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Fjallraven Vidda Pro Pants Review

Fjallraven Vidda Pro Pants Review

Vidda Pro Pants are tough hiking pants made by Fjallraven, a Swedish company that makes technical expedition clothing and gear. They are constructed from Fjallraven’s G-1000 fabric which is a blend of 65% polyester and 35% cotton. While cotton is treated as …

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10 Best Ultralight Backpacking Knives and Multi-tools of 2021

10 Best Ultralight Backpacking Knives and Multi-tools

You don’t need a big knife for hiking and backpacking when an ultralight folding pocket knife or multi-tool is just as good for opening freeze-dried food packages, slicing cheese and salmi, adjusting sunglasses frames, cutting guylines and cord, shaping moleskin, cutting strips …

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Hiking to Owls Head Mountain in September

Hiking to Owls Head

Owls Head Mountain (4025′) is a White Mountain 4000 footer that is located deep in the Pemigewasset Wilderness. While it’s not a difficult peak to climb in terms of elevation gain, it’s an 18 mile out and back day hike with numerous …

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How Do Thru-Hikers Navigate on the AT and PCT?

How Do Thru-Hikers Navigate on the AT and PCT

When preparing to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trails (AT & PCT), people tend to wonder just how much navigation skill is actually needed to stay on the right path and not get lost. I’m often asked how I found …

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