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Tips for Thru hiking

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7 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Thru-Hike

Going on a long backpacking trip or your first thru-hike requires tips and knowledge for the trail ahead. Experienced thru hikers, Our Trailing Thought, gives us their list of seven things they wish they knew for their first thru hike.

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How to Take Someone On Their First Backpacking Trip

So you are taking your friend on their first backpacking trip. This is exciting! There’s nothing like introducing a friend to a new hobby and seeing their satisfaction when they successfully push themselves out of their comfort zone. These tips will help you pull off a successful trip for your friend.

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10 Tips For Choosing A Sustainable Campsite

Sleeping in the dirt means you have a lot of choices. And you just might be surprised that there are so many different best practices to minimize your footprint and help conserve outdoor spaces for the next generation. So, we’ve put together our tips for choosing a sustainable campsite.

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5 Tips for Eco-Camping

In the last year the number of people participating in outdoor activities spiked as seasoned and new adventurers alike looked to break the monotony of life in quarantine. More people camping and experiencing the beauty of wild spaces is wonderful,…

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Snow Camping Basics | How to Snow Camp | Winter Sleeping Bag | Winter Sleeping Pad

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Snow Camping Basics

Camping in the snow can be a little intimidating, but with a little preparation and a few pro tips, a winter’s night outside may be your new favorite adventure. Kyle Miller provides 8 tip for snow camping basics to enjoy winter’s beauty.

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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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