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Backpacking and Fishing in the Wild River Wilderness

Backpacking and Fishing the Wild River

The Wild River Wilderness is the wildest designated wilderness area in the White Mountain National Forest spanning New Hampshire and Maine. I hadn’t been up that way for a few years so I planned a backpacking route that followed the river from …

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ULA Ohm Backpack Review

ULA Ohm Backpack Review

The ULA Ohm (formerly called the ULA Ohm 2.0) is a 63L ultralight style backpack that’s durable enough for rough and tough adventures. It’s also available with the same male and female shoulder straps and hip belts (available in multiple lengths) offered …

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Backpacking South Shoal Pond Peak

Backpacking South Shoal Pond Peak

South Shoal Pond Peak, also known as Twintop or Mt Quinn isn’t a popular destination in the Pemigewasset Wilderness. But I had a hankering to go climb it if only because it gave me an excuse to backpack out to the Thoreau …

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Gossamer Gear Silverback 65 Backpack Review

Gossamer Gear Silverback 65 Backpack Review

The Gossamer Gear Silverback 65 is a multi-day ultralight-style backpack designed for thru-hiking with larger loads, bushwhacking, and winter backpacking. It’s very different from Gossamer Gear’s popular backpacks, the Mariposa 60 and Gorilla 50, in that it’s a pure roll top without …

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