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Trail Blazing Conventions and Guidelines

he Saco River Trail runs through Crawford Notch in New Hampshire

The first question that most volunteer trail adopters ask is “When do I get to paint a blaze?” I know, because it was one of the first questions I asked when I volunteered to adopt a trail on Mt Washington. But there’s …

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GSI Outdoors Halulite Minimalist Cookset Review

GSI Outdoors Halulite Minimalist Cookset (stove not included)

GSI Outdoor’s Halulite Minimalist Cookset¬†integrates everything you need for rehydrating cook-in-the-pouch, freezer-bag meals. or making hot drinks in an impressively small footprint. Consisting of a 0.6 liter anodized aluminum pot, sip lid, insulation sleeve, pot grippers, and telescoping “foon,” the Minimalist weighs …

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10 Best Books to Take Backpacking

A Cookbook Bookcase

I like to bring paperbacks with me when I go on long backpacking trips. I don’t necessarily read a lot before my head hits the stuff sack, but it is nice to have a little entertainment when you’re the only person in …

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