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Ultimate Gear Guide #1: Lightweight Backpacks

Ultimate Gear Guide #1: Lightweight Backpacks

Here’s a list of every lightweight backpack I know of (175+) with pics, specs and other info. Find the perfect backpack for your next hiking adventure.

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Ultimate Gear Guide #2: Backpacking Shelters

Ultimate Gear Guide #2: Backpacking Shelters

Here’s a list of every lightweight backpacking shelter I know of (165+) with pics, specs and other info. Find the perfect shelter for your next hiking adventure.

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Ultimate Gear Guide #3: Lightweight Sleeping Bags

Ultimate Gear Guide #3: Lightweight Sleeping Bags

Here’s a list of every lightweight sleeping bag I know of (300+) with pics, specs and other info. Find the perfect sleeping bag for your next hiking adventure.

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Ultimate Gear Guide #4: Lightweight Sleeping Pads

Ultimate Gear Guide #4: Lightweight Sleeping Pads

Here’s a list of every lightweight sleeping pad know of (250+) with pics, specs and other info. Find the perfect sleeping pad for your next hiking adventure.

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My Ultralight Day Hiking Gear List

My Ultralight Day Hiking Gear List

Day hiking is different from backpacking because you don’t plan to camp out, which means less gear (and less weight). But it’s still smart to bring a few essentials “just in case”. This is what I pack when I go for a day hike…

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How To Hike 15 to 30 Miles A Day (With Example Itineraries)

How To Hike 15 to 30 Miles A Day (With Example Itineraries)

Are you planning a long hike that will require you to hike 15, 20 or 30 miles every day? Here are some tips (and example itineraries) for hiking long distances.

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Thru-Hiking Tips Part 1

Thru-Hiking Tips Part 1

Thru-hiking is backpacking an entire trail in a single trip. If you are planning a thru-hike here are some tips to help you succeed, with information about why hikers quit, setting priorities, pacing, scheduling, hiking your own hike and making trail friends.

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