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Tarptent Double Rainbow Tent Review

Tarptent Double Rainbow Tent Review

The Tarptent Double Rainbow is a lightweight, two-person backpacking tent that is simple, effective, and budget-friendly. My boyfriend (Mark) and I started using it on our Pacific Crest Trail hike and it certainly did not disappoint. Specs at a Glance Sleeping Capacity – 2 people Type: Single-Wall Tent (3 Season) …

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10 Appalachian Trail Tips for Women

10 Appalachian Trail Tips for Women

If you’re a woman who dreams of walking the Appalachian Trail as either a thru-hike or in sections, you probably have thoughts and questions you’d prefer answered with a female perspective. Based on my experience preparing for my Appalachian Trail thru-hike and what I discovered during my trip, I’d like …

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How to Hike at Night

How to Hike at Night

Hiking at night is very different from hiking during the day. While it goes against the grain, night hiking can present a whole new spin on your hiking adventures. If you’re interested in hiking at night, here’s some insight on why to do it plus tips on night hiking basics …

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Hiking with Raynaud’s Disease

Hiking with Raynaud’s Disease

Raynaud’s Disease shouldn’t prevent you from hiking or backpacking even in cold weather. Preparation and prevention are the keys to when temperatures drop. I have Raynaud’s and I’m going to share my tips for managing Raynaud’s in the outdoors. What is Raynaud’s? Raynaud’s disease, syndrome, or phenomenon is an abnormal …

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