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Outdoors: Rim trail ramble at Walnut Canyon – Arizona Daily Sun

August 15, 2012

Outdoors: Rim trail ramble at Walnut CanyonArizona Daily SunBut the other direction takes a biker or hiker right along the northern rim of Walnut Canyon — in some spots the trail is no more than a few yards from the edge. In the early morning, there is still overnight mist rising quietly from deep...

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Hunt, Griggs Announce $6 MillIion Network of Hike and Bike Trails Between the … – Dallas Observer (blog)

August 15, 2012

Dallas Observer (blog) Hunt, Griggs Announce $6 MillIion Network of Hike and Bike Trails Between the …Dallas Observer (blog)Last June, Angela Hunt and Scott Griggs went to the Trinity River Overlook and gazed down at the empty floodplain below. Wouldn't it be nice, they thought, if there was a network of trails down there...

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State comptroller: Thruway Authority should correct mismanagement before … – Times Herald-Record

August 15, 2012

State comptroller: Thruway Authority should correct mismanagement before …Times Herald-Record“The Thruway should do more before relying on yet another toll hike to make ends meet.” The authority didn't immediately comment Wednesday. The toll for a three-axle truck traveling from Buffalo to New York City is now about $88. That could increase to … and...

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Geocaching at PPL’s Lake Wallenpaupack – NEagle

August 15, 2012

Geocaching at PPL's Lake WallenpaupackNEagleThe walk will conclude at a geocache with a prize for younger participants. GPS will be provided by PPL. Units are limited, so register by phone (570) 253-7001 or email pplpreserves@pplweb.com. The event is at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental …

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Cartmel geocaching event attracts 1500 – The Westmorland Gazette

August 15, 2012

Cartmel geocaching event attracts 1500The Westmorland GazetteGeocaching is an outdoor activity in which participants use GPS to locate containers – geocachers – which contain a logbook for finders to enter their details, and often little trinkets, or toys. The rule is, if you take an item, you have to replace it …

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Isla Fisher’s Hollywood Hills Hike – The Gossip Girls

August 15, 2012

Isla Fisher's Hollywood Hills HikeThe Gossip GirlsAfter a adventure-filled morning, Isla Fisher took her adorable daughters Olive and Elula out in Studio City, CA on Tuesday (August 14). The “Wedding Crashers” actress and her little mini mes donned matching pink and jean ensembles as they stopped for … and more »

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Talking politics on the hiking trail – The Week Magazine

August 15, 2012

The Week Magazine Talking politics on the hiking trailThe Week Magazine"We're just backcountry people," said the 20-something couple climbing up the steep, narrow trail carrying heavily loaded backpacks and fishing rods. "We haven't been paying much attention, but we will decide when we see the debates," said the young …

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Clear Spring Town Council briefs – The Herald-Mail

August 14, 2012

Clear Spring Town Council briefsThe Herald-MailCLEAR SPRING — The Clear Spring Town Council heard a presentation Monday night about having a geocaching program in town. Geocaching is a worldwide program in which people search for hidden treasures using a GPS device or a smartphone. and more »

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Volunteers help Appalachian Trail thrive as it marks 75 years – USA TODAY

August 14, 2012

USA TODAY Volunteers help Appalachian Trail thrive as it marks 75 yearsUSA TODAYASHEVILLE, N.C. — Howard McDonald doesn't carry a cellphone or a camera when he hikes some of the prettiest mountain country on Earth. The way McDonald sees and savors the forests of the Appalachian Trail is from the sweaty side of a...

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Bellingham man still missing near Baker Lake; search resumes Tuesday – TheNewsTribune.com

August 14, 2012

Bellingham man still missing near Baker Lake; search resumes TuesdayTheNewsTribune.comThey stopped searching at about 8 p.m. Monday after finding no additional signs of his presence and planned to resume on Tuesday. The area where Filosa was hiking is steep in spots, with several cliff hazards, some thick brush and overgrowth, and snow …Search for...

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