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Backpacking versus Thru-hiking @ Backpacking Light

Backpacking versus Thru-hiking @ Backpacking Light

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Backpacking Light 101 A Lightweight Primer to Backcountry Travel for the Uninitiated By Ryan Jordan Ryan Jordan is the co-founder and Publisher of Backpacking Light. He original wrote this article as a celebration of the evolution of lightweight backpacking as part of GoLite's 5th Anniversary catalog. Ultralight backpacking, contrary to proclamations by Those That Carry Heavy Packs, is not practiced by that crazy fringe segment of wilderness society that derives their calories from obscure edible roots and their shelter from two twigs and a waterproof handkerchief.

39 of the world’s most inspiring routes for road trips [PICs] Whether it’s Utah or Iceland, something about a seemingly endless and open road makes me want to travel. Recycled Tire Sculptures by Yong Ho Ji A number of new pieces by Korean sculptor Yong Ho Ji who creates these elaborately layered and textured sculptures using shreds of recycled automobile tires. (via this isn’t happiness) Traveling this week so posting will be regrettably light.

Slim Down in 8 Weeks - 8-Week Slim-Down Challenge – Everyday Health Ready to begin the Everyday Health-ExerciseTV 8-week slim-down challenge? Here's how to get started today. We've divided the 8-week slim-down workout plan into weekly segments that get more challenging as you go, but there's flexibility in the plan so you can adapt it to your own schedule and needs. We recommend that you start slowly and build your strength as you master each step on the way to your goal of slimming down and getting fit.

A Bushcraft Camping Outfit - Equipment for Living in the Woods The author's bushcraft camping outfit. See below for numbered version and listing. Photo: Paul Kirtley. Whether you are camping in the woods for a weekend or staying out for weeks, this bushcraft camping outfit is a good base model. It forms my standard bushcraft camping kit-list. How to Play Bacon Drinking Games: 7 steps Edit Article Edited by Michael Newman, Johnny Doe, Yellowkippy, Flickety and 7 others Why play “ho hum” run-of-the-mill drinking games when you could instead add a dash of irresistible bacon to the mix? Try some bacon inspired or outright bacon-eating-type drinking games to liven up any party, social event or boring afternoon. How To Make Rage Faces on Facebook Chat Simply type the above code that corresponds to the appropriate rage face into Facebook chat, and the image of the rage face you chose will appear, emoticon-like in its existence. Facebook didn’t suddenly become hip to the Internet and add rage face emoticons (something from which Google Chat would greatly benefit), but the ability to add rage faces to Facebook chat is more of a hack than anything else, and something to which you can add. Reddit user daychilde explains that these aren’t actually some form of ragemoticon, but that the double bracket and code corresponds to a user profile or page, and when put into Facebook chat, will show the thumbnail of the profile or page that the code links to. So, all one has to do to make any picture a Facebook chat emoticon, is to simply create a user profile or page that uses the desired picture as the profile picture, then enter the double brackets and corresponding code into Facebook chat.

Hit the Road: How to Start a Running Program - Weight Center Running is a great way to lose weight. If you've never been a runner, start slowly — enlisting the help of a personal trainer might be a good idea. According to a national survey of 6,207 people, about one in 10 jog or run as part of their weight management or weight-loss strategy. Runners edged out other dieters in terms of reaching overall weight loss goals. Best Backpacking Menu Avoid the Junk food rut with a two person, seven day Backpacking Menu! Backpacking! Chicken Curry over Brown Rice, First Day Backpacking Menu Dinner Chicken Curry Over Brown Rice

How to Buy an Individual Stock Maybe you’re not fluent in Wall Street–speak and you can’t name any members of the S & P 500. No matter: You can still expand your portfolio by buying individual stocks. (Experts suggest spreading up to 5 percent of your assets between several companies.) However, it can be challenging for an inexperienced investor to assess which business is worth her hard-earned dollars. Follow this step-by-step guide to making that decision easier.

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