Recreation

Gear Considerations for Trail Runners
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Gear Considerations for Trail Runners
Consider putting together a small collection of trail running gear to keep in a waistpack or hydration pack, if possible, and you’ll find a peace of mind and readiness for nearly any situation that you would have otherwise missed out on.
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Gear Up: Therm-a-Rest Treo Chair
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Gear Up: Therm-a-Rest Treo Chair
Those who favor space-saving gear and still want a comfortable place to rest at the end of a long day on the trail would do well to look into Therm-a-Rest’s Treo chair.
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Leave No Trace: Negative Trace
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Leave No Trace: Negative Trace
Besides leaving a minimum impact yourself with the Leave No Trace practices outlined in this series, you can make an even bigger contribution by implementing Negative Trace principles and picking up any trail trash you find, planting trees, or breaking down backcountry fire pits.
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Leave No Trace: Waste
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Leave No Trace: Waste
Bottom line is you are responsible for anything you bring into the backcountry, so be sure to carry out all your trash when you leave.
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Gear Glossary: Tents
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Gear Glossary: Tents
Newcomers to the outdoors may be a little confused with all the foreign terms and concepts they’re faced with when shopping for gear.
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Buying Used Gear: Yea or Nay?
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Buying Used Gear: Yea or Nay?
Know what you’re looking for and how much you’re willing to spend when determining if used is better than new in a given instance, and you’ll be on a good start to restocking your gear.
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Leave No Trace: Switchbacks
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Leave No Trace: Switchbacks
Trail planners and outdoors enthusiasts alike go through great pains to protect our natural wonders by implementing helpful designs like switchbacks, but we still need to go that extra mile and support them.
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014