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Find the best 2018 Black Friday deals for hikers and backpackers. Includes deals for Cyber Monday and Boxing Day too
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2021 Black Friday Deals for Hikers

I definitely believe that the outdoors is for everyone, but unfortunately one of the barriers to getting outside is often the shear amount of gear that’s involved. And of course, that gear doesn’t come cheap! One of my tried…

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40 Best Gifts for Backpackers in 2021

There is no place I would rather be than on a backpacking trip. I’ve been backpacking for over 15 years and used to work for a large outdoor retailer, so I know a lot about backpacking gear. In this…

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17 Ways to Save Money on Hiking Gear

Getting outfitted for hiking and backpacking can seem overwhelming. When I was first starting out, I felt like there was so much gear on the market and that it was SOOO expensive. Plus I felt like the list of…