All posts by Keith Terrell

How to Adjust a Backpack

Your backpack is the most important piece of equipment if you are a weekend adventurer, and more so, if you are an avid hiker. Ideally, a backpack which you would carry all day long should be lightweight

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How to Organize Your Backpack

Don’t you love the flurry of excitement you go through before you are going to go on a trip? You plan your itinerary and make a list of all the things that you are going to carry on the trip. But the

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How Much Should My Backpack Weigh?

An often asked question among backpackers and hikers alike is "how much should my backpack weigh?" When you set out to determine the weight of a backpack, it is very difficult to gauge how much exactly

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How to Waterproof a Backpack

If you are an outdoor enthusiast, the first thing you should learn is to how to waterproof a backpack. Depending on how prepared you are, it can make or break a hiking experience. In any case, regardless

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Patagonia Black Hole Backpack Review

Individuals who have demanding, fast-paced lifestyles require bags that can keep up with them.If this sounds like you, then you’ve probably had to go through a lot of backpacks in your lifetime to find

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How to Pack a Tent in a Backpack

If you are going hiking or camping for a few days, you will likely be carrying a backpack that is heavy. And if it is a forest or a mountain you have chosen for your camping trip, chances are that you

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How to Fix a Broken Backpack Strap

Picture this... You are on a hiking trip with friends and family in the Appalachian Mountains. The trip is arduous and you are carrying a lot of gear such as tents and sleeping bags, and people are depending

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How Big of a Backpack Do I Need?

To make sure your backpacking adventure gets off to a great start, you should ensure that you have the best backpack available for the purpose. After all, the feeling of carrying nothing else but the essentials

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How to Pack a Backpack for Camping

How many times have you seen backpackers walking around town with impossible looking loads with seeming ease? While a lot of people just throw in their gear thinking “Oh, this is just a rucksack, this

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How to Wear a Backpack Properly

If you grew up in the 1980s and were jealous of the way all the cool kids carried their backpacks (carelessly slung on one shoulder) because no matter what you did, you couldn’t, you can take solace

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