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The Wine Bible, America’s Test Kitchen & The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide

Reviews about the second edition of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide are being posted around the web. So far, very good. Amazon: 4.8/5, 10 reviews Goodreads: 4.8/5, 5 reviews 5/5, 6 reviews (some website reader bias, perhaps) It’s more fun to read the reviews though: “Just wow! So worth the price in gear savings […]

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The FC features six exterior pockets: two on the hipbelt, two side pockets, one top lid pocket, and a shoulder strap pocket.

Giveaway: Win a Flex Capacitor Pack & The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide

Sierra Designs is putting on a giveaway that you’ll want to get in on, through this Thursday (Feb 24). Enter to win a Flex Capacitor 40-60 Pack and a signed copy of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide. Enter here at Update. This contest has closed.  Congrats to the winners: Laura H. of Denver, and […]

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Points of difference: First vs. Second Editions of the The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide

The upcoming release of the Second Edition of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide has prompted the obvious question: What are the points of difference between it and the First Edition? Or, more to the point, “If I already own the original, is the new version worth it?” In this post I will detail the changes. In […]

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Does one of these have your name on it?

First reviews are in. And free shipping.

Tomorrow I’m expecting a delivery of books, via freight on a pallet. I normally don’t buy thousands of dollars of inventory, but in this case I’m confident that I’ll sell through it quickly. Reviews of the second edition of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide, which is officially released March 7 but which might happen to arrive earlier, are […]

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