Recreation

Frostbite, 101
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Frostbite, 101
Keep in mind that you might not even notice that you’re getting frostbite, either because your skin is numb and you can’t feel it, or because the early signs are necessarily assured—not everyone gets them.
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Tips for a Quieter Hike
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Tips for a Quieter Hike
If you enjoy taking in the seasonal color changes, it’s smart to do so just before these changes kick into full gear, or as the season is winding down.
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Gear Considerations for Trail Runners
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Gear Considerations for Trail Runners
Consider putting together a small collection of trail running gear to keep in a waistpack or hydration pack, if possible, and you’ll find a peace of mind and readiness for nearly any situation that you would have otherwise missed out on.
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Gear Up: Therm-a-Rest Treo Chair
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Gear Up: Therm-a-Rest Treo Chair
Those who favor space-saving gear and still want a comfortable place to rest at the end of a long day on the trail would do well to look into Therm-a-Rest’s Treo chair.
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Leave No Trace: Negative Trace
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Leave No Trace: Negative Trace
Besides leaving a minimum impact yourself with the Leave No Trace practices outlined in this series, you can make an even bigger contribution by implementing Negative Trace principles and picking up any trail trash you find, planting trees, or breaking down backcountry fire pits.
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Leave No Trace: Waste
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Leave No Trace: Waste
Bottom line is you are responsible for anything you bring into the backcountry, so be sure to carry out all your trash when you leave.
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Saturday, November 01, 2014