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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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Late Fall Hiking: 7 Essential Clothing Items for Colder Weather

Late Fall Hiking: 7 Essential Clothing Items for Colder Weather

As the leaves start falling from the trees and the winter chill starts to roll in, the crowds and pesky bugs dissipate from the hiking trails. And if…
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5 Handy Headlamps for Hiking Those Shorter Fall Days

5 Handy Headlamps for Hiking Those Shorter Fall Days

Don't let the shorter days and fewer daylight hours of autumn deter you from getting outside for a hike. Packing a headlamp not only keeps you safe…
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5 Fun Hiking Activities to Try with Your Kids This Fall

5 Fun Hiking Activities to Try with Your Kids This Fall

Fall is a fantastic time for hiking: the weather’s cooler, the foliage is beautiful, and wildlife sighting opportunities abound. This makes…
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How to Prepare for a Full Day of Hiking

How to Prepare for a Full Day of Hiking

A day hike doesn't sound like it would require much preparation, but there are a few important things to take note of, plan for, and pack with you…
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Trail Blazer: 7 Supportive Trail Running Shoes

Trail Blazer: 7 Supportive Trail Running Shoes

One of the key qualities to look for in a trail running shoe is support. You want a shoe that will cushion your feet from hard surfaces and prevent…
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7 Perfect Father's Day Gifts for the Outdoor-Loving Dad

7 Perfect Father's Day Gifts for the Outdoor-Loving Dad

On Sunday, June 21, we celebrate all things fatherhood. If your dad introduced you to your love of the great outdoors, it's the perfect time to show…
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5 Ways to Get Your Children Excited About Hiking

5 Ways to Get Your Children Excited About Hiking

Introducing your child to the great outdoors from a young age helps to develop a positive, lifelong relationship with nature. But with small kids,…
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7 Lightweight Socks for Comfortable Summer Hiking

7 Lightweight Socks for Comfortable Summer Hiking

When you hit the trails in warm weather, the last thing you need is overheated, sweat-drenched feet. Choosing the right socks for summer hiking will…
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Gym Closed? It's Time to Go Hiking

Gym Closed? It's Time to Go Hiking

From small towns to big cities, communities throughout the United States have begun putting "social distancing" measures into practice in an attempt…
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Keep it Light: 5 Breathable Jackets Ideal for Spring Trekking

Keep it Light: 5 Breathable Jackets Ideal for Spring Trekking

When you hit the trail in the spring, there really is no telling what kind of conditions you might run into. Rain, cold, wind, hot sun, even snow are…
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6 Ways Hiking Improves Your Child’s Mental and Emotional Health

6 Ways Hiking Improves Your Child’s Mental and Emotional Health

There is a lot of research backing the notion that hiking is not only good for an individual’s physical health but also their mental and…
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6 Hiking Boots for Winter Trekking

6 Hiking Boots for Winter Trekking

There’s no reason for cold temperatures and a little snow to keep you off the trails—not if you have the right boots, anyway. When…
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WATCH: Arizona Game and Fish Sandhill Crane Camera

WATCH: Arizona Game and Fish Sandhill Crane Camera

Video by Arizona Game & Fish During the winter season, sandhill cranes flock to Arizona. One of the prime destinations for sandhill cranes…
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7 Picturesque Snowshoeing Trails to Try This Winter

7 Picturesque Snowshoeing Trails to Try This Winter

Temperatures are falling and winter may be on the horizon but that doesn't mean you should lose your motivation to get outside. Get ready to swap out…
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Hiking Events Near You

Lake Michigan Winter Hike

Thursday, Jan 28, 2021 at 10:00am
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Milwaukee, WI
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Family Full Moon Hike

Thursday, Jan 28, 2021 at 5:00pm
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Milwaukee, WI
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Snowshoeing for Beginners and Hike

Saturday, Jan 30, 2021 at 9:30am
Riverside Park
Milwaukee, WI
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