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Essentials in My Outdoor Backpack

Whether I’m getting ready for a day hike or a long walk to do some birding, I make sure that my backpack has the essentials. Here’s a list of things that I like to keep handy at all times, as well as a few optional things!


I grew up in the East Bay area of San Francisco, content to spend my childhood days exploring the small plot of grass between ours and the adjacent apartment building. That patch of grass was my source of endless wonder.