Hiking & Backpacking

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River Crossing – How to Ford a River

Hiking in the wilderness is a great experience that many people enjoy. Most hikers stick to well-known trails and maps to ensure a safe and...
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Best Thermos (Buying Guide)

Is there anything better than a hot drink on a cold day exploring the great outdoors? For us, that first sip of hot coffee or...
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Best Kids Sleeping Bags (Buying Guide)

Love family camping or planning an outdoor adventure with the kids? Then you need to invest in some proper sleeping gear specially designed to keep your young...
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How to Clean Hiking Boots

Now that you’ve taken your boots across some prairies, pastures, streams, and steep ravines, it’s time to give them a wash. All that grime, dirt...
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Hiking with Cats

Taking your pet along for a trek in the backcountry is very popular, as on almost every trail you’ll see someone hiking with dogs. However,...
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Everything You Need to Know about Hiking in Jeans

Jeans are one of the most universal items of clothing; almost everyone has a trusty pair of denim trousers in their wardrobe. Seen as a...
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How to Become a Park Ranger

To be a Park Ranger is one of the most envied jobs within the American outdoors community. You get to wear the iconic Smokey the...
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How to Attach Sleeping Bag to Backpack

We all know that backpacks can end up a bit overstuffed before setting off for a trip, there’s so much to remember to bring with...
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How to Adjust a Trekking Pole

Hikers and trekkers who frequently tackle different terrain or regularly traverse difficult types of terrain know about the knee and back pain that can develop...
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How Should Hiking Boots Fit?

Backpackers and hikers often penetrate deep into the backcountry, probing and exploring, recording what they find or simply taking in the regality of nature’s beauty....