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Camping, Environmentalism, Hiking, Hiking Boots -

A couple of options to purchase hiking boots and shoes NEW for under $100. As always, at Rerouted we suggest that you search for your next piece of equipment used. So many pieces of gear have tons of life left in them and you can find amazing deals on wonderful packs, boots, clothes, and so much more.

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Hiking -

Are you heading out for a hike but not sure what to bring? Especially as a beginner hiker, it can feel overwhelming or daunting to think about packing so many things just for a day on the trails. We’ve put together a hiking equipment essentials list for what you should bring. Shorter, more straightforward routes might require a shorter list of essentials than an overnight trip. Generally, you want to keep your day pack as light as possible, so you are not carrying around unnecessary weight. On the other hand, for a multi-day backpacking trip, you will need to take...

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Camping, Hiking -

As we all crank our way into summer, it’s time to evaluate whether or not it’s time for a new backpack! The backpacking market for packs can feel extremely cluttered and confusing, but we are here to help you sort through it!  If you’re someone who is looking to get into backpacking, and multi-day hiking trips for the first time, someone who has been using the same pack for 30 years and wants to enter a new millennium of technology (I’m looking at you, Dad), or an avid outdoor enthusiast who is just looking for something new in 2022, we...

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Camping, Hiking -

The summer months are an exciting opportunity for avid outdoor enthusiasts and newcomers alike to experience the outdoor spaces the world has to offer. As the snow and treacherous conditions clear at altitude, and temperatures rise to a manageable level above freezing, more and more folks see the summertime as more inviting and forgiving than the rugged and cold winter months. While the conditions in the summer are more merciful than the winter, it is still important to be educated about the environment you will be exploring. When considering how to layer clothes in the summer for your outdoor adventures,...

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Rock Climbing -

Brand new climbing gear can be very expensive and even hard to find depending on where in the country you live and climb. On the other hand, people sell used climbing gear almost anywhere and you can find better deals buying second-hand. We’ve given a few basic outlines on what to look for when buying used climbing gear but let’s dive into the nuts and bolts – err, cams – a little deeper, shall we? In this article, we’re going to share: How to check a used climbing cam or nut for damage How to know whether to re-sling trad...

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