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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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5 Energizing Hikes in North Carolina

5 Energizing Hikes in North Carolina

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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in North Carolina

One of the best ways to experience the breathtaking nature of North Carolina is through hiking its magnificent trails. Hiking trails all over the…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in North Carolina

5 Great Hiking Trails in North Carolina

Venture into North Carolina wilderness through the state’s many easily accessible and family-friendly hiking trails. Explore trails decorated…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in North Carolina

Hiking is a great way to get out and explore but the best way to get your heart pumping is running. While running the treadmill is an option, running…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in North Carolina

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in North Carolina

Birdwatching is a magical way to connect with nature. Across the state of North Carolina, avid birders will find peaceful places to catch sight of…
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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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5 Cool Rock Climbing Spots in North Carolina

5 Cool Rock Climbing Spots in North Carolina

Rock climbing is a sport unlike any other. Often, the thrill of the hike, climb, and the moment of reaching the top is unforgettable. Whether…
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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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Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Bummed that the summer hiking trails will soon be covered in white? That’s okay…it’s snowshoeing season! Snowshoeing is a great…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Crowders Mountain State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Crowders Mountain State Park

No matter the time of year, Crowders Mountain State Park is a sight to behold. With stunning pastures and towering cliffs, the diversity of this park…
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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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A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
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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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Best New Hiking Products for Late Summer and Early Fall

Best New Hiking Products for Late Summer and Early Fall

There is no better time to hit the trail than late summer/early fall. Trails really open up once the kids head back to school, leaving trails…
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