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Trekking Pole Tents: Pros and Cons

Trekking Poles Tents Pros and Cons

Trekking pole tents use hiking poles for setup instead of tent poles as a weight-saving measure for backpackers. They’re also a good example of how to use the same backpacking gear in multiple ways, one of the core principles of gear weight …

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Tenkara Fly Fishing Diary: 2022

Tenkara Fly Fishing Diary 2022

This was by far the best Tenkara Fly Fishing season I’ve had in the past 10 years. Despite a terrible summer drought, I was able to use my knowledge of the White Mountain’s drainages to find fishable water from May through September …

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Hiking Eisenhower, Pierce, and Jackson in October

Hiking Eisenhower, Pierce, and Jackson in October

Mts Eisenhower, Jackson, and Pierce are three 4000 footers in the Southern Presidentials, west of Mt Washington. I like to climb all at once when because they’re in close proximity to one another, although it can be a big day, depending on …

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Recommended Winter Hiking Gear List: 2022-2023

Recommended Winter Hiking Gear List

When gearing up for winter day hiking you want footwear, clothing, and traction aids that can be used across a fairly wide range of temperatures, wind speeds, sun, precipitation types, and surface conditions. For example, typical winter weather includes: Temperatures: from 40 …

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