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5 Easy Peaks to Start You Mountaineering in a Big Way

Want to graduate from casual day hiker to mountaineer? Leave the beaten path for the exhilaration of alpine ridgelines, shining glaciers and thrilling technical summits? It takes experience and a bank of knowledge to move safely and efficiently on technical…

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Bikepacking the Great North Left

Earlier this May, I was one of five Therm-a-Rest employees on a three day bikepacking trip in north-central Washington & southern British Columbia. Bikepacking, or loaded mountain bike touring, is a great way to explore the backroads and trails of…

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Backpacking TV: Campfires for Backpackers

The art of a responsible backcountry campfire is right up there with the art of the backcountry poo. Both are incredibly enjoyable, in their own unique ways, and both are more frequently practiced poorly than we all might like, leaving…

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How to Sleep Well Outdoors Infographic

Imagine if you will, that the late summer sun has just set, and out your tent door fade the last hues of alpenglow–from pink, to purple, to blue–as Venus and a crescent moon rise to announce the end of another…

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Hit the Trail on June 6th

Now that winter is in the rearview mirror (officially anyway), hikers all over the country are dusting off their boots and preparing for summer hikes ahead. Kick off the season on June 6th with American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day….

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How to Pack Your Backpack

The parallels between backpacking and relationships are innumerable, if not completely contrived for the sake of this introduction. For instance, take Paul Simon and me. We’ve never been in a relationship, but he thinks there are 50 ways to leave…

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Two Weeks on the Buffalo River

America’s first National River, the mighty Buffalo, runs 153 miles through rough, wild terrain in Arkansas’ Ozark Mountains. I consider it my river. I grew up here—paddling in the spring and early summer, hiking in the fall. I know the…

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