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Avoid Backpacking mistakes

These tips shared with us by Mr. Russ from backpacker magazine.   BURYING YOUR RESERVOIR Few flubs are more irritating than a leaky water bladder that soaks your pack on the drive to the trailhead. It happens when the pressure of other gear against the bite valve pops it […]

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A quick note on finding polyester clothing & underlayers for the ski trip.

Target has inexpensive polyester long underwear for kids along with kids’ long-sleeve polyester athletic shirts (both Champion brand).  And as of today, they also had Champion polyester athletic tops & bottoms in Men’s sizes on sale for $ 5-7 a piece. Academy has BCG brand polyester leggings & shirts for about $10-15.  […]

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