Trekking, qn.: A wilderness excursion of 5-6 days or more where the foucu is on the journey rather than the destination. Trekking is an experience--and distinctly different than thru-hiking long (hundred-or thousand-mile) trails in the preparation, lifestyle, and time commitments involved. Buck Tilton takes you from planning the route (linking trails or finding loops) to tactical considerations (menus/ration planning, resupply, going lightweight) to making the most of your journey (lifeon the trail and the etiquette of section-hiking long trails).On the downside, they can spring a leak, but the best ones come with a repair kit. And covers are ... Virtually indestructible, these pads are also light in weight and relatively comfortable a compared to sleeping without a pad. As with self-anbsp;...
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