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Camping, Environmentalism, Hiking, Hiking Boots -

A couple of options to purchase hiking boots and shoes NEW for under $100. As always, at Rerouted we suggest that you search for your next piece of equipment used. So many pieces of gear have tons of life left in them and you can find amazing deals on wonderful packs, boots, clothes, and so much more.

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Why does Earth Day Matter? There are too many Hallmark Holidays. Holidays that we celebrate simply for the sake of getting together and having a good time. It’s important to spend time honoring the ones we love with dates like Valentine’s, Mother’s Day & Father’s day. A dirtbag can generally ignore the majority of consumer driven holidays. It’s a rare occasion for the dirtbags of the world to throw their weight behind a holiday. However, Earth Day is a time honored celebration that is rooted in the anti-corporate, anti-war movement. Earth Day has an undeniably critical goal. Earth Day’s mission...

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One of the biggest reasons we choose to go camping is to be in nature. We want to be surrounded by the trees, the cacti, the animals, and maybe our friends or family. For most of us, protecting these environments is just as important as the time spent in them so that we can continue to enjoy and explore our wild areas. Sustainable camping practices and high-quality, eco-friendly gear can help you get the most out of your outdoor adventures. If we all do our own small part each day, we can help ensure our public lands are taken care...

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The seven principles of Leave No Trace are: 

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare

  2. Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces

  3. Dispose of Waste Properly

  4. Leave What You Find

  5. Minimize Fire Impacts

  6. Respect Wildlife

  7. Be Considerate of Others

These principles and the science supporting them are explained on the LNT website, which has detailed articles on each, as well as an interactive map(!) and links to published research. 

Here’s a short breakdown of each Leave No Trace principle with a few tips and questions you can ask to take your impact awareness to the next level: 

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The team at Rerouted is always on the lookout for incredible community initiatives. We are psyched to promote a brilliant idea from some peers across the pond. Oxfam, “is a global movement of millions of people working together to end poverty”. How freaking cool that they focus on used goods as part of their mission. Oxfam has gotten the word out and encouraged countless people to donate their old stuff & choose used. We love the sentiment & want to pump up that message.  What is Second-Hand September? In the UK, an organization named, Oxfam, launched a month-long program named...

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