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Women Hiking: Oh Yeah

More and more women are hitting the trails these days. From hard-core AT through-hikers to ladies doing casual day hiking in their nearby parks and on neighborhood trails, it seems that nature offers a spiritual renewal for most women that take up hiking, as well as a sense of empowerment and accomplishment. I was not […]

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50 Mile Canyon Hike

Hiking is Good for Your Brain

We know that hiking is good for the soul and for the body–and science once again has proven that to be true. In a study that was published by The Journal of Affective Disorders,¬†volunteers suffering from depression who took a 50-minute walk in the woods improved their cognition (the ability to remember strings of numbers […]

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