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9 Backpacking Tips to Help You Out on the Trail
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9 Backpacking Tips to Help You Out on the Trail

by Anna Fletcher Whether you’re going on a weekend trip or backpacking down the AT for a month, these tips will help make life a little easier out on the trail! 1. Practice Setting Up and Breaking Down Camp.  Take everything out to the backyard and do a test run [...]

12 Camping Tricks that Will Blow Your Mind
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12 Camping Tricks that Will Blow Your Mind

Before you go camping or backpacking, keep these innovative tips in mind… 1. Gallon of Water + Headlamp = Lantern.  Strap your headlamp around a jug of water, and the jug will glow bright enough to illuminate your entire tent. 2. The Easiest Omelet You Will Ever Make.  Dump eggs, cheese, veggies, [...]

Happy World Environment Day! – Eating for a Purpose
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Happy World Environment Day! – Eating for a Purpose

Think.Eat.Save is a campaign that works to spread awareness of the environmental impact of the foods that we buy, eat, and waste.  Through its website, events, and projects such the SAVE FOOD Initiative, this anti-food waste campaign encourages you to take action in making smart decisions regarding food choices.  It [...]

Five Apps To Make Adventures More Awesome
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Five Apps To Make Adventures More Awesome

By Ted Levin Any backpacker knows that one of the best parts of venturing into the backcountry is escaping from the world. Whether that’s escaping from the 24 hour news cycle, the unavoidable occurrence of a ringing cell phone, or just the world altogether, hiking deep into the wilderness in [...]

What You Need To Hike The Florida Trail
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What You Need To Hike The Florida Trail

By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior.  My buddy and I are section hiking the northeast portion of the Florida Trail, through the Ocala National Forest this weekend. Since the Florida Trail is a trail like no other, I thought I’d share with you the things I’m taking and some things to [...]