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Military backpacks are durable and designed for rucking, which the military calls "hiking under load." However, these backpacks are driven by functionality and not comfort. Military backpacks ensure that supplies and guns fit during missions without worrying if the pack will rip and not how comfortable it feels on your back or whether the straps will burn your shoulder skin.  When it comes to civilians hiking backs, subtlety is out of the question. However, if you start using military hiking backpacks because of that, you will find yourself with a sore lumbar, a hurt shoulder, and your daily mileage will...

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According to the C.D.C., around 35.2% of all adults in the U.S. sleep less than seven hours per night. That’s a considerable number of people finding it hard to get some good night’s rest.  Now, if you are one of them and you find yourself constantly tossing and turning in the middle of the night and are tired of losing sleep, then maybe it’s finally time for a change.  Now, before you go and invest in an expensive mattress, you maybe should check out hammocks. You may be wondering whether or not hammocks help with back pain or if hammocks...

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Tents come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. It can be a bivy sack weighing only a few ounces to cabin tents weighing fifty or more pounds. There's a tent for everyone, and there are tents for a wide range of applications. You need to know which one is the right fit for you. Unlike before, where tents were made of thick canvas, tents nowadays are made out of plenty of different types of materials.  Some tents are better at handling bad weather or heavy winds than others. So if you are going out to a place where...

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If you are someone who loves hiking and going on outside adventures, carrying a LifeStraw is a must. Confused? Those of you who don’t know what LifeStraw is, let us explain. LifeStraw is a company that manufactures water filtration and purification devices. They have designed their first product as a portable water filter “straw.” The function of such straw is to eliminate all of the water-borne bacteria, microplastics, and parasites.  The portable water filters are designed by a Swiss-based company called Vestergaard Frandsen. The concept of LifeStraw was developed for people living in developing nations and for distribution in places...

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Who said sleep should be uncomfortable when you are on a hiking adventure? Without good sleep, you can’t fully enjoy the next day properly. To avoid getting all cold and cramped up, you should invest in a comfortable sleeping bag. Sleeping bags are one of the necessary camping items that you need for your outing adventure. But not just any sleeping bag; you need sturdy bags that can also provide warmth. Yes, you need a sleeping bag that can keep you warm even in the coldest weather. But that’s not it. Staying warm isn’t the only factor; you also need...

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