Archive for April, 2013

Coleman Taos Extreme-Weather Mummy Bag

Coleman Taos Extreme-Weather Mummy Bag

| April 28, 2013 | 3 Replies

Coleman Taos Extreme-Weather Mummy Bag Great for cold-weather sleeping: keeps you comfortable down to 25°F with 38oz. of Coletherm insulation Mummy-style sleeping bag, 32″ x 82″, fits most people up to 6’2″ Double-batt, offset quilt construction eliminates potential cold spots Semi-sculpted hood surrounds head with warmth Box-foot silhouette gives feet extra wiggle room The Coleman […]

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Going for Hiking and Backpacking Trip?

Going for Hiking and Backpacking Trip?

| April 28, 2013 | Reply

Take these Tips with You! 1.) Shop for a good quality backpack. A hiker can forget his map, compass, flashlight, and knife but he can never leave without his backpack. Invest on a quality backpack that fits you. “Fit” meaning, when you wear it, you are comfortable with it. Thick shoulder straps and extra padding […]

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So What’s Exciting With Alaska Hiking

So What’s Exciting With Alaska Hiking

| April 25, 2013 | Reply

So What’s Exciting With Alaska Hiking…Everything! If you are anywhere near Alaska, you might probably have thought of what excitement you would be facing once you step its land. It’s like nowhere else, truly a unique spot for hikers. It simply has everything. If you are a mountain hiker, there are good trails for you. […]

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Medicinal Plants That Backpackers Should Know

Medicinal Plants That Backpackers Should Know

| April 24, 2013 | Reply

Why learn about medicinal plants? Certainly, backpackers shouldn’t leave the first aid kit home, but it can be useful and interesting to know a few plant medicines too. Whether you are someday in a survival situation, or you just lost your first aid kit and have a terrible headache, wouldn’t it be nice to find […]

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Top Five Essentials – Equipment Used for Hiking

Top Five Essentials – Equipment Used for Hiking

| April 22, 2013 | Reply

Well of course man has long ago abandoned his leathery footwear in exchange with good looking ones and he has also long forgotten that he has instincts which he could use in the wilderness. Now that there is still continuous quests to attempt and conquer the wilderness, he returns with more sophisticated equipment that helps […]

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A Guideline for Colorado Hiking

A Guideline for Colorado Hiking

| April 21, 2013 | Reply

Colorado hiking implicates great hiking experiences. There are lots of world-class trails that are stunningly exciting and attractively splendid. But hiking Colorado, like all other hiking adventures must be treated with complete knowledge of the trail both to be safe from any hazards and to enjoy the tour. Plan ahead your Colorado hiking- Unlike other […]

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Ledge Jem Hydration Pack System (Blue)

Ledge Jem Hydration Pack System (Blue)

| April 20, 2013 | 2 Replies

Ledge Jem Hydration Pack System (Blue) Bladder Volume: 68 oz (2 liter) Storage Volume: 570 cubic inches Dobby Diamond Ripstop Construction Drip Free Dual Action Bite Valve Features: full rain shield with velcro fastener 2 Liter Hydration Pack System Bladder Volume: 68 oz (2 liter) Storage Volume: 570 cubic inches Dobby Diamond Ripstop Construction Features: […]

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Camping Tents

Camping Tents

| April 19, 2013 | Reply

So you’ve decided to go camping. You’ve check out the camp sites that are accredited by the ACA or American Camping Association and KOA or Kampgrounds of America. Now you need to decide how much you want to “rough it”. Are you staying in an RV, or a pop up camper? Perhaps you’re pulling a […]

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Take An African Safari

Take An African Safari

| April 17, 2013 | Reply

There are endless ways to vacation in today’s world. Air travel makes it possible to get almost anywhere in the world in thirty hours or less. The local park or the state right next door are no longer our only reasonable vacation options. We can go on huge cruise ships and explore the beauty of […]

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What’s In Your Hiking Backpack?

