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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

M Bikepacking at the Cusp

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By David Chenault on May 20, 2014 in Trends » Trend Reports
Nice gear is an added bonus, but don't get distracted by the research or gear hunting - the main goal is to get outside often!

Rambling the High Sierra

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By Ryan Jordan on May 20, 2014 in Places » Photo Essays
There are so many ways to navigate through the Sierras - why not try them all?

M Exped Lightning 60 Review

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By Luke Schmidt on May 13, 2014 in Gear » Reviews
Due to a robust internal frame, this pack not only excels at carrying either heavy or light loads, but it's also rather comfortable and lightweight.

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