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Want to learn how to go backpacking? Check out these backpacking tips and hiking how-to's to go out safely and confidently. #backpacking #tips #backpackingtips

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Backpacking can be a smart way to escape your mundane for a couple days (or (or weeks / months / years). But, it could be dangerous if you don't know very well what you're doing.These beginner backpacking tips… Thru Hiking, Hiking Tips, Camping And Hiking, Hiking Gear, Hiking Backpack, Camping Tips, Hiking The Appalachian Trail, Camp Gear, Camping Stuff

No excuses not to hike the Appalachian Trail | Your Adventure Coach

Don't let these 12 things hold you back from going after your dream of thru hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Wildfires are just a (scary) fact of life here in the Western US. While they are a natural part of the ecosystem, far too many wildfires are human caused. Between increasingly hot, dry conditions and more and more irresponsible people heading into the outdoors each year, our wildfires are only becoming more frequent and more severe than ever. Read more for wildfire safety tips and resources to check before planning your next hiking trip in wildfire country.

Wildfires: Know before you go | Wildfire Safety Tips For Hikers

Wildfires are just a (scary) fact of life here in the Western US. While they are a natural part of the ecosystem, far too many wildfires are human caused. Between increasingly hot, dry conditions and more and more irresponsible people heading into the outdoors each year, our wildfires are only becoming more frequent and more […]

One of the first lessons to survival is learning how to make a fire under most any conditions. Creating a fire can make the difference between life and death in many outdoor survival situations, for this reason, it is a good skill to master. Homestead Survival, Wilderness Survival, Survival Tools, Camping Survival, Outdoor Survival, Survival Prepping, Emergency Preparedness, Camping Hacks, Survival Blog

Make Fire | Backpacker

When disaster strikes in the backcountry, don't pin your hopes on prayer. Your ability to spark a flame could be the difference between survival and six-feet-under.

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Don't Get Lost on Your Next Hike!

Follow these safety tips while hiking, to ensure you don't get lost. If you do wander, you'll have the supplies you need to stay safe while waiting for search and rescue.

So, how much does it cost to hike the Appalachian Trail? Not an easy answer, but here are 7 things to consider when planning the cost to hike the AT. Plus, find out how I saved up enough money for my long distance hike on the Appalachian Trail. Thru Hiking, Hiking Tips, Camping And Hiking, Hiking Gear, Hiking Backpack, Hiking The Appalachian Trail, Pct Trail, Baby Hiking, Camping List

How much does it cost to hike the Appalachian Trail | Your Adventure Coach

So, how much does it cost to hike the Appalachian Trail? Not an easy answer, but here are 7 things to consider when planning the cost to hike the AT. Plus, find out how I saved up enough money for my long distance hike on the Appalachian Trail.

If you’re going to be spending any amount of time hiking or backpacking, you’ll want to carry a first aid kit with you. Always. Just in case. But, hiking first aid kits come in all shapes, sizes, and price ranges. This is your guide to building or customizing your own backpacking first aid kit to fit your hiking style. Hiking Tips, Camping And Hiking, Hiking Gear, Hiking Backpack, Camping Stuff, Tent Camping, Camping Hacks, Backpacking First Aid Kit, Hiking First Aid Kit

Build Your Own First Aid Kit For Hiking & Backpacking

If you're building your own kit, pack these 17 essentials in your hiking first aid kit before you head out on the Appalachian Trail.

Do you wish you were in better shape for hiking? Do you wish your legs didn't immediately feel like they were going to give out the second the trail starts to creep up an incline? I've been there! I'm sure I'm not the only hiker who struggles with this, so I've put together this super quick at home lower body workout to build or maintain your hiker legs!

Squeeze In This Quick Lower Body Workout For Hikers

Do you wish you were in better shape for hiking? Do you wish your legs didn’t immediately feel like they were going to give out the second the trail starts to creep up an incline? I’ve been there! I’m sure I’m not the only hiker who struggles with this, but I’ve also never been a […]

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How to Sleep Warm

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

BEYOND THE TENT'S top recommendations, we’ve rounded up 9 of our favorite camping pads of 2019 – complete with in-depth what you need to know to choose the best sleeping pad. Ultralight Backpacking Gear, Backpacking Europe, Dog Backpack, Backpack Camping, Hunting Backpacks, Hiking Tent, Camping Mattress, Camping Life, Camping Mats

How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Camping or Backpacking

Here's everything you need to know to choose the best sleeping pad for camping or backpacking, including reviews of the best sleeping pads available today.

Find out what factors do you need to consider when you choose a campsite. Infographic with all the key points to choose a campsite for those short of time. Camping Packing, Backpacking Tips, Hiking Tips, Camping Essentials, Camping And Hiking, Camping Life, Family Camping, Tent Camping, Campsite

How to Choose a Campsite? (To get maximum benefit for you and nature)

Find out what factors do you need to consider when you choose a campsite. Infographic with all the key points to choose a campsite for those short of time.

If you're like me and just can't go a day without coffee, first, you're in good company, and second, here are some of the best ways I've found to make coffee while backpacking or camping. Even if you're a bit of a coffee snob, chances are you can find a way to make coffee in the backcountry very similarly to how you would prepare coffee at home - from pour over to french press, we got you covered.

Easy Ways To Make Great Coffee While Camping Or Backpacking

Coffee addict? Yeah me too! Check out these 4 ways to make great coffee on your next backpacking or camping trip, from pour over to french press, we got you covered.

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How Much Weight Should You Carry Backpacking?

Every new backpacker worries about how much weight they should carry backpacking. There's so much information out there. We break it down and make it easy.

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Backpacking Sleeping Pads [Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy] — Amanda Outside

When it comes to a sleeping pad for backpacking, there are a lot of options! Amanda will break down the different types of sleeping bags, the pros and cons of each, what an r-value is, and other things to consider when choosing a backpacking sleeping pad. By the end of this post, you’ll be prepared to choose the perfect sleeping pad for backpacking.

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The Best Way to Pack Your Backpack

Once you hit the road for a long time, you somehow start to feel like a turtle and that backpack of yours becomes the closest thing you got to a temporary home.

Read on for more backpacking lunch ideas you can pack on your next hiking trip, from classic backpacking staples to some out of the box backpacking lunch ideas to keep you going even on difficult hikes. Most of these lunches are no cook, and a few are cold soak or just-add-water.

Easy Backpacking Lunch Ideas To Fuel Your Hikes

Add some variety to your backpacking meal plan with these awesome backpacking lunch ideas, most are super easy, no cook meals and some are a little more fancy for a nice treat on the trail!