If you are looking to get some newer and better backpacking gear then you need to start choosing it according to how much it weighs. If you are an experienced backpacker then you probably already know...
Don't we all love a bargain! But often bargains or discounts come at a price to the customer and it is important to clarify why the discount backpack you are interested in is being sold at a discount....
Camping is a great way to get away from the rat race and enjoy the peace and beauty of natural habitats. That being said, it is important that you take steps to minimize your impact on the area around...
There are many things that can happen on a backpacking outing. When something happens it can be frustrating because it slows you down. If you do not know how to handle the problem, then you may have...
Many of the national parks in the United States are facing a crisis. Too many visitors. Overcrowding and high vehicular traffic at these family vacation destinations has created a dilemma for the fe...
One of the biggest hassles of backpacking is having gear that is too heavy. Heavy gear can slow you down and even cause problems with your back or joints. One of the best ways to combat heavy gear i...
Many backpackers go about layering clothing the wrong way. It is a common misconception that the layers must be thick. Layering in thick layers really limits mobility and is not really functional fo...
If you are just starting out in backpacking then there are a few things you really must do before hitting the trail. Becoming knowledgeable about backpacking is very important to being able to enjoy ...
There are many things that can happen on a backpacking outing. When something untoward occurs it can be frustrating and slow you down. If you do not know how to handle the problem, then you may have...
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