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12 Tips: Don't Let Weather Conditions Hold You Back!

12 Tips: Don't Let Weather Conditions Hold You Back!

February 03, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

Here are my top tips to stay warm and cozy on a chilly hike. It’s incredibly important to wear the right clothing and bring the right gear.
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Tips for Hiking More Effectively

Tips for Hiking More Effectively

February 03, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Hiking is arguably one of the most enjoyed activities to do outdoors, it's definitely one of mine! It also comes with a string of benefits too: lets you exercise, gets you in-tuned with nature, and builds a sense of camaraderie with your travel buddies.

However, this pleasurable activity can take a 180 degree turn for the worse if you have forgotten a few essentials at home.
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How to Handle Hiking Blisters

How to Handle Hiking Blisters

January 31, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

I wanted to touch base with something that most of us hikers have experienced several times in our lives; the painfully annoying and inconvenient case of blisters.
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4 Exciting Benefits of Hiking

4 Exciting Benefits of Hiking

January 31, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

Hiking offers you a string of incentives that a trip to your local gym just could not: fresh air, breathtaking views, the feel of nature around you. But those are not the only perks that hikers get...
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Hydrate Properly to Hike Optimally

Hydrate Properly to Hike Optimally

January 31, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

In today's blog post, I'm going to share with you some information on how to properly hydrate yourself to hike safely, avoid altitude sickness, perform your best, and enjoy your hike!
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Tips For Hiking with Kids

Tips For Hiking with Kids

January 31, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Kids need to enjoy some time outdoors—a fun, healthy, out-of-the-house adventure. Camping is an awesome way to encourage them to value all the beauty and fun that nature has to offer.
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About The Founder + 10 Ways We Cut Costs to Save You $ on High Quality Outdoor Gear

About The Founder + 10 Ways We Cut Costs to Save You $ on High Quality Outdoor Gear

January 23, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

I just wanted to thank you for entering our continuous monthly gear giveaways, tell you a short story about me, and let you know 10 ways we have cut non-product related costs so that you can buy from Hyke & Byke knowing that you are getting top quality gear for the best possible price.
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How to Sleep Well While Backpacking or Camping

How to Sleep Well While Backpacking or Camping

January 23, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

Camping has a string of perks that comes along with it, but it also requires a little sacrifice on your part. It takes you away from conveniences of modern living, and it keeps you away from technology for a while. However, that should not include depriving yourself of sleep and rejuvenation.


Without a good night’s sleep, it would be definitely hard to enjoy the thrills of your next day hiking.

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Smart Food Tips for Backpacking and Camping

Smart Food Tips for Backpacking and Camping

January 23, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

As an adventurer, minding your food is a top priority unless you enjoy a trip to the latrine every half an hour. Make sure that you follow our tips inside to guarantee yourself an enjoyable and runny poo-free camping trip!
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Is duck or goose down better?

Is duck or goose down better?

June 14, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Duck and goose down provide the same level of insulation, and they both have the required structure that makes down a good insulator. Both kinds of down have the ability to retain their warmth and loft for several year if they are well taken care of. Here are a couple of aspects to consider when choosing:
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What size stuff sack for a sleeping bag?

What size stuff sack for a sleeping bag?

June 14, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Stuff sacks vary from bag to bag, depending on the size and shape of the sleeping bag, as well as on the fill. Sleeping bags filled with down are more compressible than synthetic filled ones, and need lesser volume stuff sacks. You can use a regular dry sack for a down sleeping bag, except for winter weather sleeping bags where a more complex compression sack is needed to reduce volume that the sleeping bag takes up in your backpack. Here are the following size recommendations:
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What is a compression sack for a sleeping bag?

What is a compression sack for a sleeping bag?

June 14, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Compression sacks are one of the camping gears that could make your packing either a breeze or a challenge. These sacks compress and reduce the volume of your sleeping bag, so you could easily stuff it in your backpack without eating up too much space.
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