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Episode No. 2: Trim the Fat

Carrying extraneous equipment and supplies that don't serve your primary objectives of hiking and camping on a wilderness trip can rapidly balloon your pack weights. In this episode of The 60-Second Backpacker, you'll learn why packing only the essentials, replacing equipment with skills, and limiting nonessential items to only those things that compliment your trip goals are critical for maintaining a low pack weight.
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