John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America’s Most Famous Trail

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Elizabeth Wenk’s authoritative guide describes the 212-mile John Muir Trail, running from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mt. Whitney. John Muir Trail provides all the necessary planning information, including up-to-date details on wilderness and permit regulations, food resupplies, trailhead amenities, and travel from nearby cities. Useful essentials are updated GPS coordinates and maps for prominent campsites (along with an updated list of sites along the trail), trail junctions, bear boxes, and other points of interest. The trail descriptions also include natural and human history to provide a workout for both body and mind — a must-have for any Muir Trail enthusiast. Note that the text includes the southbound trail description, while the full guide with the northbound description is available as a separate ebook product.


Frontiersman Bear Resistant Food Container

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  • Reduces the likelihood that bears will enter your camp by minimizing food odors and helps restrict access to your food
  • Meets U.S. Forest Service specifications for use in national parks & areas requiring food storage
  • Bear-resistant, 432 cubic inch container (8.5” x 8.5” x 10”). Weighs 35 oz. when empty
  • The lid is easily secured by three-stainless steel locks via a coin or screwdriver which prevents bears from having access to your food
  • Bears are unable to grip the smooth sides and rounded edges and cannot open this bear-resistant food storage container



BearVault Bear Canister

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  • Material: Transparent polycarbonate
  • Volume: 700 cu in 11.5 L
  • Dimensions: 8.7 x 12.7 in, 21 x 32 cm
  • Claimed Weight: 2 lb 9 oz, 1160 g
  • Recommended Use: Storing supplies/food in bear country


Lost on the Appalachian Trail

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Join Kyle and his little dog “Katana” as they take you along for every step of their 2,185 mile adventure hiking the entire Appalachian Trail. Confront the terrain, severe weather, injury, dangerous wildlife and questionable characters as you grow and learn just as Kyle did from start to finish on this epic adventure. Make some friends for life, learn the finer points of long distance hiking, and realize that what you take within your backpack is not nearly as important as what you bring within yourself… This exciting and often times humorous narrative does more than simply tell the story of Kyle and Katana’s adventures out on the trail. It urges the reader to examine their own life, fears, strengths, weaknesses and dreams, then learn to overcome or realize them. This book tells a story as much as it teaches, inspires and motivates you to get out there and see what the world has to offer. You will learn what it takes mentally and physically to accomplish an undertaking such as hiking thousands of miles through mountainous wilderness and countless obstacles that are all determined to make you quit. As Kyle did, you might even learn some things about yourself…

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Enigma An Ultralight 800fp Minimalist Backpacking Quilt to save weight and sleep more comfortable in the outdoors

An Ultralight 800fp Minimalist Backpacking Quilt to save weight and sleep more comfortable in the outdoors.



Convert | Lightweight Down Quilt/Sleeping Bag Hybrid

The Convert is designed for those who want to try the versatility and relaxed feel of a quilt, but aren’t quite ready to give up the familiarity and security of a traditional sleeping bag.

Source: Convert | Lightweight Down Quilt/Sleeping Bag Hybrid


Black Diamond Mega Light Tent

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86″ L x 86″ D
  • Mega Floor: Bathtub-style, detachable floor for the Mega Light. Weight: 810g/ 1 lb 13 oz.