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Looking for a packing list for your first backpack? Here is a list of what we carry in our backpacks. Plan on splitting items for the group items over the more experienced hikers to make packs lighter for those with less experience.

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What should you do for drinking water while backpacking? It’s very difficult to carry all you’ll need and drinking directly from mountain lakes and streams can make you ill! In this article, we share some of our tips for staying hydrated while backpacking and hiking.

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So you have your first backpacking trip in your sights. The trail is picked. You are getting your gear together. You are excited! But there is one thing worrying you… this is a big step up from your usual day hikes. Perhaps you are concerned that carrying all your gear, day after day, is going to be a serious struggle, or you may be worried that your physical condition will let you down. So what do you do?

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