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Hiking & Backpacking
All of the articles here on the Hiking & Backpacking Site are organized into categories. Browse through these categories to find the content you're looking for.

Books & Mags
Reviews of trail guides, biographies and travel stories related to hiking and backpacking.

What to pack for a dayhike? Overnight trip? Taking a canine companion along? Links to handy checklists.

Destinations - Abroad

Destinations - USA

Gadgets & Gear
From clothing to footwear, tents to backpacks, cooking equipment to sleeping stuff, water purification systems and other handy hiking/backpacking/camping gadgets -- these links highlight the stuff you

National Parks
Hikes and resources available in our National Park System.

Recipes, snack ideas and menu planning for dayhikes and extended backpack trips.

Recording the Trip
Photography and journal writing links.

Safety & First Aid
From first aid to weather, route finding to wildlife encounters -- proactive steps to avoid issues and what to do if something goes wrong.

Tips and tricks to help you become a more prepared hiker and backpacker!

Wilderness Advocacy
Conservation and education issues relating to our wilderness.

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