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The myth has been busted about tossing your “so called” foods we think are ok to leave for nature to take care of. We must always be mindful about Leaving No Trace when we head out on a hike.

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No more rummaging through your food bag trying to find something to snack on or what to have for dinner. With these techniques you can stay calm and organised while saving space and time.

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An illustrated guide on how to poo in the bush. Here’s a wonderful illustration by the talented Kerstin A. La Cross about how to properly dispose of your waste in the bush. 

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As nature loving hikers, it’s our responsibility to prevent wild animals from getting any human food. It disrupts their natural diet, makes them dependent on people and even poses a safety threat to us by spreading disease.

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It's important to be prepared for all changes in the weather before you hit the trail. Being prepared for rain, hail, lightening and wind could be a life saver. Dixie has put out her latest video on the topic.   00:27 Be Prepared for The Weather Before You Leave 00:55 Pack Waterproof Redundancies 01:22 How I Pack For Rain 02:09 Rain Gear 03:39 Tip On Packing Food for Rain 03:59 Setting Up Camp in the Rain 07:27 Setting Up a Tent in the Wind 07:49 Dealing With Wet Gear On Trail 10:13 Hail Safety 11:00 Lightning Safety 12:16 Lightning Stance...

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Most of the time we don't have to worry about injuries one trail but it is important you are prepared in the event you run into problems. Carrying the appropriate amount of first aid in your pack can be a life saver.

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Do you need ankle support or are you more comfortable in a trail runner. As gear is getting more lightweight you may find you don't need the extra support but which one you choose is very individual.

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Choosing which shelter system to use can be overwhelming. Do you need a 3 or 4 season shelter, are you going alone or sharing, do you want some space, do you want freestanding ... so may questions! Dixie has put out her latest video on the topic.   00:31 Tents (Pros and Cons) 02:19 What I Look for 04:19 Freestanding 05:22 Semi-Freestanding 06:07 Non-Freestanding 07:05 Double Wall 09:48 Single Wall 11:32 Footprints/Ground Sheet 12:33 Stakes 13:42 Tarps (Pros and Cons) 15:52 Poncho Tarps 16:45 Bivys (Pros and Cons) 18:24 Hammocks (Pros and Cons) 19:47 Components 21:38 Quick Summary Take a look at Ultralight...

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