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 21, 2014

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Marmot Zelus 25 Daypack

Fully featured and ready for big mountain expeditions, the Marmot Zelus 25 Daypack has everything you need for a great alpine adventure. Featuring a unique clip and carry system, built-in hydration sleeve/pocket, and perfectly molded back panel, this durable pack will keep you in breathable comfort no matter how far you need to go. Designed […]

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October 21, 2014

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Ecco Womens Shiver Wedge Ankle Boot

Enjoy a bit of extra height with the Ecco Women's Shiver Wedge Ankle Boot. These chic and fashionable mid level boots feature a moisture-absorbent circulation system that provides a cool, hygienic climate all day long. Dress them up or dress them down, the Ecco Shiver Wedge MaryJane Shoes for women are designed for all day […]

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October 21, 2014

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Camping & Outdoor Tips

When distant sounds seem louder than normal, bad weather is approaching. The distant sounds are louder because they are occurring under a lowering cloud ceiling… To make a waterproof emergency fire starter, roll 20 narrow strips of newspaper together and secure with a rubber band. Soak the roll in melted paraffin, then let drain and […]

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October 21, 2014

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Woolrich Mens Altitude Vest

Bring back some old-school attitude with the Woolrich Men's Altitude Vest. The Dupont Teflon treated yoke sheds water while the down filled body keeps you warm. The vintage stag style yoke features flange chest pockets with snap closure, and the vintage chunky zipper sports a rugged leather pull. Zippered handwarmer pockets and an adjustable drawcord […]

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October 21, 2014

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Columbia Mens San Gil Omni-Tech Hiking Boot

No trail is too rugged or treacherous for the Columbia San Gil Omni-Tech Hiking Boots for Men. With all the bells and whistles, the San Gil is ready to tackle all the elements. The nubuck leather upper incorporates breathable mesh to allow for optimal climate control, and the Omni-Tech waterproof, breathable technology makes the San […]

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