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backpacking infographic: how to choose and use a backpack, guide to pack selection and trip preparation

How to make a skivvy roll I found this great step-by-step to creating a skivvy roll. This looks like it would be great technique to use for packing a Bug Out Bag (or B.O.B.). Thanks to Creek Stewart for letting me share this with you all. Check out the original post in the link below, it has tons of other strategies for achieving a lighter Bug Out Bag. Found here

Awesome packing tip called a skivvy roll. Teaches how to save space in your luggage every time you travel. Budget travel lovers will enjoy this technique because it can mean less packed luggage (and fewer fees).

How to Choose and Fit a Backpack

How to Choose and Fit a Backpack: Hit the trail with a pack that fits your trip and your body. This infographic shows you how. It includes instructions for measuring your size and making all the right adjustments for a custom fit.

What you should know before buying your next pair of hiking boots.

Guide to Hiking Boots and Shoes

What you should know before buying your next pair of hiking boots. I always just go with a classic pair of hiking boots.

How to Choose the Best Backpack - REI Expert Advice - REI Expert Advice

Learn how to choose a backpack for your next backcountry trip based on trip length and capacity, fit, frame type, features and more.

Amazon Bug out Bag List

Amazon Bug out Bag List

Realize that you will have different personas on your backpacking trip: hiker, camper, explorer. Each one will need different clothing combos and techniques!

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How to Pack for Your First Backpacking Trip: Learn the Art of Balance, Compression, and Accessibility!