Latest Backpacking Stories

2012-03-20 23:00:07

California Hikers Rejoice with Availability of Aquamira® Water Treatment Drops Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Hiking in California just got a whole lot easier now that Aquamira® Water Treatment Drops have been registered for sale in “The Golden State.” Previously unavailable in California, Aquamira Water Treatment Drops are the ideal water treatment system for longer hikes or backpacking trips and group water treatment. “Aquamira Water Treatment Drops are...

2012-03-15 17:07:00

School children's backpacks, back pain, and back pathologies Significant numbers of teens regularly carry rucksacks for school which top 10 to 15 per cent of their body weight and risk back pain and other related disorders, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. The problem is compounded by a predominantly sedentary lifestyle, say the researchers. They assessed the back health of 1403 pupils between the ages of 12 and 17, drawn from 11 schools in one...

2012-03-08 08:00:00

Today, Evamor Products, completes a distribution agreement with Circle KO Beverages of New York City, New York. Circle KO Beverages is the fastest growing beverage distribution company in New York City with an eye for progressive and innovative products that not only are tasty, but organic, natural and healthy. Covington, LA (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Today, Evamor Products, completes a distribution agreement with Circle KO Beverages of New York City, New York. Circle KO Beverages is the...

2012-02-18 08:00:00

The Panic Store introduces new survival and camping products that it has recently added to its extensive product selection. Dublin, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2012 The Panic Store, a one-stop-and-shop store for emergency preparedness, has recently added new survival products to its range of camping supplies, survival food and lighting items. “Spring is around the corner and a lot of the new items are camping related, as well as being useful additions to your emergency supplies at...

2012-02-07 13:20:00

Bottled water has the lowest carbon footprint, the lowest water footprint, and the highest curbside recycling rates of packaged drinks, says the International Bottled Water Association Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 The International Bottled Water Association´s (IBWA) consumer website http://www.bottledwatermatters.org (BWM) has launched a new YouTube video that provides bottled water facts to help counter anti-bottled water activism on college campuses. The new video,...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.