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December 24, 2019
Can I Wash My Down Sleeping Bag: Proper Care For Down

For most who own a down sleeping bag, one of the tasks that are avoided to the detriment of their gear may be the washing and cleaning of a down sleeping bag or quilt. Additionally, the lack of cleaning your down makes it less efficient over time and causes it to retain less heat. This […]

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December 21, 2019
How Much Does Camping Cost? (Gear, Site, Food an More)

When you plan to go camping you have a large initial expenditure to make all the necessary gear purchases, but after this initial cost your costs to camp drop dramatically minus the cost of the campsite and your consumables like food.

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December 16, 2019
What Does Scramble Mean in Hiking? Practice A Cautious Approach

It means taking the faster more straight approach many times dealing with the involved safety risks and dangers that are associated.

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December 14, 2019
What is a Hiking Buff And How Can You Use It?

A hiking buff is just a tube of lightweight, stretchy breathable and moisture-wicking microfiber.

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November 26, 2019
What is a Backpacking Tent Footprint Used For When Hiking?

One of the things people will either decide to carry or not is a footprint for their tent. Many times people will decide not to bring one as they don't see a purpose as the bottom of the tent is already made of solid material. What is a backpacking tent footprint then? A tent footprint […]

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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 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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