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Review: Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody

Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody Ultralight Jacket Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody $229, 9 oz. (men’s medium) Sizes: men’s XS-XXL, women’s XS-XL Here’s a testament to the versatility of this partly insulated, lightwei
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Gear Review: The 8 Best Packs For Backpacking

By Michael Lanza Backpacks come in many sizes and flavors for a reason: so do backpackers. Some of us need a pack for moderate loads, others for heavy loads, while still others want a pack designed fo
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Test Submission

This is a great way to try out new content. I think it’s awesome because it’s self serve The post Test Submission appeared first on 50 Campfires. from 50 Campfires http://ift.tt/1okc4fu
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The Quicksand Chronicles: Backpacking Paria Canyon

By Michael Lanza Walls of searing, orange-red sandstone shoot up for hundreds of feet, so close together in places that I could cross from one side of this chasm to the other in a dozen strides. On th
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IceMule Pro Cooler Review

I love picnics. On a nice summer day there’s nothing better than laying down in the grass to enjoy some good food and a cold beer in the great outdoors. Parks are fun, but I really like to hike
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Photo Gallery: My Top 10 Adventures… Ever

By Michael Lanza I often get asked, “What’s your favorite trip?” And I can never come up with an answer. I’ve had the good fortune to have taken many amazing adventures over the years. But I have asse
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5 Tips For Buying the Right Backpack

By Michael Lanza If you’re super fit and strong, young, hike with a pack of any weight 50 or 100 days a year, and have never known any sort of injury or ache in your body, then don’t bother reading th
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Mountain House Chicken And Dumplings: Review

I’ve always been a fan of freeze dried meals for camping. I probably use them the way most people do – I don’t bring 12 freeze dried meals and live off nothing but that for a weekend
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Video: How to Load a Backpack

By Michael Lanza Wonder why I’m smiling in the above photo? Well, sure, two friends and I were hiking the incredibly scenic Besseggen Ridge in Norway’s Jotunheimen National Park; that had
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