Alpha Guide: Hiking Mount Monadnock’s White Dot & White Cross Trails

If one of the world's most climbed mountains isn't on your to-do list, you're in the minority.


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Shoulder season sleep options

7 Tips for Constructing a Shoulder-Season Sleep System

Camp comfortably this fall with a shoulder-season sleep system.


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Heading up Haystack on the Pemi Loop

Alpha Guide: Hiking the Pemi Loop

One of the Northeast’s great backpacking adventures proves that good things don’t come easy.


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Exped Sleeping Pads in a Tent

Testing Exped Sleeping Pads on Mount Carrigain

Testing Exped sleeping pads on the summit of New Hampshire's Mount Carrigain.


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Alpha Guide: Backpacking the Cutler Coast Trail

This coastal Maine backpacking trip should be on everyone's bucket list.


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The Best New Backpacking Gear from EMS

Upgrade your backpacking gear.


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10 Spring Backpacking Gear Maintenance Tips

Dust off your backpack.


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An Ode to the Trusty Thunderhead

Old faithful.


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8 Tips for Dealing with Serious Cold

Keep warm, stay warm.


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