Latest Backpacking Stories

2009-12-16 12:01:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America Inc. today announced its next-generation Eco-Shape(®) bottle, the company's latest step in an ongoing commitment to reduce plastic consumption across its brand portfolio.

2009-12-13 21:13:00

SINGAPORE, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the easy availability of municipal water in Vietnam, the water standard is often questionable.

2009-11-02 09:21:00

DUBLIN, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostelworld.com, the leading provider of online reservations to the budget, independent and youth travel market, today announced its "Sleep Credit" discount giveaway, which gives travelers a $10 credit towards their next reservation when booking a three night stay.

2009-10-30 06:45:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With school underway, attention is focused on backpack safety.

2009-10-13 14:29:00

OBERLIN, Ohio, Oct.

2009-10-07 11:40:39

Serious hikers and backpackers tend to become supporters of environmental and conservation groups while casual woodland tourists do not, a new study says -- and a recent fall-off in strenuous outdoor endeavors portends a coming decline in the ranks of conservation backers.

2009-09-21 11:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Instapure Brands, Inc. announced today it will donate water filtration systems and replacement filters to the Food Bank for Larimer County and the Weld Food Bank in Greeley; a donation totaling $15,990.

2009-09-16 12:48:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovest Systems, a financial technology firm specializing in trust accounting and wealth management solutions, today announced that it is proud to have participated in Operation Backpack, a program sponsored by Volunteers of America - Greater New York.

2009-08-17 12:16:00

EDINA, Minn., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Backpacks can be a leading cause of back and shoulder pain for millions of children and adolescents.

Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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