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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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7 Best Backpacking Tents for the Money 2017

You know you've found a best-buy backpacking tent when your buddies choose the same tent. In our guide to the best backpacking tents for the money in 2017 and beyond, we will help you get the most bang for ...
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Gear Guide: 22 Best EDC Knives for the Money

There is a whole subculture maniacally focused on the best everyday carry knife, a.k.a. the best EDC knives. I'm not one of those guys, but most every day, I carry a knife. Why? A knife is a damn handy tool. ...
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Ascend Into Adventure

The End Game of Hiking: A Cool Crystal Clear Swimming Hole. Dougan Falls, Washougal River I'm not sure why, but every time I see a mountain I think, "I want to climb that." It doesn't matter if it's a small...
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Descent Into Darkness

Ape Caves - Watch for the Morlocks. Caving is not for the faint of heart, Nyctophobic (afraid of the dark), claustrophobic, or inflexible. As soon you enter a cave your mind starts down the path of worst ca...