Archive for October, 2011

Jansport Carson Outdoor Backpack (Blue Ridge)

Jansport Carson Outdoor Backpack (Blue Ridge)

| October 31, 2011 | 3 Replies

Jansport Carson Outdoor Backpack (Blue Ridge) Ergonomic S-curved shoulder straps Large main compartment with panel and top load access Extendable lid with zippered compartment Dual side zippered pockets Dula density hipbelt with breathable mesh stays dry and comfortable Updated Carson with the best of both worlds; the superior weight transfer of an external frame with […]

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Equipment Used For Hiking   What To Look For

Equipment Used For Hiking What To Look For

| October 31, 2011 | Reply

Hiking and camping can provide some of the greatest fun you can have in the great outdoors. The quality of your equipment goes a long way to creating either a wonderful experience that you’ll want to repeat or a nightmare that you’d rather forget. How to choose the right camping and hiking equipment A hiking […]

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3 Safety Tips For Hikers

3 Safety Tips For Hikers

| October 30, 2011 | Reply

Hiking is generally not a dangerous activity if you prepare properly. There are times, however, that you’ll be a long way from “civilization” and you could get injured or have something else happen. In order to hike safely, the following safety tips should always be considered. 1. Don’t Hike Alone This is probably not critical […]

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Kelty Redwing 2650 Backpack (Blood Red)

Kelty Redwing 2650 Backpack (Blood Red)

| October 29, 2011 | 3 Replies

Kelty Redwing 2650 Backpack (Blood Red) Top Loading Hydration compatible Large front pocket with organization Front-panel access Reservoir sleeve. The proven Redwing is the most popular pack on the trail. Revered for is roomy main compartment, convenient organizational pockets, sturdy LightBeam II stay and suspension system, and comfortable design, it’s no wonder this classic, which […]

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Hiking   Some Tips For Buying A Good Pair Of Hiking Boots

Hiking Some Tips For Buying A Good Pair Of Hiking Boots

| October 29, 2011 | Reply

Although hiking doesn’t necessarily require a great deal of equipment one item that is crucial to your enjoyment is a good pair of hiking boots. A good pair of hiking boots will give you comfortable support and provide the traction that you need for even the trickiest of surfaces. A bad pair of boots however […]

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High Sierra Appalachian 75 Pack (Tungsten, Amazon)

High Sierra Appalachian 75 Pack (Tungsten, Amazon)

| October 28, 2011 | 6 Replies

High Sierra Appalachian 75 Pack (Tungsten, Amazon) 75-liter, top-load main compartment with gusseted drawstring closure and adjustable top lid. Drop-bottom sleeping bag compartment with divider. ERGO-FIT shoulder harness, withadjustable load-lifters, is constructed with Vapel mesh Airflow and high-density foam padding. Molded foam back panel with Airflow™ channels to keep your back cool and dry. Dual, […]

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Lightweight Backpacking Techniques

Lightweight Backpacking Techniques

| October 28, 2011 | Reply

These lightweight backpacking tips and techniques are options or ideas, not recommendations. I tend towards the extreme side of ultralight backpacking, and if you don’t know yourself or your skills, some of these techniques will get you into trouble. A good example of this is the “natural mattress” that allows you to leave your sleeping […]

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Tips For Choosing The Right Camping Backpack

Tips For Choosing The Right Camping Backpack

| October 27, 2011 | Reply

A person who is not experienced with camping or hiking may think that all backpacks are the same, but that is far from the truth. For a camper who is serious about making the most out of a camping trip, a backpack can make or break an excursion to the woods. Take the plight of […]

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Military Camo ACU Hydration Pack Backpack 2.5 Liter (84oz) Bladder

Military Camo ACU Hydration Pack Backpack 2.5 Liter (84oz) Bladder

| October 26, 2011 | 3 Replies

Military Camo ACU Hydration Pack Backpack 2.5 Liter (84oz) Bladder Color: ACU Military Camo Dimension: 18″x9″x4″ 2.5 Liter Bladder HYDRATION Back Pack w/Bladder.External side compression straps. Heavy-Duty carry and drag handle. Double zipper pulls on all compartment for easy access. Heavy weight webbing for modular attachments. Compression molded back panel. 900 D Rip Stop Shell. […]

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Packing Tips For A Camping Trip

Packing Tips For A Camping Trip

| October 26, 2011 | Reply

Camping is a pretty unique experience. You get to spend time away from the hustle of city life. Do you want to see a spectacular sight? Then sit or lie down under a night sky full of brilliant stars, they seem close enough to reach out and touch them. Whether you are planning a long […]

