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Best National Parks for Hikers – Moberly Monitor Index

May 3, 2013

Best National Parks for HikersMoberly Monitor IndexIn order to best appreciate the breathtaking beauty of this national gem, lace up your boots and hit one of the park’s numerous hiking trails, which are suitable for hikers of all ages and abilities. Not to be missed is the Delicate Arches hike, a 3 …and more »

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Hiking: fun but potentially deadly – WIVB

May 3, 2013

Hiking: fun but potentially deadlyWIVBNo matter where you go hiking, you have to know how to get out, and you must be prepared. If for some reason you can’t get out, you need to be ready to spend the night – which may mean dealing with plummeting temperatures and darkness. “It’s like …

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Hikers asked to keep off Vt. trails – WCAX

May 3, 2013

Hikers asked to keep off Vt. trailsWCAXWhen hikers walk through the mud, they damage the fragile trails. And when they avoid the muddy spots, they widen the trail, making it harder for volunteers to maintain. “We’ve all come to that point on a hiking trail that looks like a herd path …

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Springs fire reaches popular trails in Santa Monica Mountains – Los Angeles Times

May 3, 2013

Springs fire reaches popular trails in Santa Monica MountainsLos Angeles TimesA popular hiking and mountain bicycling route that follows a 10-mile course from Newbury Park to the ocean and a hiking trail known for its impressive stand of California native grasses were in the path of the Springs fire Friday, though the extent of...

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Geocaching Has Proudly Brought Nerds and Hiking Together for 13 Years Now – Motherboard (blog)

May 3, 2013

Geocaching Has Proudly Brought Nerds and Hiking Together for 13 Years NowMotherboard (blog)The free-school I attended in Seattle has to be one of the only schools that ever offered geocaching as a class, but I had little interest in the nerd-sport as a teenager. Now, weirdly enough, I’m a geography scholar, and I wonder...

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EPS: Suspicious package a 'geocaching treasure' – CTV News

May 3, 2013
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CTV News EPS: Suspicious package a ‘geocaching treasure’CTV NewsPolice investigating after a suspicious package was reported on the city’s south side said the package did not contain explosives. An officer on the scene told CTV News the item reported to police was actually a tool used in GPS Caching, or Geocaching …

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New book features Douglas County day hiking trails – Superior Telegram

May 3, 2013

New book features Douglas County day hiking trailsSuperior TelegramNew book features Douglas County day hiking trails. Superior and Douglas County receive prominent billing in the latest recreational guidebook to northwest Wisconsin – “Headin’ to the Cabin: Day Hiking Trails of Northwest Wisconsin,” by Rob Bignell.

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Adventure travel: Hiking The Great Lakes in Canada and the US – Toronto Star

May 3, 2013
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Toronto Star Adventure travel: Hiking The Great Lakes in Canada and the USToronto StarNiewenhuis lives in a pleasant condo on Goguac Lake near downtown Battle Creek. The divorced mother of two sons, 20 and 23, trained as a research scientist in biology. In recent years, she’s been a novelist and short-story writer. In her...

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Yarmouth man accused of indecent conduct after allegedly walking naked on … – Bangor Daily News

May 3, 2013

Yarmouth man accused of indecent conduct after allegedly walking naked on …Bangor Daily NewsSACO, Maine — A Yarmouth man was arrested Tuesday after police say they found him walking naked along a trail at Cascade Falls Park. Daniel Latham, 54, is facing a charge of indecent conduct, according to Saco Deputy Chief Jeffrey Holland....

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Tonight: free Day Hiking program by trail guide author Rich Landers – The Spokesman Review (blog)

May 2, 2013

Tonight: free Day Hiking program by trail guide author Rich LandersThe Spokesman Review (blog)TRAILS — Join me to discuss the pleasures of Day Hiking – and a few places to enjoy them – during a free slide program tonight (May 2), 7 p.m., at the Mountain Gear retail store in Spokane. The program is...

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