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What to Pack for Your Rocky Mountain National Park Vacation

You are headed to Rocky Mountain National Park where you will find yourself surrounded by 300 miles of hiking trails, beautiful alpine lakes and outstanding views of the 14,259-foot Longs Peak. But how do you pack for Rocky Mountain National Park, a place where temperatures can fluctuate 35 degrees in one day? Here are the top 14 items to bring to the park.

Read the full article by Tori Peglar on MyColoradoParks.com here.

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May 8, 2022

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In the end, I go to the woods to discover myself, to find out more about who I am and who I want to be.

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Sawyer Picaridin Continuous Spray is our pick for the best all-around bug spray. This long-lasting product repels mosquitoes and ticks for up to 12 hours while warding off biting flies, stable flies, black flies, gnats, chiggers, and sand flies for up to eight hours.

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Gear is a necessity for a thru-hike (historically, my ancestors traveled the trails with less, but nowadays equipment is vital).

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