Backpacking With Aldi

Aldi Backpacking

Aldi is a German owned supermarket chain that sells some really random stuff. That random stuff happened to include an Adventure Ridge backpack. I found two of them on clearance for a mere $9.99 each. Its hard to pick up a cheap backpack for ten bucks. I found one with a hydration sleeve, padded waist straps, and 75 liter capacity.

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Shades State Park, Waveland, Indiana

Shades State Park

Shade State Park in west central Indiana is simply beautiful.  Its often overlooked as many Hoosiers choose Turkey Run, a nearby state park, but Shades has plenty to offer.  Its usually less crowded with the views as still amazing.  There is plenty of hiking between canyons and cliffs across the 3000 acres.

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