March 24, 2014

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First Aid

The farther from the beaten path you venture, the more prepared you should be for a medical emergency. Always carry a first-aid kit designed for the type of trek and the number of people in your group. A variety of first-aid kits are available for day hikes, family camping trips or backpacking treks. Kits should […]

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March 12, 2014

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Hiking Boots Tips

Choosing Hiking Boots Your enjoyment on the trail rests literally on your feet. Nothing can end a great outdoor experience quicker than painful blisters, pinched toes or even injuries caused by inappropriate hiking boots. (The comfort, fit and construction of appropriate footwear can also add to your margin of safety in rugged terrain.) Here are […]

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February 21, 2014

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Low-Impact Hiking and Camping

Cooking Carry in, carry out. Before you hit the trail, repackage food into reusable containers. When empty, the containers can hold waste until you can dispose of it properly. Pack everything that you carry into the backcountry back out with you. In bear country, protect wildlife, your food supply and yourself by storing rations securely. […]

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January 4, 2014

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Choosing/Loading Your Backpack

Whether you are carrying an internal or external frame pack, you should load it with balance and the convenient location of gear in mind. A few basic packing principles apply to both styles of packs. Protect your sleeping bag. Internal frame packs have a special sleeping bag compartment in the bottom. External frame packs have […]

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April 21, 2014

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Sorel Mens Alpha Pac Snow Boot

Dont just talk about tromping around in the snow all winter no matter the temperature or the conditions, take hold of the reins with the Mens Sorel Alpha Pac Snow Boot and never look back again. Designed with a Polar Lite shell, seam-sealed waterproof construction, and a PU-backed synthetic textile upper, these mid-calf hiking, walking […]

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April 21, 2014

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CAT Footwear Mens Levy Waterproof Steel Toe Work Boots

The Caterpillar Levy Waterproof Steel Toe Workboot for Men is a Cat footwear's men's waterproof lace-to-toe style featuring SuperWelt construction for forefoot flexibility. Price: $119.95

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April 21, 2014

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Patagonia Womens Synchilla Vest

With the possible exception of duct tape, there is nothing more versatile than a fleece vest. This one provides color and core warmth without the bulk of a jacket, and is made from cushy 7.5oz doublefaced polyester fleece 85 recycled. With feminine lines, a doublefleece collar and zippered handwarmer pockets. Recyclable through the Common Threads […]

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April 21, 2014

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Columbia Mens Daska Pass Omni-Tech Hiking Boots

The Columbia Sportswear Men's Titanium Daska Pass Omni-Tech Hiking Boot is serious footwear that takes the devoted hiker and backpacker almost anywhere. The lightweight upper features Omni-Tech waterproof breathability, and the contoured footbed provides exceptional comfort on any surface. Not only does the Columbia Sportswear Women's Titanium Daska Pass Omni-Tech Boot provide burly durability with […]

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April 21, 2014

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Hi-Tec Kids TT Mid Waterproof Hiking Boots

Get those kids out on the trails in comfort when they're wearing the Hi-Tec Kid's TT Mid Waterproof Hiking Boots. A waterproof suede and mesh upper lets foot moisture escape and keeps mud and water out. A mid-height provides a bit of ankle support and a nylon shank gives this hiking shoe dependable stability on […]

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