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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Letchworth State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Letchworth State Park
Picture the Genesee River cutting through dramatic cliffs and rolling green hills, throw in some scenic waterfalls, and you’ve got Letchworth…
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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 New York

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in New York
Watching rare and beautiful birds in the wild can be a truly awe-inspiring experience. New York is a birdwatcher’s paradise, with wilderness…
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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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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in New York

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in New York
One of life’s greatest pleasures is spending time in the woods. Whether you’re a leisurely weekend hiker, a heavy-duty backpacker, or…
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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 Awesome Trail Running Spots in New York

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in New York
Running outside is a meditative experience for many, and New York is a wonderland for those who want to escape into nature during their workouts. Get…
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Hiking Events Near You

Sunset Run

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 6:15pm
Twin Brooks Park
Trumbull, CT
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Off the Beaten Path Bird Walk

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 8:00am
Blydenburgh County Park
Smithtown, NY
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Celebration and Hike at the Belknap Homestead

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 10:00am
Weston, CT
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