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We've established the best thru-hiking homes (tents!), beds (sleeping pads!) how to carry them (packs!) and now it's time to choose your comforter
Your backpacking pack is one of the most important components of your backpacking setup. Your style of pack goes hand in hand with your style of
Choosing a tent for your thru-hike is a big deal, but it's also probably the least stressful house shopping experience you'll have over the course of
It's that time of year again. As the year winds down, outdoor gear retailers look to offload excess merch and clear out their warehouses for new
Are you looking to wow the thru-hiker in your life with a platinum-level backpacking gear gift this holiday season? We're here to help. Each of these
The holidays are wonderful. They're also a consistently stressful time for many people—even more so this year amid a global pandemic. That's why we
Black Friday has come and gone, but the savings are still in full force. If you're looking to upgrade your kit for 2021, this year's Cyber Monday
If you're hunting for the ultimate Appalachian Trail souvenir, you may be in luck. Friends of Baxter State Park is auctioning decommissioned trail
Backpacking gear can get expensive, but you don't have to eviscerate your wallet to outfit yourself with a trail-worthy kit. Shop the REI Cyber Week
The lines between Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Where's My Wallet Wednesday, and Shopmore Sunday have certainly been blurred over the past few years.