11 Lesser Known Rules to Learn for Your First Time Backpacking

11 Lesser Known Rules to Learn for Your First Time Backpacking | When it comes to going backpacking, all of the many rules, tips, tricks, and hacks can feel totally overwhelming, and I get that. But fear not, I’m here to give you a little insight into some of the more advanced backpacking tips to keep in mind for your first backpacking trip. So let’s dive in to 11 essential rules to remember your first time backpacking outdoors. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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11 Essential Tips for Backpacking in the Rain Like a Pro

11 Essential Tips for Backpacking in the Rain Like a Pro | Nothing puts a damper on an excellent backpacking trip quite like a rainy forecast. However, a little rain doesn’t have to stop you from getting outside. In fact, backpacking in the rain can (sometimes) even be fun, especially if you go into it prepared for anything. Even the best formulated adventure plans can go awry, so be prepared with how to backpack in rainy weather with these 11 pro tips. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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7 Breathtaking Patagonia Hiking and Backpacking Trips to Put on Your Trekking Bucket List!

7 Breathtaking Patagonia Hiking and Backpacking Trips to Put on Your Trekking Bucket List! | Visiting Patagonia is a DREAM trip for most avid outdoor adventurers, and one of the best ways to experience this beautiful area is to go hiking and backpacking on one of it’s epic hiking trails. This list of 7 Patagonia hikes will give you some of the best hikes Patagonia has to offer. An outdoor experience you’re likely never to forget! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Your Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Shasta via Avalanche Gulch - California Fourteener

Your Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Shasta via Avalanche Gulch - California Fourteener - Mount Shasta is the 5th tallest mountain in California and has many trails that lead to it's summit. Most trails to the top of Mount Shasta require technical Mountaineering skills (meaning beginners should go guided), but it is still an awesome peak to add to your bucket list. This particular guide goes over the details of climbing Mt Shasta via the Avalanche Gulch route (one of the easier routes up the Mountain). Check out my full guide to this beautiful area and this California classic peak! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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21 Fun Climbing Games to Amp Up Your Rock Climbing Training

21 Fun Climbing Games to Amp Up Your Rock Climbing Training | Even though a good focused climbing training plan can help take you to the next level in your climbing, sometimes you just have to have a little fun and take a break from strict regimented climbing training. When you get bored with your weekly bouldering routine, or just need a break from your strict training plan, try adding in one of these fun climbing games to get the creative brain flowing again. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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9 Easy & Delicious 5-Ingredient (Or Less!) One-Pot Camping Meals

9 Easy & Delicious 5-Ingredient (Or Less!) One-Pot Camping Meals | One of the best parts about camping is ending your day at your campsite, cooking a good meal, and spending time with good friends. So we came up with 9 camping recipes featuring fresh ingredients that are easy to prep, quick to make (most are made in 30 minutes or less), take only one pot to make, and come together beautifully. I think you are going to love them! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Hiking 101 - The Essential Hiking Gear List for 2019 (PLUS Hiking Packing List Printable)

Hiking 101 - The Essential Hiking Gear List for 2019 (PLUS Hiking Packing List Printable) | Hiking doesn’t need to be overwhelming, but I am also a big fan of making sure I am ready for the worst case scenario. In this post I've created a comprehensive hiking packing list for essential hiking gear. Refer to this list each time you hike and you will be prepared for almost anything! Post includes free gear list printable for easy reference. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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How to Clean a Camelbak - 3 Quick & Easy Methods!

How to Clean a Camelbak - 3 Quick & Easy Methods! | Cleaning your Camelbak (or cleaning any hydration bladder) is really very simple. In this quick tutorial I’m going to show you 3 super simple methods for keeping your hydration pack clean and mold free! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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How to Wash a Down Jacket Properly So That You Don't Ruin It!

How to Wash a Down Jacket Properly So That You Don't Ruin It! | Washing your prized and beloved down jacket doesn’t need to be a scary task and doesn’t take a lot of special supplies or equipment. Just be sure to follow these simple steps to make sure your jacket is restored to its natural fluffiness once it has been washed and dried! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Adventure Backpacking Interviews: From Overpacked Backpacker to Ultralight Peak-Bagging Machine - Daniel

Adventure Backpacking Interviews: From Overpacked Backpacker to Ultralight Peak-Bagging Machine - Daniel | Interview with one of my good friends Daniel and his journey from being a newer, overpacked backpacker to an all out peak-bagging machine in less than one year. I hope you enjoy this video as much as I did! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Adventure Backpacking Interviews: From Backpacking Novice to Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro - Ashima

Adventure Backpacking Interviews: From Backpacking Novice to Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro - Ashima | Interview with one of my best friends discussing how she transformed her life through backpacking and outdoor adventure. The message here is STRONG my friend, I hope you find it inspires you to push yourself and become whomever you truly dream of becoming. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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15 Adventure-Worthy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

15 Adventure-Worthy Backpacking Trips for Beginners | You may have heard me say this before, but it’s worth repeating: I believe that outdoor backpacking is the gateway into epic outdoor adventure. That’s why I’m really excited to share these 15 adventure-worthy backpacking trips for beginners with you. In this list you’ll find an assortment of backpacking trails including some easier international thru-hiking trails and easy 2 day backpacking trips that aren’t too far off from civilization. A bit of adventure for every comfort level!| shedreamsofalpine.com

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