How Best to Store Your Puffer Jacket

Puffer jackets aren’t like traditional winter wears. You can’t fold them as you like and shove them in the closet. Puffer jackets contain geese feathers in the puffy pockets that are accentuated and seen from the outside. Careless packing and handling might cause damage to those pockets. So, how do you pack a puffer jacket … Read more

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Stinky Puffy: How to Get Smells Out of a Your Jacket

Puffer jackets, also known as quilted jackets, have a signature puffed quilted design filled with what is known as “down” insulation. This down insulation, or synthetic fibers, provides a high level of warmth to the wearer depending on the quality of the synthetic fibers. These jackets are also much more lightweight than other jackets, compared … Read more

How Much Water Do You Need on a Hike?

About 60 percent of the adult human body is made up of water, and through physical exertion and sweating, you can deplete that percentage rapidly and find yourself slowing down. The effects of dehydration on a hiker can be lethal, as it can lead to disorientation, confusion, nausea and extreme dizziness. What may start as … Read more

9 Vital Supplements For Long Distance Hiking Longevity

When you thru-hike or perform frequent, long-distance hiking your body gets beat up, fatigued and overall this slows your recovery down. I found some key supplements for long-distance hiking which should support the body and restorative processes and help you finish your thru-hike, section hike or other long-distance hikes while encouraging your body’s recovery at … Read more