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MSR athlete, Mike Libecki's passion for first ascents takes him deep into the uncharted jungle of Marquesas Islands. 
Nat. Geo. Adventurer Mike Libecki battles rain and jungle chaos to pioneer this first ascent on the Marquesas Islands, north of Tahiti.
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Sometimes your snack choice can make or break your day on the trail, luckily +Backpacker Magazine has some good options for you. 
Tasty enough for food bloggers, but portable enough for the trail: These homemade hiking snacks will quickly replace any pre-packaged bars from the store.
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BTUs, boil time, and water boiled. What do these terms mean to you?
Purchasing a new stove can be a confusing process. I explain which test numbers you need to know and which you don’t.
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+Terry Cameron They are. Thanks for asking. 
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15 of the best day hikes to get you thinking about the weekend... if you weren't already!
The 15 best hiking destinations in America, told and photographed by GP's diverse readership.
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7 "need-to-know" climbing knots from Backcountry.com. Do you have any to add? 
Learn the seven knots that every climber needs to know.
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Congrats to Steve from Indiana for winning the Talus™ TR-3 Poles in the April review contest. For May, we will be giving away the MSR Elixir™ 2 Tent
To enter, submit an authentic review of any MSR product on our website during the month of May: www.msrgear.com
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The +Arc'teryx Alpine Academy is coming up June 12-14 in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France and Polar Explorer Eric Larsen will be there doing presentations!

We are very excited to be sponsoring this great event. Learn more about it here: http://arcteryxacademy.com/
Home. LEARNING THROUGH SHARING – THE UPCOMING FOURTH ARC'TERYX ALPINE ACADEMY Alpine enthusiasts from around the world will meet again in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc from June 12-14, 2015 to hone their technical skills and learn from Europe's top mountain guides at the fourth Arc'teryx Alpine Academy.
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"Trekking the Huayhuash is a bucket-list worthy destination, with more than 100 miles of strenuous trails through terrain that is the very definition of epic." 
The Cordillera Blancas of Peru is an epicenter for South American adventure and is home to some of the world’s best trekking.
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Any suggestions?
A recent forum thread titled 'You know you're a climber when...' prompted numerous responses, many of which will be all too accurate for a lot of climbers, yet they will proudly acknowledge their...
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Adventure deep into the Avellano Range of Patagonia with David Anderson in this video and trip report. 
I first visited the Patagonia region of South America in 1999. I spent several seasons climbing some of the classic lines in the Fitzroy and Cerro Torre Massifs.
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What's the best way to treat your water against the threat of pathogens?
Water treatment has never been an easy topic for backcountry users. For starters, there’s a lot of information and claims out there.
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Beautiful!
 
This gorgeous picture shows how climbers used light to retrace the Matterhorn's first ascent.
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Since 1969, MSR has stood for cutting-edge backcountry-gear engineering. Our passionate fusion of mountaineering and engineering has led to a succession of groundbreaking products-stoves, tents, snowshoes, poles, cookware, water filters, and purifiers-that have revolutionized the outdoor industry. That’s why MSR gear has been taken on expeditions around the world. MSR gear stands up, time and time again, to the most demanding situations imaginable.