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Cold Weather Backpacking

And with snow accumulating to around an inch, it was suddenly winter in Maine. I watched with envy...

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Sukkot 5780

An Excellent Holiday Entrypoint for Wilderness Backpacking, and to Learn about the Holiday You...

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I follow an Appalachian Trail group on Facebook, and a few days ago, there was a post from a...

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Sukkot 5780

An Excellent Holiday Entrypoint for Wilderness Backpacking, and to Learn about the Holiday You...

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Backpacking with Children

I was reading a piece by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks about priorities as related to Parsha Matot-Masei,...

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A Green Shavuot Call to Action

Shavuot, as we mentioned in a previous post, celebrates the end of the counting of the Omer period...

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L’Shana Tovah: 5779 In Review, 5780 Preview

5779 saw the publication of our book, The Kosher Backpacker, the launch of our Appalachian Trail app, and this website. It was a big year of developing specifically Jewish content for the...

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Water Crossings

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was started well before the tragic drowning and ensuing images of the father and daughter who perished crossing the Rio Grande. We will translate this...

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A Green Shavuot Call to Action

Shavuot, as we mentioned in a previous post, celebrates the end of the counting of the Omer period (which coincided with the grain harvest in antiquity), and marks the Jewish people...

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