Latest Backpacking Stories

2011-06-23 00:00:30

Easy Care First Aid Kits to reach all 18 BGCP locations in time for start of busy summer period Littleton, NH (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Tender Corp., a leading developer of skincare and first aid products designed for active lifestyles, today announced that it’s donating Easy Care All Purpose first aid kits as well as other essential outdoor safety items to all chapters that make up the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, Oregon.

2011-06-22 08:00:00

DUBLIN, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you one of the lucky few who will be experiencing the excitement, soaking up the atmosphere and exploring the Olympic Park from within? If so, don't let pricey accommodation get in the way of this once in a lifetime opportunity.

2011-06-13 09:00:00

COVINGTON, La., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With everyday expenses and stress on the rise, like gas prices and job pressures, Texans could use a helping hand. Today, Evamor Artesian National Water kicks off an Encounter Goodness movement to help relieve the day-to-day stresses of life.

2011-04-29 19:22:00

OGDEN, Utah, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a gear review at Backpacker.com, Dan Larson, writer for Backpacker, dubbed the new GEIGERRIG hydration pack the best hydration system - "Not the lightest, but worth the weight for no-suck, no-slosh, shareable hydration and fast in-line filtration on the trail." It's not the first time the industry has taken notice of these new pressurized hydration packs and in-line filters.

2011-04-13 00:00:29

Explore A Utah Slot Canyon With a Local Wildlife Biologist Springdale, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 With the Federal Government still in operation, America’s National Parks are hot on travelers’ bucket lists, and none more than Zion National Park.

2011-04-12 12:36:00

WOOLRICH, Pa., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Woolrich, the Original Outdoor Clothing Company®, for the fourth consecutive year will criss-cross the country with Backpacker Magazine's Get Out More Tour to educate consumers about the skills and equipment needed to enjoy the outdoors and inspire healthy active lifestyles.

2011-03-16 00:00:30

The founder and owner of http://www.campingtentsmall.com announced today the release of its initial web site for camping tents, shelters and canopies with content suitable for all ages Bridgewater, NJ (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Former corporate Strategy executive Jan Ajonjoh said he saw an opening in the marketplace for a site focused only on camping tents, canopies and where visitors can find a comprehensive range of camping tents, canopies and shelters at very competitive prices.

2011-03-02 13:30:00

UBUD, Bali, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There are countless laptop bag styles, but the Carmazzi 1bag claims to be a completely different concept than anything available in the market. According to the 1bag's original architect, Arthur Carmazzi, "It will change how people use laptop bags; the bag itself is a productivity tool for diverse situations." How does Carmazzi know this? Besides his inventor status, he is also recognized as a Global Top Ten Keynote Leadership Speaker and a frequent...

2011-01-20 14:00:00

COVINGTON, La., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent Washington Post article and statement from the American Dental Association (ADA), the consumption of bottled water could lead to an increased risk of tooth decay due to the absence of added fluoride.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.