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Cutter Lyme Disease Tick Test Kit Review

Cutter Lyme Disease Tick Test Review

The Cutter Lyme Disease Test Kit determines if a tick is a carrier of Lyme Disease. Rather than testing a person or pet, the test can be used to determine if a tick carries Lyme Disease before any symptoms occur. It identifies …

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How to Reduce Your Backpacking Water Weight

How to Reduce Your Backpacking Water Weight

Water is heavy and at 2.2 lbs per liter, it’s probably the heaviest thing you carry in your backpack. Despite this, many hikers and backpackers still carry much more water than they need when hiking or backpacking. That’s wasted effort if you …

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Colin Fletcher’s Gear List: Then and Now

Fletcher’s basic gear list.

Colin Fletcher is widely recognized as the father of modern backpacking. The co-author of The Complete Walker Volume 4, last published in 2002, he helped popularize the use of gear lists and gear weights to organize and reduce the weight of backpacking …

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