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Backpacker Clickbait

10 Worst Things That Backpacking Chics Find Unattractive

 Clickbait is a pejorative term describing web content that is aimed at generating online advertising revenue, especially at the expense of quality or accuracy, relying on sensationalist headlines or eye-catching thumbnail pictures to attract click-throughs. Backpackers, it appears, are susceptible to it too. Most Popular SearchesLightweight Sandals for Backpacking Camp

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ENTER to WIN a FREE Osprey Packs Talon 44 Backpack

Osprey Packs Talon 44 Backpack

The Osprey Packs Talon 44 is a fully featured backpack suitable for everything from technical day hikes to overnight backpacking trips. An adjustable internal frame pack, it provides a body hugging fit that provides excellent load transfer to the hips in a lightweight (39 ounce) and affordable package. You’ll be …

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Reader Poll: Geocaching in National Forests

Geocache on The Four Soldiers Path in the White Mountain National Forest

I recently took a backpacking trip to a very remote and isolated destination in the White Mountain National Forest, following trails that are not drawn on the local USGS quadrangle and do not appear on the most of the region’s printed maps. I didn’t see any other hikers for two entire days …

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