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10 Best Sleeping Bags for Women in 2019-2020

10 Best Women’s Sleeping Bags

Sleeping bags are still the most popular nighttime insulation option with female backpackers because they’re warmer in cold, damp, or drafty weather, especially below freezing. While mummy sleeping bag designs still prevail, there’s a lot more variety in the types of sleeping bags that have become available in the past …

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UGQ Outdoor Bandit Custom Quilt Review

UGQ Outdoor Bandit Custom Top Quilt

UGQ Outdoor is a cottage quilt manufacturer that makes top quilts, underquilts, and tarps for backpackers and hammock campers. The quality of their products is fantastic and they’ve grown rapidly by word of mouth as the popularity of quilts has grown. The Bandit is their premium top quilt and offered …

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Hiking a Carter Ledge/Middle Sister Loop

View from Middle Sister Mountain

The Carter Ledge Trail is considered one of the scariest trails in the White Mountains because it requires scrambling across an open ledge above a cliff. Carter Ledge is also on the Terrifying 25 List, which is a popular list of sketchy and yes, terrifying hiking trails in the White …

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Knog Quokka Rechargeable Headlamp Review

Knog Quokka Rechargeable Headlamp

Weighing in at just 1.73 oz, the Knog Quokka is a unique looking rechargeable LED headlamp ($25) with red and white lightning modes including a spot and wide beam. Ideal for camping and backpacking, it’s comes with a simple and comfortable silicone headband and has an integrated USB plug that …

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50 Best Backpacking Gifts for Less that $50

50 Best Backpacking Gifts Under $50

It can be difficult to pick good backpacking gifts if you’re not an expert backpacker or hiker. That’s why we’ve pulled together this list of great backpacking gifts under $50 to help you get your backpacking friends gear that they’ll appreciate. If you want to spend more, we suggest giving …

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