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  • The Best Gloves For Winter 2022
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    The Best Gloves For Winter 2022

    Looking for winter gloves that keep your hands warm and dry and are made to last for years? As a professional gear reviewer who gets cold hands easily and spends many days outside in winter, from downhill, backcountry, and Nordic skiing to bike commuting, trail running and working outside, I’ve used many types of gloves […] More

  • The 7 Best Backpacking Trips in Yosemite
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    The 7 Best Backpacking Trips in Yosemite

    After more than three decades of exploring all over Yosemite on numerous backpacking trips, I’ve learned two big lessons about it: First of all, few places inspire the same powerful combination of both awe and adventure. And Yosemite’s backcountry harbors such an abundance of soaring granite peaks, waterfalls, lovely rivers and creeks, and shimmering alpine […] More

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    Where to Backpack First Time in Yosemite

    Ready for your first backpacking trip in one of America’s greatest national parks for backpackers? Having backpacked several times all over Yosemite, my advice for a first-time backpacker in Yosemite who wants to hit highlights like Yosemite Valley, the Mist Trail, and Half Dome is nearly identical to the itinerary I followed on my first […] More

  • Pro Tips For Buying a Backpacking Sleeping Bag
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    Pro Tips For Buying a Backpacking Sleeping Bag

    Finding a sleeping bag that’s right for you may be the most confusing gear-buying task. Getting the right one is critical to sleeping comfortably in the backcountry—and in an emergency, your bag could save your life. But with the myriad choices out there, how do you tell them apart, beyond temperature rating and price? This […] More

  • 6 Ways Covid Has Impacted Travel Insurance
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    6 Ways Covid Has Impacted Travel Insurance

    The CDC has issued a level three travel advisory for individuals with the covid virus, which means that travelers with the virus need to purchase travel insurance in case of an emergency. However, this type of insurance is not available through all companies. In order to be eligible for this type of coverage, you must […] More

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    Thru-Hiking the John Muir Trail: What You Need to Know

    For many serious backpackers, a thru-hike of the John Muir Trail looms as a sort of holy grail. But every JMT aspirant inevitably faces the question: How do you plan a 221-mile hike of “America’s Most Beautiful Trail?” Besides preparing physically for it, a JMT thru-hike poses myriad logistical and organizational challenges, from obtaining one […] More

  • The Best Travel Gear From CES 2022
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    The Best Travel Gear From CES 2022

    When you’re planning to take an extended trip, you’ll need a few different pieces of travel gear. One of the most important is luggage. For short trips, a small duffel bag will be just fine, but for longer ones, a larger suitcase is essential. You can even purchase specially designed garment bags for traveling with […] More

  • How to Make the Most of Your First Visit to Jewel Changi Airport
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    How to Make the Most of Your First Visit to Jewel Changi Airport

    Singapore’s Changi Airport has taken the top spot in the list of the World’s Best Airports several times, and for good reason. The aviation hub leverages the forward-looking design, state-of-the-art technologies, and a people-centered approach to ensure the safety, comfort, and enjoyment of every traveler that goes through the facility. How to Make the Most […] More

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