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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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Get Back Into The Wilderness With An eBike

Get Back Into The Wilderness With An eBike

Mountain biking has always been a sport that is both thrilling and great exercise. Some terrain is harder to navigate than others, sometimes keeping…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Michigan

5 Energizing Hikes in Michigan

When the beginner hike is too easy, it’s time to try a new challenge. Don't worry, Michigan's got you covered. There are more…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Michigan

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Michigan

Michigan's state motto is, in the original Latin, "Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice." Translated to English this means, "If you seek a…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Michigan

5 Great Hiking Trails in Michigan

Michigan is a state packed full to the brim with natural beauty, from the bottom of the mitten to the northernmost peak of the Upper Peninsula.…
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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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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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How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips

How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips

After a long winter, you’re no doubt itching to get back on your favorite trails, and inspired to explore new ones. But are you spring hiking…
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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Proper footwear is one of the many keys to a successful hike. Here are six boots that will coddle your heel and arches while performing admirably on…
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Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks

Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks

Spring is finally here, which means sunshine and warmer temperatures aren’t far behind. But before you hit the trail for your first hike,…
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

If you’re one of those hikers or backpackers who puts away your outdoor gear for the winter, you really are missing out on one of the most…
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How to Plan a Winter Backpacking Trip

How to Plan a Winter Backpacking Trip

A backpacking trip takes a little more planning during the winter. Colder weather calls for more specialized gear (gloves, ice axe, etc.) as well as…
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How to Pack Your Day Pack for Winter Hiking

How to Pack Your Day Pack for Winter Hiking

When temperatures fall and conditions become snowy and icy, going out for a day hike can be a bit more challenging. The cold and potential for…
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6 Base Layers That Will Keep You Warm All Winter

6 Base Layers That Will Keep You Warm All Winter

When you're venturing out into cold and wintery conditions, it's crucial to have a good base layer. As your first layer of protection against cold…
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10 Best Winter Hikes in Michigan

10 Best Winter Hikes in Michigan

It's winter in Michigan, and for some people that may mean hibernation. For others, however, it means an opportunity to get out in the snow and cold…
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Hiking Events Near You

GT Norman PTO Coyote Color Run Fundraiser

Thursday, Aug 18, 2022 at 6:00pm
Reed City Depot
Reed City, MI
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Cedar Polka Fest - Run 4 The Kielbasa

Saturday, Aug 27, 2022 at 8:30am
Cedar, MI
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Run Around Big Star

Saturday, Sep 3, 2022 at 8:30am
Baldwin, MI
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