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November 13, 2019
What Is Thru-Hiking vs. Backpacking? (Which One Is For You?)

There is not anything more relaxing or better for a person’s mental and physical health than walking trails and enjoying nature.

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November 6, 2019
DJI Mavic Mini: Ultimate Outdoor Expedition Drone

Most times when people want to document their thru-hikes they attempt to bring the minimum gear to record possibly with the lowest weight possible. In almost all cases this has meant you wouldn't bring a drone for quality footage as it was large, cumbersome, and very heavy. In then comes DJI to fill the niche […]

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November 3, 2019
What Does Out and Back Mean in Hiking?

There is a great amount of terminology within the hiking world which many people who are starting may not know. Learning each of these terms can help you be more knowledgeable and help expand your understanding of the backpacking and hiking world. An Out and Back hikes are a roundtrip hike running along the same […]

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October 25, 2019
What Are the Backpacking Big Three and What Makes Them Special?

What Are the Backpacking Big Three is a question asked by new backpackers when they read forums and posts online, today we answer this question.

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October 18, 2019
Can You Thru-Hike With A Dog? (And Should You?)

Can you thru-hike with a dog? Why taking your best friend with you can be amazing but it also provides some serious limitations, pay heed and prepare wisely!

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October 17, 2019
Amazon Essentials Lightweight Hooded Puffy Jacket Review

For a budget conscious shopper who is trying to go light on the pack weight, the Amazon Essentials Puffy Jacket hits home run!

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September 29, 2019
What Is The Best Training For Long Distance Trail Hikes?

Many feel that building a training program for long distance hiking is as simple as a gym workout, nothing is further from the truth.

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September 22, 2019
How Big of a Backpack Do You Need for Backpacking?

When you are checking out backpacks, trying to find what size backpack you should use for your thru-hike you want to look into the following traits for your personal best fit. Each will depend on your available funds and the needs of your other gear and weight of the items contained within. The best backpack […]

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September 16, 2019
How Fast Do You Walk When Hiking?

One part of hiking, whether day, section or a thru-hike that people always have questions around is on speed. Everyone wants to know what the speed of a hiker is typically during a hike, for most this is something that changes during their hike.

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