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How Much Water Do You Need On a Hike?

How much water do you need on a hike? Don’t risk your health and enjoyment while venturing into wild places. Check out our tips for calculating the correct amount of water to take, as well as the best methods for carrying it. Ensuring that you will stay hydrated should be a primary planning concern for every adventure.

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How to Care for DWR

Keep your expensive waterproof clothing waterproof by learning how to care for DWR. We take you through how to extend the life, and how to reapply DWR.

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Universal Edibility Test: Practice Caution When Eating Raw

I spent my childhood eating weird things, but I was always fascinated with edible plants. Often returning from the woods with a sizable portion of roots, berries, and leaves, but I would never have made it very far without knowing the universal edibility test. Learn how to test plants are safe to eat with our guide.

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Backcountry Skills: How to Whittle

If you like to work with your hands, you’re guaranteed to find something worthwhile when learning how to whittle. It’s a great past time in the outdoors, so read on and grab a knife, some wood, and let’s get to work.