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3 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Behind the news: Think carefully before you go seeking sun and fun

If you go our fell walking ensure you are as well prepared and equipped as this couple at Loughrigg Terrace near Grasmere IN THE last two scorching weeks, the coastguard, fell rescuers and air ambulance services have been called to the aid of scores of people who have got into difficulty while out on the fells or in the Bay.

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4 hrs ago | Sierra

Hiking High: Mammoth Crest to the Silver Divide, John Muir Wilderness, California

If you've always wanted to backpack the Sierra Nevada, but you can't afford to spend a full week doing it, then this could be the trip you are looking for.

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5 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Crews search for missing hiker in Santa Fe National Forest

HE COULD GET LIFE IN PRISON. SEARCH AND RESCUE CREWS IN SANTA FE ARE SEARCHING FOR A 75 YEAR OLD HIKER.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Rehydrate Your Hike With A National Parks Traveler Water Bottle

Raised graphics and a handsome "desert" color overwhelmingly chosen by our Facebook followers result in a distinctive water bottle that proclaims you're a national parks traveler.

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Business Journal

A rare look inside Keen's Swan Island shoe factory

Portland outdoor footwear brand Keen this year will triple production at its Swan Island shoe factory to 300,000 pairs of shoes.

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Gizmag

Hydrapak Stash collapsible water bottle stands up and packs into a pocket disc

In 2013, Hydrapak introduced its SoftFlask series of soft-sided TPU water bottles designed to collapse into your pocket.

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NewsReview.com

Into the wild: SN&R shares crazy camping stories

It's like Saul Goodman laser tag in this Sierra Nevada sky. Zoning out on the cosmos lulls me to sleep - until bam ! A crew across the lake celebrates a belated Fourth of July by launching fireworks.

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South China Morning Post

Take a walk on the wild side with gadgets for the great outdoors

Standard mobile devices are fine for urban dwellers, but when you get beyond the suburbs, into the great outdoors, a new class of gadget - or at least some careful protection - is required.

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Bellingham Herald

17 and solo, she set out to hike the 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail

Laina Rose climbs a steep, shale-strewn trail just outside Sierra City. It's before noon on a mid-June day and warm enough for her to remove her light jacket.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Motivational Author Walks the Talk ...550 Miles in 27 Days

The six-time author and keynoter recently completed walking 550 miles from St. Jean, France, to Finisterre, Spain, on the famous Camino de Santiago trail.

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Examiner.com

Some constants when you take a hike

It's hard to beat the hiking possibilities around the greater Sacramento area. Within a relatively short distance, the choices vary from ocean, to foothills, to the mountains.

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Examiner.com

La Chua Trail in Florida

Sometime it is great to learn about hiking opportunities outside your area to help inspire vacations.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Trails of Montreat

It was one of those 90-plus days in Weaverville; with no A/C in the house it felt more like 110 degrees.

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MacMegasite

Take the Theodolite AR Nav App on Your Next Adventure - now 50% Off

Hunter Research and Technology is excited to offer its flagship augmented reality navigation app Theodolite for 50% off during a special sale.

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Where Toronto

What a Doll: Maplelea Girl

Can a toy teach kids about Canada's culture, history and geography? This doll can.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Oregonian

Hiking? Don't forget the 10 essentials Marion County Sheriff's Office pleads

Three separate search and rescue missions kept the Marion County Sheriff's Office busy last weekend.

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The Lebanon Daily News

New Earl Shaffer biography published by Appalachian Trail Museum

Earl Shaffer poses at the end of the Appalachian Trail, Mount Katahdin in Maine.

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Seattle Times

Heading for the wilderness? Heed these cautionary tales

Climbers on Mount St. Helens slowly make their way up the steep pumice fields that were formed during the 1980 eruption.

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Spenborough Guardian

Mirfield Rifle Volunteers take on Three Peaks challenge

Members of a veterans group in Mirfield are getting ready to put on their hiking boots for queen and country as they prepare to walk 23 mountainous miles in a day.

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Grist Magazine

Your hiking gear might come from a sweatshop. Here's how you can fix that

Most of the iconic locations for American outdoorspeople are ... outdoors. You've got your Half Dome, you've got your Muir Woods, you've got your Mt.

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