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West Canada Lakes Wilderness

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By Adam Klagsbrun on January 28, 2015 in Places » Trip Reports
A beautiful wilderness with incredible fishing rehabilitated after years of logging and industry use. Just don't forget your lake packraft...you'll need it!

M Ultralight Hunting: Towards a Coherent Definition

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By David Chenault on January 28, 2015 in Techniques » Techniques
Much like the ultralight backpacking movement, ultralight hunting is beginning to grow in popularity due to gear innovation as hunters look for a more holistic hunting experience. As new gear begins to push the envelope, we turn our discussion to a what is the definition of 'ultralight hunting'?

M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 23

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By Damien and Renee Tougas on January 20, 2015 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Flash Reviews No. 4

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By Ryan Jordan on January 20, 2015 in Gear » Flash Reviews
Technology is revolutionizing our sport. Here are some products pushing the envelope: Sonim XP7 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone; Fenix HL22 Single-AA Headlamp; and Casio Pathfinder PRG-270 Watch.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 8

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By Eric Vann on January 20, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
Outdoor news: stories, gear, trips, and more!

M Walking in Nepal

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By Scott Morris on January 14, 2015 in Places » Trip Reports
Desperate for an authentic Nepalese experience, the author takes to the less-traveled trekking routes to learn about himself and the area's beauty.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 7

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By Eric Vann on January 07, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 22

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By Damien and Renee Tougas on January 07, 2015 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

2014 Staff Picks

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By BackpackingLight.com Staff on January 01, 2015 in Gear » Staff Picks
Backpacking Light's staff is some of the most passionate backpackers around. Take a look at the ultralight gear we use and treasure.

M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 21

By Damien and Renee Tougas on December 24, 2014 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

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