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Ground Rules: Fixating on foam

Forty years ago, Scouts eager to stay warm in the winter were encouraged to dress in foam. The 1984 BSA Fieldbook included patterns for making hats, clothing and a sleeping bag from inch-thick polyfoam more

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Great Gear: Picking the Right Pack

Backpacking packs come in many sizes and styles. Find one that has the space you need, the features you want and the fit and comfort you deserve.

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Backpacking Gear That Won’t Break the Bank

Backpackers on a tight budget need not despair. The choices in affordable gear are expanding, and the quality continues improving. Here’s the best of it.