One of my favorite things to discover as a hiker has to be locally owned and operated companies. It is amazing how we use some many items and resources to simply walk in the woods. If you’re an avid reader at Trail to Summit you know I love gear, the people who make it, and

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In the heart of Biddeford Maine, Hyperlite Mountain Gear can be found in a turn-of-the-century textile mill along the Saco River. As you enter, you can tell they’re doing something different. Inside you won’t find a gleaming storefront with packs for sale. This is because Hyperlite Mountain Gear cuts, bonds, and sews everything they sell

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How did you start Guthook’s Hiking Guides? Guthook: It all started in 2010 while I was hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and met Paul Bodnar, who was in the process of making a GPS track of the entire trail, taking pictures, and marking waypoints for his Pocket PCT guidebook. We ended up hiking around 600

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For the month of November I am highlighting some of my favorite hiking based companies, giving readers a closer look into the people who make the gear they love on the trail as well as products that remind us of the trail when we can’t be there. Today we are taking a closer look at

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For the month of November I am highlighting some of my favorite hiking based companies, giving readers a closer look into the people who make the gear they love on the trail as well as products that remind us of the trail when we can’t be there. Today we are taking a closer look at

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For the month of November I am highlighting some of my favorite hiking based companies, giving readers a closer look into the people who make the gear they love on the trail as well as products that remind us of the trail when we can’t be there. Today we are taking a closer look at

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For the month of November I am highlighting some of my favorite hiking based companies, giving readers a closer look into the people who make the gear they love on the trail as well as products that remind us of the trail when we can’t be there. Today we are taking a closer look at

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For the month of November I am highlighting some of my favorite hiking based companies, giving readers a closer look into the people who make the gear they love on the trail as well as products that remind us of the trail when we can’t be there. Today we are featuring Phillip Ouellette, Appalachian Trail

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For the month of November I am highlighting some of my favorite hiking based companies, giving readers a closer look into the people who make the gear they love on the trail as well as products that remind us of the trail when we can’t be there. Today we are taking a closer look at

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