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M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 13

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By Damien and Renee Tougas on August 19, 2014 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

M Martin Titanium Knife

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By Ryan Jordan on August 12, 2014 in Techniques » Make Your Own Gear
Weighing about the equivalent of half an ounce (16 M&M's) this knife has a 2.75 inch blade that easily guts fish and small game. Better yet it self-sharpens.

The Greatest Trip That Never Happened

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By Scott Morris on August 12, 2014 in Places » Trip Reports
Although the trip was never completed, the lessons learned were irreplaceable and the experience was very memorable.

M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 12

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By Damien and Renee Tougas on August 05, 2014 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Where the Mountains Meet the Sea: Trekking the Olympic Range (Photo Essay)

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By Ryan Jordan on August 05, 2014 in Places » Photo Essays
Boy Scouts tackle the Olympic range - from rainforest to snowy divide - in lightweight style.

M Evaluating outdoor gear with open source hardware

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By Matthew Morrissey on July 30, 2014 in Technology » Research Reviews
As customers of the outdoor industry we want to know which gear works the best. Using open source hardware is a great way to evaluate our gear choices.

M MYOG: Backpack fabrics, features, and dimensions

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By David Chenault on July 30, 2014 in Techniques » Make Your Own Gear
Making your own gear is a frustrating and expensive yet very rewarding process. Making your own pack allows you to tailor it to your needs and is a fantastic way to learn about gear.

M The Updated Foot-Care Kit

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By Darin Banner on July 22, 2014 in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
While moleskin still is an effective means to treating hot spots and blisters, new technology is emerging that is far more effective at treating sore feet.

M Gear Guide: Packrafts

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By Ryan Jordan on July 22, 2014 in Gear » State of the Market Reports
Review the current offerings in the packraft market and find out which boats are most appropriate for a variety of purposes including alpine lake fishing, incidental river crossings, flatwater boating, expedition packrafting, and whitewater paddling.

Jetboil Joule Review - Part 1, Overview

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By Ryan Jordan on July 15, 2014 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
The Jetboil Joule is a high-volume cooking system that performs very well in ambient conditions; however more testing in cold conditions is needed to asses its overall performance.

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