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5 Winter Camping Myths

Winter can be the perfect season to seek solitude along some of your favorite, more crowded trails or peaks. Together, let’s dig into some winter camping myths that are keeping you and your buds from sleeping on the snow.

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Squeezing an overnight trip into the workweek

Sleeping under the stars doesn’t have to be a grand adventure, and sometimes just getting away is what you need to recharge. Here are tips for taking a quick microadventure on a weeknight, and still making it into the office the next day.

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Gear

3-Season Sleeping Bags vs. Winter Sleeping Bags

Perhaps you’re thinking about getting into some winter camping. Maybe you’re looking to venture out later in the Fall—or earlier in the Spring—and happen to be a cold sleeper. The question will eventually arise: What do I need, a 3-season…

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Gear

The Best Women’s Sleeping Bag is a Unisex bag

When it comes to sleeping bags, your most important considerations should be size, fit, fill, and temperature ratings. So the question remains, should I buy a women’s specific sleeping bag? My answer is no.

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Stories

The Mountains We Climb

There have always been mountains in my life. The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina were the first I laid eyes on in the small mountain town where I was born and raised. A circle of soft forested mountains greeted…

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What’s In My Pack: Climbing Gear List

Everyone’s pack has a story to tell: the way it’s been packed, the contents or lack thereof and the way in which it’s carried. Rafters are known for packing a lot of beer, backpackers for their fun gadgets and gismos,…

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