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About Backcountry Petite | Backcountry Petite

Backcountry Petite is a resource to help everyone get outdoors and find more adventure, regardless of where you live.  We help city dwellers escape the concrete and chaos to find serenity outdoors.  For others, we serve to be a resource for those seeking new adventures and escapes.  In addition, we provide recommendations for petite adventurers and […]

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Work With Me | Backcountry Petite

Are you a company that ties into the Backcountry Petite theme?  We’d love to work with a variety of companies including those related to: Adventure Travel Outdoors Hiking Fitness & Health (and food-related) Dogs Please contact us at [email protected] or reach out to us on social media to *work together on giveaways, promotions, sponsorships, reviews, and […]

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Backpacking Guide for Petites | Backcountry Petite

The Golden Rule of backpacking is to keep your pack weight under 1/3 of your body weight.  However, that’s actually higher than most backpackers would consider to be comfortable.  Even following that “rule” for someone around 100 lbs, that’s less than 33 lbs which may be difficult for a longer trip unless you’re really interested […]

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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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Petite Picks for Cyber Monday | Backcountry Petite

I’m no fashion queen but in the last couple years I’ve started following more fashion blogs in order to get out of buying clothes from the Junior’s section.  I find it very difficult to walk right into any store and find clothes that fit properly.  Thanks to petite fashion blogs I’ve focused on specific brands […]

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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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