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    Now, for the good stuff. John Huston's final installment on backpacking advice focuses on what we're all here for, the food.
    In John Huston's second piece, we delve into the art of the pack: what to pack, where to pack it, and when to pack it.
    Next up in our thru-hiking advice series, ten tips for first-timers from a bonafide polar explorer (Point6 ambassador, John Huston!).
    2020 has been a busy season for thru-hikes of all lengths. With the more popular long trails closing down, we've certainly seen more travelers on our regular trails in Colorado. So we've tasked a few of our ambassadors to provide some pointers for first-timers and seasoned pros. Check out our first installment on packing recommendations from Heather "Anish" Anderson, the first woman to complete the "Double Triple Crown."
    Don’t spend days/months/forever deciding on the perfect shoe while forgetting that the right sock choice could make or break your next adventure.
    With travel restrictions and safety precautions largely dictating our summer plans, we've been fantasizing about long distance hiking and all the wonderful places to take our socks. We caught up with Lance Ness, Point6 ambassador and thru-hiker to compile some advice for aspiring thru-hikers. 
    Triple crown hiker, Heather "Anish" Anderson spends some time off the trail and deep in the dirt of her own backyard.
    Advice on backcountry snacks, socks, snoozing, and more from someone who likes indoor plumbing. A lot.
    Cramming fitness for the 19+ inches of snow forecasted for Steamboat next week? Check out some dryland tips from Point6 ambassador, Marty G.
    New Hampshire native and Point6 Ambassador, Whitney "Allgood" La Ruffa has seen his fair share of trails. We got the chance to catch up with him and get his advice for aspiring thru-hikers. Enjoy!
    Point6 Ambassador, Naresh Kumar, has seen a lot of the world on two-wheels. He completed the Silk Road Mountain Race, an adventure that took him 12 days to finish with over 28,000 meters of climbing through the mountains of Kyrgyzstan.