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I hike a lot to avoid cleaning the house.
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Hike (resources for Georgia and North Carolina trails) Bartram Trail Society Benton Mackaye Trail Association Foothills Trail Conference Geo

Lighten Up Your Backpack! Seattle Backpackers Magazine

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The Battle of the Backpack

You know how some people want to make a competition out of anything? Without you knowing it, it has now entered the hiking scene. Who would

Following Atticus: Man and Dog Tackle the Winter Whites -

Hiking has the power to heal us. That's been my experience and why I love it so much. If work is stressful or I'm troubled by family

Wood Trekker: My Favorite Bushcraft and Backpacking Blogs

My Favorite Bushcraft and Backpacking Blogs. Here I've put together a list of the blogs that find myself visiting most often. They are n

How to Get Pro Deals from Outdoor Gear and Clothing Manufacturers | Sect...

While it depends on the manufacturer, if you work for an outdoor gear or apparel manufacturer or an outdoor retailer, chances are pretty goo

Square Tarp Pitches |

Macpherson's descriptions can be hard to implement on an actual tarp, because tarps are floppy and don't have well-behaved fold lines like c

Crowding in Yosemite National Park - Video | Section Hiker

Crowding is a major issue in Yosemite which had over 4 million visitors in 2010. I guess these people never heard of leave no trace!

All Out-the-back-door Explorer Ski Gear - Skis / Boots / Bindings / Pole...

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Hiking Author Showcase and Raffle Series - This August | Section Hiker

Starting August 1st, I'm going to be running a series of daily guest posts by some of the best hikers and hiking writers today. Chances are

Hobos and Hikers | Section Hiker

While you might think it childish or romantic to maintain hobo traditions, I think that hobo ways are inextricably part of the hiker mystiqu

Hiking a White Mountain Direttissima | Section Hiker

I have been interested in hiking all forty-eight of the White Mountain 4,000 footers in one continuous hike, called a Direttissima, ever sin

Cairngorms In Winter - Gallery

This is why Chris Townsend and Terrybnd are planning a documentary film project about the Cairngorms in winter.

t e r r y b n d: Hiking-Blogs Directory - a handy resource for fun and i...

Like outdoorsy blogs? Philip Werner from Section Hiker has set up a handy new website, listing for your perusal all of the hiking blogs you

Outdoor Daily News

A newspaper by Philip Werner - updated daily with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

Practical Backpacking

Useful information for backpackers, travelers, and outdoor enthusiasts.

Summit and Valley: Hundred-Mile Wilderness:

Trip report, Hundred-Mile Wilderness Maine USA, August 2012. Photo Album here. I had travelled to London unwell, shivering one minute, hot t

Oh Inverted World

Date: 4th June 2012. Distance: 30.39km (cumulative trip total: 50.25km) Ascent: 1997m (cumulative trip total: 3096m) Time: 11hrs 6min (cumul

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