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Lite Gear Talk (37 viewing)
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Subforums: Let's Talk Grams !
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MSR Recall
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Make Your Own Gear!
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Re: inflatable pillow fabr...
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Lite Food Talk (13 viewing)
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Re: Lightweight Freeze-Dri...
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Re: Hiking Naked?
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Death in the National Park...
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Re: Winter Essentials
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Backcountry Beginners (21 viewing)
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Re: free camping - an atti...
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Hiking with Animals (non-human)
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Almost Over the Hill (2 viewing)
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Re: Am I Too Old?
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Trip Reports with Photo Album
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Biking / Cycling
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Re: Which Bike Is Best For...
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Backcountry FISHING
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Re: Fishing gear for hiker...
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Canoeing / Paddling
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Re: PackRafting
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Long-Distance Hiking (1 viewing)
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Winter Backcountry Travel (1 viewing)
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