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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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September 8, 2019
ECOTEK Outdoors Hybern8 Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review

If you are looking for a more comforting style sleeping pad then the Hybern8 Ultralight Sleeping Pad may be the best choice for your next trip!

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September 5, 2019
What is the Best Budget Hiking Loadout For 2019

Today I'm going to cover the best budget hiking loadout for 2019 for Ultralight backpacking which will cover each item here and what the approximate cost would be at the end of the day

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September 4, 2019
Arc'teryx Cerium SL Jacket Review

One of the lightest weight down jackets available from Arc'teryx, the Arc'teryx Cerium SL Jacket is a sewn through down puffy jacket is built for use as a light midlayer for cool, dry conditions.

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September 3, 2019
Andake Ultralight Backpacking Tent Review

The Andake ultralight backpacking tent is exactly what the budget friendly shopper is wanting, an ultralight (sub 2 pound) tent at a sub $100 cost! This tent fits the needs of anyone looking for a tent that can take you anywhere you would want to travel. It is a trekking pole tent which means you […]

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September 2, 2019
Nemo Tensor Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review

Today we are going to talk about the Nemo Tensor ultralight sleeping pad, one of the strongest competitors to the Therm-A-Rest ownership for inflatable sleeping pads.

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September 2, 2019
What is Ultralight Backpacking Base Weight?

Ultralight as a philosophy has grown over time due to the availability of materials which lends to a better hiking experience. The ability to stop at places on the route to resupply has also increased the ability to look deeper into an ultralight travel methodology. Ultralight backpacking base weight is when your backpack weight in […]

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August 29, 2019
How Do People Take Time Off To Thru-Hike Long Distance Trails?

Taking time off to thru-hike is a very interesting topic to cover as there are many different possibilities that can occur, find the best fit for yourself.

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August 14, 2019
Osprey Packs Exos 48 Men's Backpack Review

The Exos provides you with an unbeatable combination of comfort, ventilation, function in a lightweight package. It can provide great weekend trips and, depending on your needs, can go much further.

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August 10, 2019
Caloric Intake Required To Maintain Strength On A Thru-Hike

Hiker hunger, have you heard the term? It is due in large part to caloric intake and nutrition issues which occur on a long-distance thru-hike.

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