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Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
After a lot of positive feedback for this post on my blog I wanted to share it here on BPL: Whenever you read about solo female backpackers sooner or later the discussion tends to go towards how...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 3:09am

Greater Patagonian Trail
A German hiker called Jan Dudek has created his own 1,300 km long trekking route across Patagonia using mostly horse trails, minor dirt roads and even packrafting sections (with alternate ferry or ...

In On the Web » Greater Patagonian Trail
November 05, 2:54am

Wilderness Waterway and Florida Trail
I have paddled a flipflop of the Wilderness Waterway and thoroughly enjoyed it. Or as my paddling partner told me afterwards: He had had more adventures in two weeks in the Everglades with me than...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking/Packrafting in the Everglades?
November 01, 5:08am

AAT
Thanks a lot for another great trip report and your honest assessment of the trail. As I might hike it myself at some point this is the most important information for me. @Wim: The AAT might no...

In Post-Trip Reports » Italy, Slovenia, and Austria: a Thru-hike of the Alpe-Adria Trail
July 10, 5:07am

Platypus: Durability, Repair, Technique
I have been using Platypus bottles for my entire 20,000 mile hiking career. I have owned about 30 Platypus bottles but paid for only one third of them. The rest was all exchanged for free under war...

In GEAR » Platypus: Durability, Repair, Technique
June 12, 9:17am

Shipping costs
I cannot find shipping costs stated anywhere - especially shipping costs to overseas.

In Gear Deals » New Enlightened Equipment site needs scrutiny
April 04, 1:35am

Socks with sandals
You are absolutely right! I am probably a national disgrace in that respect....

In Philosophy & Technique » Sandals: How to protect your feet against mosquitoes and ticks
March 31, 2:10pm

Sandals: How to protect your feet against mosquitoes and ticks
Dale put me on the right track: The inside of the straps of the Keen sandals are Neoprene and that should soak up the Permethrin. I am not worried about getting bitten by mosquitoes while cycli...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sandals: How to protect your feet against mosquitoes and ticks
March 29, 2:55pm

Sandals: How to protect your feet against mosquitoes and ticks
I am planning some very long cycling and paddling trips this year - most of them will be in hardcore mosquito and tick country. I will be wearing hiking sandals (Keen Newport) all the time and wond...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sandals: How to protect your feet against mosquitoes and ticks
March 29, 3:57am

Florida Trail
I have thruhiked the Florida Trail in 2010 and agree with you - there is very little information on the internet about it. Unfortunately, FTA was not very helpful in this respect either, but hopefu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » My Florida Trail Insights
March 20, 3:27am

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