How to Properly Dispose of Waste on the Trail

You might occasionally ignore a no-trespassing sign or climb a rock you probably shouldn’t. However, there is one rule you should never ignore when you’re hitting the trails, and that is leaving no trace. Disposing of waste properly is one of the most important things you need to do when enjoying the great outdoors. Whether […]

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Backpacking on Your Period: A Guide
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So, you’ve had this backpacking trip planned for a while now, but you know that you’ll be getting your period at some point during the trip. Don’t worry! It doesn’t have to be a killjoy. If you haven’t been hiking during your menstrual cycle before, this is the backpacking guide for you. There are some […]

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4 Hiking Tips and Tricks for the Beginner
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Hiking Tips and Tricks to Set You Up for Success Set Goals Setting clear and practical goals before hitting the trails is a major element to making your experience fulfilling. When planning your hike, tailor it to your specific fitness level and personality. Read online reviews and rankings of trail difficulties and highlights ahead of […]

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A Basic Backpacking Gear Checklist for Beginners
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Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or you’re a first-time backpacker, there’s no denying the importance of being prepared as you explore the world around you. Regardless of your experience level, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the excitement of your trip and forget a thing or two. Avoid the risk of forgetting something that […]

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Backpacking 101: The 3 P’s You Need to Know
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Backpacking 101: The 3 P’s You Need to Know So, you’ve decide to develop a backpacking hobby. You do a simple Google search and find pages upon pages of content about gear, destinations and tips. You find blogs and websites advising you on everything from how to avoid a bear attack to how to properly […]

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Hiking for Beginners: 6 Tips to Get You Started
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Hiking for Beginners: 6 Tips to Get You Started So, you want to get into hiking? Cool. Hiking is an amazing way to promote physical and psychological well-being and work toward being your healthiest self. It’s one of only a few activities that allows you to connect with nature, unplug from everyday life, and get […]

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Backpacking Recipes: 4 Breakfasts to Fuel Your Trek
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The Backpacking Recipes They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is especially true when you’re hiking all day. Starting your day with a protein-packed breakfast is always the way to go. This doesn’t have to mean meat-packed. I also include some plant-based protein breakfast alternatives for the vegetarian hikers. Either […]

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Your Ultimate Multi-Day Backpacking Checklist
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Your Ultimate Multi-Day Backpacking Checklist Packing for a multi-day hiking trip is like a challenging game of Tetris. You’re carrying everything you need to survive for several days on your back, and it all needs to somehow fit. You don’t want it to be so heavy that you have to stop and rest every 1/4 […]

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