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The End of America

Dramatic title, huh? Well don't worry, it's simply a case of all good things coming to an end; in this case (a large over-stuffed suitcase) my thre... [ www.backpackingnorth.com ]

Ultralight Makeover: Redux - Part 5: Start Cooking Light

Part 5 of a 12-part series in which Backpacking North analyzes Backpacker magazine's recommendations to reduce your pack weight, and offers a more ... [ www.backpackingnorth.com ]

Ultralight Makeover: Redux Pt. 3 - Ditch Your Dome

Part 3 of a 12-part series in which Backpacking North analyzes Backpacker magazine's recommendations to reduce your pack weight, and offers a more ... [ www.backpackingnorth.com ]

Ultralight Makeover: Redux Pt. 1

Recent issues of popular US backpacking magazine Backpacker have shown an increased awareness of ultralight hiking techniques and gear. While this ... [ www.backpackingnorth.com ]

Another kind of freedom

When I asked a friend, "Hey - do you want to paddle down Minnehaha Creek next Monday?", it didn't cross my mind for a second that next Monday was J... [ www.backpackingnorth.com ]

Testing the Waters

I know, I know... it's been an age since I last posted. The cobwebs have been growing in the corners of the blog (blogwebs?) so it's time for a spo... [ www.backpackingnorth.com ]

Wild River State Park

After what seemed like an eternity, a window of opportunity opened. I'd been getting crabby and a little depressed at home, sure signs that I neede... [ www.backpackingnorth.com ]

Backpacking North

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