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Plants to Avoid During Hikes (Pt. 1)

Hiking is arguably one of the most relaxing, enriching activities in outdoor recreation, but like nature itself, it can be dangerous and unpredictable if underestimated. I have extensively covered how this notion applies to wildlife and weather, but plant life should also be handled with a precautionary eye. While most plants are more likely to be benign in nature, others… Read more →

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Hiking Wildlife Guide: Dangerous Animals and how to Avoid Them (Pt. 3)

    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… Read more →

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Three Great Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Family

The cycling community is a very niche one, as the it entails specific equipment, techniques, and considerations absent from most other aerobic sports. Therefore, if you have an avid cyclist in your family, the holiday season can bring about a frustrating double-edged sword: gift ideas for this individual may be categorically obvious, but finding one that actually caters to their… Read more →

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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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Four Tips for Cycling in the Winter

Winter is rapidly approaching, and this can spell disaster for new and underprepared cyclists. Inclement weather, earlier sunsets, and colder temperatures make winter cycling a formidable challenge, but with a little foresight and preparation, it is more than possible. Here are some quick tips for better cycling in the winter.   Get proper clothing In most cases, clothing will be… Read more →

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Hiking Wildlife Guide: Dangerous Animals and how to Avoid Them (Pt. 1)

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 hit the trails. While it may be exciting… Read more →