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Bob Garrett column: The 12 hikes of Christmas – Danville News

December 23, 2012

Bob Garrett column: The 12 hikes of ChristmasDanville NewsThe Dale's Ridge Trail that follows Buffalo Creek just off of Strawbridge Road west of Lewisburg might be a good first hike. My friends and I have scared a covey of quail several times while hiking on this trail. This loop trail follows Buffalo Creek …

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British Boy Dies Hiking In Australian Bush – Yahoo! News UK

December 22, 2012

Yahoo! News UK British Boy Dies Hiking In Australian BushYahoo! News UKLocal news reports have quoted police as saying the two were hiking in the Cape Range National Park, south of Exmouth, on Friday when the boy collapsed to the ground. Police say the father and son were not carrying a great deal of...

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Great hiking to caves and waterfalls in any season at Cleveland Metroparks … – NewsNet5.com

December 22, 2012

NewsNet5.com Great hiking to caves and waterfalls in any season at Cleveland Metroparks …NewsNet5.comSharon Hosko hikes these trails a lot for exercise but she especially likes to watch the birds when it snows. "Snow is a great time to go hiking. Oh my gosh, you can see all the local birds that stay and...

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Geocaching WA cop uses hobby to rescue hiker – kgw.com

December 21, 2012

Geocaching WA cop uses hobby to rescue hikerkgw.comHe got the latitude and longitude coordinates of Johnston's cell phone call from the 911 dispatch center, plugged them into his geocaching app, and started searching. “The other officer walking with me asked if I was sure where we were going, and I'd …

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Perthshire is geocaching capital – Strathearn Herald

December 21, 2012

Perthshire is geocaching capitalStrathearn HeraldShe said: “Our area lends itself well to the sport of geocaching, and in the spring of 2013 we will host the UK's first Geotour, centred on the Cateran trail, as part of Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust's contribution to the Year of Natural Scotland …

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Hittin’ the Trails 4 You: Holiday hiking events – KVOA Tucson News

December 21, 2012

Orlando Sentinel Hittin' the Trails 4 You: Holiday hiking eventsKVOA Tucson NewsTUCSON – For the second year, America's State Parks announced a national collaboration of all 50 State Park systems across America that will sponsor guided "First Day Hikes" on New Year's Day 2013. Arizona State Parks will charge entrance fees only for …Petit...

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State parks participate in hiking program – Longview News-Journal

December 21, 2012

Anchorage Daily News State parks participate in hiking programLongview News-JournalState parks participate in hiking program. At least two East Texas state parks are participating in the “First Day Hikes” program being held across Texas and the nation Jan. 1. Daingerfield State Park will host a two-mile guided hike beginning at 11 a …Free guided...

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Calif. utility hiking rates $299M for pipeline inspections, upgrades – Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

December 21, 2012

Calif. utility hiking rates $299M for pipeline inspections, upgradesSeattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)Calif. utility hiking rates $299M for pipeline inspections, upgrades. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators on Thursday unanimously approved a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rate increase of $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and … and more »

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GETTING OUT: Hiking the Sierra Azul – Morgan Hill Times

December 21, 2012

GETTING OUT: Hiking the Sierra AzulMorgan Hill TimesSierra Azul Open Space Preserve is big and rugged. From Los Gatos and Lexington Reservoir to the north down to Mt. Umunhum and beyond, this 17,400-acre preserve rides the crest of the Santa Cruz mountains that overlook San Jose and the entire south … and more »

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Geocaching cop uses hobby to rescue hiker – KING5.com

December 21, 2012

Geocaching cop uses hobby to rescue hikerKING5.comHe got the latitude and longitude coordinates of Johnston's cell phone call from the 911 dispatch center, plugged them into his geocaching app, and started searching. “The other officer walking with me asked if I was sure where we were going, and I'd … and more »

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