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Best Small & Large Wood Burning Backpacking Stoves

Best Small & Large Wood Burning Backpacking Stoves

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You’re going to need a way of boiling water and warming up food while mountaineering. A great way to do ...

Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Hiking Backpack

How Do I Choose the Right Backpack?

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The right-size hiking backpack can make your trip delightful or miserable. The key to finding the perfect backpack is a ...

Fuel Types for Camping & Hiking Complete Beginners Guide

Fuel Types for Camping & Hiking 2024: Complete Beginners Guide

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Deciding on the right type of fuel for backpacking depends on convenience and where you’ll be hiking. Typical, canister gas ...

Best Waterproof backpacks

25 Best Waterproof Backpacks in 2024

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Do you need a waterproof backpack to keep all your gear dry? If you’re going Kayaking, hiking, or just don’t ...

Hiking on a trail.

Walking Shoes vs Hiking Shoes: Choosing the Right Pair for Your Adventure

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Choosing the right footwear for hiking is essential for comfort and safety. Walking shoes offer lightweight, flexible soles for comfort ...

Hiking in sandals on a trail.

Are Hiking Sandals Good for Trail Adventures? Pros and Cons

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Hiking sandals have become a popular choice among outdoor enthusiasts for their comfort and versatility. Which is great, but there ...

Pros and Cons of Rolltop Backpacks

Pros and Cons of Rolltop Backpacks – Illustrated Guide

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With rolltop backpacks, you have the best of both worlds, function, and form. Rolltop backpacks excel in many aspects of ...

Unearthing Hidden Gems: Things To Do In Portland, Maine

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From rocky beaches and iconic lighthouses to lobster rolls and Whoopie pies, the state of Maine is a huge draw ...

Best Beach Reads for Summer
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All reading is escapist, but there’s nothing quite as simply delectable and satisfying as a summer read.  Though we may ...

What Are the Loops on the Bottom of a Backpack For?

What Are the Loops on the Bottom of My Backpack For

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Let’s say you just got your hiking backpack, and you’re excited to fill it up and hit the trail. Except, ...