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Always eat between meals

When you are hiking, keeping energy levels up in the form of an easy to eat, no prep-time snack l is really important. I have probably spent more time sampling different trail snacks than meals – which probably explains why my built-in base layer is so efficient lol!An idea snack meets some critical needs; It …

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Small and mighty Montane

TLDR: A great lightweight and comfortable alternative to a day pack for a short day if conditions allow. It has 4 pockets along with two side pouches for the two 500ml bottles supplied with the pack. Provides a total of 6l of storage. Water resistant but as the seams are not taped and the zips …

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