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Which Thru-Hike Should You Do? Choosing a Short Thru-Hike instead of a Triple Crown Trail

Which Thru-Hike Should You Do? Choosing a Short Thru-Hike instead of a Triple Crown Trail

Many will see thru-hike and immediately think of the Appalachian Trail or other long distance trails but this couldnt be further from the truth!

How to Get Smells Out of a Puffer Jacket?

How to Get Smells Out of a Puffer Jacket?

Over time your puffy jacket will end up picking up a bunch of odors, both from you and also from the environment as things like fire and sweat can be ripe!

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!