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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps
Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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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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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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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Tennessee

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Tennessee
Birdwatching takes serious concentration, planning, and effort if you want to catch a glimpse of your favorite bird species. Seasoned birdwatchers…
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8 Best Winter Hikes in Tennessee

8 Best Winter Hikes in Tennessee
Tennessee is well renowned as the country’s premier hiking destination, but some may say the best time to hike is during the winter. Parts of…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Fort Pillow State Historic Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Fort Pillow State Historic Park
There’s more to vacationing in Tennessee than the Great Smoky Mountains, and the state’s abundance of state parks prove it. You…
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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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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Tennessee

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Tennessee
Tennessee hikers know that it takes a special kind of store to meet their needs. Given the hundreds of hiking trails, state parks, waterfalls, and…
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Hiking Events Near You

Miles for Melanoma Memphis

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 8:00am
Shelby Farms Park
Memphis, TN
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Second Saturday Guided Hikes

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 8:15am
Strawberry Plains Audubon Center
Holly Springs, MS
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West Fight On 5K run and 1 mile walk

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 6:55am
Shelby Farms Park
Memphis, TN
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