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Hiking the A.T. in a Day

By: Jay Heinrichs

How’s this for a speed record? In June, BACKPACKER readers hiked almost 2,000 miles in 24 hours. One participant reflects on the unprecedented event.

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2016 tent preview
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2016 Tent Preview

By: David Clucas

Fun colors & built-in device charging on one hand; even lighter and faster tents on the other. It's the 2016 tent preview from the Outdoor Retailer Show.

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2016 Waterproof Jackets Preview

By: M.T. Elliott

A new kind of waterproofing, a superlight rain shell, a short-sleeve rain jacket, and more sneak-peak 2016 waterproof jackets from the Outdoor Retailer Show

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