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How to Get Rid Of Plastic Taste in Water Bladder

Water bladders are convenient and safe when outdoors and will keep you well hydrated on the go. You can fill them with either plain or flavored water, fasten them on your back and hit the trails. However, some people can feel a plastic taste every time they drink water from the hose. Even when you are drinking flavored water, it does very little to mask the plastic taste. Good news is that there are some simple ways to get rid of plastic taste in water bladder. Here are some of the most effective methods. Bicarbonate of Soda Mix ¼ cup of bicarbonate of soda with 2 cups of hot (not boiling) water then let it sit in the bladder. Rub the...

How Much Does It Cost To Climb Mount Everest

Mt Everest is the tallest peak in the world standing at 29,029 feet above the ground. Every avid mountaineer has a wish to get at the peak someday. And every spring, thousands of climbers will arrive at the mountain all hoping to get to the top. But did you know getting to the peak doesn’t come cheap? Neither is it easy! To get to the peak of Mount Everest, you will need 2 months which may cost you $30,000-$85,000. Many climbers will sign on a guide service that offers support through the entire tour. These professional tour operators will provide climbers with food, fuel and any other items that are required for the 6-8 weeks spend on the mountain. The tour...

How Long Does It Take To Climb Mount Everest?

Most first time climbers have this question ringing at the back of their minds; how much do you need to have to climb Mount Everest?” The reasonable answer is, at least, $30,000 however; most people pay about $45,000.Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world that lies in the Nepal and Tibet borders, stretching to the vast lands of the Mahalangur Himal, extending to Nangpa La Pass and to the East and West of Arun River. The surveyor general Andrew Waugh after a tiresome trigonometric survey in 1856 concluded that Mount Everest measures 29,002ft. However, his measurement was viewed as too open, and a new measurement was released and agreed upon as 29,029ft or 8,848m. What’s the origin of the...

How Long Is Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is 2,663 miles long. Yes. It's long. it's also one of the best "thru-hike" trail that takes you through some of the most spectacular sceneries.  First nominated as a National Scenic Trail in 1968 (but was officially finished in 1993), PCT stretches through SEVEN different National Parks and National Forests. It’s southern end runs from the Mexican border in the United States through California, Oregon and Washington and reaches its northern end at the United States Canadian border at Manning Park. When is the right time to start hiking? It depends on the location: Hikers who are Northbound begin in mid-April all through to early May. Hikers who are Southbound begin in late June all...