Since "The Lord of the Rings" was published the concept of a group of adventures traveling the wilderness has become a well-worn fantasy trope. Despite that, there's been a surprising dearth of LARP-style events embracing that sort of trekking. One of my other hobbies is traditional bushcraft camping, so I've always been disappointed there wasn't more interest in that type of thing.
That's why I was so happy to discover this video from the Middle-Earth Reenactment Society. They're doing exactly the kind of wilderness wandering I envisioned. It's really interesting to see their choice of gear from the viewpoint of both practicality and historicity, if that concept can even apply to fantasy-inspired trekking.