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Hydration Backpack – What’s The Best Way To Carry Water While Hiking?

Jeanine Falco

Hydration Backpack – What’s The Best Way To Carry Water While Hiking?

What Exactly Is A Hydration Backpack? A hydration backpack is a pack used for hiking that can literally be any backpack which contains a form of water or fluids. All hikers should be aware of how vital it is to stay hydrated during the course of a hike, even if it’s just for the day. You may wonder; which is the preferred way to carry water while you’re on the trail? Let me explain the various ways and then you decide what works best for you. Hydration Bladder BackpacksSome backpacks have a hydration water system built into the hiking bag....

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Backpack Bags - Why Do I Need One?

Jeanine Falco

Backpack Bags - Why Do I Need One?

A backpack bag is a highly convenient way to carry everything you take with you on a hike. It centralizes all of your necessities in one place when you trek from the trailhead to your destination. You need this organization because there is nothing worse than frantically looking for something you need in a hurry. Carrying a plastic bag with a water bottle and a sandwich won't cut because you need to carry more than just immediate items. Some items aren't used every time you hike but they are things you should bring anyway. Why not hike with confidence that...

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Hiking Bag Adventures - 10 Facts About Wolves

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Bag Adventures - 10 Facts About Wolves

Hiking bag backpack trips often include exposure to wolves. These carnivores often depict an animal that will scare and attack you. Do you or a loved one you want to join you in a backpacking trip fear wolves?  Outdoor enthusiasts are wise to let a certain amount of fear keep them alert, however, wolves don't normally pose a threat to humans from a distance.  Normally wolves are secretive and will run away when they encounter people. Here is some great information to eliminate your fear of wolves while hiking and camping. Hiking Bag Backpackers - Keep Your Distance Remember, you...

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Hiking Backpack – Packing Your Essentials Simplified

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Backpack – Packing Your Essentials Simplified

Hiking backpack organization of all the necessities you need to trek with can have you wondering, where do I put it all? Simple planning and forethought will help get you packed and ready for the trail in no time.  Tossing your stuff into your backpack randomly will have you searching frantically when you need something in a hurry and can make the difference between an uncomfortable hike and a pleasurable one.   Do you really want that frustration?  Let’s start packing with a purpose by using our ABC's. Focus on; Accessibility -  Balance - Condense/Compress. Hiking Backpack Pockets And Compartments Hiking...

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Trekking Poles - Do I Really Need Them?

Jeanine Falco

Trekking Poles - Do I Really Need Them?

Trekking poles can be your best friend or a pain in the butt. Most hikers consider them to be part of every trek they go on. How do we assess whether we really need them? The answer lies in the conditions and terrain of the hike you are taking.  Do you need help determining whether you need trekking poles or not?  If so, I can help. Trekking poles can also be known as hiking poles, walking sticks or hiking staffs, depending on whether you are using a pair or one single pole. A trekking pole is basically a ski pole...

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