Hiking Trails

Botanist gives guided hike along the Sprunger-Whitney Nature Trail – Flathead Publishing Group

August 2, 2012

Botanist gives guided hike along the Sprunger-Whitney Nature TrailFlathead Publishing GroupDuring the guided hike through the 2.1-mile loop trail she explained what multiple varieties of plants could be used for and how they interact with other plants and animals. She also shared some of the area's history with the hikers. The Trail. The …

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Coastal erosion affects Cape Breton hiking trails, says guidebook author – Vancouver Sun

August 1, 2012

Coastal erosion affects Cape Breton hiking trails, says guidebook authorVancouver SunOther paths, including Pringle Mountain, Marble Mountain and Cape Perce, "had recent developments that rendered them unusable," Haynes writes in the preface to the second edition of "Hiking Trails of Cape Breton" (Goose Lane). As well, some trails that … and more »

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Coastal erosion affects Cape Breton hiking trails, says guidebook author – mysask.com (press release)

July 31, 2012

Coastal erosion affects Cape Breton hiking trails, says guidebook authormysask.com (press release)SYDNEY, N.S. – Coastal erosion has affected hiking trails in Cape Breton, says author Michael Haynes, who has reduced the number of paths covered in his updated guide to the island. Some trails have suffered from so much erosion that their routes had...

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PInole’s Seldom Discovered Hiking Trail – Patch.com

July 31, 2012

PInole's Seldom Discovered Hiking TrailPatch.comOver the years I had heard about this trail hike but had always failed to find the start of the trail. Last Sunday, I was fortunate enough to have a friend take me out to the trail. From the Pinole Dog Park parking area we walked through the picnic …

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Trail that UMaine student fell from while hiking is popular, steep – Morning Sentinel

July 31, 2012

Morning Sentinel Trail that UMaine student fell from while hiking is popular, steepMorning SentinelStill, it had been 27 years since someone died while hiking the Precipice Trail, a jagged wall of rock that rises from the eastern base of Champlain Mountain. In fact, fatalities at Acadia National Park and at national parks in general...

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Hikers Describe Backbone Trail as "Steep" and "Narrow" – KCRG

July 30, 2012

KCRG Hikers Describe Backbone Trail as "Steep" and "Narrow"KCRGJeff Seago and his wife, both from Elkader, have hiked Backbone Trail at least three times a year. "There's a lot of steps narrow spots fissures and cracks,” Seago said. “You can see some overlooks probably a dozen out there where you can see straight …...

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Off The Beaten Path: Fallsburg Rail-Trail a nifty site for hiking, biking – Times Herald-Record

July 29, 2012

Off The Beaten Path: Fallsburg Rail-Trail a nifty site for hiking, bikingTimes Herald-RecordOr begin in Woodridge by parking at the main mall area and crossing the street, and hiking to the Neversink River. You will see a veterans memorial and gazebo at the mouth of the trail. If you want to start in Woodridge...

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Let’s Go Hiking – New York Times (blog)

July 28, 2012

New York Times (blog) Let's Go HikingNew York Times (blog)I'm less clear on what can be done to encourage wilderness interactions. More long-distance hiking trails, like those in Canada and Europe? More youth programs? What do you think would help? Oh, and now that you're here, let me share photos of the trip. and...

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Bike-hike trail plans afoot for Monroe – Pocono Record

July 27, 2012

Bike-hike trail plans afoot for MonroePocono RecordBob Thomas enjoys biking and hiking with his wife. He wants Route 611 in the Slate Belt to feel more like a parkway and less like an expressway. When walking down Route 611 by Minsi Mountain, he had barely enough room to dodge a tractor-trailer going …

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Hansen: There are many trails, but only one path to serenity – Coastline Pilot

July 26, 2012

Hansen: There are many trails, but only one path to serenityCoastline PilotThere is a sign in the various wilderness areas of Laguna Beach showing a picture of a hiker, biker and a horse, asking that they all get along. Unfortunately, no one sees the other. We only see ourselves. If we hike, then it's...

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