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Winter Backpacking Checklist: Things You Need To Survive When you are planning to do winter hiking or high-altitude climbs, having the right gear is a prerequisite. Everything out there is your enemy. And while you think that you can conquer the extreme elements, it just still easier said than done. This is why having a winter backpacking checklist is essential in order to better guarantee your survival. Years ago, I made my own winter backpacking checklist. I did it so that I can help fellow hikers and climbing…

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The (somewhat) minimalist backpack video Many of my readers ask me this question – “what is necessary to bring on an around the world backpack trip?” And my answer is always the same.. it is usually just a series of questions in return. In this (somewhat) minimalist backpack video, I hope to answer some of those questions by sharing what gear I carry with me. 1- What kind of traveling will you do? Will it include lots of hiking and camping, or do you plan to be sleeping…

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Backpacks – One size does not fit all. . . or can go the distance…   Backpacks: Backpacks come in many shapes, styles, weights, capacities and prices. If you are planning to carry a backpack for any extended period of time, it is worth taking the time to choose wisely. I have met several travelers on the road who did not give much thought to this part of their preparation for the trip and were absolutely miserable because of it – and I mean ABSOLUTELY MISERABLE. Choosing the…

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Backpack Checklist for the World… This is an update and addition to the original Central America Backpack Checklist article. When I started this adventure in Central America, I did a lot of camping, so that list reflects many items for this sort of trip. When I decided to make an around the world trip, the list of items changed and I thought it might be nice to have that available to you as well. Depending on what kind of traveling you intend to do, the more prepared you…

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