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Use ‘Summits’ As a Field Guide to Mountain Climbing

Summits is a mountain-by-mountain guide to climbing. Each mountain in the Summits database has its own page with detailed climbing directions both quantitative and qualitative, making it a great way to prepare to visit a particular mountain, or even choose which mountain to climb.Read more… Continue Reading at

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Describe Your Location Anywhere With ‘What3Words’

If you’re at a house or business, it’s easy enough to communicate where you are: just give an address or a google-able name. But if you’re trying to meet someone at their blanket on the beach, or telling a friend where in the woods you’re lost, that’s a harder problem. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Know the Symptoms of These Tick-Borne Diseases

Ticks are becoming more common in many parts of the US, and it’s good to know the ticks in your area since there are different kinds. It’s also good to know the symptoms of common tick-borne diseases, just in case you get bitten and start to feel under the weather. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Best Low-Cut Hiking Boots To Help Your Feet Fly Up the Trail

It’s a battle that continues to wage: hiking boots or trail runners? For many hikers, low-cut hiking boots are the happy middle ground, offering a solution that pleases most people. They are lighter that bulkier backpacking boots, but they offer more support than traditional trail running shoes. But now that you’ve…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Gear Up For Your Next Hiking Trip with Today’s Osprey Gold Box

Osprey makes some of the most popular hiking backpacks out there, and Amazon’s running a sale on a boatload (3 pages worth) of gear for your next weekend adventure. Everything from backpacks, dry sacks, rain covers, packing cubes, and more.Read more… Continue Reading at

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Take Your Little One Hiking with These Four Excellent Kid Carriers

Pre-baby, you hit the trail two or three times per week at least. But postpartum, it’s easy to understand why outdoor playtime falls to the wayside for families. It takes work! Thankfully, outdoor gear companies understand that new parents still want to log trail time with their new family members. Below, I’ve…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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