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Plexamid Review / Darwin Onthetrail

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Plexamid Review / Darwin Onthetrail

After several years and over a thousand miles of use long distance backpacker Darwin Onthetrail reviews the Zpacks Plexamid ultralight 1 person shelter sharing his likes and dislikes while comparing it to the Zpacks Duplex which he has also used for thousands of miles, hundreds of bag nights, o ...

Article : Calories Burned Hiking by Gareth Chapman

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I came upon this informative article on caloriesburnedhq.com that includes a calorie burning calculator which gives you an idea of how many calories you may burn walking, hiking, backpacking, and while performing other exercises while accounting for weight carried, terrain, grade, pace etc. ...

Bear Creek Mountain 7337′, Goat Rocks Wilderness, WA.

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2019 has been a very unsettled year for weather in Central Washington with tight weather windows and quickly passing high pressure so I had time for quite a bit of map reading and weather watching and while I like to head North into the mountains of the Pasayten, Glacier Peak, and Sawtooth Wildern ...

Sit On It : The Helinox Ultralight Camp Chair

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I'm not a camper, I like to feel the ultralight freedom of  backcountry adventures to wild places on and off trail, but as the years pass by sometimes, maybe more often than not low stones and angled logs become less tolerable if they are even available especially with a foam sit pad, then my ...

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