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Using Technology to Enhance Your Backpacking Journey
Outdoor+Travel

Using Technology to Enhance Your Backpacking Journey

The beauty of backpacking is that you aren’t constrained to normal modes of transportation, relegated to cities where lodging is just around the corner, or held to an itinerary. With a pack strapped to your shoulders, you can go where you want, when you want. If you’re feeling frisky, you [...]

It’s Friday, Ready to #HikerChat?
Outdoor+Travel

It’s Friday, Ready to #HikerChat?

Have y’all ever participated in #HikerChat? Once a week, Utah-based TETON Sports and North Carolina-based American Backcountry co-host a conversation about anything and everything hiking. While initially you might not think that the outdoorsy types are necessarily the most technological–think again. This growing digital conversation has become a rich place [...]

The Backpacker’s Checklist: 6 Must Have Tools
Outdoor+Travel

The Backpacker’s Checklist: 6 Must Have Tools

Space is of the essence when you’ve got nothing but your backpack to take on your world travels. Your clothes, food and other essentials already demand the lion’s share of space, so travel gadgets need to be the perfect trifecta: Have a small form factor, lightweight and useful enough to [...]

Learn to Read the Clouds
Outdoor+Travel / Outdoors Tips

Learn to Read the Clouds

  Every avid hiker and backpacker has their own tips and hacks for surviving the outdoors. Most of us outdoorsy folks hit the trail more than prepared. However, a drastic change in weather is one of the top occurrences that can really turn a trip upside down. Unless maybe you [...]

Bring The LaunchPad on Festival Tour This Year
Festivals / Outdoor+Travel

Bring The LaunchPad on Festival Tour This Year

Earlier this year, the new LaunchPads returned with brighter colors and in two different sizes. Great for the beach and family outings; the LaunchPad is especially well suited for attending the music festival. Every ENOpian I know is resourceful when it comes to hanging a hammock up when naysayers say [...]