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  • Winter Storm Warning
    Winter storm warning: In like a lion
    Celebrating the last punch from winter.March is coming in like a lion, and will surely go out like a lamb. Arlingtonians have seen snow on the ground every day so far in March, and today the rain will be turning to freezing rain and then snow with...
  • Lost Valley
    Search intensifies for missing hiker Chris Sylvia
    The search is intensifying for a missing experienced hiker, Chris Sylvia, before rain and possible snow hit the area beginning Friday night. The 28 year old Vista man was last heard from on February 17th when he called his roommate to meet him at...
  • The 4 best hiking trails around Seattle
    The 4 best hiking trails around Seattle
    With its proximity to mountains and lush national forests, Seattle has no shortage of invigorating, scenic mountain trails. Drawing from personal boot-in-the-mud experiences and some expert advice from Washington Trails Association’s own...
  • Wilderness Volunteers Mojave Desert project
    Let’s give back to the trail community
    Most people know that walking, hiking, and backpacking have many benefits—improved physical fitness, reduction of stress, and a greater sense of well-being among them. Anyone who has hiked a few miles probably has favorite kinds of trails....
  • Geology 501: more of Southern California's best geology hikes
    Geology 501: more of Southern California's best geology hikes
    Volcanic outcrops. Wind-carved sandstone caves. Colorful marine sediment. Fossils. Whether you have a passing interest in geology or are a hard-core geek, there are plenty of great opportunities to see varieties of rock formations throughout the...
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    Minimus.biz makes it easy to jazz up backpacking meals: Review
    If you’ve ever wondered how to spice up backpacking meals for a weekend, or a longer trip like the John Muir Trail (JMT), without stealing packets of condiments from your local fast food joint, you need to know about Minimus.biz. They sell...
  • 'Take a hike!': Trail construction on the North Carolina Mountains to Sea Trail
    'Take a hike!': Trail construction on the North Carolina Mountains to Sea Trail
    Watch out, Appalachian Trail. Outdoorsy travelers ready to get their hands dirty are gravitating to help construct the next big East Coast backpacking path: the Mountains to Sea Trail in North Carolina.The 1,150-mile Mountains to Sea Trail begins...
  • Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona
    Miraval Launches Spring Hiking Week, March 23-28
    Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, the award-winning luxury wellness resort, has announced its inaugural Spring Hiking Week, taking place March 23-28. Spring Hiking Week expands the resort's outdoor adventure programming, offering guests a...
  • Black Bear Wilderness Area
    Communities receive funding to improve and build new trails
    February is Florida Trails Month and people are encouraged to go out and discover some of the paths and walkways traversing diverse communities throughout the state. Hundreds of miles of marked trails are available to people looking to exercise,...
  • Buckeye Falls
    Buckeye Falls
    Standing at Pretty Place, surveying the River Falls Valley, there is little evidence that Rocky Branch is working its way below the Cleveland Cliffs that you are standing on. There are a number of significant waterfalls and cascades along the...
  • Nature and Science, together: Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
    Nature and Science, together: Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
    Among the many unique outdoor havens that nature enthusiasts can visit in Augusta, Georgia, perhaps one of the most unique - and educational - is the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences Swamp and Nature Park.Offering 14 miles of hiking and biking...
  • Garden of the Gods
    Picking the right hiking boots for 2015
    With only a bit more than a month until the official start of spring, now is a good time to break in a new pair of hiking boots and start working those legs in preparation for a great season of hiking high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. All...
  • Take a short hike to Steelhead Falls near Terrebonne, Oregon
    Take a short hike to Steelhead Falls near Terrebonne, Oregon
    Steelhead Falls is located along the Deschutes River just west of Crooked River Ranch near Terrebonne, Oregon. The hike from the parking area to Steelhead Falls is a short one, and not particularly difficult, but there are a couple steep sections...
  • Trail sign in Yosemite National Park
    Yosemite entrance and camping fees to increase March 1
    On January 30, 2015, the National Park Service announced its decision to increase entrance and campground fees at Yosemite National Park. Beginning March 1, 2015, the single vehicle entrance fee will will be $30 per vehicle April through October...
  • Twin Falls, North
    A Winter Hike To Pisgah's Twin Falls
    In an article about a spring hike to Twin Falls in Pisgah National Forest, the comment was made that this should be re-hiked during the winter months in order to gain better views of the waterfalls. A late January hike confirmed this way more than...