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The biggest hiking mistakes

When you first get into hiking for a hobby, you will no doubt make some mistakes along the way. With experience comes knowledge. However, with a few tips, you save yourself some of the frustration during the early period.   Appropriate Attire There are a number of things to consider when choosing your hiking wardrobe. Cotton and denim wick moisture… Read more →

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Give your next hike a tech boost with these helpful apps

Mobile apps have become the way of the future for a variety of industries and communities, and the hiking world is no different. Though many hikers venture into the wilderness to escape technology, the reality is that there are now several apps designed to supplement the experience without becoming too distracting.   If you are ready to give your next… 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 →