September 11, 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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June 28, 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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June 11, 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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April 24, 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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October 24, 2014

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Timbuk2 Amnesia Daypack

Transport your technology in slender style and maximum comfort with the Timbuk2 Amnesia Daypack. The plush paneled pocket and Swing Around access make it easy to free your 15-inch laptop without a struggle while your helmet cinches effortlessly to the front loops. With customizable straps and a padded back panel, the Timbuk2 Amnesia Daypack is […]

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October 24, 2014

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Kelty Cache Hauler External Frame (Sold Alone)

With a large sturdy aluminum frame and plush suspension straps youll be able to get large amounts of gear in and out or your camp easily and comfortable with the Kelty Cache Hauler External Frame. Multiple lash points and a hinged fold down base let you strap down your load for a stable ride and […]

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October 24, 2014

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Salomon Womens Emmy WP Boots

Tall, leather, adorable, with just the right amount of faux fur, the Womens Salomon Emmy WP Boots look the part of winter luxury for your feet. Slip them on and youll be surprised at how warm and comfy they are too. Made with a waterproof suede leather upper trimmed with faux fur and wool, these […]

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October 24, 2014

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Patagonia Baby Synchilla Vest

Mom and Dad like the Baby Synchilla Vest by Patagonia for its core warmth, easy on/off construction and soft durability. Babies like it because it coddles their six-packs and lets them show off their biceps. Made of 100% polyester (85% recycled, solids only) double-faced fleece, with a full-zip entry backed by a wind flap, a […]

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October 24, 2014

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Ultimate Direction Gel Flask Clip-On Holster

Go harder, faster, and longer with the help of the Ultimate Direction Gel Flask Clip-On Holster. This lightweight clip-on attaches comfortably to shorts or a belt and the slanted design makes getting the Gel Flask in and out a breeze. Price: $12.95

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