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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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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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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 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 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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July 29, 2019
How To Take Care of Your Feet While Hiking: Proper Care of Feet On The Trail

Proper care of feet while on the trail is incredibly important as it can derail your thru-hike unexpectedly and for a significant period of time.

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July 5, 2019
What Is The Benefit and How Do Bear Bags Work?

When you start long distance camping you will frequently need a bear bag or bear canister to protect your valuable food from the animals in the woods.

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July 3, 2019
Thru-Hike Checklist - An Amazingly Detailed Beginners Guide To Success

When you make the decision to take a long distance hike you need to start a thru-hike checklist that you will use to detail out places and needs on the trek.

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