Forest and Crag by Guy and Laura Waterman is considered to be the definitive history of hiking trail development in New England. It chronicles the development of the trail systems we have today in the White Mountains, The Adirondacks, Catskills and Vermont …Read More »
In Search of Trout Water on Flat Pond Brook
If you were a trout, you’d know that the current or water speed of a stream or river is not uniform as it flows downstream. Bends in the river, rocks, drops, and depressions in the stream bottom create micro-currents which can be …Read More »
The Trans Adirondack Route Guidebook and Map Set
Wouldn’t it be great if you could hike a long-distance wilderness route, hundreds of miles long, inside the United States without having to travel all the way to Alaska? Now you can and there’s even a guidebook for it called Blue Line …Read More »
Lowepro Dashpoint 20 Backpack Camera Case Review
What’s the best way to carry a point-and-shoot camera when you’re backpacking so that your camera is easily accessible when you want it, it doesn’t get in the way of normal activity, it’s in a waterproof compartment to protect it from rain, …Read More »
10 Best Camp Shoes of 2023
Many hikers and backpackers carry camp shoes …Read More »
10 Best Budget Backpacking Tents Under $250
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10 Best Ultralight Backpacking Tents of 2023
10 Best Hiking Day Packs of 2023
10 Best Freestanding Backpacking Tents of 2023
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Granite Gear Virga3 55L Backpack Review
The new Granite Gear Virga3 55L (2023) …Read More »
Granite Gear Virga3 26L Backpack Review
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Mystery Ranch Blitz 30 Backpack Review
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How Much Should a Backpacking Tent Weigh?
Tent weight is a frequent area of …Read More »
Why Do Backpackers Like Alcohol Stoves?
Rain Jackets: How to Make your DWR Last Longer
How Many Pairs of Socks Should You Bring on a Backpacking Trip?
Why do Waterproof/Breathable Rain Jackets Wet Out?
How to Layer with a Rain Jacket and Stay Warm
Best DEET, Picaridin, and Natural Insect Repellents: How to Choose
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