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03/31/2004 Archived Entry: "Backpacking tips from Ian"

AH, SPRING. Even when it looks as if the gloom and cold is never going to depart, campout weather really will be here soon. As I depart for parts unknown, Wolfesblog blogispondent Ian McCollum offers tips for novice backpackers. Being young and able to put up with anything, he ventured out earlier than us sensible sorts and shares a few lessons he learned ...

Backpacking Tricks and Ideas
From Ian McCollum

I recently spent some time backpacking in the woods (heh - why go to a beach for spring break when you could be lugging a heavy pack through the woods?), and I noticed a number of things that did and didn't work well. I'm sure most (all?) of these will be common knowledge to regular backpackers, but hopefully some people will find something useful in what I found.

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