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Sawyer Mini Water Filter (SP128) from Sawyer Products

Sawyer Products recently (late September 2013) released a product that I think is going to take the backpacking world by storm! They took the already popular Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter and reduced it’s weight and size and came out with the Sawyer Mini … Continue reading

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ProBar Core Protein

Originally posted on HikeLighter.Com:
ProBar Core 20g Protein Bar Greetings Hikers, Never been a big fan of talking about trail food, but two years ago I learned a hard lesson while on a long hike: a high calorie trail…

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It is so worth going outside!

Fort Sill, OK

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Pain medications on the trail

I want to say I am no Doctor or medical professional of any sort. I didn’t even stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night. What I have had is combat training (and experience) and (limited) medical training associated with … Continue reading

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New Sawyer Squeezable Water Pouches now available in their online store

The new and improved Sawyer Squeezable Water Pouches 2013 (as compared to the older pouches) are now available as replacement pouches. The new bags are produced differently now to avoid the failure problems the older bags had. There is a … Continue reading

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First Blog

I am pretty new to blogging. This is my first blog on this site. I created this blog to talk about backpacking. I took my first steps camping with my parents. I have spent time in the woods my whole … Continue reading

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