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Photo Blog: Backpacking in Michigan's Porcupine Mountains
posted Nov 18, 2014 by AJ Heil
In the fall of 2014 we went backpacking in Michigan's Porcupine Mountains. Here's how our adventure unfolded: The detailed map of our route in the Porkies. Outlined here, you'll find our put-in point, direction of travel, photo spots depicted in this blog (stars), and route details....
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October Top Contributors
posted Nov 7, 2014 by Jeff Barber
photo: Tripleblaze member Colfax. Location: Tallulah Gorge, Georgia. Congratulations to Tripleblaze members James Tracey and jpage2 for being our top photo and review contributors last month! Each will receive a $25 REI gift card for their online submissions. Fall is a great time to get out and explore trails in...
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Had a bad experience booking a campground online? Encourage open access to spur innovation!
posted Nov 6, 2014 by Jeff Barber
If you've ever tried to book a public lands campground online, you know the process is frustrating and difficult. The Access Land initiative is seeking "Open Data for Open Land" which is basically a geeky way of saying we need to open public land information and...
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Car Camping VS Backpacking: Is one better than the other?
posted Nov 3, 2014 by mtbikerchick
This summer I've had the opportunity to go on two different backpacking trips and to also do some car camping. My experiences got me thinking about which one I'd choose if I could only do one: Is one really better than the other? Let's break down...
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