At Lasting Adventures, we are committed to creating the most positive wilderness experiences possible. Along with expert guides and delicious food, supplying quality backpacking equipment is key to keeping that commitment. To outfit our guests and guides with the best modern backpacking gear, Lasting Adventures partners with top outdoor brands that provide the industry-leading products we trust. Below is a menu of gear essentials we use on every trip, developed over the years from the most reliable equipment we encounter in the field. Use the links to purchase these low-priced products directly from our Partners in Adventure, and get set up for success in the high country!

If you are a confirmed participant on one of our multi-day adventures or summer camps, contact us for discount coupons from our Partners in Adventure!

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DEVA – WOMEN’S

Gregory’s Deva women’s backpack has been a staple in our gear quiver for years, used by both our guests and guides as a reliable, durable solution for multi-day trips. The Deva’s customizable design is well-suited for beginner and advanced backpackers alike, equipped with a form-fitting hip-belt and breathable suspension to make any load more comfortable. Available in a variety of sizes and carrying capacities, we offer the Deva in 60 and 70-liter options.

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DIVA – WOMEN’S

Gregory’s Diva women’s backpack has been a staple in our gear quiver for years, used by both our guests and guides as a reliable, durable solution for multi-day trips. The Diva’s customizable design is well-suited for beginner and advanced backpackers alike, equipped with a form-fitting hip-belt and breathable suspension to make any load more comfortable. Available in a variety of sizes and carrying capacities, we offer the Diva in 50- and 70-liter options.

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BALTORO – MEN’S

Gregory designed the Baltoro to be the ultimate multi-day backpacking pack for men. Spacious yet agile, the Baltoro’s Response A3 suspension stays comfortable on any multi-day trip. Carry everything you need for a deluxe basecamp, then set out and explore using the included sidekick daypack.

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BALTORO – MEN’S

Gregory designed the Baltoro to be the ultimate multi-day backpacking pack for men. Spacious yet agile, the Baltoro’s Response A3 suspension stays comfortable on any multi-day trip. Carry everything you need for a deluxe basecamp, then set out and explore using the included sidekick daypack.

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PARAGON – MEN’S

A full-size, all-season pack that’s as comfortable as it is practical, Gregory’s Paragon is a lightweight, budget-friendly option with a customizable fit. It’s most unique feature—a full length side-zip access point—makes digging through the bag quick and easy. Available in 3 carrying capacities—48L, 58L, and 68L. 

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MAVEN – WOMEN’S

The women’s equivalent to the Gregory’s Paragon backpack, the Maven is a full-size, all-season pack that’s as comfortable as it is practical and budget-friendly. It offers a customizable fit and a full length side-zip access point—makes digging through the bag on-trail quick and easy. Available in 4 carrying capacities—35L, 45L, 55L and 65L. 

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WANDER – TEENS

Designed for growing young adults who have the same needs on the trail as their older counterparts. The Wander was designed to fit young adults, but it’s on par with any other full sized Gregory pack. As the years pass, you can count on the Wander’s wide range of adjustability to provide a comfortable fitting pack. Available in 50L and 70L capacities.

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WANDERER 70 – TEENS

Designed for growing young adults who have the same needs on the trail as their older counterparts. The Wander 70 was designed to fit young adults, but it’s on par with any other full sized Gregory pack. As the years pass, you can count on the Wander’s wide range of adjustability to provide a comfortable fitting pack.

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ICARUS – YOUTH

Plenty of capacity for multi-day trips in a pack fit for the smallest kiddos in your camp. From scouting to school trips, the Icarus provides ample capability for youth backpackers. A durable pack equipped with easy-to-use features and Gregory’s proprietary suspension that keeps the load comfortable all day long! 

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WANDERER 50 – YOUTH

50L of capacity for multi-day trips to support growing children on the trail. From scouting to school trips, the Wander 50 provides ample capacity and capability. A large U-zip opening makes access easy at camp, and the adjustable VersaFit suspension provides a lasting, customized fit.

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SEEDHOUSE SL1

The Seedhouse SL1 is new to our fleet in 2020, and it’s already a guides’ favorite for its durability and light weight. The SL tents are the signature series in Big Agnes’ backpacking line—superlight pieces of gear designed to stand the test of time and the backcountry. Available in one- and two-person models.

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SHEEP MOUNTAIN

An ideal option for base camp or entry-level backpacking, this spacious 2-person tent provides protection in three seasons and more space than most 2-person options. It’s easy to set up and offers many of Big Agnes’ best features, with a quality construction that’s built to last many seasons to come. 

