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Here are some other questions asked by my readers:
Why should I buy a good hiking backpack from the start?
Why not just buy a cheap one from Walmart? Do I really need to spend more on a higher quality one?
What is Trail Etiquette?
What is trail etiquette and who is supposed to yield when a hiker is going downhill and another one going uphill?
Are there any hiking trails around Fort Hood?
We just moved to Fort Hood, are there any hiking trails around the area?
What do all the hiking terms mean?
I keep hearing stuff like blaze, trailhead, AT, NOBO, etc… What do they all mean?
What do you do when you are hiking & need to use the bathroom?
So what happens when you are out hiking or backpacking and need to use the bathroom, but the closest bathroom is miles away? You find a spot and go, just make sure you follow proper protocol!
What are the 10 Essentials of Hiking?
I keep hearing the 10 Essentials of Hiking. What are they?
What should I take on every hike?
I always take the 10 Essentials, but are there other items I should always carry?
What should be in my hiking first aid kit?
I am putting together a first aid kit to take with me when I hike. What should I put in it?
What kind of first aid kit should I take while camping or for my RV?
What about a first aid kit for regular camping or for while I am camping in my RV?
I am headed out for a long Road Trip. Do you have a checklist?
Since we do a yearly month-long road trip, I decided to put together a checklist to make things easier on me when packing instead of trying to remember each time.
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