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Subscribe to the Monthly SectionHiker Newsletter!

If you haven’t signed up for the monthly SectionHiker.com newsletter yet, you have another week before the first issue gets sent out in mid-September. I’m pretty jazzed about the newsletter which includes previously unpublished articles and high quality photos, along with registration information about my upcoming guided trips and talks. Fill out this form to subscribe: You […]

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RugRats from The TentLab

RugRats Tents Kickstarter Redefines Family Camping

Click to Watch the RugRats Kickstarter Video Family camping is not just for kids anymore: parents should have fun too! That’s the premise behind The TentLab’s new Ultimate 3 & 4 Person Tent Kickstarter campaign, launched by veteran tent and backpack designer Mike Cecot-Scherer. While Mike’s is not a household name, he’s designed more commercial outdoor […]

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Outdoor Retailer is a Zoo

Outdoor Retailer Summer 2014 Trade Show and Gear Orgy

Outdoor Retailer is a twice annual (summer and winter) outdoor industry trade show held in Salt Lake City where outdoor gear manufacturers exhibit products that will be available in retail stores 6-18 months in the future . The show is free to attend for wholesale buyers, the people who order the products in quantity that you buy online […]

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A Natural Water Source on the PCT.

Water Caches, Trail Magic and Trash on the PCT by Mike Henrick

For most hikers, the Pacific Crest Trail begins in a blazing desert without encountering a sure water source for just over twenty miles. The trend continues – for the first 700 miles there is little shade, temperatures often reach over 100 degrees and water is infrequent or several miles off trail, downhill. In a dry […]

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Flag on Mount Moosilauke

SectionHiker.com Exceeds 100,000 Unique Readers Per Month

It’s been a big year at SectionHiker.com, which has now exceeded 115,000 unique readers per month as measured by Quantcast, a web traffic auditing company. I never imagined that the SectionHiker audience would grow this big and I’m especially grateful to my long time readers who have tagged along with me on this journey. While much of SectionHiker’s […]

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Hiking Guidebook Authors Guest Post Series

Hiking Guidebook Author Guest Post and Raffle Series

Starting tomorrow, I’ll be hosting a 3 week guest post series featuring thirteen of the best hiking guidebook authors in the business. These series have become a tradition on SectionHiker.com when I’m “out of the office” on long backpacking trips and this one will run through June 27th, while I’m hiking the White Mountain Challenge in New […]

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