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Montane Hyper Tour 38 Cuben Fiber Backpack Review

The Montane Hyper Tour 38 is a cuben fiber backpack with a roll top closure

UK hiking and outdoor gear specialist, Montane, is the latest company to join the DCF backpack category with a streamlined roll-top pack called the Montane Hyper Tour 38. Equally, at home in the mountains and on the water, I’ve become rather fond of …

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Squam Range Traverse

Squam Lake from the summit ledges of Mt Percival

The Squam Range overlooks beautiful Squam Lake in the southernmost part of New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest. It’s possible to hike over all of the mountains in the range by following the 11.3 miles Crawford-Ridgepole Trail which runs from Sandwich Notch Road …

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