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10 Best Campgrounds in Washington State

Washington State is every avid campers dream, due to its immense geographical diversity. With deep temperate rainforests in the West, and multiple mountain ranges peppering...
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6 Best Hikes in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a state that presents you with hiking opportunities of epic proportions. The state is almost completely covered by mountains, plateaus, rolling hills and...
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Best Hiking Shoes For Hawaii in 2021 (Buying Guide)

August 15, 2019/Caleb Cole Table of Contents Aloha! So, you're planning a trip to Hawaii? Then bringing the right piece of footwear is essential to...
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How to Put Out a Fire Pit

There’s nothing quite like sitting around an open fire, whether it’s a fire pit in your backyard or a campfire out in the backcountry. Toasting...
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The 5 Best Hiking Belts in 2021 Reviewed

August 13, 2019/Caleb Cole Table of Contents A quality hiking belt is an essential accessory for every outdoor-enthusiast. Whether you use it during day hikes,...
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How to Deflate an Air Mattress

Air mattresses are a wonderfully comfortable and convenient alternative to a traditional bed, whether you’re at home or on the road. If you’ve ever slept...
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Are Timberlands Good for Hiking?

Back in 1973, Sidney Swartz introduced the iconic Original Yellow Boot. Designed for the ”hard, wet, snowbound winters of New Hampshire”, the boot instead became...
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6 Dehydrated Backpacking Recipes Worth Packing

After a long day of hiking, most of us have worked up quite the appetite. Although a five-star meal would be greatly appreciated, there’s often...
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16 Tips for Camping in the Rain

A backpacking trip getting canceled because of rain is a legitimate excuse but we wonder why it has to be the end of a good...
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The 10 Best Hiking Trails in Michigan

There are many reasons why people hike. Research shows that time outdoors makes you more creative. Being outside gets us away from our screens and...