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Guest post: “The Evolution of Hiking Gear” by Dustin Walker of Slick & Twisted Trails

Photo: Chris Peura It’s become almost like an arms race. Over the past few decades, outdoor gear companies have been competing to develop the lightest, toughest and most comfortable backpacking equipment on the market. And it’s not just the established wilderness companies like REI or Patagonia either. Big consumer brands, such as Nike and even…

Historic military style backpack

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