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Adventures and insight from the backcountry.

How to Pack Your Backpack

By Jeremiah Pastor | Aug 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Packed efficiently, a backpack can swallow an amazing array of gear. But what goes where? There’s no one right way to pack. Lay out all your gear at home and try out different loading routines until you’ve found what works best for you. Use a backpacking checklist to ensure you have everything and make notes on …

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Hiking Vs Trekking:  Beginners Guide

By Jeremiah Pastor | Aug 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re an adventurer who loves being out in nature, then a hiking or trekking might just be your cup of tea. However, it’s important to understand that while the two activities share a number of similarities, they’re also very different. Understanding the difference between a hike and a trek is crucial for making sure you …

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AcadianX in Kisatchie National Forest 2020

By Jeremiah Pastor | Aug 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The team from AcadianX led a group into the Kisatchie National Forest.  Kisatchie National Forest, the only National forest in Louisiana, United States, is located in the forested piney hills and hardwood bottoms of seven central and northern parishes. It is part of the Cenozoic uplands (some of Louisiana’s oldest rocks) and has large areas …

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How to Read a Topographic Map

By Jeremiah Pastor | Aug 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

A hiker can quickly become lost in dense or maze-like backcountry settings, making outdoor navigation skills vital for any wilderness trip. Modern GPS navigation systems are excellent tools for finding your way, but, as with any device, they can fail. Learn multiple techniques for wilderness navigation, so you can get yourself back on track in even the …

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AcadianX in the Everglades 2020

By Jeremiah Pastor | Aug 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

In February of 2020 the team from AcadianX traveled to south of Florida to explore the waterways and beaches of Everglades National Park.  We started out in the Northern part of the Glades know as Ten Thousand Islands.  The Ten Thousand Islands are a chain of islands and mangrove islets off the coast of southwest …

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Let’s Keep It Clean Out There!

By Jeremiah Pastor | Aug 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

I would like to talk to you all about something that really disturbs me, trash.  I will admit that I am one of those people that gets irritated when I see someone leave the shopping cart out in the parking lot without returning it to the collection corral, but this is a step two far.  …

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Hello World, We Are AcadianX!

By Jeremiah Pastor | Jul 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hello all and welcome to our newly created blogging page!  We hope to start filling our content soon as we get organized.  But for now be patient.  We will get there.

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