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The Beginner's Guide to Backpacking

The Beginner's Guide to Backpacking

October 14, 2020 26 min read 0 Comments

At the core of the human spirit, there has always been a nomadic streak. We hunger for new frontiers. No matter how enticing our vision of a dream house is, there is something inexplicably thrilling about the idea of packing only what you need for survival in a single backpack and setting off into the unknown.
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Introducing our new Appalachian Sleeping Pads

Introducing our new Appalachian Sleeping Pads

October 05, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

Here at Hyke & Byke, we've been growing up a lot: New website, new warehouse, and now, new products!
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Finding the Best Hiking Pace for You

Finding the Best Hiking Pace for You

July 30, 2020 5 min read 0 Comments

Have you ever gone out on a new loop trail that you thought you could tackle in a few hours, and then it's lunch time and you wish your granola bar was a sandwich and your car still seems miles away? If so, chances are, you haven't thought enough about hiking pace.
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A Guide to Packing for Three Seasons of Hiking

A Guide to Packing for Three Seasons of Hiking

June 27, 2020 6 min read 0 Comments

There are a few differences in how you'd pack for hike or trek in summer, spring or fall. Learn more in this post.
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5 Amazing Backpacking Trails in National Parks

5 Amazing Backpacking Trails in National Parks

May 14, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

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A Parent's Guide to Backyard Camping

A Parent's Guide to Backyard Camping

April 10, 2020 6 min read 0 Comments

The Stay-at-Home orders many of us are dealing with may have messed up our backpacking and camping plans for this spring.

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Bug Out Like a Backpacker - When You Need to Get Out Quick

Bug Out Like a Backpacker - When You Need to Get Out Quick

April 01, 2020 8 min read 0 Comments

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7 Survival Skills Backpackers Should Know

7 Survival Skills Backpackers Should Know

March 26, 2020 9 min read 0 Comments

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How to Pack for A Long Backpacking Trip

How to Pack for A Long Backpacking Trip

March 06, 2020 7 min read 0 Comments

Lately, we've had a lot of customers asking about how to prepare...
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Tips for Hiking with Wildlife

Tips for Hiking with Wildlife

February 19, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Seeing wildlife is one of the main reasons why a lot of...
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Get in Shape by Hiking

Get in Shape by Hiking

February 06, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

Hiking is a fantastic complete body workout. Primarily hiking is lower body and core workout, but can also be an upper body workout, i.e. using trekking poles while hiking. Nature’s numerous obstacles, inclines and descents all work simultaneously to take on different muscle groups in varying ways.
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Hiking in Bear Country

Hiking in Bear Country

February 06, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

When backpacking or hiking in a spot inhabited by bears, black bears, or grizzlies, there are precautions and safety measures you can take so you are less likely to encounter them.
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