10 Essentials for Backpacking, Hiking, and Outdoor Adventures

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Headed outside? Whether you're hiking, backpacking, or more, don't forget these gear essentials you'll need for your next adventure.

  • Compass from Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Sunset over Baton Rouge Louisiana
  • Smartwool Womens T Shirt from REI
  • Petzl Tikka Headlamp from The Backpacker

Our host Paula sat down with Katherine Gividen, an author, teacher, backpacker outfitter, and President of The Louisiana Hiking Club (to name just a few of her accomplishments) to get the lowdown on everything you need to explore the outdoors.

Click through to read her Top 10 Must-Have Products to bring on any hiking and backing adventure, in Louisiana and beyond! 

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