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Appalachian Trail: Clarks Ferry Bridge to PA 225

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Go from a lazy riverside to scenic outcrops to a wooded ridgeline on this 6.3-mile segment located in the state game lands of central Pennsylvania.

San Francisco, CA: Chewing Gum Lake/Emigrant Wilderness

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Discover wildflower-filled meadows, swimmable subalpine lakes, and Sierra Nevada vistas on this 9-mile out-and-back through Stanislaus National Forest’s Emigrant Wilderness.

Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 26

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I-80 to SIERRA CITY: This 32-mile leg runs from ridge-to-river and offers incredible campsites. Add a wildcard to this adventure by overnighting at a backcountry hut.

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This is a solid bag. I traveled around India and Nepal for a year with it, and it handled everything. It rode atop buses, served as a ...    Read more

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I have had several sleeping bags throughout the years. I am a cold sleeper. During a spring hunting trip in a nameless 10 degree ...    Read more

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I bought a nice 22liter daypack for about 25 bucks from high sierra, it doesnt really have a name, but it is excellent!! although ...    Read more

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