Mike Nicosia

My name is Mike Nicosia, and I am the face behind Conquerwild.com. I'm a writer who's passionate about camping, hiking and all things nature. I create content that's aimed at helping you improve your experience out in the wilderness. I encourage all readers to conquer their fears, push their limits and become one with nature.

My multitool sitting, completely open with all of its tools opened on a rock near the water.

Choosing The Best Multitool For Backpacking

Conquerwild’s #1 pick for Best Multi Tool For Backpacking: Gerber Suspension NXT-Multi-Tool!! When backpacking, it’s important that we stay prepared for whatever the wilderness may throw our way. One great way to remain prepared is by keeping a hiking multitool handy. The beauty of these versatile gadgets is that they’re able to take almost every …

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Man sitting on the edge of a cliff looking at the sunset with trekking poles.

Why Use Trekking Poles? – The Ultimate Guide For Beginners

When most people think of the “stereotypical hiker,” they usually imagine someone with a large pack on their back, bulky hiking boots, and a pair of trekking poles in their hands. For those who aren’t too well versed in the world of backpacking, trekking poles may seem pointless… You may even think they’re just for …

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Best Backpacking Knife For The Outdoor Adventurer

Conquerwild’s #1 pick for Best Backpacking Knife: Benchmade – North Folk 15031 Venturing out into the wilderness can be an unpredictable experience. That’s why it’s always a good idea to keep a handy backpacking knife with you while you’re on the go. These small yet versatile tools can be true lifesavers in more ways than …

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