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Backpacking Backpack | 5 Dangerous Hiking Elements You Can Conquer

Jeanine Falco

Backpacking Backpack | 5 Dangerous Hiking Elements You Can Conquer

Backpacking backpack trips aren't always carefree. Like anything else in life, the most enjoyable times can be met with circumstances beyond out control. Hiking is basically loved by men and women of all ages and physical levels.  But let’s face it, you are entering the wilderness of nature, you should be ready for situations that may be threatening. Here are 5 helpful suggestions on how to handle dangerous elements in the great outdoors if they happen to you. Knowledge eliminates fear, so it makes total sense to get educated to the natural dangers within nature. Lightening is very risky, but...

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Camping Backpack; I Stink, So What? 4 Hygiene Tips For Hikers

Jeanine Falco

Camping Backpack; I Stink, So What? 4 Hygiene Tips For Hikers

During a camping backpack trip, part of the allure is the whole wilderness, back-to-basics survival encounter.  It’s refreshing to not worry about showering and shampooing, but not so refreshing in the way of body odors and general perspiration left on your skin.  Your hygiene preparedness has a lot to do with the length of your trip.  Let’s examine four helpful points that may not make you fresh as daisy, but will be a healthier alternative to keeping your hike minimal in task while not neglecting the important parts. Let’s say you are going on a 5 day hike and camping...

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Outdoor Backpack | Cheap Hiking Backpacks Will Ruin Your Hike

Jeanine Falco

Outdoor Backpack | Cheap Hiking Backpacks Will Ruin Your Hike

An outdoor backpack can make or break (literally) your hiking experience.  Experienced backpackers will attest to the fact that the quote we’ve all heard; “You get what you pay for” is very true.  That doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune on a hiking bag. But before you shop at a big box store for a lesser quality backpack, here are the features and important qualities in a durable hike pack that matter the most.  These factors could mean the difference between a great hiking experience and a nightmare on the trail. Choosing a backpack for your hiking needs...

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Hiking Pack - Do THIS Before You Go On Any Hike

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Pack -  Do THIS  Before You Go On Any Hike

A hiking pack is all you need to hit the trail and enjoy a hike, right?  Wrong!  It’s a great first step but the best and most important thing to do first, is to learn.  You may ask, “what’s so hard about traipsing through a forest or meadow wearing a backpack and enjoying nature?”  It’s not meant to be hard, but it can quickly become difficult unless you take some time to learn about these important hiking issues. Once you’ve chosen your hiking trail, if you do a bit of research on the location, weather and information about the area,...

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Lightweight Backpack – School Is Out Soon; Oh No – Bored Kids!

Jeanine Falco

Lightweight Backpack – School Is Out Soon; Oh No – Bored Kids!

Lightweight backpack hikes can help having to endlessly entertain your kids especially during school vacations.  It can be exhausting for you to suggest activities that kids reject from stubbornness, right?   When you teach a child about Nature, you’re opening a door to explore that will forever widen. Speaking of exploring, let’s dig into why hiking will motivate benefit the kids physically and mentally, and how to get started enjoying hikes as a family. Cultivate Their Need To Investigate During A Hike From the time babies and toddlers can first see and touch, they are mesmerized by everything around them.  Help...

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