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Backpack Hiking Is A True Expression Of Love

Jeanine Falco

Backpack Hiking Is A True Expression Of Love

Trekking Bags alone may not seem like the ultimate gift of love or romance. However, it wouldn't be the hiking pack itself that was the gift you'd be giving, it would be the time spent in Mother Nature with the recipient of that daypack; it would be a priceless gift you could give any loved one of any age with the promise of memories made in the adventures and excursions that you will take together in the great outdoors. Do you want to give a gift of meaning? Do you want someone special in your life to share nature walks...

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Backpack Hiking - Best Wild Edibles You Can Safely Eat

Jeanine Falco

Backpack Hiking - Best Wild Edibles You Can Safely Eat

Hiking Pack - Eating Edibles In The Wilderness Your backpacking pack should always contain nourishment for the hiking trail, but it is very exciting to forage for food in the wild. First rule of thought; in the wilderness, never eat anything unless you are sure what it is, especially plants. If you can't identify it, don't eat it. You should carry a book with photos in your hiking backpack to identify editable vegetation, berries and mushrooms. It’s also wise to take a survival course with knowledgeable experts who know the area you’ll be trekking in before you start exploring for...

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Backpack Hikers You Meet On The Trail Can Leave Lasting Impressions

Jeanine Falco

Backpack Hikers You Meet On The Trail Can Leave Lasting Impressions

Backpack Trekking leads to meeting all kinds of outdoor backpack enthusiasts who emerge in the wilderness from a common bond; their love of the great outdoors.  Hikers from all geographical areas, all ages, all body types and all personalities bloom like branches of a tree from one trunk, being the love of nature.  I have met thousands of hikers in my travels but some of them just plain stand out in my memories. Day Pack Nature Lovers Small hiking backpack trail goers seem to make up the majority of backpack hiking folks I've encountered. They were predominantly looking to get...

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Backpack Hikers Can Fix Almost Anything With This

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Backpack Hikers Can Fix Almost Anything With This

How can hikers and trekkers benefit from something made in the 1940's? During World War II, the US military asked Johnson & Johnson to devise a waterproof, strong cloth based tape that could keep their ammunition dry. The GI's called it “duck tape” because it was waterproof like a duck’s back. This ultra- sticky, multi-purpose adhesive has helped people since its invention with unimaginable ways to secure, mend and re-purpose new and broken items. Hikers can really get themselves out of many bad situations with Duck Tape. Properties of Duck Tape People have been using duct tape to fix and...

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Backpacking Backpack Trips Require These Items

Jeanine Falco

Backpacking Backpack Trips Require These Items

Backpack hiking for extended time periods requires a lot of planning and forethought into preparation.  Pack your backpacking backpack with smart outlining and a good list, and there will be no need to sweat the small stuff. You’ll have everything sorted and organized within your trekking backpack in no time. Chances are this is not your very first hike.  Maybe it has been awhile since you’ve been on an excursion, in which case, you can consider this a refresher course. Get yourself a large hiking backpack 60 liters or more Many hikers carry a secondary backpack, either a daypack or a sling bag 30-45...

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