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The Best Gear to Crush Long Hikes

Hike farther, carry less with these picks for long trails and other extended adventures.

Going out on a long trail or for an extended hiking vacation isn't like heading out for the weekend. You need light gear than can still stand up to the rigors of life in the backcountry. These three trail-tested and proven products are ready for your biggest adventures.

See the full list of recommendations from Chris Meehan on Backpacker's website here.

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December 3, 2023

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