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Join Backpacker’s Get Out More all-star ambassador Randy Propster for an engaging 75-minute seminar full of trail tested tips, regional trip advice, and outdoor gear!

Come to one of our Get our More events, and receive a special members-only gift! Check out the schedule to see when it’s in your area! 

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How to Pack for Backcountry Skiing

Get to know the winter safety gear you need in your pack.

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