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Ask Me: What’s the Best Thru-Hiking Backpack?

Hi Michael, I was just getting ready to get the Osprey Atmos 65 backpack for my Appalachian Trail thru-hike. Osprey and REI say a large is 3 lbs. 10 oz. Your review of the Atmos 65 said a medium would
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Gear Review: Sierra Designs Flash 2 FL Tent

Sierra Designs Flash 2 FL. Three-Season Tent Sierra Designs Flash 2 FL $400, 3 lbs. 10 oz. sierradesigns.com The rain started as we searched for a campsite by Utah’s Dirty Devil River. Then the
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Great Hike: Angels Landing, Zion National Park

By Michael Lanza Thrilling, scenic, and popular, an impressive feat of trail building, an intimidating and exposed scramble—these are some of the descriptions commonly given to Angels Landing in Zion
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5 Tips For Buying a Backpacking Tent

By Michael Lanza There are a lot of tents out there. How do you choose between them? Backpackers come in different sizes and have different needs and preferences in a tent. In testing scores of backco
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Camping Gear

Ask Me: What’s the Best Thru-Hiking Backpack?

Hi Michael, I was just getting ready to get the Osprey Atmos 65 backpack for my Appalachian Trail thru-hike. Osprey and REI say a large is 3 lbs. 10 oz. Your review of the Atmos 65 said a medium would
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