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The AT Guide by David Miller

ENTER to WIN a FREE Copy of the AT Guide

Attention Hikers! Like clockwork, David Miller has released a new 2015 version of The AT Guide, which is the most comprehensive and easy to use planning guide for section hiking or thru-hiking the Appalchain Trail. I’ve been using The AT Guide for years now and consider it an indispensable reference for anyone hiking sections of […]

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NEMO Astro Air Lite 20R Sleeping Pad

Raffle: ENTER to WIN a FREE Nemo Astro Air Lite 20R Sleeping Pad

Lightweight and simple, the NEMO Astro Air Lite 20R sleeping pad offers a plush 3” thickness, with horizontal baffles for maximum comfort. This elegant and lightweight inflatable pad also features and a raised baffle at the head end which can be used as a built-in pillow. Weighing just 14.3 ounces (14.7) with a stuff sack, the […]

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Saco District Trail Adopter Trainees

Reader Poll: Why Aren’t More Young People Trail Maintainers?

In my interview with Whitney LaRuffa, President of ALDHA-West that I published last week, Whitney expressed a concern that younger people, in their 30’s and 40’s, aren’t involved in trail maintainance activities. The ensuing discussion was rather interesting with different commentors expressing different theories for why many so more older people volunteer to maintain trails. JimC wrote: […]

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Toaks Titanium Siphon Alcohol Stove

Raffle: ENTER to Win a Free TOAKs Titanium Siphon Alcohol Stove

The new TOAKS Titanium Siphon Alcohol Stove is a self-priming. top burner jet stove, like the classic Trangia, but much lighter weight and more streamlined.  Here’s a movie of the TOAKS Titanium Siphon Stove burning where you can see the jet-based flame pattern clearly.  The advantage of using a stove like this is that it’s compatible with […]

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