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Camping Backpack - 5 Best Adirondack Backcountry Camping Places

Jeanine Falco

Camping Backpack - 5 Best Adirondack Backcountry Camping Places

Camping backpack hiking is in full swing. Finally, the time of year we all wait for to enjoy the glory of overnight hiking trips.  With so many choices for camping hikes, how do you choose where is the best place to start?  Here are some suggestions for some awesome places in the Adirondacks of the upstate New York area. These trails are beloved by hikers worldwide. . Camping is the perfect way to relax after hiking one of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, and preparing for the next!  Have you ever been disappointed in a hiking area? You won’t be...

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Trekking Backpack – 6 Hiking Trips For This Summer

Jeanine Falco

Trekking Backpack –  6 Hiking Trips For This Summer

A trekking backpack hike to any of these particular destinations is bound to interest and excite backpack hikers.  Even day pack hikers will enjoy some of these locations, which is the beauty of hiking.  You can go as easy or as challenging as you want to and enjoy yourself in nature.  Hikers of all levels, why not consider these great trails this summer? The legendary Appalachian Trail begins in Georgia at Springer Mountain.  It crosses 14 states ending in Mount Katahdin in Maine. Those who have thu-hiked the entire trail have many exciting stories they could tell.  Depending on your...

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Camping Backpack – Why Have Hiker Numbers Doubled In Seattle?

Jeanine Falco

Camping Backpack – Why Have Hiker Numbers Doubled In Seattle?

Camping backpack hikers are found in every state. The question is, why has the number of hikers increased seven times faster than the population in Seattle, Washington?  What is the draw and what does Seattle have that other states don’t?  Apparently there is more than one simple explanation. Living in a tech world is proving to young adults that the outdoors is the hip place to be and hiking is a great get-away.  The “call of the mountains” has become increasingly stronger. Kids in the 6-12 age range that once loved playing outside are young adults now. They remember how...

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Backpack Bag – Avoid Violence On The Hiking Trail!

Jeanine Falco

Backpack Bag – Avoid Violence On The Hiking Trail!

Backpack bag hikers know the peace they feel when they are one with Nature. New hikers are enjoying the sport every day, and undoubtedly start with a few trepidations. Have you ever worried about encountering a bear or rattle snake? Yes, these creatures can give us pause, but after educating ourselves, we learn to share the wilderness ad steer clear of them.  Should you also have to worry these days about human predators and having your life at risk while enjoying a tranquil hike?  How do we arm ourselves against encountering a random disturbed savage maniac? No doubt you saw...

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Day Hiking Backpack – Do You Hate To Exercise?

Jeanine Falco

Day Hiking Backpack – Do You Hate To Exercise?

A day hiking backpack trip can technically be labeled as exercise. But when you experience the joy of nature while hiking, you'll wonder why you didn't try it sooner. If you are not a gym lover, or even if you are, day hiking will give you numerous benefits that a sweaty crowded building can’t provide.  Do you hate to exercise but love being outdoors?  Here is how to accomplish both with loads of fun added to the mix. If you've been a little lax in staying fit and keeping active, hiking can be the solution. Your body will build stronger...

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