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Leading Backpacking Trips

Hiking on Vermonts Long Trail with the Appalachian Mountain Club

It’s official. I’m going to be co-leading backpacking trips with the NY/NJ Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club staring in late September. My first trip will be a moderate, 3 day/2 night trip in the Western Catskills, so register if you want to come along.  I’ll be assisting my old …

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Comfortable Backpacking

Tarp Camping on The Long Trail

I like my creature comforts when I’m out backpacking. I like to bring a comfortable air mattress, some extra camera gear, a good paperback, a plush animal friend and good food to eat. I can get away with bringing these little extras, and still keep my base gear weight under …

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