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posted July 10, 2014

Product Care

Tent Care Instructions: If slightly soiled, set up tent and sponge soiled area with warm water and mild soap. Do not use detergent, bleach or pre-soaking solutions. Do not soak in a tub. Let the...
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posted June 02, 2014

5 Heavyweight Backpacking Gear Items You Can Replace With Ultralight Alternatives

One way to reduce your pack weight is to get rid of unnecessary gear. The other way is to replace essential gear items with lightweight alternatives, that work just as well.Here are five gear items...
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posted May 27, 2014

Plan the Hike - Hike the Plan

 I actually enjoy the planning of hiking trips and treks nearly as much as the hike itself. Thinking about where I'll go, what I'll eat, the supplies I'll need, and what I'll see helps get...
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posted May 09, 2014

Blister Prevention Tips

Blister prevention: Once you've got one, it's to late. Blisters seem inevitable: the farther you hike, the higher your odds. Once they get going, they don’t go away and they generally get worse. So, the...
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posted May 02, 2014

Hungry Hikers 10 Tips for Mastering Hiking Boot Shopping

Take your sock liners and hiking socks to the store with you, so you can ensure a proper fit. Trying hiking boots on without the proper socks is a total waste of time. Bring along...
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