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Giggles’ Gear Modifications and Tips for a Thru-Hike That Starts Tomorrow or Is Still in Your Dreams

Giggles’ Gear Modifications and Tips for a Thru-Hike That Starts Tomorrow or Is Still in Your Dreams

Everyone has their own way of doing things on a thru-hike, whether it is how they attach their umbrella to their pack, when they take a break for dinner, or...

Mar 7, 2018 : Danielle OFarrell
Hunting Down Backpacking Gear On A Budget

Hunting Down Backpacking Gear On A Budget

Thru-hiking is expensive. With the exception of veteran backpackers who acquire carefully curated gear collections over the years, most aspiring thru-hikers quickly discover this painful

Jan 13, 2018 : Joellyn Sargent
Cook Kits

Cook Kits

The Whole Kitchen Sink When I first started backpacking in high school, my mindset was all about being gourmet with multi-pot meals. It always took way to much time and...

Apr 18, 2017 : Patrick Donahue
MYOG: Make Your Own Ultralight Breathable Tarp Poncho

MYOG: Make Your Own Ultralight Breathable Tarp Poncho

So you think you're ultralight? Think again, hiker friend! Up your game by making your own 7.9 ounce (including tent stakes!) cuben fiber tarp/poncho. This simplistic and crazy light piece...

May 22, 2016 : Jean Taggart
Prepare Now, for Time is Short

Prepare Now, for Time is Short

As I prepare more for my hike this next Spring I keep telling people how much I wish it was already March so I could be on trail heading north to Maine....

Nov 18, 2015 : Tiffany Taylor Korrigan