4 Proven Ways to Manage Mosquitos While Backpacking

Nothing can ruin a backpacking trip like a swarming mass of mosquitos. When the bugs start biting, the beauty of the great outdoors—those sweeping views, that field of wildflowers!— fades into the background as swatting takes center stage.

While you can’t avoid mosquitos altogether, below are a few effective tricks for putting those buggers in their place, so that you can enjoy your time in the backcountry.

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