Layer up!

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Winter Camping Tips & Tricks

by Matthew Bush
When people hear the words "winter camping" or "cold weather camping" excitedly come out of our mouths, they often give us weird looks. For some pe...

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40+ Best Long Trails to Thru-Hike in America

People often associate "thru-hiking" with one of three long trails; the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), the Appalachian Trail (AT) or the Continental Divide Trail (CDT). These trails are great, don't get us wrong, but there are many more out there!

The map below has over 40 additional thru-hikes to try for your next (or first) thru-hike.

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Long Trails Map

Map credit: Backpacker Magazine

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