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5 Great Washington Marathons Under $50

5 Great Washington Marathons Under $50

It’s no secret that a lot of marathons seem pretty over-priced. There’s nothing wrong with spending a little more every once in a while on a powerhouse marathon like the Rock & Roll series, but sometimes it’s hard to justify continuously spending $100+ to sweat your body weight during 26.2 miles of bittersweet torture (mostly … Continue reading

MPGear Flash Sale Going On Now!

Have you been waiting to purchase that new backpack, or that winter car rack for your upcoming ski/snowboard adventures? Gear up for fall with the MPGear Flash Sale that starts today! Get 20% OFF everything in our shop (excluding clearance items) with coupon code: GIMME20. Hurry though, the sale ends this Sunday, 10/14! SHOP NOW!

The “Evolution” of Backpacking

I remember when I first started backpacking as a kid in the early-to-mid 70’s (I know, I know… that dates me, and I really don’t like thinking about it!).  My family had been backpacking for years, so as soon as I got old enough to carry a pack I got a hand-me-down Kelty external frame … Continue reading