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QUESTION: What is a good homemade trail mix? ANSWER: We always say that the best homemade trail mix is the one that contains things you like and will
Hey Guys! Finally a site where you can ask questions. I love going to the stores larger than most continents like REI and Gander Mountain to look at
QUESTION: What are liner socks and do I need them for backpacking? If so, why? ANSWER: Liner socks for backpacking or hiking are thin moisture-wicking
QUESTION: Let's say you're backpacking and want to travel light and your food, clothing and other gear is in your backpack. Also since you want to travel
Learn how to pack a backpack correctly for short or long hiking and backpacking trips. Tips for internal and external frame packs.
Top backpacking tips, based on real-life backpacker experiences of a father-son hiking team.
Here's the famous 10 Essentials List for hikers and backpackers. Learn why all ten are necessary for your survival.
Are you a beginning backpacker? Don't miss the valuable tips and essential info you'll need to know before hitting the trail.
I'm looking to do a 4 day back country trip, and I haven't done it in ages. What's a average weight a pack should weigh for a trip like this? ANSWER:
I know everyone has their own method for making backpacking coffee on the hiking trail, but I have discovered an extremely easy lightweight alternative
Before you head out backpacking you can save your selves many problems starting a fire by making simple extremely lightweight homemade fire starters that
Here are some essential tools that I take on every backpacking trip and have served me well. First is 3-4ft of 3/8 Surgical tubing, which can be used
Almost everyone who has hiked and backpacked at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico has said at one time or another, I want to go back to Philmont!
Here's a great backpacking supplies tip for lightweight emergency preparedness: On your regular lighter, wrap it neatly as many times as you would like
On a long backpacking trip we arrived at a camp where we would stay for two days, and I decided to use that time to wash all of my Wigwam wool hiking socks
One of my best backpacking tips I've used and taught my Scouts over the years is to use an orange colored trash bag to line their backpacks. This serves
My Top 5 Backpacking Tips Are: 1. D-Feet: In order to enjoy the simplist or most challenging walk, the feet must be in shape and well fitted for the walk.
Before 2010, I had not backpacked a single step. Now I've packed over 100 miles including a 9 day 54 mile trip with my son & his Scout Troop! Woo Hoo!
My Top 5 Backpacking Tips Are: #5 - Learn alternate ways to navigate. GPS units fail, maps get wet, compasses break, batteries become exhausted, but the
My Top 5 Backpacking Tips Are: 1. Know Yourself: Skills and Limitations. It is nice to rely on gear, guides and guesses, but in the end, it comes down