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The Quarter Dome Air retails for just $200, and includes a tarp and well designed bridge-style hammock.

In my pack: Six items for rain & ticks in West Virginia

Next month I am guiding two 3-day overnight backpacking trips in West Virginia, which has all the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains but a fraction of the backcountry traffic versus the range’s more eastern destinations like Shenandoah National Park. I’m being joined by Alan Dixon, Joe McConaughy (“Stringbean”), Ron Bell, and Matt Bright. This week […]

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Every body/pack contact zone is soft, cushioned, breathable, and stretchy, making for a supremely comfortable fit.

Review: Osprey Exos/Eja backpack || Super comfy, needs hipbelt pockets

For two weeks in June and July I wore the new Osprey Exos backpack while guiding overnight trips in Rocky Mountain National Park. To accommodate a guide-sized kit and a full-size bear canister (which I prefer to pack horizontally), I used the largest of the three-pack series: Exos 38 ($180, 2 lbs 8 oz), for streamlined […]

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