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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

M Rab Vapour-rise Lite Alpine Jacket review

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By Dave Chenault (photos by Meredith Chenault) on December 24, 2014 in Gear » Reviews
The Rab Vapour-rise Light Alpine is an extremely well designed windshirt, but when compared with other similar weighted windshirts the value is tough to see. However when compared with other soft shells it quickly becomes irreplaceable.

M Negotiating the Permit System: Six Western US National Parks

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By David Chenault on December 17, 2014 in Techniques » Techniques
Our National Parks are awe-inspiring places of beauty. Often the backcountry permitting can be a challenge. Don't let that stop you. Here are some tips to face the process with ease.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 6

By Eric Vann on December 17, 2014 in Trends » Media Reviews
Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

Winter Backpacking Checklist (Gear List): Ultralight Winter Snowcave Camping

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By Ryan Jordan on December 10, 2014 in Gear » Gear Lists
A lightweight approach to traveling light in the winter on snowshoes.

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