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Black Backpack – For Hiking; Is It A No Or A Go?

Jeanine Falco

Black Backpack – For Hiking; Is It A No Or A Go?

A black backpack is a sharp looking pack, there’s no doubt.  Some hikers gravitate towards bright colors and often, personalities come into play when deciding what color hiking backpack to choose.  Can you go wrong with color choice?  Are you wondering if there are benefits or deterrents to certain colors?  Let’s clear up the confusion with some facts about colors in the wild. There are some differences regarding use of a hiking style backpack. Where will you be using it?  Some folks carry the same pack to work, on a hike and for travel.  Where and how you are using...

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Backpacking Pack – I’m Giving Up Hiking For Good!

Jeanine Falco

Backpacking Pack – I’m Giving Up Hiking For Good!

Your backpacking pack is all set to go and you are really psyched about your hike. Don't cave in to the scare of ticks and Lyme Disease. Instead, protect yourself against Lyme disease from a tick bite before you head out. Current hysteria about ticks; yes you should take it seriously, but don't stop enjoying a great outdoor hike. You don’t have to cover your body in toxic Deet. Instead, adapt the theory that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Here’s how you can keep doing what you love while preventing disease! Hikers;  You Can Avoid...

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Backpacking Backpack – 8 Ways To Make Your Trek Safer

Jeanine Falco

Backpacking Backpack – 8 Ways To Make Your Trek Safer

Backpacking backpack hikers, your love of the outdoors inspires you to get out there and be part of it.  In addition to the sheer enjoyment of your hike, there’s a challenge in knowing you can complete the adventure with minimal to no obstacles, right?   Experienced hikers know that is not always the case, but beginners can help protect themselves on and off the trail, insuring a safe return, by preparation use of these eight safety tips. Leave A Trace – Just Not On The Hiking Trail Your backpacking backpack trip should begin before you ever set foot on the trail. ...

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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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