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  • Hiking backpacks

    A hiking backpack is a crucial piece of gear for any outdoor adventurer. It allows you to carry essentials like food, water, shelter, and clothing on a hike. It should be lightweight, comfortable, and have enough space to store everything you need for your trip. Look for one with adjustable straps, multiple pockets, and a durable material that can withstand…

  • hiking boots

    They are typically made of durable materials and feature features such as good support, stability, waterproofing, and insulation. Some common types of hiking boots include light hikers, backpacking waterproof work boots, and mountaineering boots. It's important to choose a hiking boot that is appropriate for the type of activity you will be doing and fits well to ensure comfort and…

  • Tripyramid Loop

    Looks like some rain up there this morning. Wondering if the slides will be dry tomorrow. It looks windy. Thoughts? Other option is Zealand. Thanks.

  • Spring time on Cardigan

    Kicked off hiking season with a little hike up Cardigan a week ago April 20. There was snow on and off most of the way up from the nor'easter the day before. Quite a bit of ice and left over snow from earlier at the top. Almost full winter at the top although temps hovered just below freezing. At one…

  • Ghost trains of the Allagash

    Not really a hiking post although hiking was involved. More driving. You’ve possibly seen paddling videos to the same location. It the Ghost trains of Northern Maine or Allagash. And it was a pretty cool trip. We stayed at Big Eddy Chewonki Campgrounds. .

  • Mohonk p offering great stuff for poor

    Mohonk Preserve is excited to offer Family Equity Days for New York State SNAP & EBT recipients to bring up to 8 family members into the great outdoors! Each Family Equity Day offers free 90 minute, back-to-nature themed programs, expertly guided by a professional Environmental Educator. Offered on two days in July and two days in August, choose from a…

  • Mohonk p offering great stuff for poor

    Mohonk Preserve is excited to offer Family Equity Days for New York State SNAP & EBT recipients to bring up to 8 family members into the great outdoors! Each Family Equity Day offers free 90 minute, back-to-nature themed programs, expertly guided by a professional Environmental Educator. Offered on two days in July and two days in August, choose from a…

  • Campsite

    We are planning to backpacking(3D/2N) presidential range traverse with plan of spending first at the Perch, what if we don't get platforms there what's our next possible option? Thanks

  • Campsite

    We are planning to backpacking(3D/2N) presidential range traverse with plan of spending first at the Perch, what if we don't get platforms there what's our next possible option? Thanks

  • Do You Bring Booze on your Backpacking Trips?

    I've always got a flask of whiskey on me - do you bring booze with you on your backpacking trips? What's your go to? http://www.lovethebackcountry.com/booze-backcountry-bring-drinks-anywhere/