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Ursack Bear Bag Adoption Rate – Survey Results


The Ursack is a bear-proof bear bag made out of bulletproof Spectra fabric that is lighter weight than hard-sided bear canisters and requires no training to use, making it a convenient and more reliable alternative to hanging a bear bag from a high tree branch or bear cable. The Ursack S29.3 AllWhite Bear …

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Baffin Borealis Double Insulated Winter Hiking Boot Review

The Baffin Borealis Boot has a translucent TPU shell and separate insulated liner

The Baffin Borealis Winter Hiking Boot is a lightweight insulated hiking boot rated to -20 degrees with a removable liner, similar to a plastic mountaineering boot in certain respects, but much more comfortable for hiking in, and suitable for winter backpacking, since you can sleep with the liner to prevent it from …

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New Years Resolutions – 2017

Happy New Year from SectionHiker

I find it helpful to write a set of New Year’s resolutions each year about the things I want to learn and accomplish during the next 12 months. Since my life and work revolve around hiking, backpacking, camping, and writing, I get to set goals that are both fun and which …

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Weekend Warrior Backpacking Guide

Need a quick, free campsite? It's often easy to find a shelter near a road where you can camp out.

Do you love to backpack, but can't take off six months at a time for a thru-hike? There's no shame in becoming a weekend warrior and backpacking once a week or once a month for a few days.

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