What’s In Your Hiking Backpack?

| April 14, 2013 | Reply

Every time I leave the pavement, I take along my trusty hiking pack – even if I have no intention of hiking. Doing this has become a habit rather than a conscious decision. My pack goes with me when a hike, camp, hunt, fish, bird watch and even when I drive out of town. I’ve […]

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Responsible Recreation in the BackCountry

Responsible Recreation in the BackCountry

| April 12, 2013 | Reply

Having a good time is pretty high on everyone’s to do list, especially when surrounded by awesome views and super-awesome friends. We hike, bike, climb, camp, raft, fish, hunt, four-wheel, sleep and eat – among other things – in the backcountry. If not done properly, that’s a lot of wear and tear on our natural […]

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Get Up and Go Out, Shop for Hiking Gear!

Get Up and Go Out, Shop for Hiking Gear!

| April 12, 2013 | Reply

Now that you’ve done a lot of thinking on going outdoor and hiking, it is time that you give some thoughts on the things that will help you ensure that you will have a great time backpacking. It is time to shop for hiking gear! The gear of all gears – the number one, most […]

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Things to Look into Before Going to Hiking and Camping Trips

Things to Look into Before Going to Hiking and Camping Trips

| April 9, 2013 | Reply

Know your skill Hiking is a physically demanding outdoor activity. And when we say physical, we mean moving more muscles than you usually do for a prolonged period of time, which, when the body is not prepared may result to injury. Thus, it is very important that you recognize first what you can and cannot […]

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Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 oz Hydration Pack, Chili Pepper/Charcoal

Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 oz Hydration Pack, Chili Pepper/Charcoal

| April 8, 2013 | 6 Replies

Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 oz Hydration Pack, Chili Pepper/Charcoal Air Director Back Panel and a redesigned Antidote reservoir compartment with Quicklink system Independent Suspension Shoulder Harness. Organizer pocket for bike essentials. Easy acces MP3 pocket with weather resistant zipper. Quick access overflow storage with dual compression straps. The original narrow gauge pack for 3+ hours of […]

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The Canadian Rockies: Trail Of The Grizzly

The Canadian Rockies: Trail Of The Grizzly

| April 7, 2013 | Reply

Over and over the huge grizzly bear stabs her powerful paw into the mountain river, fishing for her breakfast in the chilly, shallow water. A cool, crisp mountain breeze drifts through the valley; moist morning dew blankets the ground. The soothing sound of running water plays continuously as the sun scales the mountain peaks and […]

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Mountain Hiking Self-Preparation Tips

Mountain Hiking Self-Preparation Tips

| April 5, 2013 | Reply

There are several things that you need to know before you take on a mountain hiking journey you have been planning for sometime now. Here are some of them: Everyone thinks that mountain hiking could be performed by practically everyone. The sad truth is that it was never meant for everyone to endeavor. Maybe some […]

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TETON Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame Backpack (22.5″x 11″x 9″, Orange)

TETON Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame Backpack (22.5″x 11″x 9″, Orange)

| April 4, 2013 | 3 Replies

TETON Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame Backpack (22.5″x 11″x 9″, Orange)

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Geocaching:  A Great Way To Get Outdoors

Geocaching: A Great Way To Get Outdoors

| April 2, 2013 | Reply

If you’re tired of hiking the same trail or picnicking at the same park, then Geocaching may be exactly what you’re looking for. Geocaching, pronounced gee-o-cashing, is the high tech version of a treasure hunt. Armed with nothing but a handheld GPS unit and a thirst for excitement, you’re off for new adventures and the […]

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Camelbak Lobo 100 oz Hydration Pack, Black

Camelbak Lobo 100 oz Hydration Pack, Black

| April 1, 2013 | 3 Replies

Camelbak Lobo 100 oz Hydration Pack, Black Air Director Back Panel and a redesigned Antidote reservoir compartment with Quicklink system Gel pocket on shoulder harness Slider Sternum strap and removable waist belt. Organizer pocket for bike essentials External Fill 100 oz.Antidote reservoir The sleek hydration pack for 3+hours of mountain biking with essential gear. List […]

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