The Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail: Which Hike Is Right for You?

Comparing culture, gear, resupply and difficulty. Whether you’re deciding which footpath to tackle for a first thru-hike, you’ve hiked one trail and want to know how it stacks up to the other, or you just have a general curiosity, a fascination with comparing the Appalachian Trail (AT) and Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is common. Today,…

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Advanced Hike: The Baldfaces

Sat, 2/24, 9 am-9 pm Group: Random Group of Hikers When: Saturday, February 24, 9 am-9 pm  Where: Baldface Circle Trail, North Chatham, NH Cost: Free (registration required) Details: We’re going to hike The Baldfaces (3,570 & 3,610ft), two dramatic rocky peaks on the east side of the White Mountains. Views from these peaks are among the finest…

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How to Buy Your First Backpacking Stove

A good backpacking stove will be your dinner date for hundreds of meals. Here’s how to pick the right one. Canister stoves are easy, but don’t always function well in the cold.The time has come. You’re tired of using your mom’s rusty stove from the 1980s, and you’re ready to buy one of your own.…

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The Plan to Shrink Bears Ears National Monument

Zinke recommends cutting down preserve, focusing on archeological sites over recreation in report. Bears EarsInterior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday recommended that President Donald Trump reduce the size of Bears Ears National Monument, opening a new chapter in the fight over the controversial Utah preserve. In a conference call announcing his decision, Zinke said that…

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15 Stunning Vintage Spartan Trailers Advertisements

If you’re anything like us, you love taking a look back into the early days of RV and trailer camping. One of the standouts for us, are definitely the Vintage Spartan Trailers. When William G. Skelly purchased the struggling Mid-Continent Aircraft Manufacturing Company of Tulast in 1928, it was unlikely that he had a vision…

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Waterproofing’s Dirty Little Secret

Is Your Jacket Harming the Environment? It’s among the most satisfying of all outdoor experiences: Standing in a deluge, you watch the rain bead off your waterproof jacket like droplets off a freshly waxed Porsche. Not only do you feel dry, you feel smug: Technology has triumphed over nature. Would you feel even better knowing…

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