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Adding Variety to your Backpacking Menu

The food on my last 3-day section hike was so boring I thought I’d gag on the last day of my trip. I was lazy and brought along the same food for several days. So this week, I’ve worked out 4-day freezer …

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Indian Pipe, the Ghost Flower

Indian Pipe

  Indian Pipe, also known as Ghost Flower and Monotropa Uniflora, is a unique and interesting plant found in shady woods that are rich in decaying plant matter. I’ve seen it in many places along the Long Trail, and it’s a real …

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