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How to Make a Puffer Jacket Puffy Again

How to Make a Puffer Jacket Puffy Again

Through proper storage you can avoid flattening your jacket, and when a jacket becomes flattened over time, you can easily extend your puffer jacket's life!

How to Go Ultralight Backpacking: Being Smart Not Silly

How to Go Ultralight Backpacking: Being Smart Not Silly

Striving to drop weight from your backpack should be a key for all hikers as it helps you hike with less body stress, just be cautious in dropping too much!

How Much Water Do You Need on a Hike?

How Much Water Do You Need on a Hike?

Making sure to drink enough water and not to start becoming dehydrated is super important when you are out on a hike as hydration is vital to success.

9 Vital Supplements For Long Distance Hiking Longevity

9 Vital Supplements For Long Distance Hiking Longevity

I believe most hikers are undernourished which leads to the little incidents of injury over time, these things that take people out of the hike.

6 Best Tents For an Enjoyable Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike

6 Best Tents For an Enjoyable Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike

When you take on the Appalachian Trail you are committing yourself to 4-6 months of consistent travel, you want to have a place to stop and call home.

How to Choose Your Thru Hike Backpack: Volume and Weight

How to Choose Your Thru Hike Backpack: Volume and Weight

You want to size your backpack to the task. You will be looking to carry this backpack over 2000 miles and over time it will wear on you and your body.

What R Value Sleeping Pad Do I Need for Thru Hiking?

What R Value Sleeping Pad Do I Need for Thru Hiking?

A good R-Value can mean a big difference in a comfortable sleep system. You definitely want to ensure you properly are prepared for cold nights!

Thru Hike Health Insurance: Covering Your Health For Safety

Thru Hike Health Insurance: Covering Your Health For Safety

For 5+ months you will camping and moving city to city. Unless you are covered under your parent still then you will need to have some kind of safety net.

Backpacking Quilt vs Sleeping Bag: Which is Best For You?

Backpacking Quilt vs Sleeping Bag: Which is Best For You?

I personally love quilts now that I have found out about them, I am such a mover and unable to sit still having that open feeling and being able to adjust!