No one wants to come back from a hike covered in itchy, blistery skin simply because they brushed up against a poisonous plant. These plants here are common throughout North America and can be potently irritating year-round. Some basic awareness of what the plants look like goes a long way to steering clear. The Big…Read More
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Hiking: How to Pack your Pack
How to keep all the odds and ends in order, and accessible when you need them? When packing your backpack, put the heaviest items closest to your spine.Read More
Hiking: What do I need to bring and what do I wear?
These are the hiking essentials every person needs when they hit the trail.Read More
So You Want to Go on a Hike
The very first steps in planning your first (and every!) hiking trip. The basic-basics: Who are you going with? Where are you going? What do I bring & wear?Read More