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Great "Infographic" from REI on Backpacking.

Thermarest sleeping well outdoors

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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.

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

Outdoor Blueprintfrom Outdoor Blueprint

Shelters

Choose the perfect #tent for your next night outdoors. - http://www.outdoorblueprint.com/outfit/shelters/

Her Packing Listfrom Her Packing List

Common Mistakes of First Time Backpackers

Common Mistakes of First Time Backpackers - Her Packing List

Outdoor Blueprintfrom Outdoor Blueprint

Backpacks

The different types of #backpacks and how to choose one for camping, hiking, or rock climbing. http://www.outdoorblueprint.com/outfit/backpacks

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23 Simple And Essential Hiking Hacks

Survival skill: To estimate hours before sundown, extend your arms before you and bend your wrists so your palms face you. Stack one hand on top of the other from the horizon to the sun. Each finger represents approximately 15 minutes. Each person’s finger size varies, so for accurate results every time, do this at home with a watch to see if you have 10-, 15-, or 20-minute fingers.

Bearfoot Theoryfrom Bearfoot Theory

How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Backpacking

It is 100% possible to sleep as comfortable on the trail as you do at home. Here's helpful tips for choosing a new sleeping pad that is cozy, warm, and lightweight enough for backpacking. #camping #backpacking #outdoors

Backpackerfrom Backpacker

Master Class: Lighten Your Pack

Lighten Your Pack Drop 5, 10, or 15 pounds (or more!) by packing smart, planning ahead, and fine-tuning essentials.

A Little Campyfrom A Little Campy

Hiking The Beautiful USA- Infographic

#Hiking the USA

Backpackerfrom Backpacker

How to Fit a Week's Gear into a Weekend Pack

Packing a week's worth of gear into a weekend pack