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Super.Natural LS Top 175 Baselayer Jersey

Super.Natural Men's Base Layer LS Top 175

I hate writing product reviews about my underwear, but I’ve had such a good experience using Super.Natural’s LS Top 175 this winter, that I wanted to tell you about this new brand. Half wool, half synthetic, the Super.Natural’s LS 175 Top has …

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Climbing North Moat Mountain in Winter

Coral and Heather on the summit of North Moat Mountain

My friend Lisa and I led a hike up North Moat Mountain(3196′) last weekend, a surprisingly strenuous 3000-footer located within spitting distance of Mt Washington. It’s a peak I’ve attempted to climb several times in the past as part of a full traverse …

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Multi-Purpose Items as Snow Anchors

Practice Emergency Snow Trench to get out of the Winter Wind

Question You need to set up a shelter fast, but don’t have the time for snow anchors to set. What pieces of multi-purpose gear can you use to set up a winter tent, shaped tarp, or flat tarp? Answer If I’m up …

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Bay Circuit Trail Section 2: Rowley to Boxford

Frozen Beaver Pond

After many fits and starts and dead-ends trying to hike Section 3 from south to north, I decided to turn things around and hike Section 2 from north to south because I hoped the blazing would be more “obvious” for a southbounder. …

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