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Granite Gear Lutsen 55L Backpack Review

The Granite Gear Lutsen 60 Backpack

Granite Gear has a new multi-day backpack called the Lutsen 55L. The pack features a new adjustable hip belt, hip belt pockets, and an adjustable frame, so you can dial in a custom fit that matches your hip size and torso length …

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Wild Country Zephyros 1 Person Tent Review

There’s a critical design flaw in most of the double walled tents sold in the US. If it’s pouring rain and you go to set up your inner tent first, it’s likely to be soaked before you can cover it up with …

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Fly Tying for Beginners

Pink Squirrel

I started catching trout when I started tying flies. Coincidence? Maybe. But if you’re a trout angler, there’s no such thing as coincidence if it means breaking a trout drought! However, even though I fish with a Tenkara rod, I didn’t get …

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Sandwich Dome: The Eastern Approaches

The Sandwich Range Wilderness of one of the most remote Wilderness Areas in the White Mountains

Sandwich Dome (3993′) is a massive mountain that dominates the western half of the Sandwich Wilderness, near Squam Lake in New Hampshire’s Lake District. It’s in an area that I’ve become quite fond of hiking this year, way off the beaten path …

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