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It's one of the most common questions for first-time backpackers and campers. The uncertainty can be enough to stop those wanting to get into the
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The body of Mitzie Susan Clements was discovered Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, two miles from Clingmans Dome and less than
These hikers have over 30,000 combined miles between them, but they were all beginners once. Here's their advice for beginner backpackers, and anyone
Updated 8 a.m. ET Sept. 28 Thru-hikers returning to the Appalachian Trail after it reopened in the South following Hurricane Florence reported
A few weeks ago we put out a call for backpacking poop stories shared anonymously, the idea being that anyone that had ever spent an extended period
"On June 2nd, 2018, four friends, Jason Forman, Mike Goubeaux, Brent Kiser, and I drove up to the Whitney Portal and began to prepare to summit Mt.
The Wonderland Wanderers, formerly known as Heather Reece, Tiffany Bartlett, Jeremy Bartlett, Lydia Williams, and Brian Williams, thru-hiked
Labor Day means the end of summer, means a long weekend, means shoulder season adventuring has begun. To celebrate, REI is offering a slew of
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