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Tornado-damaged hiking trail set to reopen in Henryville – Evening News and Tribune

October 2, 2013

Tornado-damaged hiking trail set to reopen in HenryvilleEvening News and TribuneHENRYVILLE — Hikers will once again be able to explore the full length of Indiana’s longest hiking trail later this month when a section reopens more than a year and a half after it was damaged by a deadly tornado. The Indiana Department of...

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Partial shutdown hampers searches for hikers missing in national parks – Fox News

October 2, 2013

Partial shutdown hampers searches for hikers missing in national parksFox NewsThe government’s partial shutdown is hampering ongoing searches for hikers missing on federal lands, including an Idaho woman last seen near the Craters of the Moon National Monument, where all but three employees are on furlough because of gridlock …

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Efforts Resume to Find 2 Hikers in Wash.; 2 Safe – ABC News

October 2, 2013

Efforts Resume to Find 2 Hikers in Wash.; 2 SafeABC NewsSearch and rescue officials renewed their efforts Wednesday to find a man and a woman missing in separate, remote parts of southwest Washington after a helicopter rescued two other hikers from waist-deep snow. Hikers Matt Margiotta and Kyla Arnold were …

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Tornado-damaged hiking trail set to re-open in Clark State Forest – WRTV Indianapolis

October 2, 2013
Tornado-damaged hiking trail set to re-open in Clark State Forest – WRTV Indianapolis

WRTV Indianapolis Tornado-damaged hiking trail set to re-open in Clark State ForestWRTV IndianapolisHENRYVILLE, Ind. – A portion of Indiana’s longest hiking trail blocked by trees toppled by last year’s deadly Henryville tornado is reopening more than a year and a half after that storm. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says 4 1/2 miles...

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The Best Hike In Hawaii Might Be The Awaawapuhi Trail on Kauai – Huffington Post

October 2, 2013

The Best Hike In Hawaii Might Be The Awaawapuhi Trail on KauaiHuffington Post“This is the most unreal view I’ve seen on a hike,” according to David Chatsuthiphan, which is saying a lot considering Chatsuthiphan runs the popular blog Unreal Hawaii, which is devoted entirely to unreal views and hikes. The Awaawapuhi Trail on …and...

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Calling all West Chicago zombies: Library hosts special geocaching event – Suburban Life Publications

October 1, 2013

Calling all West Chicago zombies: Library hosts special geocaching eventSuburban Life PublicationsDressed up as zombies, participants will meet at the West Chicago Public Library District at 2 p.m. and then head to Reed-Keppler Park in West Chicago for geocaching, which involves using GPS devices to find hidden items. For those who are new to …

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Effort resumes to retrieve bodies of 5 hikers killed in Colorado rock slide – Fox News

October 1, 2013
Effort resumes to retrieve bodies of 5 hikers killed in Colorado rock slide – Fox News

Washington Post Effort resumes to retrieve bodies of 5 hikers killed in Colorado rock slideFox NewsRescuers planned to resume their effort Tuesday to retrieve the bodies of five hikers who were killed after becoming trapped by a rock slide on a trail in south-central Colorado Monday. The slide demolished a popular beginners trail below...

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Sampling the hiking in Southern Labrador – Western Star

October 1, 2013

Sampling the hiking in Southern LabradorWestern StarA good place to stop to get an overview of the hiking options in the region is the Gateway to Labrador Visitor’s Centre in L’Anse au Clair. The visitor’s centre has a map of the trails and we spent a few minutes jotting down some notes on where...

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Hiking with Children – Santa Barbara Independent

October 1, 2013
Hiking with Children – Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Independent Hiking with ChildrenSanta Barbara IndependentLong before ever reading any of Richard Louv’s fine nature books, I had been taking my young son car-camping and day-hiking locally and in the eastern Sierras. When he was three we moved up to an easy backpack along my favorite Manzana Creek in the …

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'Creepy' Video Has Some Coastside Residents Wary About Hiking Montara … – Patch.com

October 1, 2013

‘Creepy’ Video Has Some Coastside Residents Wary About Hiking Montara …Patch.comIt’s yet to be verified by authorities whether it’s a prank or for real, but this recent video originally posted on LiveLeak about a week ago has some coastal residents feeling very uneasy about hiking Montara Mountain these days. In the video titled …

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