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Thermarest NeoAir Sleeping Pad

Therm-a-rest NeoAir Sleeping Pad - Size Regular

I finally got out backpacking this weekend and tried out the Thermarest NeoAir ($149.95) sleeping pad. This is an inflatable pad with an R-value of 2.5 weighing 14 oz in a size regular. The only other popular sleeping pad on the market …

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Why I Hike

I really like hiking. There are lots of reasons why, but I think the most important is mental. My life is a bit stressful at the moment. I have a lot of responsibilities at work and home, and it's hard to find …

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Mt Osceola and East Osceola

Mt Osceola (4,340 ft) On Sunday, I climbed another two 4,000 footers in the White Mountains, Mt Osceola (4,340 ft) and its neighbor East Osceola (4,156). These peaks are located in an area of the Whites that I haven't done much hiking …

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