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Can’t get out into the backcountry? You can still get into the hiking spirit at home. These 10 DIY projects will improve your kit and keep you busy while dreaming about the trails.
Sew a sleeping bag liner.
Upgrade your sleep system without breaking the bank with these instructions.
Weave a paracord bracelet.
It’s like a friendship bracelet, but for survival.
Make your own bear bag.
Why buy a food bag when you can create your own?
Fashion a Tyvek groundcloth.
You’ll be grateful for this handmade tent groundcloth when summer storms strike.
Build a workbench.
Have the proper set-up for your future repairs and DIY projects.
Put together a backcountry bar kit.
Be prepared to turn your next overnight into a party.
Create a perfect backcountry cutting board.
Prioritize packability and convenience with this DIY kitchen essential.
Make your own alcohol stove.
Lighten your load and save money with these instructions for a homemade stove.
Dehydrate your own trail food.
Keep busy with culinary experiments as you prep for future adventures.
Make your own walking stick.
Regular trekking poles are cool, but a customized walking stick is a keepsake.