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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love
Spring is walking time, whether you’ve chosen to hike to your favorite lake or get out on trails that finally are snow-free. Here are six boots…
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Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids

Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids
Taking your family on an antler hike puts a new twist on spring day hikes and sharpens everyone’s abilities to observe what’s around them…
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5 Best Energizing Hikes in Oregon

5 Best Energizing Hikes in Oregon
Oregon is known for its incredible beauty and invigorating hikes. This weekend, why not take to the trails and get your heart pumping while soaking…
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Backpacking the backcountry

Backpacking the backcountry
The backcountry: An isolated or remote area that only the most intrepid of campers will retreat to. Skipping out on the designated campsites and…
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7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Oregon

7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Oregon
Oregon is home to over 500 species of unique birds across its beaches, forests, deserts, and mountains. Whether you’ve always wanted to see a…
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5 Best Trail Running Spots in Oregon

5 Best Trail Running Spots in Oregon
Oregon boasts one of the most diverse landscapes in the country, with beaches and forests and hidden treasures throughout. From invigorating runs…
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Hiking safety in the winter

Hiking safety in the winter
If solitude is what you’re after, winter hiking can be very enjoyable. Most hiking trails are never crowded during the colder months. If you…
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Holiday gift ideas for hikers

Holiday gift ideas for hikers
The holidays are the perfect time of year to get all of the equipment the hiker in your life has been dreaming about! From trekking poles and…
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What you need to know for securing an emergency rescue

What you need to know for securing an emergency rescue
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival RESCUE The survivor can dramatically improve his chances of…
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HYPOTHERMIA Hypothermia is one of the major causes of death…
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Foot care while hiking

Foot care while hiking
Hiking isn’t just a walk in the woods. Terrain, distance, and weather challenge your feet in ways simple walking can’t compare. Needless…
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Staying found: Learn the basics of map and compass

Staying found: Learn the basics of map and compass
Many people who venture into our parks and wilderness areas never carry a compass. A lot of people who follow signs and stay on established trails…
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Oregon

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Oregon
Oregon is home to an incredibly diverse amount of flora and fauna. Throughout the fall, keep an eye on the deciduous trees, aspen, bigleaf maple, and…
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5 Cool Rock Climbing Spots in Oregon

5 Cool Rock Climbing Spots in Oregon
Oregon is unique in the rock climbing world. Widely acknowledge as the birthplace of modern rock climbing, you’re never more than a…
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Bare necessities to carry in your daypack

Bare necessities to carry in your daypack
In an emergency, you never have enough gear, and when you’re hiking up steep mountains, anything you’re carrying is too much. So, what…
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Hiking Events Near You

SAS Short: Cascades Gateway Park Bird Walk

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 9:00am
Cascades Gateway Park
Salem, OR
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Race to Remember - Memorial Day Race

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 8:00am
Remembrance Wall
Vancouver, WA
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Sandy River Delta Evening Walk

Sunday, Jun 3, 2018 at 4:00pm
Troutdale, OR
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