the top as much, or as little as you need to adjust the length depending on what you are carrying on each trip. Available in four sizes!

ALPS Mountaineering Excursion Trekking Pole

The ALPS Mountaineering ALPS Mountaineering Excursion Trekking Pole is constructed of high quality aluminum that is great for trail hiking. The adjustable pole has a built in anti-shock system so even if the terrain gets rugged, you're ready to conquer. The cork and EVA grip handle makes gripping easy and comfortable.
ALPS Mountaineering Ready Lite Low Chair

The ALPS Mountaineering Ready Lite Low Chair is stable, lightweight, comfortable and portable. Whether you're headed to a concert, beach, on a canoe trip or a backpacking excursion there is sure to be room to bring along this low profile chair. This low-profile chair provides hours of comfort and strength you want in a chair. The Ready Lite Low Chair features 420D rip stop fabric and a durable 7000 series aluminum frame that folds down to fit into a 7 x 15 x 4 inch carry bag. Despite weighing less than 2.5 pounds, the Ready Lite Low Chair has a 250-pound weight capacity. Sit back, stretch your legs and enjoy the simple hassle-free comfort the Ready Lite Low Chair has to offer!

ALPS Mountaineering Trail Star 250 Headlamp

This ALPS Mountaineering Trail Star 250 Headlamp is the perfect solution to keep your hands free and still allow you to operate a light in the direction you want to see. Featuring a blinking red light on the back for safety, water resistant casing, widely adjustable beam angle, and pivoting body for precise light flow, the Trail Star 250 is sure to impress.

"This is just a couple of units available to pick from"

"Its Time To Upgrade or Replace Your Backpacking Gear"