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Hiking a Mt Hunger Loop in the Worchester Range

Hiking a Mt Hunger Loop

Mt Hunger is a mountain in Vermont’s Worchester Range just outside of Stowe and within spitting distance of Mt Manfield, the state’s highest peak. Having sampled the Worchester Range with a hike up to a viewpoint called Stowe Pinnacle last winter on …

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Durston Gear Iceline Trekking Pole Review

Durston Iceline Trekking Poles Review

Durston Gear’s Iceline Trekking Poles are ultralight but durable carbon fiber trekking poles that can be used for backpacking and day hiking. Weighing 9.5 oz per pair, these adjustable three-section poles have simple EVA foam grips and carbide tips but do not …

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Silky Katanaboy 650 Trail Maintenance Saw Review

Silky Saw Katanaboy 650

The Silky Katanaboy 650 is so big and sharp that trail maintainers call it a “human-powered chainsaw.” Weighing just 2.8 pounds and with a 25.6″ (650mm) blade length, it’s ideal for removing fallen trees from hiking trails or fire roads in wilderness …

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Osprey Rook Backpack Review

Osprey Rook Backpack Review

The Osprey Rook 50 is a multi-day internal frame backpack with a ventilated, adjustable-length torso that will keep you cooler and more comfortable in hot weather. It has top and bottom access points so you can quickly access gear buried deep in …

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