Tag Archives: Backpacker

Are You A Camper Or A Hiker?

Andrew Skurka has written The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide “from the perspective of an unapologetic Ultimate Hiker” which he defines as a “backpacker who simply loves to walk.” And while he has written this book to be targeted at hikers … Continue reading

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Who am I and what’s this about?

Backpacking. In a word. Who am I? My name is Chad, but I go by “Stick” on the trail. I am newly married to my lovely wife Brandy (“Biggun”) who has taken pleasure in hiking as well. I have 2 … Continue reading

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