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Kelty Ruckus Roll Top 28 Backpack Review

The Kelty Ruckus 28 is a roll top daypack that can carry a ton of gear

The Kelty Ruckus 28 Roll Top is a fully featured technical daypack loaded with features that can be used for many different types of day hikes, peakbagging, and hut-to-hut trips. Weighing just 1 pound 6 ounces, I’ve been impressed with how comfortable it …

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Hiking to Mt Chocorua and the Jim Liberty Cabin

Jim Liberty Cabin with Mt Chocorua summit

Mt Chocorua is a very popular mountain in the White Mountain National Forest, one that you can climb from many directions and up many different trails. I chose the Hammond Trail and Liberty Trail for this hike because they’re one of the …

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep When Backpacking

Tarp Sleep System: Bivy Sack, Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Pad and a Moose

Some people go backpacking for adventure, some live to climb new mountains, and some just like the simplicity and solitude. I like all of those things, but my favorite part of backpacking is sleeping. During the week, I  get about 6-7 hours …

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