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COPPER SPUR HV

This 3-person, 3-season tent is a beefed up, burly addition to Big Agnes’ award-winning Copper Spur HV series. It includes a sturdy pole system, steep walls for maximum living space, nylon zip-up option for complete closure, and two doors/two vestibules for easy tent life and optimum gear storage to accommodate life on the trail.

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WHALEN 20

A technical bag for those who prefer a mummy design, the Whalen 20 keeps us warm through three seasons in the Sierras. Comfortable, well-insulated, and lightweight enough for backpacking long distances.

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BENCHMARK 0

Weighing in at just 4 lbs., this technical sleeping bag uses synthetic insulation and a thermally efficient mummy cut to keep you cozy warm on your winter camp outings and chilly shoulder season nights.

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INSULATED AXL TRAIL BOSS

The Insulated AXL Trail Boss is Big Agnes’ most rugged insulated pad to date.  This three-season+ pad is ideal for the rugged lifestyle of backpacking, an ideal, modern pad that’ll keep you comfy on multi-day expeditions.

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LEGACY LITE COR-TEC

New in 2019, the Legacy Lite COR-TEC AS is the culmination of LEKI’s 60+ years experience in designing and producing trekking poles. Featuring Ultralite aluminum shafts, LEKI’s antishock system and COR-TEC grips.

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WOMEN’S CRESSIDA

The ‘Cressida’ is a among LEKI’s best selling women’s specific poles and prime example of a LEKI premium trekking pole. It features COR-TEC grips with smaller overall dimensions to better fit a woman’s hand.

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LEGACY LITE COR-TEC

New in 2019, the Legacy Lite COR-TEC AS is the culmination of LEKI’s 60+ years experience in designing and producing trekking poles. Featuring Ultralite aluminum shafts, LEKI’s antishock system and COR-TEC grips.

GET THE LEGACY LITE COR-TEC

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WOMEN’S CRESSIDA

The ‘Cressida’ is a among LEKI’s best selling women’s specific poles and prime example of a LEKI premium trekking pole. It features COR-TEC grips with smaller overall dimensions to better fit a woman’s hand.

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GSI INSULATED MUG

Made from BPA-free, non-leaching polypropylene, this essential piece of gear comes with a cloth-wrapped insulated neoprene sleeve, non-slip footing, and sealable lid to keep the contents warm (or cold) and free from spills, trail dust, and critters.

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GSI CASCADIAN BOWL

Light, tough, and totally recyclable, the GSI Cascadian Bowl is your go-to, all-purpose camp bowl. This durable, BPA-Free bowl won’t hold odors or impart any tastes on tomorrow’s dinner.

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GSI FOLDING FOON

This amazing little utensil’s clever folding form uces the Foon’s footprint from 6.1 in use, to less than 3.7 for storage in a shirt pocket, the corner of a cookset, under a fuel cartridge or in some other, little, unused nook.

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The following is group gear provided on all backpacking trips by Lasting Adventures.

COOKING UTENSILS

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MSR WHISPERLITE

The WhisperLite stove has been the number one choice of outdoor adventurers for over 25 years, and we’ve been using it for nearly that long. Its compact, field maintainable design is as reliable as backcountry cooking systems get.

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MSR ALPINE 4-POT SET

The Alpine 4-pot set is made from durable stainless steel, reliably standing up to the most extreme conditions. It’s perfect for heavy use preparing a lot of meals on a wide range of adventures.

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MSR ALPINE FRY PAN

If you really want to cook like you do at home, MSR’s stainless steel Alpine skillet will do it. Features a heat-spreading aluminum disc welded to the bottom, just like high-end home cookware.

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MSR ALPINE DELUXE KITCHEN SET

This is the most comprehensive set of tools for outdoor cooking we’ve found. Features a combination pot strainer/cheese grater, a folding cutting board, a stainless steel Utility Knife and more.

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MSR GUARDIAN

Originally designed for military squads, MSR brings the advanced technology to global travelers and backcountry users with the Guardian. Fast, reliable and easy to use, this pump purifier offers the added protection you need in wilderness areas.

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MSR AUTOFLOW GRAVITY FILTER

This extra-large AutoFlow gravity filter system delivers 10 liters of clean water fast—all while you set up camp, prep dinner or relax. It’s big capacity means fewer trips to the river to haul the water you need, a welcome luxury after a long day on the trail.

GET THE AUTOFLOW XL

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KATADYN HIKER PRO

This compact filter delivers a liter of fresh, enjoyable water from a lake, river or creek in only one minute, removing bacteria, giardia and cryptosporidium. With the quick connect fittings, you can filter clean water directly into a bottle or pack reservoir.

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