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Field Notes
This boot acts tough, but it’s a softie at heart: The Wind River’s heavy, nubuck-and-textile upper and beefy TPU toecap kept our feet protected on the rock-strewn trails in Colorado National Monument and root-filled paths in Hawaii, but its cushy int
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Trailchat
After we published Ted Alvarez’s account of taking his mother on her first backpacking trip (“Mom’s Big Adventure,” August 2018), one anonymous reader wrote in to ask for an update. “Mom had a hard time picking a favorite moment from red rock country
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17 Coastal Paradise
WHEN I ARRIVE at a small sign marking the entrance to False Cape, I’m already 5 miles into my trip. There’s no vehicle access to this state park—the only one of its kind in Virginia. In order to backpack through its loblolly pines and live oaks and c