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GRAYL/Nosler Titanium UltraPress Review: A Metal Upgrade to a Backpacking Favorite

Water is everything in the backcountry, and the GRAYL/Nosler Titanium UltraPress will keep you hydrated anywhere in the world while doubling as a cooking cup. Backcountry hunting is something that I’m deeply passionate about. From the solitude to the adventure, it runs through my veins. In light of that, I’m always looking for practical gear […]

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10 Incredible New Zealand Hostels Perfect For Backpackers

New Zealand is a destination fit for adventure! Travelers heading to New Zealand can enjoy a thrilling vacation, whether learning about New Zealand’s Māori culture or tackling a Middle Earth-inspired itinerary. Truthfully, New Zealand is not the most budget-friendly destination on the planet. But luckily, travelers can still enjoy an adventure-filled visit to the Land […]

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11 Best Hiking Poles for Backpacking, Hiking, and Trekking in 2023: Leki, REI Co-Op, Gossamer Gear

Maybe you’ve already spent some time selecting your ideal hiking boots and daypack, but if you take the time to find the best hiking poles for you, they’ll prove themselves to be the real workhorses of your outdoor gear collection. ”Trekking poles take the stress off your ankles, feet, and knees and disperse it across your entire […]

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Backcountry camping | CNN Underscored

CNN  —  While camping, hiking and biking are popular activities, if you really want to connect with nature and get away from your day-to-day, there’s nothing like backcountry camping and backpacking. If you’re yearning for the seclusion of backpacking but don’t know where to start, there’s no need to worry. We talked to experts to […]

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New Hampshire’s Bad Search and Rescue Policy May Be About to Get Even Worse

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness, nutrition, and adventure courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+ >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Sign up for Outside+ today. Hypothermia, falls, losing your way—there are a lot […]

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The Gear That Backpacker’s Editors Loved in January 2023

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness, nutrition, and adventure courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+ >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Sign up for Outside+ today. Julbo Fury Sunglasses (Photo: courtesy) These full-coverage shades […]

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Backpacker Radio #186 | BPR’s 5 Year Anniversary: Catching Up with Select Past Guests and Reminiscing Top Podcast Memories

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are breaking out the champagne and bringing you a super juicy show in celebration of Backpacker Radio’s 5 year anniversary. We catch up with six of your and our favorite guests over the past handful of years, we reminisce on our favorite memories of […]

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How One Thru-Hiker Turned Ultralighting into a YouTube Career

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> If you’ve spent any time in the ultralight corner of Youtube, chances are you’ve come across a hiker who goes by the name JupiterHikes. In an online world of clickbait titles, exhaustive gear reviews, and loud personalities, James “Jupiter” Hoher is an […]