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  • Hawaii Hiker
    Alex Sverdlov: Rescued hiker trapped on Hawaii's Mauna Loa survived blizzard
    A hiker from New York, 36-year-old Alex Sverdlov, set out last Sunday on an 18-mile trek to summit Mauna Loa at Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park. A fast-moving winter storm pummeled the island’s peak, trapping Sverdlov for two days,...
  • Timberland Crawley review and launch
    Timberland Crawley review and launch
    When is a boat shoe more than just a boat shoe? When it’s an off-roading, mud-stomping, trail-mastering comfort cruiser known as the Timberland Earthkeepers Crawley Boat Shoe. As mentioned at the beginning of the month, the Crawley is being...
  • Lightweight and stylish: Timberland Pembroke
    Lightweight and stylish: Timberland Pembroke
    About a month ago, you were introduced to the Pembroke Mesh lightweight hikers by Timberland. That article suggested that the Pembroke could be part of your New Year’s resolution to get up, get out, and be more active. If that was one of...
  • Ready for anything: Carhartt Hiker review
    Ready for anything: Carhartt Hiker review
    Over the past month, the Carhartt Lightweight Low Hiker (CMO3356) has revealed a lot about itself. On the outside, it looks like many of the other low hiking shoes that have been designed to tackle the sidewalks, parking structures and pothole...
  • Need to know: Lightweight Low Hiker by Carhartt
    Need to know: Lightweight Low Hiker by Carhartt
    Since the early days of this column, Carhartt, and workwear in general, has been prominently featured. In fact, the very first article to be published in this column was all about the co-opting of workwear by companies like Stussy and Schott NYC...
  • Griffon Vulture
    Hiker's body eaten by Griffon vultures
    A woman who allegedly fell 1,000 feet while hiking in the French/Spanish Pyrenees mountain range died, and was eaten by Griffon vultures within 40 minutes of her death according to a May 6 report by the New York Daily News.The report says that a...
  • Hikers learn about hummingbirds
    Hikers learn about high country hummingbirds
    Hikers can learn about high country hummingbirds at the 9th annual High Country Hummers Festivalnear Eagar in eastern Arizona. On Saturday, July 28, Sheri Williamson, one of the nation’s foremost experts on hummingbirds, will lead a capture...
  • Grizzly bear
    Bear mauls hiker in Alaska: Bear spray no help
    A brown/grizzly bear mauled a hiker near Anchorage, Alaskaon Sunday. Ben Radakovich, 30, of Eagle River startled a sow grizzly with a cub about three miles up the Penguin Creek trail south of Anchorage. He was carrying bear spray but had no time...
  • Pathrock
    Hiking shoe for the city-slicker: Timberland Pathrock review
    Summer isn’t officially here, but it sure is nice outside. With weather as nice as it has been lately, you should treat yourself in two ways to take full advantage of it: Get yourself a new pair of hiking shoes, and go find a trail. Northern...
  • San Gabriels
    Breaking news: Rescue in Angeles Forest at Hermit Falls
    A female hiker whose name has not been released fell 20 feet over a waterfall at Hermit Falls, Angeles National Forest on Monday, July 4, 2011 just after noon. In a press release at 6:56 p.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said...
  • Missing hiker's miraculous rescue; chronicled what he thought were his last days
    Missing hiker's miraculous rescue; chronicled what he thought were his last days
    CALIFORNIA DESERT - A 64-year-old real estate broker lost in the desert for six days during one of California's worst heatwaves was miraculously rescued - he'd chronicled his experiences and his desires during what he believed were his...
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    Sarah Shourd mother makes statement, American hiker released
    Sarah Shourd mother makes statement, American hiker released Here is the statement from Nora Shourd, mother of American hiker Sarah Shourd who was released today and is now on the way to the Swiss Embassy in Oman: "I’ve hoped and prayed...