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Hiking Wildlife Guide: Dangerous Animals and how to Avoid Them (Pt. 2)

Though hiking is intended to be a relaxing and exhilarating activity, it can pose a variety of threats and risks to participants of all experience levels. Wildlife is perhaps the most revered of these threats; with many predatory and otherwise dangerous species usually sitting in the back of hikers’ minds as they set out on their trail of choice. While… Read more →

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A History of Cycling in the US

Bike riding became a popular alternative means of transportation in the late 1800s, as bike manufacturing began in the United States. Adults rode their bikes for pleasure, to socialize and to commute. However, by the 1920s, automotive travel was preferred and cycling was demoted to a children’s activity.   Riding Re-emergence During the 1970s, adults once again began riding bikes.… Read more →

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Surviving a rattlesnake bite

Rattlesnakes are among the most dangerous animals you can encounter during a hike. These creatures, while incredibly reclusive, balance their timidness with a highly venomous bite that can quickly spell the end for those caught in its embrace. There are roughly 8,000 venomous snake bites each year in United States, and if you find yourself in such a scenario, time… Read more →