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Granite Gear Crown VC 60 Review

I bought my Granite Gear Crown VC 60 last year because I wanted to lighten my base weight. This pack seemed to be a good option for easing into the world of ultra-light backpacking. I used it for four months last summer while working along the Appalachian Trail as a ridge runner, then...

Budgeting for Trekking Nepal

Trekking internationally may sound like an expensive endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Once you get past the initial cost of the plane ticket, Nepal is a fairly cheap place to spend time. I spent 14 weeks total in Nepal, trekking for all but 3 of those weeks. The total cost of those 14...