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Backpacking is as simple or as complicated as you want to make it. This collection of articles was written to assist you in your research about backpacking and camping. If you have additional articles you’d like to see posted in our Backpacking Advice and Tips section, please let us know in the comments and we will see what we can do for you!

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Kids and Winter Mountain Sports

This article caught out attention in the Winter 2009 Issue of Wilderness Medicine Magazine. Winter doesn’t have to be a stay-at-home season. There are plenty of opportunities to get your kids into the outdoors. With some basic equipment, reading, lessons and tapping into your own experiences, you can equip your kids and give them skills […]

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Backcountry Gear Checklist

Backcountry Gear Checklist from All Mountain Sports This list is a fairly complete list of everything you could possibly need for a safe and successful backpacking trip. Essentials for Every Trip. Compass Stocked First Aid Kit Ample Clothing for all Weather Sunglasses Extra Food Pocket Knife or Survival Tool Flashlight Local Maps Emergency Space Blanket […]