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New to Hiking? Here’s What You Need to Know

I was asked recently about how to gear up for day hiking from a new hiker. Here is a list of things you need to get into hiking and enjoy the experience. Your Backpack — Find a good backpack that fits on your body well, has comfortable shoulder straps, and easy-to-get-to pockets. Many packs these […]

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Ultralight Backpacking Made Easy

Dave Collins is going to show you how to transition into ultralight backpacking. His start-up, CleverHiker.com, which can be more deeply researched here, consists of instructional videos that he will host, showing you all his tips, gear, and tricks to make any epic backpacking through-hike on the AT, PCT–or anywhere–more enjoyable using lightweight gear and […]

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Winter Camping in California

When the winter blues set in and you are stuck inside, sometimes you have to dream and plan for an escape into nature that isn’t snowy or cold. If you live in Arizona, Nevada, or California, you have outdoor options in the winter months. If you don’t live in those states, and you’d like to […]

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Moonbow Hike a Kentucky Favorite

Cumberland Falls State Park in Kentucky will be offering their “22nd Annual Moonbow Trail Trek” to Cumberland Falls on Saturday, October 27th. Participation is limited, so hikers should reserve their spot on the hike by October 25th. When there is a full moon and the skies are clear, the falls produce a pale moonbow, which has […]

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