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Snow Day in Central Park | Backcountry Petite

*I know it’s bad timing but I thought I posted this yet just came upon the draft unpublished! For some, winter seems never-ending and frigid.  But for someone used to Minnesota winters, NYC is pretty mild.  It never snows enough or stays cold enough for the snow to stay on the ground more than a […]

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Complete Gear List for Outdoor Adventures | Backcountry Petite

Gear for Hiking & Camping Manta 28 Daypack Osprey Tempest 20 Daypack *Good for Petite Marmot Limestone 6P Tent Tent Footprint Lodge Dutch Oven Hydroflask Black Diamond Ultra Mountain Carbon Trekking Poles 100cm *Good for Petite Black Diamond Trekking Poles Black Diamond Orbit Lantern Sony A6000 Camera Sony A6000 Carrying Case Yaktrax Crampons RAVPower Solar Charger Compass Refer also […]

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Ultimate List of Hiking Snacks | Backcountry Petite

Going on a hike? Having a well-packed backpack is important for making it through a long or difficult hike.  Going backpacking?   Having fuel between meals will keep you going on your journey.  Carrying weight on your back, climbing hills and mountains, and walking nonstop will burn a lot of extra calories.  This is not […]

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Beginner's Hiking Essentials | Backcountry Petite

Hiking is amazing!  It’s one of the lowest budget options for exercise, weekend entertainment, and ways to spend free time.  One you get past the beginner’s hiking stage you might start to accumulate more gear as you start trekking more advanced trails…but we won’t worry about that for now.  To start hiking, many people just […]

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New York Life List of Outdoor Adventures | Backcountry Petite

When you think of New York, I bet most of you first think of New York City.  However, there is so much more to New York than one crowded, diverse, and bustling city, especially for someone who loves outdoor adventures.  I’m going to walk you through an ideal Life List for outdoor activities and destinations around the state of […]

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10 Days of Adventure Gear | Backcountry Petite

Who is ready for the holidays?  If you’re Jewish you’re already celebrating (I am now “hip” on the Jewish holidays with my NYC residency…).  Regardless of what you celebrate you probably get a break from work or school so it’s time to get outside and feel some of that brisk air on your face.  If […]

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Backcountry Petite – Part 2

13 THINGS I don’t want to admit where I got this post inspiration but it was (probably) started by Amber and also featured as a post style on Aspyn’s blog.   But don’t worry, I’ll never turn into a fashion blog. Please please check out #LHX2018 (Laurel Highlands Experience) – I’ll…

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