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Cleaning a Sleeping Bag

According to the Outdoor Foundation’s annual camping report, the tent is the most important piece of camping gear. What is the second most important piece of gear? According to campers, it is the sleeping...

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The Bivy Sack Buying Guide: Best Bivy Sacks

Named for the “bivouac” sack, bivy sacks are lightweight and easy-to-carry waterproof shelters that function as a more convenient alternative to traditional camping tents. They’re generally employed by minimalist hikers, climbers, competitive racers, backpackers,...

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Hiking Lightning Safety

Lightning Safety for Hikers When you are planning a hike, it is important to be prepared for the worst. While lightning strikes less than 50 people a year in the US, if you are...

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How to Prevent Blisters when Hiking

There’s nothing quite like hiking. There’s also nothing quite like the pain of a foot full of blisters. Recovery time for particularly nasty blisters can impede your progress for a good day or two....

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Water Filtration vs Water Purification

Importance of Water Water is essential for maintaining a healthy body and, ultimately, our survival. Without water, your body will stop functioning properly. Water helps to regulate our body temperature and keep your tissues...