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How to Choose the Best Camping Stove For You

The best camping stove depends on your cooking needs. Do you want Cornish game hen or refried beans? Figure out the best camping stove for you.

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How to Choose the Best Backpacking Stove For You

The best backpacking stove is situational. Figure out what stove is best for your wilderness experience, and learn a few things too!

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Sleeping Pad Guide

This sleeping pad guide helps you choose the best pad for you. Learn about different types of sleeping pads, R-Value and insulation, and how to patch a pad.

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Backpackers.com August 2017 Highlights

Your Backpackers.com highlights for August 2017. See the new gear we recommended and the outdoor guides we penned for your reading pleasure.

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How to Buy Your National Park Pass

Why buy the National Park Pass? Free access to over 2,000 wilderness destinations. It’s worth, it especially if you’re a senior. How to buy your pass here.

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The Best Outdoor Gear for 2018, Highlights from Outdoor Retailer

Check out the best outdoor gear for 2018, straight from the horse’s mouth. See our favorite gear from Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

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