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First Aid

How to Treat Aches and Pains on a Long Hike

By: Courtney Gerard

Months on the trail can throw even the most prepared body out of whack. Follow these hard-earned tips from thru-hikers so these six common ailments don’t kill your trip.

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Pre-Trip Planning

Toughen Up For a Thru-Hike

By: Liz "Snorkel" Thomas

No workout can mimic the challenge of a thru-hike, but you can minimize initial soreness—and the risk of injury—by smart training. Start a fitness program at least eight weeks before your hike.

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Get Out More: How to Keep Your Gear Dry

Learn how to keep your pack and gear dry.

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