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We strive to provide you helpful tips and tricks along with advice and quality reviews so you can get the most out of your thru-hikes.
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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August 7, 2019
Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Review

When you are looking for an ultralight tent that will support one person and allow you to pack it in a super-small space for an ultralightweight there aren't a lot of options available at this nice of a price point. The Lunar Solo is constructed with 100% Silicone coated Polyester material. The Canopy is 20D […]

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August 2, 2019
Post Trail Depression And The Thru-Hiker Experience After Finish

Post Trail Depression or PTD is an issue for most thru-hikers where they experience deep sadness at completion of the long trek experience.

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August 1, 2019
OutdoorsmanLab Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review

If you are looking for a high quality ultralight sleeping pad then in most cases you are going to spend a decent amount of money. This is why I love the OutdoorsmanLab ultralight sleeping pad as this company decided to create a unique product for a gap in the market. The company, OutdoorsmanLab, approach making […]

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