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How to Backpack During Your Period! | Miranda in the Wild

Backpacking with your period doesn’t have to be a hassle, but it does take some extra preparation! Learn the two different methods for managing your period and what to consider before heading into the backcountry. Menstrual Cup: Scrubba MINI: Trowel: Learn more: Source link

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What to Wear Hiking in Any Weather! | Miranda in the Wild

Don’t know what to wear hiking? Worried about being too hot or too cold on your next backpacking trip? This video is for you! Learn what materials to look for when choosing hiking and backpacking clothes, how to layer for any weather, and I’ll show you what I wear every time I hike! Hiking clothing materials: 0:37 Layering for hiking and backpacking: 1:25 What I wear hiking and backpacking: 1:53 Learn more about layering: Shop baselayers: Shop […]

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BUDGET BACKPACKING! I Bought Gear AND Went Backpacking for Under $200! | Miranda in the Wild

I tried to do an entire backpacking trip for $200 or less! Over the course of ten years working in the outdoor industry, I’ve had access to affordable, high-quality gear and been able to test and ask questions from the experts around me before choosing to buy. I’m so grateful for this experience, but I know that for many people, backpacking and hiking can be quite an investment. I challenged myself to start from square one, acquire […]

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Compare: Hiking Boots vs. Trail Runners || REI

Have you ever wanted to trade in your hiking boots for a pair of lightweight trail runners? Liv is here to talk through the benefits and drawbacks of making the switch to trail runners or sticking with hiking boots. Watch it, and if you have any more questions, check out our article: Source link

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How to Choose a Hiking DAYPACK! | Miranda in the Wild

I’ve been using the same daypack for years, and it’s time for an upgrade! I’ll show you my process for choosing a day pack, and give you some pointers on how to pick your perfect day pack for you. The contenders to be my new daypack are the Osprey Sirrus 24, the Deuter Speed Lite 22, and the Gregory Jade 28! Watch to the end to see which one I choose! How to choose a daypack: 00:59 […]

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TOP 5 BEST BACKPACKING BACKPACKS ON AMAZON 2021

TOP 5 BEST BACKPACKING BACKPACKS ON AMAZON 2021 Are you looking for the best lightweight backpacks for backpacking of 2021? These are some of the best ultralight backpacks for backpacking we found so far: ✅1. TETON Sports Scout 3400 Internal Frame Backpack; High-Performance Backpack for Backpacking, Hiking, Camping ✅2. Zpacks Nero Backpack ✅3. Osprey Talon 44 Men’s Hiking Backpack ✅4. Osprey Tempest 40 Women’s Hiking Backpack ✅5. Kelty Coyote 65 ✅6. Gregory Packs Kalmia Ventilated Backpacking Pack […]

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How to Choose Backpacking Packs || REI

Choosing the right pack comes down to figuring out the right capacity, features and fit. In this video, Miranda shows you how to balance your options to pick the best backpack for you. Check out the video, then head to your local REI to test out packs and get fit by an expert. And click here to shop REI’s selection of backpacking packs: To learn how to fit your backpack, check out this video: And click here […]

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What to do in a Bear Encounter (And How to Avoid One) || REI

Bears are magnificent creatures and it can be exciting to see one—from an appropriate distance. In this video, we’ll show you how to take the appropriate precautions to avoid bears while hiking and at camp, and even what to do if you do encounter a bear in the wild. One of the most important things you can do to deter bears from your camp is to store your food properly, so check out our video on food […]

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How to Pack a Backpack || REI

A well balanced and well packed backpack can feel a lot lighter than one that’s packed poorly. In this video, Miranda walks you through her guide to a perfectly packed pack. If you want to see what Miranda brings on her backpacking trips, check out our backpacking checklist video: And click here to read our article on packing and hoisting your pack: —————————————————— At Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), we love to get outside and play, and we […]

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How to Train for Hiking || REI

If you’re just getting into hiking or you aspire to do longer hikes to loftier places, then doing some preseason training can be a big help. The eight exercises Dr. Sam shows in this workout plan are designed to target areas that power you up the trail mile after mile: They increase strength in your core and major leg muscles, and help build endurance in those same muscle groups. In this video, we’ll show you the following […]

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