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M The Timberline Trail

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By David Pex on June 24, 2014 in Places » Featured Routes
Similar to its cousin, the Wonderland Trail which circumnavigates Mt. Rainier, the Timberline Trail traces the shadow of Mt. Hood and makes for a spectacular journey.

M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 9

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By Damien and Renee Tougas on June 17, 2014 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

M Wonderland Trail

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By David Pex on June 17, 2014 in Places » Trip Reports
As it circumnavigates Mt. Rainier, the Wonderland Trail offers some stunning views and excellent camping spots.

Unseen Africa: Francis Tapon’s Four Year Journey Circumnavigating Africa

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By Ryan Jordan on June 17, 2014 in People » Interviews
Taking an ultralight mindset to Africa requires an adjustment, but the lessons learned and the experiences had in Africa are rarely matched.

M Montbell Down Hugger 900 #2 Sleeping Bag Review

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By Will Rietveld on June 10, 2014
Great water resistance, loft, and warmth makes the Montbell Hugger an ideal sleeping bag.

Yosemite Adventures

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By Matt Johanson on June 10, 2014 in Places » Featured Routes
Yosemite is a wild place and has incredible wilderness opportunities for hikers, climbers, and skiers.

Pick Up Your Feet

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By Ben Montgomery (with Eric Vann) on June 03, 2014 in People » Biographies
Grandma Gatewood was the first woman to solo-thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. Her journey saved the trail and her legacy continues to shape the ultralight backpacking movement.

M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 8

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By Damien and Renee Tougas on June 03, 2014 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

M Onto The Shelf

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By Ari “Ike” Jutkowitz on May 27, 2014 in Places » Trip Reports
Extremely rare conditions led to a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the stunning ice shelf on Lake Superior.

Deejo UL Knives

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By Roger Caffin on May 27, 2014 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
A very lightweight and practical backcountry knife. Useful for food prep with good hardness for its price.

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