50 Essential (Wilderness) Backpacking Tips
Your Backpack is packed and your boots are tied. What could be easier than a simple walk in the woods right? The great outdoors is magnificent beauty that can chew you up and spit you out very quickly. Survival can be pretty complicated when the time comes. Here is an Infographic that shares 50 essential (wilderness) backpacking tips.
TRIP REPORT: Katmai National Park
When I got invited to Alaska, one of the first things I did was check a map and figure out where King Salmon was. I had never heard of the place so I didn't really have any idea. I found it out at the base of the Alaskan Peninsula, along the Naknek River which empties into Bristol Bay. My
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In my last Trail Tip post I discussed heat exhaustion. I went over how to spot the symptoms and how to treat someone with heat exhaustion. In this final Trail Tip about heat related ailments
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Product Spotlight and Giveaway – Muir Way National Park Maps
In 2013, after spending his life exploring the outdoors and our country's National Park system, Jared started Muir Way. He has always been excited to open the map he would get at the entrance of
Leave a Hiker Emergency Note just in case – Free Download
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Sawyer MINI Water Filter – Gear Review – and Giveaway
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Hipcamp helping you discover and book new places to camp
Hipcamp utilizes its growing network to help find the best camping spots across the country. They source photos, tips, and updated information from their network of people just like you. The best part about Hipcamp is that you can reserve campsites quickly and easily from the Hipcamp website. No more clicking loads of links to find out that you may or may not have reserved the campsite.