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Backpacker Magazine – October 2008
Paddling, hiking, testing self arrest skills–we cover it all in these 10 epic trips throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
From Alaskan bushwhacks to Sonoran scrambles, here are directions–and essential techniques–for 10 top backpacking destinations where scenery, solitude, and challenge work together to turn adventure up a notch. Call it the virtuous circle of epic treks.