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Searching for Remote Trading Posts that are still Active.

Does anyone know of any remote, off the grid (USA or Canada) trading post(s) that are still operational?
posted by mm-ut on Jul 14, 2014 - 9 answers

North Cascades National Park or Glacier?

North Cascades National Park or Glacier? [more inside]
posted by invitapriore on Jun 19, 2012 - 6 answers

Where can I go backpacking out west without a car?

Where can I go backcountry camping out west without a car? [more inside]
posted by aleatorictelevision on Jan 24, 2012 - 9 answers

Going back country hiking for a week for the first time - what am I forgetting?

I am going for a 110 mile, 6 day hike in Virginia's back country for the first time. What are some things (small or large) you always bring with you (not obvious like a multi-tool/knife) that make the experience much better? Looking for quick/easy tips! (Thanks for being patient - first time poster) [more inside]
posted by LittleFuzzy on May 17, 2011 - 42 answers

Hiking for the month of June - where to go?

I'm looking for some assistance in planning a month-long hike in June of this year. [more inside]
posted by jpziller on Feb 15, 2011 - 9 answers

Backcountry ski rentals in Portland, ME?

Where in Portland Maine can I rent backcountry skis (with metal edges) and snowshoes?
posted by eggman on Dec 27, 2010 - 6 answers

Backcountry Camping From NYC via train

Help us escape NYC via train and get lost in the woods! [more inside]
posted by lips on Jun 17, 2009 - 3 answers

Camping around Seattle this time of year?

I want to go camping this weekend somewhere inside a 3 hour drive (or so) from Seattle. I'd prefer backcountry camping so I've got some isolation. But I don't particularly want to hike and camp in the snow, so I need to stick to a low elevation. What are some good options?
posted by grammalvsu on May 29, 2009 - 8 answers

Great backcountry spots in Yellowstone?

Please recommend some early-summer, moderate back-country trips in Yellowstone. [more inside]
posted by one_bean on Mar 1, 2009 - 2 answers

1-3 Night backpacking in the Catskills, in the next 5-6 months.

Sometime from March to early summertime several of us would like to go on a backpacking trip from NYC. I need to hear about nice hikes in the Catskills. [more inside]
posted by TheOnlyCoolTim on Jan 23, 2009 - 1 answer

Cheap low-power laptop?

Help point me towards the best laptop for taking into the backcountry... [more inside]
posted by wavejumper on Nov 13, 2007 - 2 answers

Backcountry Camping Near NYC?

Can anyone suggest some specific backcountry camping destinations? [more inside]
posted by toftflin on Oct 9, 2007 - 11 answers

No TV and no beer make Homer something something

I'm going to backcountry Alaska to work for 3 months. What should I do in my spare time? [more inside]
posted by joshuaconner on May 10, 2006 - 26 answers

Camping the Santa Lucia?

Big Sur and the Ventana Wilderness offer limitless camping potential. I'm new in the area and would appreciate the recommendation of experienced troopers. Specifically: drive-to primitive no rules backcountry with vista - surface running water a big plus. Whither goest man?
posted by saknussem on Jul 18, 2005 - 3 answers

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