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The Best Backpacking Water Filters and Purifiers 2018

Treat your water right. The Best Backpacking Water Filters and Purifiers goes deep on what type of filter you should buy, and why.

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Section Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail | Castle Crags to Etna Summit

Section hiking the Pacific Crest Trail requires a plan, and even that might fall to pieces. Read the tale of wildfires in this Castle Crags to Etna Summit section hike.

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