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High Sierra Quickshot 70 Hydration Pack Blue Velvet 17x11x5.25 Inches 600 Cubic Inches

High Sierra Quickshot 70 Hydration Pack Blue Velvet 17x11x5.25 Inches 600 Cubic Inches

| October 24, 2011 | 3 Replies

High Sierra Quickshot 70 Hydration Pack Blue Velvet 17x11x5.25 Inches 600 Cubic Inches Large front load main compartment side access hydration compartment with shoulder strap hose jacket holds 2 liter reservoir Hinged front pocket holds a helmet Front zippered pocket holds bicycle tools, accessories or media player Adjustable waist belt secures the pack and an […]

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A Checklist Of Basic Camping Gear

A Checklist Of Basic Camping Gear

| October 24, 2011 | Reply

One of the most popular family events for summer outings is camping, and to have a safe and fun vacation or holiday it is important to have the right camping gear. Since there are so many different types of camping gear on the market today, for those just getting starting it can be a bit […]

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How To Deal With Difficult Terrain When Hiking

How To Deal With Difficult Terrain When Hiking

| October 22, 2011 | Reply

If you’re hiking over relatively flat, ordinary terrain you’ll need to be able to keep a steady pace with regular (short) rest breaks. Different types of terrain, such as steep or slippery slopes, creeks or even higher altitude trails make that very difficult and your techniques need to adjust to match the situation. Slopes and […]

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Camelbak 50 Oz Omega HydroTanium Replacement Reservoir

Camelbak 50 Oz Omega HydroTanium Replacement Reservoir

| October 22, 2011 | 6 Replies

Camelbak 50 Oz Omega HydroTanium Replacement Reservoir The heart and soul of the best hydration systems. Extra large Omega opening for easy filling and cleaning. HydroGuard AntiMicrobial Technology eliminates up to 99.99% of common bacteria and fungus. Comes with Patented Big Bite Valve Durable, leakproof resrevoir with Lifetime Warranty. Camelbak has taken it’s reservoir and […]

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How To Choose A Camping Tent

How To Choose A Camping Tent

| October 21, 2011 | Reply

How to choose a camping tent is just like assuring your home has the best roof. Actually, the tent is your shelter, your dome of protection against all the elements, your home away from home. Your family might want to spend the summer getting the feel of nature. Of course, you want to feel the […]

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NEW CUSCUS Internal Frame Hiking Travel Backpack 88L 6200ci Camping Journey Red

NEW CUSCUS Internal Frame Hiking Travel Backpack 88L 6200ci Camping Journey Red

| October 19, 2011 | 3 Replies

NEW CUSCUS Internal Frame Hiking Travel Backpack 88L 6200ci Camping Journey Red Multiday mountaineering pack with 88-liter (6,200-cubic-inch) capacity Large main compartment with top and bottom access; water-resistant PVC coating 2 side zippered pockets, 1 front zippered pocket, and top lid pocket Heavily padded back panel, shoulder straps, and waist straps Separate sleeping bag compartment; […]

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3 Tips To Choose The Camping Backpack That Is Right For You

3 Tips To Choose The Camping Backpack That Is Right For You

| October 19, 2011 | Reply

When asked about the right camping backpack, most people who do not have any experience in camping will say that it is just a bag. The kind of back one chooses is not a small issue to people who have experience in camping. You will never be grateful for a good backpack until and unless […]

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Essential Hiking Equipment

Essential Hiking Equipment

| October 18, 2011 | Reply

Every trail leads hikers to new adventure, so every hiker should be prepared for anything. Outdoor adventurers need good hiking equipment to enjoy a safe and successful trek. Here is an outline of the gear you’ll need and the gizmos you can probably do without. Go Without the Gimmicks Outfitting stores stock all sorts of […]

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Regalo My Cot Portable Bed, Royal Blue

Regalo My Cot Portable Bed, Royal Blue

| October 17, 2011 | 3 Replies

Regalo My Cot Portable Bed, Royal Blue Super for sleepovers, camping and daycare Durable all steel constructed frame that has a reinforced canvas bed liner Washable matching sheet Perfect cot for outings, travelling, camping, day care or lounging around the house Incredibly quick and easy to set up and fold down An essential item for […]

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Family Tent Camping

Family Tent Camping

| October 17, 2011 | Reply

Camping in a tent is a fun and memorable experience for families. Camping vacations are great for relaxing and spending quality time with those you love. To ensure an enjoyable and comfortable outing, consider these tent camping tips. Always use a rainfly that provides full coverage of your tent. A rainfly is a tarp that […]

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