Category Archives: Packing

Peru: Luxury Lodge Trek – Preparation

What you need to know for your Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu! More on the Luxury Lodge Trek: 1) BRIEFING: There will be a briefing with your guide and the rest of the group on the evening before your trek … Continue reading

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Camino de Santiago – Packing Your Day Pack

Packing for your day of hiking on the Camino de Santiago is easy! You don’t have to pack much, so keep it light and share common items with your companions. Left to right: Rain jacket (if needed) Rain cover for … Continue reading

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Sustainable Travel — Reducing Plastic on Your Trip

The use of disposable plastic items while traveling is hard on the environment, hard on the communities left with the garbage, it’s expensive, and it can often be unhealthy. No traveler wants to leave a trail of plastic behind them, … Continue reading

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Travel Advice: How to Pack for The Atacama & Patagonia In One Trip

  Chile is an overwhelmingly gorgeous landscape of contrasts: mountains and sea, urban and rural, and, most famously, the Atacama Desert and Patagonia. When planning an epic adventure that encompasses these famous juxtaposing sceneries it is important to know how … Continue reading

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New AWR Travel Gear Store!

We are excited to announce the AWR Travel Gear Store!  This new website offers clothing, duffels, travel towels, and other great gear perfect for adventure travel.  There are individual items and packages available for men and women.  Here are some … Continue reading

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7 Great Packing Tips

Here’s some great advice from Hipmunk on packing: 1. Make a list. Don’t rely on memory alone in those final crazy hours before a vacation. A list will help you remember everything you need – from the basics like socks and … Continue reading

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Travel Packing Advice

I am very proud of the travel packing lists on the AWR website.  I feel that they are very complete, apply to everyone, and are easy to read.  But, that’s not to say they are the be-all-end-all.  Here are few … Continue reading

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Packing Tips for Kilimanjaro

Some of our most frequently asked questions are about what to pack, particularly for Kilimanjaro.  Here is my favorite advice. See our full Kilimanjaro Packing List >> Balaclava A balaclava is a thing that covers your neck and goes up … Continue reading

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