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Winter Hiking and Backpacking Gift Guide

Winter hiking and backpacking gift guide

Winter is a great time to gear up and get up for some cold weather hiking and snowshoeing adventure. The bugs are gone and so are the crowds, leaving the mountains and the hills to those who can’t live without their weekly dose of sun and snow. There’s no denying …

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2019 Lightweight Backpacking Gift Guide

Lightweight Backpacking Gift Guide

Backpacking gear has gotten a lot lighter in recent years due to the development of lighter weight materials and fabrics which means that you can lighten your load by swapping out old gear for new lighter weight items or feel less guilty about bringing some luxury items along that you’d …

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Hiking Survival Gear Gift Guide

Hiking Survival Gear Guide

Every hiker should carry some survival gear so they can stay alive long enough for search and rescue teams to arrive. If you can signal for help, you’ll be rescued eventually, but the wait can kill you. There really are some basic things you want to have with you on …

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Dyneema Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide

Dyneema Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide

You don’t have to be an ultralight backpacker to appreciate how much Dyneema (formerly called cuben fiber) has revolutionized backpacking gear, halving the weight of many items, and making backpacking much more pleasurable in the process.  In addition to being lightweight, Dyneema is quite strong and waterproof, making it an …

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50 Best Backpacking Gifts for Less that $50

50 Best Backpacking Gifts Under $50

It can be difficult to pick good backpacking gifts if you’re not an expert backpacker or hiker. That’s why we’ve pulled together this list of great backpacking gifts under $50 to help you get your backpacking friends gear that they’ll appreciate. If you want to spend more, we suggest giving …

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