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Backpacker Magazine – June 2008

Plan It: New Tools, New Rules

Every great trip boils down to this: Picking an ideal location, capturing memorable moments, and bragging about it.

by: Evelyn Spence, Jason Stevenson, and Kris Wagner

Illustration by Jackie McCaffrey
Illustration by Jackie McCaffrey

Plan It: New Tools, New Rules | Document It: Field School | Organize It: The Cutting Room | Share It: All the World's a (Cyber) Stage | Hike It: 4 Big Trips Made Easy

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