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What Causes Blisters While Hiking and How You Can Manage It

What Causes Blisters While Hiking and How You Can Manage It

Blisters from hiking or walking long distances are preventable with the proper preventative measures and should be managed before they become hike killers!

9 Hiker Trash Style Cold Soaking Recipes to Hit the Spot

9 Hiker Trash Style Cold Soaking Recipes to Hit the Spot

All hikers could use simple cold soaking recipes, our options are full of taste while able to be carried in a simple ziplock bag on the trail!

Exped Air Pillow Review: Lightweight and Comfortable

Exped Air Pillow Review: Lightweight and Comfortable

A pillow is now something that will be in my pack no matter the weight as with quality sleep I function so much better than my exhausted poor slept self!

Is Merino Wool Itchy? Why Merino Wool Fantastic for Hiking

Is Merino Wool Itchy? Why Merino Wool Fantastic for Hiking

If you treat wool well it will last you a long time through crazy hard hiking and backpacking, all while keeping you nice and warm through the wind and rain

What is Cold Soaking? Learning to Eat Without the Heat

What is Cold Soaking? Learning to Eat Without the Heat

Cold soaking is a way to help you cut down on carrying extra weight by removing the heat from your pack, removing the stove, fuel, and cooking pot.

Best Camp Stove For Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiking Bliss

Best Camp Stove For Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiking Bliss

There is an almost infinite number of choices for you for finding a camping stove that fits the needs of you and your hike. Today we cover the 2 favorites!

How to Choose an Ultralight Tent or Shelter for a Thru Hike

How to Choose an Ultralight Tent or Shelter for a Thru Hike

Making the plunge to purchase your first ultralight tent comes with some caveats wher eyou want to consider your needs and the area you are heading.

Helinox Chair Zero Review: Hiking With Style and Luxury

Helinox Chair Zero Review: Hiking With Style and Luxury

The Helinox Chair Zero is a supremely small and lightweight chair. It changed my mind as to bringing a chair and allows me to sit anywhere I choose!

Ultimate Thru Hikers Checklist: How to Prepare for the Trip

Ultimate Thru Hikers Checklist: How to Prepare for the Trip

Now that you have taken the plunge and decided to thru hike your trail you need to start working on your checklist for preparation leading to day one.

Do I Need a Footprint for my Tent? Extending Your Gears Life

Do I Need a Footprint for my Tent? Extending Your Gears Life

If you are a serious backpacker you should protect your investments, like a tent at hundreds of dollars, with a footprint as this is minimal preventive cost

Physical Training For a Thru Hike: Planning for Your Success

Physical Training For a Thru Hike: Planning for Your Success

Long distance hiking is an amazingly fun and mind freeing experience, leaving the trappings of a house while allowing freedom from the ties that bind us.

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Review: Almost Perfect

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Review: Almost Perfect

I like the Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer as it fills all the needs perfectly while maintaining a super lightweight, super warm and super small form!!!