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Swift X Hiking Backpack

Over 10 years ago we designed an ultralight pack called the Swift. For the Swift’s 10 year anniversary we have redesigned it with some modern upgrades. We are proud to offer you the Swift X. Swift X: ——————————————————————- Our goal at Six Moon Designs is to offer lightweight, high quality, affordable backpacking equipment. We’re confident that Six Moon products will be invaluable additions to your backpacking essentials. So, if you’re looking to make your next backpacking adventure […]

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JUAN DE FUCA TRAIL: A Backpacking ADVENTURE on Vancouver Island!

The Juan de Fuca Marine Trail covers 47 kilometres of dense, coastal forest. The trail carries alongside and over beautiful pebble beaches, waterfalls, suspension bridges, and the occasional pit of mud. The trail lies just south of the popular West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island, and is often hiked as a more-accessible alternative. The JDF offers incredible scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities but doesn’t require any permits to be secured in advance like the WCT does. The […]

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2020 Ultralight Backpacking Thru Hike Gear – Sub 7lbs Pacific Crest Trail Appalachian Trail

All my gear – All 6.85lbs of my ultralight backpacking gear! Lower the physical impact of hiking, but still be comfortable. Cheaper gear alternatives to my main gear are also covered. You do not need special skills to use this gear, just some backyard practice. Get out there! Well, once we beat coronavirus!! Full List – *Backpack* KS Ultralight KS40 – *Tent* Tarptent Aeon Li – *Sleep Pad* Thermarest Uberlite – More durable is the Thermarest Xlite […]

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5 Backpacking Gear Mistakes only STUPID People Make

Back at it with the STUPID Backpacking gear tips. Support my content 🤘: Follow me on Instagram or it will rain on your next hike: My podcast is the #1 BEST backpacking podcast on earth: 👉 MY FAVORITE GEAR 👈 Tent – Ultralight CHEAP Rainjacket – Sleeping Pad (actual comfy) – Pillow – The BEST Water Filter – CHEAP UL Headlamp – Mosquito Headnet – BUDGET Stove Backpacking – Ultralight COOKPOT – The BEST Hiking Socks – […]

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Preparing for 210 miles of Backpacking on the Superior Hiking Trail – Gear Review

Preparing for 210 miles of backpacking on the Superior Hiking Trail. Preparing, planning and gear that I’ll use for this 2019 long hike! The Superior Hiking Trail is 310 miles, but the last part of the trail has less views and very few campsites. Thru hikers also have to hike thru Duluth. Many thru hikers will skip that section. uptrail71; backpacking,hiking, hammock camping, gear reviews, ultralight gear, and outdoor activities. Source link

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This is why they all hate hiking

Check out these 5 mistakes that first-time thru-hikers will make when they’re new to hiking. I take my friend Mark out on a 4-day hiking trip and we both make some rookie mistakes that you can avoid in this video! Total Body Workout for Hikers (Follow Along, No Equipment) If you want to get join our community forum for hikers, click the invite below! TRAIN My $10 Beginners Program ►Elements: Strength & Mobility Program ►Hike Strong: Uphill […]

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Planning Your First Overnight Backpacking Trip

If you’re thinking about giving backpacking a try then hopefully this video will help give you a clear plan (and a little push) to get out there and make it happen! Thank you for watching! PCT Gear Lists: Desert – Sierra Nevada – Cascade Range – AT Gear List: Take A Thru-Hike: Dixie’s How-To Guide for Hiking the Appalachian Trail (ebook): WAYS TO SUPPORT THIS CHANNEL & MY 2018 CDT THRU-HIKE: *Shopping on Amazon: (Just click the […]

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Backpacking Gear I Regret Using

00:00 Hey y’all 00:20 Hiking Boots (Lowa) 01:44 Cheap Waterproof Gloves (Gas Station Mess) 02:57 Solar Panel Charger (SunTactics S5) 04:33 Therm-a-rest UberLite 06:59 Gear I Don’t “Regret” But Still Probably Won’t Use Again 07:08 Platypus Gravity Filter 08:48 Gaiters Camino Frances Gear List: CDT Gear List: PCT Gear Lists: Desert – Sierra Nevada – Cascade Range – AT Gear List: Homemade Wanderlust Merch: * I do NOT accept anything from gear companies. I do not do […]

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5 Backpacking Gear LIES I Believed as a Beginner

There is so much to learn with backpacking gear that it can easily become overwhelming for beginners. Most backpacking gear online advice is good, but there were a couple things I believed that turned out to be lies. Instagram: Personal – Trail Tales – Listen to my podcast Trail Tales! 👉 MY FAVORITE GEAR 👈 Ultralight CHEAP Rainjacket – Sleeping Pad – Pillow – The BEST Water Filter – BUDGET Headlamp – Mosquito Headnet – Ultralight COOKPOT […]

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Hiking The Devil's Path Trail: Catskills 2-Day UL Backpacking Trip

Fresh off hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017, I decided to take on one of the most challenging East Coast hikes with my buddy Max: The Devil’s Path in the Catskills. I really wasn’t sure where I’d land in terms of mileage on such challenging terrain, so we decided not to take any chances and hiked it as a two-day trip. It turns out that East Coast hiking makes up for its unassuming altitude with by […]

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