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7 Adorable Adventure Puppies (In Backpacks)

In recognition of dogs (and more specifically puppies) because they're awesome, and because we're a backpack company, we've decided to dedicate this article to them. And not just any puppies, but puppies traveling the world...in backpacks.First up, we have this adorable chocolate lab. Hard to compete with this cuteness, ladies and gents.Photo: @sashaswashut Sometimes being a little Chihuahua isn't so easy. You can get cold. Here's one trying to stay warm.Photo: @clark_aegerter_imagesBut sometimes, even in cold weather, you just have to let loose and enjoy the ride.Photo: @campingwithdogsAnd so this is technically not a puppy (but rather a little kitten), but we don't pet-scriminate here at Adventurist Backpack Co., so travel on lil bud!Photo: @sukiicatIf your pack is big enough,...

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4 Essential Daypack Features for Travel

Whether you're on a road trip across the U.S. or backpacking through Europe, a good backpack is essential. And though you most likely will be bringing a suitcase, or a large "backpacking" pack, everyday excursions while traveling call for something more compact and convenient: the trusty daypack. So here are 4 essential daypack features for traveling. 1. Extra Padding for Electronics We're traveling. You have a laptop, I have a laptop. I have a camera, you have a camera. And if you're a lucky son of a gun, you might even have a drone. That's why we'll start with this. Your travel daypack should be an electronics safe zone. After all, you did just throw down a grand for that...

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The 6 Most Breathtaking Hikes in America

 Adventurist Backpack Co. West Maroon Creek Trail In a state packed with picturesque hikes, having the Rockies as a mountain playground, this one stands out even higher than the others. With the trail starting through a glacial valley and leading up to the spectacular Maroon Pass (located at 12,480 ft.), the terrain and altitude gain can be challenging, though absolutely worth the 6 hour trek. During summertime (Colorado's wildflower season), soak in the colorful blooms lining the trail. And more than anything, this hike is worth it just to be able to take a glimpse at the picturesque and breathtaking Maroon Bells. It's a long hike at high altitude, so remember to bring your Adventurist Daypack filled with snacks, water...

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8 Things We're Thankful For This Year (In Colorado)

As we enter the lovely holiday season and Thanksgiving, we thought it would be appropriate to compile a short list of the things we are most thankful for (as Coloradans). Out of everything this magnificent state has to offer, the following are just a few...  1. The Rocky MountainsDuh. Hiking, camping, climbing, skiing, beauty, breathtaking views...need we continue? 2. The BeerDespite having a far lower population than states like New York, Texas and Florida, Colorado stomps them in one area: the number of craft breweries it has. With 348 breweries total (Denver claiming 148 of these), Colorado has 6 breweries for every 100,000 residents. 3. 300+ Days of SunshineWhat better to help you enjoy the first 2 things on this...

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Fave Five: Less Traveled European Towns You Need To Visit

1. Murren, Switzerland First on the list comes Murren, Switzerland. High in the Swiss Alps, you can find the best things in life: breathtaking views, world-class hiking, and the best tasting fresh cheese and milk you've ever dreamed of.But really, Murren is just that. A tiny village on the side of a cliff overlooking the Lauterbrunnen Valley that is straight out of a dream. With the exception of the occasional tractor or farm truck, there are no cars in sight in this town. The only people that live here are the families that have farmed the side of the mountain for hundreds of years.The local school has one class, ranging from toddlers to teenagers. If you're looking for some peace...

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