The Best Gear for Bug-Free Summer Hiking | Mosquito Hiking Gear - Backpacker

The Best Gear for Bug-Free Summer Hiking

The worst part of summer hiking: mosquitos, black flies, ticks, and other pests. Shield yourself from head to toe with these swarm-tested picks, the best of 14 bug-baffling products we tried.
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Blissfully bug-free on a lake in central Florida

Nothing makes a fun summer backpacking trip go bad faster than swarms of bugs. Whether they're gnats, horseflies, or the dreaded mosquito, being bitten up is painful, itchy, and distracting. Keep the insects at bay with these 5 smart picks.

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