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Kickstart the Al-Cap, a Universal Cap for Water Bottles

The Al-cap is a universal cap for water bottles, the cheap kind you usually throw away. Not anymore. Join the campaign on Kickstarter.

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Chimani National Parks App: Free, Offline, and Full of Information

Backpackers.com — The confluence of the outdoors and technology has been a long, steady upward curve. Some may call it an exponential explosion these days as all manner of gadgets, new-fangled materials, and ever-connected social media campaigns dominate the wilderness world. This proliferation has (of course) made its way to smartphones. Nature-focused apps can be

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GearTrade Reviews and Business Model, In-Depth Interview

We interview GearTrade COO Rob Reinfurt about the used gear business model, customer service, and how people use the website for crazy deals on outdoor gear

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Thru Hiking the Santa Monica Mountains: 67 Mile Backbone Trail is Complete

Thru-hike the Santa Monica Mountains with the Backbone Trail, 67 miles from Point Magu into Santa Monica, with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.

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Kickstart The Ultimate Strap for Your Hammock

Tired of tying knots that come undone in the middle of the night? Ultimate Hammocks has created the ultimate strap for your hammock. Get in on Kickstarter.

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Meet Big Outdoors, A Cottage Gear Online Retailer

Our philosophy is, if you’re a seasoned outdoorsman and you know a lot about the outdoors, you can go to our site and know there’s quality products on there. Inversely, if you know very little about the outdoors and just need some stuff you know will be good, you can go to Big Outdoors and find a couple options that will work.

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Earth Day 2016 Roundup: 15 Articles on This Day of Our Earth

Here are 15 articles that will surprise and delight, all about Earth Day 2016.

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Kickstart the ONE8Ø Light, the Full LED Band Headlamp

ONE8Ø Light aims to disrupt the headlamp industry with a full LED band headlamp. Fully funded on Kickstarter, ready to go. See the product and interview.

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A Whole Week of Free National Parks: April 16-25

April 16-25 marks the centennial celebration of the National Park Service with a week of free National Parks. Get all of the info here.

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20 Hilarious One-Star Yelp Reviews of National Parks

We sourced 20 one-star Yelp reviews of National Parks for your viewing pleasure. Experience the majesty of the National Parks — or, not so much.

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