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The Quickest Way To Prevent Blisters While Hiking

Blisters are one of the most painful debbie downers to have while hiking. The trip starts off good, the views are great, but after few miles you start getting that nagging feeling. That something isn't right in your boots (or trail runners). And this is where trouble crops up. If you don't stop, take off… Continue reading The Quickest Way To Prevent Blisters While Hiking

Gear · Hiking Gear

Gear Review: Goin’ West Hydration Backpack

We were recently sent a Goin' West hydration backpack to check out for review. It is a straight forward backpack; easy to pack, easy to use, with the features typically needed/found in a pack. It is a 30 Liter size, which for me is a half day pack (to explain that, when I go dayhiking… Continue reading Gear Review: Goin’ West Hydration Backpack

Food Finds · Gear · Hiking Gear · Trail Cooking

New Gear and Food Finds

We've had some good items come across recently, from gear to food. NASAR (The National Association For Search And Rescue) has out two guides that are pack ready. Essential Knots and Basic Navigation, the guides are palm sized and ultra light and most of all.....waterproof. The guides fold out similar to a map, and are… Continue reading New Gear and Food Finds