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1 hr ago | Scientific American

No Getting Away from It All on the Appalachian Trail

Maybe it was guilt over alarming her parents when she inadvertently dialed 911 from the Appalachian Trail, but Caitlin Belcher wishes she could ditch her cell phone for the rest of the 2,180-mile hike.

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5 hrs ago | Sierra

Hiking and Culture On Newfoundland's Bonavista Peninsula, Canada

Please note that the trip dates have changed from what was originally published.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Clovis hiker's harrowing ordeal told

Photo of missing hiker Gregory Hein, 33, who was reported missing Wednesday afternoon after he failed to return from a hiking trip in the Sierra.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Boomers on the Trail

For more than 20 years, my wife, Barbara, and I had dreamed of hiking the trail along the Wild and Scenic Section of the Rogue River.

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Pacific Daily News

Hike along Asiga coastline tomorrow

Every Saturday, Guam Boonie Stompers offers public hikes to a variety of destinations such as beaches, snorkeling sites, waterfalls, mountains, caves, latte sites and World War II sites.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

A man (or woman) needs a good tent

Gear & Gadgets: Since it's backpacking and camping time, there's no better time to roll out the lightest most portable tent on the market.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

OregonLive.com

Wasco woman reunited with family after getting lost in Columbia Gorge

A Wasco woman who became lost while hiking with her dog in the Columbia River Gorge this week was reunited with her happy family Thursday about 11:45 a.m. at the Horsetail Falls trailhead in the gorge.

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Examiner.com

Hikes from Berkeley to Pescadero

The San Francisco Bay Area has so many different micro-climates that it's usually a simple matter to find a hike that matches your comfort zone.

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Star-Telegram.com

Star treks: Get out, see great state of Texas

If you're looking for a little adventure close to home this summer, here are five ideas sure to satisfy your wanderlust.

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SportsOneSource.com

Thule Group Enters Technical Backpack Market

Thule Group launched its first line of technical backpacks Thursday at the OutDoor trade show in Germany, capping a three-year product development effort.

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Hypebeast.com

New England Outerwear Quarter Boot Crepe "Tan Acadia"

With its history steeped in American manufacturing, New England Outerwear presents a wearable craft offering in the form of its Quarter Boot Crepe.

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Lifehacker

Deals: DIY Aereo, Lauded Bluetooth Headphones, Faster Bacon, Backpacks

If you're a displaced Aereo customer, or if you wanted the service but it never came to your area, here's a chance to roll your own .

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Examiner.com

Southern California's ten most controversial hikes

The presence of many spectacular natural areas so close to a city as big as Los Angeles is a double-edged sword.

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Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Camping tips to keep you safe

Scouts Canada wants to make sure Canadians stay safe while experiencing the great outdoors.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Oregonian

'Wild' releases movie poster featuring Reese Witherspoon and an overloaded backpack

"Wild," the movie based on Cheryl Strayed's bestselling memoir, released its first poster Wednesday afternoon.

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Bangor Daily News

Brewer teen rescues grandfather on Katahdin, upset with park policy

Justin Landry, 17, of Brewer, and Rose Ross, 17, of Holden, sit on a couch at a family party in June 2014.

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SFGate

Hiking Yoga a breath of fresh air for tourists, locals

Hiking Yoga instructor Christiane Crawford leads a group in yoga exercises atop Russian Hill in June.

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Switched

Ireland Does 'Most Good' Among Countries

The new Good Country Index aims to "measure how much each country on earth contributes to the planet and to the human race."

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Troop 8 Venture Crew Hikes Taconic Trails

On Sunday, June 29, ten Venture Crew Scouts and three Assistant Scoutmasters from Troop 8 in Chatham boarded vans headed to the South Taconic Trails for a Northeast Backpacking adventure.

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Boston.com

New England Native Completes Year-Long Silent Journey by Foot

Greg Hindy hiked a trail in Idaho similar to this one during his year-long walk from New Hampshire to California in silence.

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