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Essential Gear for Camping – Forbes Magazine

I could not help but smile and I almost laughed out loud when reading this article:  Camping Checklist: Essential Gear for Camping, published in Forbes Magazine - a publication dedicated to wealthy people and their companies and lifestyle for the most part. They had...

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Mountain Safety Advice and Education

Excellent article on high altitude hiking and climbing safety with links to valuable climbing safety educational resources. Preventing accidents with hard-earned lessons-learned, comprehensive education, and practice with experienced people are are just a few of the...

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Best Prepackaged Backpacking Meals

There are a lot more options to the standard fare available at REI and the outdoor stores. You can also find and order them online. Here's a Google search on best prepackaged backpacking meals This will lead you to lots of articles at the common search engines, news...

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Inter-Mountain Alpine Club

P.O. Box 505
Richland, WA 99352