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Best First Aid Kit for Backpacking

The best first aid kit for backpacking is lightweight but packed full with a variety of first aid gear -- after all, backpackers can easily find themselves 30 miles from the nearest road. Any time you get off t...
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The Best Down Jacket 2017: The Ultimate Guide

There is no one single best down jacket, and that's a good thing because it means we have choices -- there are many best down jackets. Everyone has different body types, does different sports, has different bud...
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11 More Best Gifts for Backpackers

We had such a good time nailing down the 10 Best Gifts for Backpackers we just couldn't stop. Here's 11 more great backpacking gifts that will help you find something perfect for your hard-to-shop-for backpacke...
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10 Best Gifts for Backpackers

You need gear to go backpacking, and backpackers need gifts, so here's the 10 best gifts for backpackers. Photo location? Ship Island Lake. We're here to help you find the best gifts for backpackers in 2016...
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The North Face Stormbreak 1 Tent Review

The North Face Stormbreak 1 Tent tops our list of the 7 Best Backpacking Tents for the Money in the 1-person category, and for good reason: The North Face Stormbreak 1 tent is a great tent at a fantastic price ...
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Redington Hydrogen Fly Rod Review

What better way to review the lightest fly fishing rod in its class than to take it backpacking? The Redington Hydrogen fly rod is that fly fishing rod. At just 2.5 ounces, the 9-foot, 5-weight version is crazy...
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7 Steps: How to Save Weight Backpacking

Backpacking is more fun when you can lighten your load -- here's tips for saving weight backpacking. Learning to save weight backpacking is all about making compromises and smart decisions. Sure, you can sh...
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Lawson Blue Ridge Camping Hammock: Best of Two Worlds

Everyone loves a hammock. That's why, when I started searching for a backpacking tent, I chose the Lawson Blue Ridge Camping Hammock. Sometimes it's hard to find a nice flat place to pitch a tent and sleep on t...