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1 hr ago | TechCrunch

Up Close With The Tissot T-Touch Solar Expert, The Perennial Hiking Watch For Geeks

For years the Tissot T-Touch line has been Switzerland's unique answer to the quartz hiking watch. While other manufacturers offered analog quartz pieces, Tissot has been the only company that has tried to take on the altimeter-barometer-thermometer uber watches made by Casio, Seiko and Citizen.

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5 hrs ago | SFGate

Hikers try to improve Pacific Crest Trail app

Hiking along the Pacific Crest Trail this summer, Lon Cooper looks like a human version of the Google Street View car. Rising out of the side of his stuffed backpack is a gray pipe with a small, but thick, circular top.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Have 127 hours of outdoors adventure

Unless you venture often into the Whiteshell or own a pair of well-used hiking boots, you can be forgiven for associating the Mantario Trail with the words "RCMP" and "rescue." Over the Labour Day long weekend, emergency crews extracted not one but two people from separate locations along the 66-kilometre walking and trail-running route that winds along the eastern edge of Whiteshell Provincial Park near the Ontario border.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Journal

On comfortable hiking boots, frogs, men-only wallpaper

So I was hanging out at the Lucas family estate last Saturday evening with 350 of my closest friends, when I began pondering a few of life's questions. Steve and I were invited by our buddies Al and Joyce Long to attend the annual CGI Gala , which raises money to empower the poor in Cambodia through education, vocational training and business development.

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WKRN

Police: Man walks into dentist office, exposes self to child

The Dickson Police Department is working to identify the man who walked into a dentist office and exposed himself to a 12-year-old child. According to police, the unidentified man covered himself with a magazine so he would not be exposing himself to others in the waiting room.

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St. Cloud Times

Richmond man, 69, climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Richmond man, 69, climbs Mount Kilimanjaro He did it as a tribute to his mother, and he's now looking for his next adventure Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/09/12/richmond-man-climbs-mount-kilimanjaro/15532607/ Duane Steil, 69 of Richmond, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in July. He reached the summit at Uhuru Peak, 19,341 feet above sea level, on the seventh day of hiking.

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Examiner.com

Hiking in Aspen: Lost Man Lake, Lost Man Pass, Lost Man Loop on Independence Pas

All good words to describe the Lost Man Loop hike on Independence Pass between Aspen and Leadville . The hike takes visitors past two lakes, one reservoir, over one 12,800-foot pass and through amazing scenery.

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Mashable

Honey Bee the Blind Cat Is Queen of the Wild Frontier

Honey Bee is a sweet, blind cat who traverses the wild like a feline Davey Crockett. She was discovered in Fiji, where local veterinarians at Animals Fiji nursed her back to health.

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The Stamford Daily Voice

Eastern Mountain Sports Plans Grand Reopening In Stamford

Eastern Mountain Sports is holding the grand opening of its relocated Stamford store at Ridgeway Shopping Center on Monday, Sept. 15, at 10 a.m. The new store with 5,167 square feet of selling space will be open at 2351 Summer St. Children's footwear and apparel will be available for the first time.

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Pacific Daily News

Explore 7 waterfalls on stomp Saturday

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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Anchorage Daily News

Photos: Hiking Katmai's Valley of 10,000 Smokes

Nathaniel Herz walks near a drainage flowing from Mt. Mageik, in the Valley of 10,000 Smokes inside Katmai National Park and Preserve.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Field trip to study Carlton Complex Fire burn area

Staff from the Winthrop-based Pacific Biodiversity Institute will lead a field trip on Saturday covering parts of the Carlton Complex Fire burn area to explore wildlife responses and ecosystem recovery.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Film School Rejects

'Wild' Review: Reese Witherspoon's Long Walk Pays Off With Big Rewards

"Strayed" isn't really Cheryl Strayed 's last name. The author and subject of "Wild" was originally born Cheryl Nyland, and eventually decided to change her surname after years of pain and a particularly wrenching divorce - and, if the movie adaptation of her novel is to believed, it was literally plucked out of the dictionary after careful consideration - into something that echoed, well, how she had strayed from her path, and possibly her wish to get back on track.

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Cupertino Courier

Cupertino: Boy, 6, recovering at home following mountain lion attack

Warning signs block off an entrance to a hiking trail at the Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve near the Picchetti Winery along Montebello Rd. in Cupertino, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

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Seward City News

Distance hiker's journey of self discovery

Seward middle and high school students were given another reason to follow their dreams, however difficult and unlikely, as they listened to the interesting stories of Jennifer Pharr Davis, a hiker, author and young role model, at a special assembly Tuesday afternoon September 9th. Davis, an avid distance hiker, the 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, focused her talk on her adventures hiking the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail solo, at age 21. Since then, she's completed the trail three times and hiked more than 12,000 miles of trail on six different continents.

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Lincoln County News

Dresden Family Returns From Appalachian Trail Hike

The Kallin family, of Dresden, rests at home after their 2,185-mile hike across the Appalachian Trail, which took nearly five months to complete. From the time David and Emily Kallin first hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2002, they knew they would return someday with their children.

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Examiner.com

Great time to hike in the Sierra

Autumn will make it's debut on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:29 PM PDT. It's called the Autumnal Equinox .

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Willamette Week

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Home Articles Special Section Fall Arts You're not a proper patron of Portland's arts scene until you've... realized you've seen WillaKenzie Estate co-owner Ronni LaCroute more often than you have any member of your own family. slid into your seat at the Schnitz for a symphony show after coming straight from Mount Hood-and realized that half the people in your row are also wearing some combination of zipoff pants and hiking boots.

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NWAonline

Writer welcomes the arrival of fall ... indoors

In a few weeks it will officially be fall, which means I can stop making excuses for why I can't go camping. I realize there are millions of people who go camping each summer and love it.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Photos: Hiking to Brew Lake near Whistler

This city is a difficult place to find work. My last employer was a hell to work for.

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