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Outdoor Vitals StormLoft 15 Down Quilt Review

Outdoor Vitals StormLoft 15 Quilt Review

The Outdoor Vitals StormLoft 15 Quilt is a backpacking quilt with hydrophobic down insulation and a closed, non-adjustable footbox. The insulation is constructed in horizontal baffles over the footbox and vertical baffles on the torso. When Outdoor Vitals first came on to …

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Should You Spray a Tent with Permethrin?

Should You Spray a Tent with Permethrin?

If you spray your tent with Permethrin to protect yourself from Lyme-disease-carrying ticks and blood-sucking mosquitos, you should spray the inner tent or insect netting and not the rain fly, which is waterproof and will prevent the Permethrin from soaking in. Permethrin …

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What is Hiker Trash?

What is Hiker Trash?

The label ‘Hiker Trash’ is a term of endearment for those in the long-distance hiking community who have chosen to ditch social norms and live another way while on a trail journey. That ‘another way’ can be both wondrous and freeing, yet …

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Osprey Atmos AG 65 Backpack Review

Osprey Atmos 65 Backpack Review (2022 Model)

The Osprey Packs Atmos AG 65 (new in 2022) is a multi-day backpack suitable for trips up to a week in length, with a suspended mesh frame and an adjustable length torso and hip belt so you can get a custom, personalized …

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