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Fall Camping Guide

By: BACKPACKER Editors

Hiking's best season is here, and we've got everything you need to make the most of it.

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The Worst Hiking Partner Behaviors

By: Shey Kiester

Hiking with others can be a blast—as long as your partner isn't making one of these egregious gaffes, that is. Here's a taxonomy of the worst backcountry offenders.

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Camp Cocktails

By: Becky Kivlovitz

Four recipes for camp cocktails on different occasions.

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Test Kitchen: Nuts

By: Becky Kivlovitz

Protein-packed and calorie-dense, nuts are a classic backpackers' superfood. We taste-tested 96 spreads, mixes, and bars to bring you the healthiest (and tastiest) options for the trail.

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Fall Hiking Skills

By: Jason Stevenson

Stay warm while hiking in the fall with these temperature-regulating tips.

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