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Patagonia Houdini Full-Zip Jacket Review

April 26, 2010 by  
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When unexpected weather hits, the best jacket is the one you have with you!  I don’t know how many times I have leaned this lesson while running in the mountains near my coastal Alaska town – a sunny day can sure turn cold, windy and wet in a hurry! This is why I love my […]

Selecting a Tent

April 24, 2010 by  
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How to select a tent? Decision time; summer’s on the way, and your camping trips are on the calendar. A new tent would be a great treat, but of the several hundred tents you find on offer, which is the one for you? This primer might offer some helpful ideas on narrowing down your search […]

How to carry water while hiking?

April 24, 2010 by  
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Hydration is one of the most important, yet often overlooked, elements of a successful outdoor adventure.  Whether it is an easy hike or a strenuous activity, staying hydrated can be the difference between having a fun vs. miserable experience. Who needs to hydrate?  This is simple; everyone needs to hydrate when participating in outdoor activities.  […]

How to Prepare for a Backpacking Trip

April 20, 2010 by  
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Backpacking in the wilderness is an exciting adventure that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime.  Spending time immersed in nature and surviving on only what you can carry on your back is exhilarating.  It can also bring a deep sense of inner calm and oneness with nature. To get the maximum benefit […]