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How to Pack a Cooler For Short and Long-Stay Camping Trips

How well your camping cooler performs depends on how well you pack and prep its contents. Learn how to properly do both in this guide.
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Hoh River Trail Backpacking Guide

Few trails spoil their visitors with quite so diverse and delightful an array of scenery as the trail along the Hoh River in Washington State’s Olympic National Park. We’re going to take you through all you need to know when planning this hike, from pre-trip logistics, route descriptions & gear requirements.
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Goat Canyon Trestle Hiking Trail Guide

Visiting Goat Canyon invokes the spirit of the true adventurer, cutting across Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s more barren stretches before plunging down a steep canyon wall into what seems to be another century. Follow our detailed guide to plan your trip!
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Manistee River Trail Backpacking Guide

The trail loop along Manistee River is among, if not the best backpacking trail in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Our guide covers tips for pre-trip planning, parking, campsites, and a thorough, start-to-finish trail description
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Turnbull Canyon Hiking Trail Guide

If you are looking for a short day hike in the LA area, then Turnbull Canyon may be right up your...ehm...canyon. We give you the low down on parking, our trail recommendations and gear suggestions in our handy guide.
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Goldmyer Hot Springs Hiking Trail Guide

These hot springs may well be a smaller jewel in the Cascades Mountains’ jewel-studded crown, but an impressive one nonetheless. We give you all the information you need to plan your hike to this wonderful set of hot springs.
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Hermit Falls Hiking Trail Guide

Visitors to Los Angeles seeking a little respite from the big-city heat and hustle will struggle to find a more convenient half-day excursion than the hike to Hermit Falls in the San Gabriel Mountains. Our in-depth guide will cover everything from parking permits to the trail route.
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Best Family Tents: Our Top 9 Picks 

In this buying guide, you’ll find 9 awesome family tents for every budget and adventure. From minimalist backpacking tents to luxury car-camping tents, our list has something for everyone!
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Best 12-Person Tent for Camping Trips with Friends and Family

In this guide, we give you the lowdown on 7 awesome high-capacity tents for family camping. From instant tents to all-weather dome tents, we've got something for everyone!
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