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Hiking Resources

Welcome to the Hiking Resources page at The Adventure Junkies.<p>This is a complete list of all the backpacking resources available on our website, from …

Hiking

Backpacking Gear Tips: 20 Beginner-Friendly Ways to Drop Weight (Without Breaking the Bank)

July 18, 2016<p>To many new backpackers, time spent on the trail can seem like a chore. You load up your heavy backpack with 40 pounds of gear until …

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Trip Report: Ghost Towns, Rattlesnakes, and Downpours - 27 Miles in Two Days on Pennsylvania's Old Loggers Path

Six hours into the hike on day one! (T. Harrison) Ever planned a trip you thought might be a little ambitious? Yeah? Me too. Prior to a Labor Day …

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Paracord - 5 Uses For 550 Paracord

Brooks Cascadia 9 Trail-Running Shoes - Men's

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Darn Tough Micro Crew Cushion Hiking Socks - Men's

I want to buy these socks for my son but I am concerned that they may be too small or shrink when washed. He wears a size 14 shoe. Do you think these …

Black Diamond Storm Headlamp

How do you change the battiers<p>Asked by: gils<p>There is a latch on the right side of the headlamp. Simply unhook the latch and open the battery door. …

Patagonia Women's Capilene® Lightweight Bottoms

Features<p>Capilene® Lightweight has a smooth face for easy layering. Fair Trade Certified™ sewing<br>• Fabric’s open-grid pattern next to skin provides …

Patagonia Men's Capilene® Lightweight Crew

Features<p>Capilene® Lightweight has a smooth face for easy layering and includes Polygiene® permanent odor control<br>• Fabric’s open-grid pattern next to …

How To Use A Map And Compass

This article will save your life. A basic paper map is the simplest, most reliable and most effective way to find your location and navigate …

Rambling Hemlock

First backpacking trip after the surgery meant more than the usual amount of pre-trip anxiety. Jan gave me a pep-talk over the phone. Her last words: …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

NORTHEAST EXPLORER

NEWS<p>Unseasonably warm February temperatures recently combined with rain to create ideal conditions for kayakers looking to enjoy an early season run …

New England

6 Quick Gear Fixes Every Hiker Should Know

If you’ve spent any time backpacking, you’ve likely been the victim of gear that rips, wears out. or just malfunctions at the worst possible time. When gear fails on a day hike, it’s an inconvenience; on a through-hike, however, it can throw months of planning into the garbage, or worse, put your …

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How to care for your sleeping bag: 5 easy tips to get the most out of your bag

photo credit: kamikazekyle10 via photopin cc<p>If you own a sleeping bag, you want to treat it right. You may have paid a bit of money for it, and you …

7 Things You Should Never Take Out of Your Backpack

It’s tempting to shuffle these items around when you are off the trail but prevent yourself the trouble and just leave these items where they belong: …

Backpacking

Follow Thru

<b>UPDATES:</b> <i><br>– Report #1: “Trailhead To Eureka”</i><p><i>– Report #2: “Eureka to Bonners Ferry”</i><p><i>– Report #3: “Idaho’s Panhandle And The Selkirk Mountain Range”</i><p><i>–</i> …

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Tips for Lightening Your Backpacking Load

posted on February 12, 2016<p>On your next backpacking trip, why would you choose to lumber along like a weighed-down pack mule when you could spring up …

Backpacking

Backpacking Checklist

This page includes all the gear you need for a backpacking trip. It may intimidate you (and your wallet) but don't worry: you likely need less than …

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