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REI Flash Insulated Hybrid Hoodie Review

The REI Flash Insulated Hybrid Hoodie is a synthetic insulated hooded jacket that packs down small but provides an impressive amount of warmth in cool weather. It’s loaded with storage and performance features including five pockets including a stuffable chest pocket, an …

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You Know You’re a Hiker When…

You Know You are a Hiker When

You know you’re a hiker… when you look at a bar of chocolate in the store and put it back because it doesn’t have enough calories. when you measure everything in your life in liters and grams. when you can accurately judge …

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Why Do Hikers Ignore Hot Spots and Blisters?

Everyone knows you need to pay attention to hot spots before they become blisters. But many hikers ignore them until it’s too late and then continue hiking on blisters, only to make them worse. Why is that? I’ve been reading Fixing Your Feet …

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Outdoor Products Roll-Top Dry Sacks Review

Outdoor Products Roll Top Dry Sacks Review

Outdoor Products Roll-Top Dry Sacks are reasonably priced dry-bag style stuff sacks that are good for organizing and packing hiking, backpacking, and camping gear in a backpack. Priced at $15 for a 3-pack, they’re an absolute steal compared to name-brand roll-top stuff …

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